May 2019 Volume LIV Number 3


Scientific Program: Sunday

January 2018 Volume LIII Number 1

Breakfast Rounds II
Sunday, May 27
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 19 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 20 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 21 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 22 Arresting Dental Caries with Silver Diamine Fluoride: A Non Invasive Technique for Caries Management
Sumita Upadhyay, M.D.S.

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 23 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 24 Haters Gonna Hate: How to Handle and Respond 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 25 Longevity of Restorative Treatments in Pediatric Patients: Sealants, Composites, Amalgams and Vital Pulp Therapies
Natalia Chalmers, DDS, PhD

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 specifi factors (patient age at initial treatment, restoration size and restorative material), which signifi ly associated with restoration survival.

BR 26 Office-Based Anesthesia: Safety and Outcomes in Pediatric Dental Patients
James E. Jones, D.M.S., M.S.D., Ed.D., Ph.D.

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 man- agement techniques, anesthesia and recovery times and adverse events. Example of a typical patient procedure will be presented.

BR 27 Pulp Therapy for Primary and Young Permanent Teeth
Patrice Wunsch, D.D.S., M.S.

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

BR 28 Reiki, A Complementary Technique To Behavior Guidance
Khanh Le, DDS, 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 29 Scared of Your Crash Cart? An Informal Review 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 30 Serving Smiles: Charitable Dentistry for Children
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 31 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 32 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 33 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 34 Treating Deep Carious Lesions in Vital Permanent 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 35 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.

300. String of Pearls
Sunday, May 27
7:30 – 10:30 AM
7:30 – 7:45 am
Handling Primary Teeth Pulp with Soft Tissue Lasers
Vijay P. Mathur, B.D.S., MDS.

The newer soft tissue laser machines can be used in various pulpal procedures in primary teeth with mini- mal pain and bleeding. This presentation will deal with newer protocols developed at my institute regrading soft tissue laser use in children.

7:45 – 8 am
Send Home the Prevention Message in an Ef- fective and Succinct Fashion that Appeals to the Millennials and the Gen Xers Using Blended Learning Techniques
Shukan Kanuga, D.D.S., M.S.D.

Have you ever wondered if the moms in your practice are immune to your spiel on diet, brushing and flossing appointment after appointment? Here is a novel way of being effective at motivational interviewing and educa- tion on prevention which is concise, fun and effective for parents as well as patients.

8 – 8:15 am
The Knocked Out Permanent Tooth: What Ad- vice Does Your Website Give Parents, Caregiv- ers, and First Responders?
Jeffrey Karp, D.MD, M.S.

Two thousand, two hundred and two pediatric dentistry practice websites were visited. Written emergency instructions on how to manage the avulsed permanent tooth were assessed. This presentation reports the find- ings of this project and shows the percentage of web- sites that provide instructions following the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry guidelines.

8:15 – 8:30 am
The Black Pearl: Eliminating the Pirate Tooth Look with Aesthetic SMART (Silver Modified Atraumatic Restorative Treatment)
Jeanette MacLean, D.D.S.

Reluctant to use silver diamine fluoride because it turns teeth black? Have a great candidate for SDF, but a par- ent who’s more concerned with aesthetics? Dr. Jeanette MacLean will show you simple, painless techniques utilizing opaquer and glass ionomer cement to achieve aesthetic SMART restorations (Silver Modified Atrau- matic Restorative Treatment).

310. Oral Diagnosis in Pediatric Dentistry: Back to Basics
Sunday, May 27
7:30 – 10:30 AM
Juan F. Yepes, D.D.S., M.D., M.P.H., M.S., Dr.P.H.

This lecture will provide a detailed review of the fascinating field of oral diagnosis in the pediatric and adolescent patient. Back to Basics is a seminar based on case-presentation format, that will cover in detail the most important issues in oral diagnosis that a pediatric dentist see in a busy practice. Radiation safety, principles of radiographic interpretation, common radiographic lesions, common soft tissue lesions, implications of systemic conditions in the practice of pediatric dentist, laboratory medicine in the pediatric patient, and the use of CBCT in pediatric dentist, are some examples of the topics that will be covered in the lecture. The lecture will follow a systematic approach based on the specific necessities of the cases that will be present. The lecture is for the interest of the entire dental team including pediatric dentists, dental hygienist, dental assistants, residents and dental students. Come and learn in a fun format. More than 15 patients with a variety of conditions, and never presented before, are waiting to be reviewed!

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

• Define the most common systemic conditions with implica- tions for the practice of pediatric dentistry.
• Understand the most common laboratories used with pa- tients with systemic conditions and the application in specific situations in the practice of pediatric dentistry.
• Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the most common issues in the field of oral diagnosis (radiology and pathology) in a busy dental practice.

8:30 – 8:45 am Searching for Thinspiration: The Dangerous Side of on Online Education in Eating Disorders Janice A. Townsend, D.D.S., M.S., Does a child in your office have a new best friend named Ana or Mia? Were you aware that an Anorexia Bible is a few clicks away? This presentation will expose the entire dental team to the dangerous online informa- tion regarding eating disorders easily available to our patients. 8:45 – 9 am Yes! We Can Easily Correct Anterior Crossbite in Primary Dentition with an Amazing Appli- ance Elsa Alfonzo-Echeverri, D.D.S. Anterior cross bite in primary dentition is a common and challenging problem to solve. Nitanium Palatal Expander appliance offers expansion of skeletal discrepancy while moving teeth. Treatment can be accomplished in a short period of time, minimal adjustments, no laboratory time results in beautiful smiles and happy parents. 9 – 9:15 am Management of a Case with Severe Congenital Neutropenia and Aggressive Periodontal Disease Maria Regina (Ninna) Estrella, D.D.M., M.S. Congenital neutropenia can result in recurrent severe infections, persistent low absolute neutrophil counts and susceptibility to leukemia. They can also be affected by periodontal problems. This case highlights the multidisciplinary management of a 5-year-old patient diagnosed with severe congenital neutropenia and aggressive periodontal disease from 2013 to 2017.

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