September 2017 Volume LII Number 5

 
 
 
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Dental Home Day Feature

September 2017 Volume LII Number 5

Safe and Effective Sedation for the Pediatric Dental Patient

October 27-29, 2017

Westin Gaslamp Quarter San Diego, California
This course features the recognized leaders in the field, both in dental anesthesia as well as pediatric dentistry. You’ll find didac- tic lectures, case studies, film clip sessions, panel discussions and hands-on breakouts with personalized attention. There will be dedicated forums to ask questions and talk about specific issues with course faculty, discuss techniques for effective communication with the patient and parent to address unusu- ally challenging and complex situations. This course will offer opportunities to gain hands-on experience while learning airway techniques to rescue patients and will include breakout sessions with manikin practice with face masks, ambu bags and the insertion of nasal and oral airways; all in a personalized setting with real equipment and monitors.

Course Chair and Speaker
Stephen Wilson, D.M.D., M.A., Ph.D.

Course Vice-Chair and Speaker
Bobby Thikkurissy, D.D.S., M.S.

Speakers
Alan Milnes, D.D.S.,
Ph.D. Cara Riley, D.M.D.

Who Should Attend
Any dentist who sedates chil- dren in their office and wants to be taught by the leaders in the field who wrote the Cur- rent AAPD-AAP Guidelines.

CE Hours
22 Hours

Sponsor
Sedation Resource

Dental Assistant Sedation Course: Your Role in the Safe Sedation of Course

October 27-28, 2017

Westin Gaslamp Quarter San Diego, California

This one-and-a-half-day course is specially designed for the pe- diatric dental assistant to enhance their knowledge and under- standing of sedation emergencies and other emergent medical conditions in the office. An introduction to oral sedatives and using nitrous oxide/oxygen sedation will be included. Partici- pants will learn how to organize and prepare the office for an organized response to a medical emergency and how to assist in the management of medical and sedation emergencies.

Recently added is a four-hour workshop on Saturday morning that allows hands-on training for the dental assistant. Participants will rotate through multiple stations to include airway manage- ment; airway equipment; papoose board and monitor placement.

Course Chair and Speaker
Bobby Thikkurissy, D.D.S., M.S

Speakers
Alan Milnes, D.D.S.,
Ph.D. Cara Riley D.M.D.
Stephen Wilson, D.M.D., M.A., Ph.D.

Who Should Attend
Those on the dental team involved with the sedation of children in their office

CE Hours
11 Hours

Comprehensive Review of Pediatric Dentistry

January 26-28, 2018

Omni Shoreham, Washington, D.C.

Taught by expert clinicians, the Comprehensive Review Course will provide attendees an extensive review of pediatric dentistry. The topics discussed in this course include growth and develop- ment, assessment and prevention, oral pathology, care for spe- cial needs patients, restorative dentistry and materials, trauma, behavior management and pulp therapy. Whether you’re pre- paring for the ABPD examinations or just need a refresher, this course is an in-depth summary for all pediatric dentists.

Course Chair and Speaker
Amr Moursi, D.D.S., Ph.D.

Speakers
Catherine Flaitz, D.D.S., M.S.
Christina Carter, D.D.S., D.M.D.
Timothy Wright, D.D.S., M.S.

Who Should Attend
Any dentist treating children; whether you are preparing for the ABPD examinations or just need a refresher.

CE Credits
22 Hours

Sponsor
NuSmile

Early Orthodontic Treatment: Working Together for Excellent Results


February 9-11, 2018

Westin Kierland Resort & Spa, Scottsdale, Arizona

The 2018 AAO/AAPD Winter Conference Planning Committee created a unique event featuring expert orthodontic and pediatric dental lectures.

Trauma will be addressed from both perspectives. Lectures will also address impaction, malformed first molars, dental trans- plants, decoronation, anterior crossbites, whitespot lesion prevention and treatment, autistic and cancer patients, parental expectations and risk management.

Co-Chairs
Henry W. Fields, D.D.S., M.S., M.S.D.
Scott Goodman, D.D.S., M.S.

Committee
John R. Christensen, D.D.S., M.S.
Clarice Law, D.M.D., M.S.
David B. Kennedy, B.D.S, M.S.D., FRCD.

CE Credits
16 hours

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