September 2018 Volume LIII Number 5

 
 
 
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Scientific Program: Saturday

January 2018 Volume LIII Number 1

Posture Perfect Workshop
Saturday, May 26
6:30 – 7:30 AM
Uche Odiatu, D.M.D. Cost: $50

Would you like to experience a gentle series of exercises at the beginning of your day that will make you feel revitalized and invigorated? This session was designed to help change your perception of morning exercise. This fusion of gentle yoga poses, Tai Chi and Uche’s unique series of mind, body and spirit moves will enliven and refresh you without breaking a sweat. Attend by yourself or in a group, "this is a feel good 60 minutes." Wear shorts, tights, T shirt, etc. Dress for comfort.

Upon completion of this workshop, attendees will be able to:

• Practice simple stretches to balance, reboot and energize the busy professional.
• Discover easy body weight exercises to tone your 600 muscles/206 bones and improve posture.
• Participate in a mind – body – spirit series that will awaken your inner wisdom.

Dr. Uche Odiatu is the author of The Miracle of Health, a professional member of The American College of Sports Medi- cine, an NSCA Certified Personal Trainer and a busy practice dentist in Toronto. This busy dad of four young children has been the invited guest on over 400 TV and radio shows and has lec- tured 400 times in Canada, the USA, England, Norway, Jamaica, Denmark, Bahamas and Bermuda.

Breakfast Rounds I
Saturday, May 26
6:30 – 7:30 AM

These informal small group settings encourage interaction between the speaker and the attendees. A hot breakfast is included in the ticket price, $50.

BR 01 Dentistry Doesn’t Do It For Me Anymore—How To Get Your Spark Back
Laila B. Hishaw, D.D.S.

So tired of the repetition and stress of dentistry that you’re ready to leave it? Like any relationship, we can keep the passion alive and fight for it! We’ll identify areas of stagnation, frustration and fatigue, revealing opportunities where we can evolve as dental profession- als to bring the spark back!

BR 02 Hanging Your Single Shingle—Strategies For Starting Your Own Private Practice
Robert D. Elliott, D.M.D., M.S.

Strategies and handouts on starting a solo private prac- tice will be discussed. Attendees will receive a cookbook manual that sequences the events and suggests a time- line when putting everything together to open an office. Topics covered range from initial concept to the end of your first year of practice.

BR 03 Are the Pediatricians Referring to You?
Craig Steven Hollander, D.D.S., M.S.

A discussion of time-tested methods to increase referrals into your office by pediatricians and general dentists and help increase your visibility within your professional community.

BR 04 Arresting Dental Caries with Silver Diamine Fluoride: A Non Invasive Technique for Caries Management
Sumita Upadhyay, MDS.

A detailed description of Silver Diamine Fluoride (SDF) along with clinical trials will be presented. The presen- tation will highlight on the cases treated with SDF along with the follow-up.

BR 05 Black Jack Breakfast: Getting Parents to Go All In on Silver Diamine Fluoride
Jeanette MacLean, D.D.S., Jonathon E. Lee, D.D.S.

Yes, you know silver diamine fluoride is a safe and ef- fective caries treatment. In fact, you may already own a bottle. But are you still struggling with presenting this option to parents? Learn from two aces of SDF how to successfully incorporate this powerful oral medicine into your clinical practice.

BR 06 Cleft Care and the Role of the Pediatric Dentist
Erin Shope, D.M.D., M.S., Elizabeth Prada, D.M.D., M.P.H.

Pediatric dentists are crucial in the care of children with cleft lip and palate. Treatment for CLP requires oral health. Pediatric dentists are often poorly represented on craniofacial teams. We will discuss the unique role pediatric dentists play on craniofacial teams by provid- ing early, comprehensive and family-centered care.

BR 07 Haters Gonna Hate: How to Handle and Re- spond to Bad Online Reviews
Raymond J. Tseng, D.D.S., Ph.D.

Hateful parents and negative, untruthful reviews can sink your practice. We’ll discuss review policies of Google/Facebook/Yelp, and the legal response options you have. We’ll also discuss the psychology behind a good response, and go over real-life examples compar- ing what was said, what actually happened and how to respond effectively.

BR 08 Longevity of Restorative Treatments in Pediat- ric Patients: Sealants, Composites, Amalgams and Vital Pulp Therapies
Natalia Chalmers, D.D.S., Ph.D.

