Updates in Oral Surgery, Local Anesthesia, and Sedation
Saturday, October 19, 2013 from 1:30 PM to 4:45 PM
J. Bruce Bavitz, DMD, graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine in 1984 and completed his Oral/Maxillofacial Surgery (OMFS) Residency in Pittsburgh in 1988. He is currently the Merritt C. Pederson Professor and Chair of the Department of Surgical Specialties at the University of Nebraska College of Dentistry, and has given multiple CE courses to dentists both nationally and internationally. He has a United States patent on a dental implant aligning device, has completed a five year term as a member of the Oral Surgery/Pain Control test construction section for the National Dental Board. He is currently the coordinating editor for Practical Reviews in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and serves as a reviewer for multiple implant and oral surgery journals.
This 3 hour course reviews recent upgrades and changes in the disciplines of anesthesia and surgery.
Following completion of this seminar, participants should gain an understanding of:
* Bisphosphonates and oral surgery
* The latest anticoagulant subplots
* Minimally invasive exodontia
* To graft or not to graft
* Immediate implants
* Sedation, with updates on Capnography
* What’s new in local anesthetics