Course Title

Perio-Chemotherapeutics: The 21st Century
9th Annual Claude L. Nabers, DDS, MS and Blanche Eaton Nabers Visiting Professorship in Periodontics

Friday, February 24, 2017

Course Description

In the 21st century, every general practitioner and hygienist will be treating more elderly patients than ever before. This program will provide a clinical understanding of both beneficial and adverse effects relative to the periodontal and implant tissues associated with medications the patient is already taking, as well as medications prescribed by the dentist. It will also provide the practitioner with a clinical understanding of various local and systemic medications currently suggested as adjuncts to periodontal and implant therapy. Other topics include expanded uses for topical chemotherapeutic agents and the role of surgical and nonsurgical periodontal therapy in periodontal and periimplantitis treatment planning.


Course Objectives

At the conclusion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Understand principles of therapeutics from a clinical viewpoint

  • Identify effects of systemic medications on oral tissues

  • Understand strengths and weaknesses of oral care product

  • Understand the role of local and systemic medications as adjuncts to periodontal and implant therapy.

About the Presenter(s)


Sebastian G. Ciancio, DDS, is a Distinguished Service Professor and Chairman in the Department of Periodontology and Endodontics. He is the Director of the Center for Dental Studies at the State University of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo, in New York. In addition, he is a Clinical Professor in the Department of Pharmacology at the university and a consultant for the Veterans Administration Medical Center and the Erie County Medical Center. Dr. Ciancio received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree (DDS) from the School of Dentistry at SUNY where he also completed an NIH Research Fellowship in the Department of Physiology and Fellowships in Pharmacology and Periodontology. His postdoctoral work included studies in Biostatistics at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, North Carolina; Periodontology at SUNY; Radio-isotope Techniques at Western New York Nuclear Center; and Clinical Pharmacology at Vanderbilt University.


Credit Hours

490 Periodontics - Lecture: Hours - 4

Time and Location


Check-in, Breakfast & Exhibits:
7:00 AM to 8:00 AM


8:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Includes Continental Breakfast

The Denton A. Cooley, MD & Ralph C. Cooley, DDS University Life Center
7440 Cambridge Street
Houston, TX 77054

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7500 Cambridge St., Suite 6152
Houston, TX 77054
Ph: 713-486-4028
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Registration Information

Paid Early Bird Registration:

$110 - Dentist until Jan. 27, 2017
(Early-Bird fee must be paid before deadline. Registration fee will adjust to full price after deadline.)

Paid Registration:

$145- Dentist after Jan. 27, 2017

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UTHealth School of Dentistry
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7500 Cambridge St, Suite 6152
Houston, Texas 77054
Fax: 713-486-4037



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