The goal of this retrospective study was to evaluate the longevity of restorations in primary molars, based on dental claims data for children 0-14 years of age. The objectives were to identify specific factors (patient age at initial treatment, restoration size and restorative material), which significantly associated with restoration survival.

BR 09 Office-Based Anesthesia: Safety and Outcomes in Pediatric Dental Patients
James E. Jones, D.M.S., M.S.D., Ed.D., PhD.

This presentation will examine the procedures and outcomes for over 7,000 children in which dentist an- esthesiologists provided office-based general anesthesia for pediatric dental patients. Discussions will include patient demographics, ASA classifications, airway management techniques, anesthesia and recovery times and adverse events. A typical patient procedure will be presented.

BR 10 Pulp Therapy for Primary and Young Perma- nent Teeth
Patrice Wunsch, D.D.S., M.S.

Valuable tips and information for treatment of deep caries in primary and young permanent teeth.

BR 11 Reiki, A Complementary Technique To Behav- ior Guidance
Khanh Le, D.D.S., Reiki Master

Reiki is a technique for stress reduction and relaxation. The presentation will include an explanation of reiki, its origin and its applications for the dental patient, dentist and practice.

BR 12 Scared of Your Crash Cart? An Informal Re- view of a Typical Crash Cart with an Emphasis on Pharmacology and Common Emergency Management Scenarios
James Lipon, D.D.S.

If you are scared to use any of the medication in your crash cart, this informal discussion is for you. Individual medications will be reviewed with an emphasis on how they would be given and which emergencies they would be suited for.

BR 13 Serving Smiles: Charitable Dentistry for Chil- dren
Deborah C. Sullivan, D.D.S., M.S.

Participants will learn how our office makes serv- ing children, who can’t repay us, a foundation of our practice. I’ll highlight ways we give our services to the poor and what we receive in return, the smiles of those who can’t help themselves. Opportunities for local and global service will be shared.

BR 14 The Art of Conscious Sedation
Michael Rosenbaum, D.M.D.
This presentation will consist of several pearls that will assist the provider in effectively administering conscious sedation to the pediatric dental patient.

BR 15 Think Like a Millennial—The Online Presence Today’s Parents Expect
Scott G. Childress, B.S.

Family-focused dental practices face a unique chal- lenge in reaching today’s millennial parents. Dentists are tasked with crafting the online presence expected by tech savvy parents suspicious of traditional market- ing. We’ll look at local search essentials and must-have website features as well as social media trends and online reviews.

BR 16 Transition from DSO to Private Practice—How to Break Out Without Suffering a Break Down
Ronald H. Hsu, D.D.S., M.S.

This presentation will give brief descriptions of what a DSO is; including explanations of the different business models available. There will be a brief discussion of the pros and cons of working in a DSO environment and a detailed discussion of preparation for building a start- up and how to manage the stress that will come.

BR 17 Treating Deep Carious Lesions in Vital Perma- nent Teeth
Jarod W. Johnson, D.D.S.

Vital pulp therapy is practiced daily in dentistry. Prac- titioners routinely arrest or remove carious lesions in our offices using a variety of treatments. There is some debate, though, in the fields of pediatric dentistry and endodontics about therapy for vital permanent teeth with deep carious lesions.

BR 18 When Laughing Gas Becomes Not So Funny
Yawen Peng, D.M.D.

Nitrous oxide has been widely used as anesthetics in both dental and medical fields for the pediatric popula- tion. More reports of hematologic and neurologic complications associated with recreational and medical usages of it began to surface. Dentists should be aware of these effects and use it wisely on our patients.

200. Coffee Clutch
Saturday, May 26
7:30 – 10:30 AM
Moderators: Ann M. Bynum, D.D.S., Robert D. Elliott, D.M.D., M.S., Jackie L. Sanders, R.D.H., M.B.A.

Real-world scenarios we en- counter everyday in our offices will be presented and discussed at each break-out table. Spend the morn- ing with your peers discussing key issues that come up in your office every day. This is a group effort, audience driven and fully interactive program for all team members!

Upon completion, attendees will be able to:

• Understand how other offices handle similar issues.
• Share in the participation of challenges your office may have encountered.
• Support and network with difficult patients and parents.

Jackie Sanders is Sunstar’s manager of professional rela- tions and communications, in Schaumburg, Ill. Sanders serves as a liaison responsible for communications with professional and industry associations, educational institutions and the dental professional community. She is a recognized and active opinion leader within the dental hygiene community and associated social networking programs. Prior to joining Sunstar 8, Sanders practiced for 13 years as a registered dental hygienist. During this time, she also provided consulting services to several dental manufacturers and held an adjunct faculty position at her alma mater, Weber State University. She proudly serves on the ADEA Legislative Advisory Council, ADHA IOH Advisory Committee, Dimensions and several editorial boards.

