Advanced Cone Beam CT Interpretation
Time: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
ADA CERP: Credit Hours - 7.25
Location: UNC School of Dentistry
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Cost: Dentists Only- $890 on or before October 31, 2018 and $990 after October 31, 2018
Sponsor: Department of Diagnostic Sciences
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With the adoption of cone beam CT imaging the productivity and efficiency of a dental practice increases along with career satisfaction. However with such technology the dental practitioner is required to manage significantly more anatomical information than with 2D imaging. A more comprehensive understanding of interpreting CBCT anatomy and pathoses will be a significant aid in the clinician’s ability to review a CBCT volume for significant findings. This advanced course is case based and designed to prepare the dental practitioner to systematically review a CBCT volume, recognize and categorize signs of abnormalities and how to manage the resultant findings and partner with an oral and maxillofacial radiologist. Learning will be accomplished through a computer lab based approach using CBCT cases from the UNC oral and maxillofacial radiology teaching files. Legal and ethical considerations will be covered as well as the role of the oral and maxillofacial radiologist in providing an advanced CBCT reading service to aid the clinician for those cases where abnormalities are recognized but not completely understood. This course requires some proficiency in computer use.
Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to:
1. Develop a working knowledge of the maxilla and mandible and associated structures.
2. Systematically review a CBCT volume and recognize signs of pathological changes or abnormalities.
3. Categorize CBCT findings into disease categories.
4. Develop ways to partner with an oral and maxillofacial radiologist for radiology reporting and case management.
Course Director, Don Tyndall, DDS, MSPH, PhD, FICD is a Professor in the Department of Diagnostic Sciences at the UNC School of Dentistry and Director of Radiology. He received his D.D.S. in 1980, his M.S.P.H. in 1984 and his Ph.D. in 1988 from the UNC School of Public Health. Dr. Tyndall has been the Director of Radiology for the School of Dentistry from 1988 to the present. He was the creator and program director of the Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology Graduate Program at UNC from 1993 to 2006. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology and was a Director and Past President from 1995-1999. Dr. Tyndall has twice served as the Councilor for Scientific Affairs and Public Policy of the Executive Council of the American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology. His research interests include: 3-D Digital Imaging, 2D and 3D Caries Detection, Implant Radiology and Applications of Cone Beam Computed Tomography in Dentistry. His work has been published in more than 110 journal articles.
Angela Broome, DDS, MS is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Diagnostic Sciences at UNC School of Dentistry. She received her DDS and MS degrees from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She has attained her fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry, has completed the ADEA Leadership Institute Program and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology. She currently serves as Director for the UNC Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology Graduate Program.
Peter Green, DMD, MS is an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Diagnostic Sciences at the UNC School of Dentistry. He obtained his DMD degree from the Medical University of South Carolina. Upon graduation, Dr. Green was awarded membership into Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society. He pursued specialty training at UNC where he earned a certificate and MS degree in oral and maxillofacial radiology. During his time at UNC he also worked to publish case reports on pathology seen on advanced imaging within the maxillofacial complex. Prior to pursuing dentistry, he performed research in pharmacology and molecular toxicology and has been included in multiple publications. He is a consultant with the CBCT reading service Dental Radiology Diagnostics and is also a Dentsply Sirona 3D Trainer. Dr. Green is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology.
André Mol, DDS, MS, PhD is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Diagnostic Sciences. He received his D.D.S. degree from Utrecht University in 1987 and a Ph.D. degree from the VU University in Amsterdam in 1992. Following completion of an Advanced Education in General Dentistry Program at the Eastman Dental Center in Rochester N.Y., he worked as an assistant professor in the Eastman Department of Dentistry of the University of Rochester before coming to UNC. Dr. Mol completed the Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology program of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and has been a diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology since 2001. Dr. Mol served as the director of the school's Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology Graduate Program and is currently the Vice-President of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology.
This continuing education program is presented by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Dentistry and the Department of Diagnostic Sciences. The UNC Continuing Dental Education program is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. UNC CDEs term of recognition is May 1, 2015 through June 30, 2019. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to ADA CERP at www.ada.org/cerp.
The UNC School of Dentistry designates this course for up to 7.25 hours of Continuing Education credits.
UNC School of Dentistry is a nationally accredited provider. Regulations may differ from state to state based on current legislation and/or various certifying organizations. Individuals are responsible for verifying acceptance of credit hours by their state boards or other licensing agencies. Individuals should check with their licensing boards/agencies for specific questions.
Conflict of Interest
In accordance with the ADA CERP Standard V, everyone involved in planning or presenting this educational course will be required to disclose any relevant financial relationships with commercial interests and this information will be made available to participants at the start of the course.
As a continuing education provider, UNC School of Dentistry is responsible for ensuring the content, quality and scientific integrity of all continuing dental education activities for which credit is provided. The School is also responsible for taking steps to protect against and/or disclose any conflict of interest of the faculty/instructors presenting those courses.
Registration and Fees
The registration fee includes course materials, CE credit and all meals listed in the agenda. All registrations must be received by Friday, November 30, 2018.
UNC CDE recommends that you do not make air travel arrangements prior to receiving a receipt of payment or confirmation. UNC CDE is not responsible for any travel-related costs.
Cancellations and Refunds
A registration refund, less a $75 fee, will be issued for cancellations received by Friday, November 30, 2018. Cancellations must be received in writing either by fax 919-445-2110 or email to email@example.com. The cancellation request must include: the name of the course, name of the person registered, name of the person requesting the cancellation, and the reason for the cancellation. No refunds will be issued after Friday, November 30, 2018 The UNC School of Dentistry Continuing Dental Education Program cannot be responsible for the refund of any part of the registration fee as a result of emergencies, unforeseen circumstances, or events beyond its control after the cancellation date.
The University reserves the right to cancel or postpone any course due to unforeseen circumstances. In the event of cancellation or postponement, the University will fully refund registration fees but is not responsible for any related costs or expenses to participants, including cancellation fees assessed by hotels, airlines, rental car or travel agencies.
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