Office of Continuing Education 

 

501 South Preston Street, Suite 239
Louisville, KY 40202-1701
Telephone: (502) 852-5077
Fax: (502) 852-3994
Email: ULSDCE@louisville.edu 


 

WHAT YOUR PRACTICE NEEDS TO KNOW

FEBRUARY 14, 2014

Guest Speakers:
Dr. Tamer Abdel-Azim, DDS
Dr. Rebecca H. Mercke
Dr. Ricardo Vidal, DDS, MS
 

The University of Louisville School of Dentistry Office of Continuing Education
and
Student Convention 2014 invite you to attend:


Course #1:
'
Impant Dentistry for Everyday Practice: From Placement to Restoration'

or

Course #2: 'Being Prepared: Management of Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office'
*Note: This course has been approved by the KY Board of Dentistry to meet the medical emergencies course requirement for dental hygienist to receive their  'General Supervision' certificate.
Location: KY International Convention Center - 221 South 4th Street
Louisville, KY 40202

 

Two courses available for registration. Please select one:

COURSE #1 (Lecture and HANDS-ON)

8:30 AM - 4:30 PM (6 CEUs)
On-Site Registration Sign-In 8:00 AM - 8:30 AM 
Implant Dentistry for Everday Practice: From Placement to Restoration

Presenters: Tamer Abdel-Azim, DDS and Ricardo Vidal, DDS

This course will present treatment options for implant restorations with a focus on the surgical and restorative phases. It will introduce the concept of multidisciplinary treatment planning necessary for successful and predictable implant restorations. Provisional restorations and their role in site development will be emphasized. The importance of lab communication will also be discussed. The hands-on session will familiarize participants with the surgical and prosthetic components utilized for implant placement and restoration.

* This course is appropriate for DMD, DDS, and auxiliary staff that work closely with implants

Learning Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, participants should be able to:

  • Understand the treatment planning options available for implant restorations
  • Fabricate a surgical template for implant placement
  • Perform an esthetic risk analysis according to the SAC classification system
  • Select the appropriate implant type for the desired restorative outcome
  • Follow the proper protocol for implant placement surgery
  • Become familiar with abutment selection procedures and different impression techniques
  • Identify the indications for provisional implant restoration and their fabrication techniques
  • Understand the importance of interdisciplinary treatment planning and the communication between the surgeon, restorative dentist and laboratory technician

About Drs. Abdel-Azim and Vidal:

Ricardo Vidal, DDS, MS 

Dr. Vidal is an Assistant Professor of Periodonticsat the University of Louisville School of Dentistry. He completed his MS degree and obtained his periodontics certificate at the University of Louisville School of Dentistry. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology. Dr. Vidal maintains a private practice limited to periodontics and implant surgery. His research interests include esthetic periodontal and implant surgery. He is a member of the American Academy of Periodontology, Academy of Osseointegration, American Dental Association, Kentucky Dental Association and the Louisville Dental Society.

Tamer Abdel-Azim, DDS 

Dr. Abdel-Azim is an Assistant Professor of Prosthodonticsat the University of Louisville School of Dentistry. He obtained his prosthodontics certificate at the University of Rochester. Dr. Abdel-Azim maintains a private practice limited to implant and esthetic dentistry. His research interests include implant and digital dentistry. He is a member of the American College of Prosthodontists, International Team for Implantology, American Dental Association, Kentucky Dental Association and the Louisville Dental Society.



COURSE #2 (Lecture)

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM (3 CEUs)
On-Site Registration Sign-In 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Being Prepared: Management of Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office

Presenter: Dr. Rebecca H. Mercke, RDH, DMD The aging population presents the dental team with the unique challenges associated with providing dental treatment to an increasing number of medically compromised patients. Among these challenges is the possibility of encountering an in-office medical emergency. When a medical emergency strikes, it is vital that all members of the dental team are prepared to respond effectively. This course will discuss the most common medical emergencies encountered in the dental office, the equipment every dental office should have, and the systematic team approach to managing an in-office emergency.

* This course is appropriate for ALL members of the dental office

Learning Objectives:
Upon completion of this course, the participants will be able to

  • Recognize the most common medical emergencies that occur in the dental office
  • Identify patients at risk for medical emergencies
  • Identify equipment utilized for medical emergencies in the dental office
  • Understand how to systematically manage in-office medical emergencies utilizing all members of the dental team

About Dr. Mercke:

Dr. Mercke is an assistant professor in the Department of Oral Health and Rehabilitation at the University of Louisville School of Dentistry. She is course director for the DMD Program’s Anxiety and Pain Control course and the Dental Hygiene Program’s Physical Diagnosis and Medical Management, Biology of the Head and Neck, Local Anesthesia, and Periodontics courses; additionally, she supervises the Dental Hygiene and DMD Recall Clinics. Other teaching experience has included Immunology, Anatomy and Physiology I and II, Human Biology, Medical Terminology, and Academic Success Seminars. Dr. Mercke is a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University’s Dental Hygiene Program and the University of Louisville School of Dentistry. Her career in dentistry has exceeded 32 years and includes experience in private practice in Bluefield, Virginia and Louisville, Kentucky. Dr. Mercke is a member of the Kentucky Dental Association and the American Dental Association.

Please select only one:

Course #1 'Implant Dentistry for Everyday Practice: From Placement to Restoration
Lecture and Hands-on' (CEU's 6)
****Limited Attendance -
Pre-Registration Recommended****

FEES

On-Line Registration by 

2/12/2014 11:59 PM (ET)

On-Site Registration after 

2/12/2014 11:59 PM (ET)

Dentist: $280 $315
Auxiliary: $125 $160

 

Course #2 'Being Prepared: Management of Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office
Lecture (CEU's 3)

FEES

On-Line
Registration by 

2/12/2014 11:59 PM (ET)

On-Site Registration after
 

2/12/2014 11:59 PM (ET)

Dentist: $150 $185
Hygienist $80 $115
Auxiliary: $60 $95


Register On-line: (American Express, Discover, Mastercard or VISA Only)

****Payment by Check or Money Order available for on-site registration only****


CANCELLATION POLICY:

We reserve the right to cancel, modify date, revise course content, revise program faculty and activities. Pre-registered participants will be notified if a course is revised or cancelled, as warranted. In the event a course is cancelled, tuition will be refunded. 

All registrations are subject to the ULSD Cancellation Policy.

ULSD must receive your written request for cancellation not later than two-weeks prior to course start date to process a refund. A $75 processing fee will be deducted from the refund. Course Registrants who are a 'NO-SHOW' forfeit course tuition.

 

   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   

 

 










Powered by ABCSignup.com