Please have your staff sign up during registration so we can plan accordingly. There is no fee for this course.

210. MiniClinics II
Saturday, May 26
7:30 – 10:30 AM
7:30 – 8:15 am

Incisor Trauma and Early Orthodontic Treatment
Lorne D. Koroluk, D.M.D., M.S.D., M.S., F.R.C.D.(C)

Incisor trauma in the developing dentition is a common occurrence that can have significant long term sequelae. This session will review the epidemiology and risk fac- tors associated with incisor trauma. Increased overjet and lip incompetence have been suggested as justifica- tion for early orthodontic treatment in the mixed denti- tion to prevent future incisor trauma. This session will present an evidence based review of early orthodontic treatment and incisor trauma.

8:15 – 9 am

Monitoring for the Sedation Patient—Our SIM Model
Christopher Heard, M.B.C.H.B., F.R.C.A.

Monitoring a sedated patient using EKG, pulse oximetry and capnography is standard practice. This requires the dentist to interpret these waveforms. We use SIM based sedation training with short videos of these to review both benign and serious complications that can occur during sedation. These will be presented and reviewed.

9 – 9:45 am

Innovative Infant Oral Care Community-based Intervention
Francisco J. Ramos-Gomez, D.D.S., M.S., M.P.H.

This session will review how to implement a culturally competent, structured Caries Management by Risk Assessment (CAMBRA) procedure and the easy-to-use AAPD’s six step protocol for infant/toddler oral care to improve clinical standards. The session will define essential anticipatory guidance (i.e. Age One Visit), mo- tivational interviewing and self-management goals. This innovative and unparalleled clinical model represents the future of oral health, early intervention and dental disease management, and sets a new standard of com- prehensive, integrated, widely accessible and evidence- based dental care emphasizing prevention.

9:45 – 10:30 am

Top Google Search Results in Your City: 10 Tips for Localizing your Website Content
Scott G. Childress, B.S.

Top online search results ranking is essential for new patient growth. Dentists will learn how to localize their website so that it speaks to their unique place within their community while also providing important rank- ing signals to Google.

220. GSRA/Sunstar Research Fellowship Awards
Saturday, May 26
7:30 – 10:30 AM

The NuSmile GSRA award recipients will present their research and answer questions. The 2017-18 Sunstar Research Award Recipients will also present their research.

Evidence-Based Dentistry Workshop
Saturday, May 26
8:30 AM – 5 PM

N.Sue Seale Coll, D.D.S., M.S.D., Peter H. Buschang, Ph.D. Cost: $250 Following the introduction of evidence-based dentistry, the attendees will learn how to develop clinical questions using PICO (population, intervention (or exposure for observational studies), comparator and out- comes), a method used to refine clinical questions and facilitate computer searches. Basic elements of PubMed will then be introduced and applied that provides the attendees with the computer skills necessary to perform literature searches related to specific clinical questions. Finally, basic and practical information about research design will be discussed and used by the attendees to critically evaluate published research studies and rank them according to the strength of evidence they provide (ranging from expert opinion to systematic reviews).

Upon completion, attendees will be able to:

• Develop an appropriate clinical question.
• Identify the relevant literature pertaining to the question.
• Critically evaluate the literature.

Dr. Peter Buschang is professor of orthodontics and direc- tor of orthodontic research at Baylor College of Dentistry. He received his Ph.D. in from the University of Texas at Austin in 1980. From 1980-1983, he was a NIDR postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Orthodontics, University of Connecticut Health Science Center. From 1983-1988, he was a FRSQ scholar in the orthodontic section and Human Growth Research Center, University of Montreal. He regularly reviews articles for numer- ous journals and has served as associate editor for several journals (currently Angle Orthodontist). Buschang has published over 150 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters focusing on craniofacial growth, developmental adaptations associated with treatments and oral-motor function. He is director of Baylor’s graduate core course entitled "Research Design and Methodology."

Dr. N. Sue Seale Coll is professor emeritus, Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Texas A&M Dental School in Dallas, Texas, where she was chairman of the Department of Pediatric Dentistry from1986 until 2009. She retired from Texas A&M in 2017 and is currently clinical professor in the Division of Pediatric Dentistry at the University of Maryland Dental School in Balti- more, Md., where she teaches part-time. She served on the board of trustees of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry from 1999-2002, was named AAPD Pediatric Dentist of the Year in 2001 and received the Merle C. Hunter Leadership Award in 2003. She is a diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. She is currently editor-in-chief of Pediatric Dentistry and has published more than 100 articles in peer-reviewed journals and mentored numerous master’s students’ thesis projects.

230. Revisiting Behavior Management—The Basics Still Work
Saturday, May 26
11 AM – 12:30 PM
Greg Psaltis, D.D.S.
As times change, so do children and parents. New techniques for dealing with both in the pediatric dental setting are crucial to the success of any practice. Much emphasis has been placed on sedation, but there remain many "tried and true" techniques that can propel a practitioner to greater success and satisfaction. Typically considered the greatest challenge, parents will be emphasized in this course to develop means to not only make them "not the problem," but actually have them become your best means marketing as well as your entertainment. This is a "must" course for new practitioners and a happy reminder to those with more experience.

Dr. Greg Psaltis has been a pediatric dentist for 43 years, most of which have been in private practice in Olympia, Washington. While his primary focus has been private practice his varied career has included a long career as a speaker, both nationally and internationally on a variety of dental topics, as well as communication skills, practice management and volunteerism. He is currently very much involved with two volunteer clinics in Mexico that he developed and administers himself. Each project provide comprehensive care for the indigent and medically com- promised children of the Los Cabos and Zihuatanejo areas. He is well published in a variety of dental journals and was given the Gorden Christensen Speaker Recognition Award for his excel- lence in professional presentations. His lengthy career has enabled him to bring both insights and humor to his lectures.

240. Sedation for the Young Patient—Part 1 Saturday, May 26 11 AM – 12:30 PM Christine Quinn, D.D.S., M.S. Sedation, anesthesia, neurodegeneration, neuroprotection— what does this all mean for our young patients? Sedating the young child is not without risk. This talk will be a discussion on minimizing those risks especially when it comes to protecting the young child’s developing brain,including the current research on the effects of sedative medications and general anesthesia on the developing brain.

Upon completion of this course, attendees will be able to:

• Define neurodegeneration and neuroprotection as it relates to sedative and general anesthetic agents.
• Identify which medications are associated with neurodegen- eration and those associated with neuroprotection.
• Discuss with parents the potential risks and benefits to hav- ing their child undergo sedation or general anesthesia, as it pertains to the child’s developing brain.

Dr. Christine L. Quinn is a clinical professor of anesthesi- ology in the Division of Diagnostic and Surgical Sciences at the UCLA School of Dentistry, coordinator of anesthesia and pain control and director of the Dental Anesthesiology Residency Program. She is actively involved in both didactic and clinical teaching at the predoctoral and postdoctoral levels at the UCLA School of Dentistry. Quinn is a full-time faculty member of the UCLA School of Dentistry and provides in-office anesthe- sia services as part of her faculty responsibilities. She received her D.D.S. degree from the University of Southern California School fo Dentistry in 1987 and obtained her M.S. and training in dental anesthesiology in 1989 from The Ohio State University College of Dentistry. Quinn is an in-office examiner for the state of California for general anesthesia. She serves on the board of directors for the American Dental Board of Anesthesiology and the California Dental Society of Anesthesiology and is a past president of the American Society of Dentist Anesthesiologists. Quinn is a diplomate of the American Dental Board of Anesthe- siology. Besides being actively involved in research on pain and anxiety control, she has been providing hospital and office-based anesthesia services for dental patients since 1989.

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250. New Dentist Course: Practical Tidbits for the Millennial Dentist
11 AM – 1 PM

This fast-paced, interactive session allows YOU to select the topics that mean the most to you. Personalize this course with your questions to the presenters and get the most out of this inti- mate setting. Attendees will rotate every 30 minutes to a different station. Hear from the best pediatric dentistry has to offer!

How to Get Involved in Your Community to Market Your Practice – Jeannie Beauchamp
Using Online Reviews to Help Build Your Practice – John Carroll, Yelp
Five Common Essentials for Successful Practices – Rob Delarosa
Balancing Personal and Professional Life While Getting Board Certified – LaRee Johnson
Public Policy and Advocacy – Beverly Largent
How to Manage Your Finances – Jason Luse
Silver Diamine Fluoride – Jeanette MacLean
Navigating Through and Understanding Medicaid – Jessica Meeske

260. Heart Work is Not Hard Work—Volunteering to Your Highest Good
Saturday, May 26
1:30 – 3 PM
Greg Psaltis, D.D.S.

You may have considered doing volunteer work, but weren’t sure where or how. In this presentation, you will learn a variety of ways to accomplish that goal, ranging in possibilities from working in your own office to creating your own mission project. Included will be specific ideas for work within your community or joining an established program. Other emphasis will be on the two clinics that Dr. Psaltis has established in Los Cabos, Mexico as well as an on-going project in Zihuatanejo, Mexico. In all clinics, comprehensive care is provided for the indigent and medically compromised children of the areas. We are blessed to be in a profession the affords us a life style that few can enjoy. The chance to share our skills for others in need is a form of pay that cannot be spent, but instead lasts a lifetime.

270. Sedation for the Young Patient—Part 2
Saturday, May 26
1:30 – 3 PM
Sarat Thikkurissy, D.D.S., M.S.

The advent and success of the Age 1 Dental Home over the past two decades has immeasur- ably impacted the practice of pediatric dentistry. Diagnosing caries at earlier ages has led to the discussion/debate as to optimal management strategies for caries in the young child. Pharma- cologic management, including both general anesthesia and procedural sedation, are among this armamentarium. This presentation will look at the physi- ologic behavioral and treatment variables that impact procedural sedation in the young child. The presentation will examine the evolution of health conditions associated with early childhood, as well as societal factors that drive how procedural sedation is utilized.

Upon completion of this course, attendees will be able to:

• Distinguish physiologic issues unique to procedural sedation of the young child.
• Incorporate risk management strategies into their practice.
• Place procedural sedation on the continuum of treatment in early childhood.
Dr. Sarat Thikkurissy is the professor, division director and director of the Advanced Education Program in Pediatric Dentistry at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. Thikkurissy obtained his D.D.S. from New York University. He completed the program in Advanced Education in General Dentistry at Wright Patterson and was in active duty in the U.S. Air Force for eight years, serv- ing as chief of pediatric dentistry at Ramstein AFB in Germany. Thikkurissy obtained his certificate in pediatric dentistry as well as a master’s degree from The Ohio State University College of Dentistry. Thikkurissy is a diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry, has served as past chair of the AAPD Com- mittee on Sedation and Anesthesia, and AAPD representative on the ADA Committee on Dental Education and Licensure group on Sedation. Additionally, he serves on the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry Examination committee. He has published in the areas of morbidities, quality of life and pain management in children.

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280. PedoX
Saturday, May 26
2:30 – 3:30 PM
Anupama Tate, D.M.D., M.P.H., J. Kyle House, D.D.S.

Dr. Anupama Rao Tate is an associate professor of pediatrics at the George Washington University School of Medicine. She is a faculty member in the Department of Pediatric Dentistry in the Goldberg Center for Community Pediatric Health at Children’s National Medical Center. She serves as the director of Advocacy and Research. She also is director of the District of Columbia Pediatric Oral Health Coalition. She is a trustee and chairs the Grants and Programs Committee of Healthy Smiles, Healthy Children. She also chairs the Evidence-Based Dentistry Committee, Council of Clinical Affairs, and the Consumer Review Committee of the AAPD. Currently she is president of the D.C. Chapter of the AAPD. She received her D.M.D. from Harvard School of Dental Medicine and her M.P.H. from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. She received her certificate in pediatric dentistry from Children’s National Medical Center. She is involved in teaching, clinical practice, research and holds grants in community advocacy.

Dr. J. Kyle House received his D.D.S. degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and served as a General Dentist in the U.S. Army. While stationed in Giessen, Germany, he was given the opportunity to treat children and discovered that pediatrics was clearly his favorite field. He attended his Pediatric Dental Residency at Madigan Army Medical Center, Fort Lewis, Wash., and the University of Washington. After leaving the Army, he spent five years as the director of Pediatric Oral Medicine at Scott & White Hospital Systems in Temple, Texas. House completed his Pediatric Dental Board Certification in April 1996. In 1999, he moved to Oregon to open his private practice in Hood River, which has expanded to four clinics. House’s main concern is advocacy and access to care for children. He has served on numerous local, state, regional and national organizations that work to improve children’s access to dental care, and has testified on behalf of children on a national level, providing medical information to lawmakers. In addition, House is a consultant to the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and has assisted in providing their Oral Clinical Exams since 2006.

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