Advances in Local Anesthesia, Sedation and Oral Surgery
Friday, October 21, 2016 from 1:00 PM to 4:15 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 is past president of the Nebraska Society of OMFS and the Lincoln District Dental Society, is a Diplomate of the American Board of OMFS and a Fellow in the American College of Dentists. 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, and has performed office inspections for the State of Nebraska for dentist's seeking advanced anesthesia permits. 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. His primary area of research and publishing involves the surgical anatomy of the jaws and alveolar bone reconstruction.
No relevant financial relationships exist.
“Advances in Local Anesthesia, Sedation and Oral Surgery”
This 3 hour course will update the dental team on recent advancements in local anesthesia including new agents, buffering, and the potentially game changing intranasal technique. Novel techniques involving sedation will also be reviewed such as using capnography; modern sedative drug protocols will also be discussed. Finally, contemporary oral surgery procedures such as socket preservation and coronectomies will be highlighted, while also discussing the medical subplots produced by the new oral anticoagulants and antiresorptive agents.
At the conclusion of this course, attendees will be bale to:
* Understand the surgical implications of the new anticoagulant medicines
* Appreciate the advantages and limitations of intranasal local anesthetics
* Know the best agents available for oral sedation
* Discuss several new local anesthetic options
* Describe several medicines other than bisphosphonates that contribute to osteonecrosis
Registration will close 2 days prior to ALL course dates. Registration will not be processed until payment is received by Eventbrite. After the registration deadline, please contact the CE office to see if space is available (402-472-2611).
We reserve the right to limit the number of participants and to cancel any course. Confirmation letters are generally sent two weeks prior to the course. If registration and payment were sent at least two weeks prior to the course and no confirmation letter is received, please contact Connie Whitson at 402-472-2611 to verify that your registration.
Participants cancelling their registrations will receive a refund minus a $25 processing fee. Notice of cancellation must be made prior to the course.
NO REFUNDS WILL BE MADE AFTER THE COURSE BEGINS.
The College of Dentistry located at 4000 East Campus Loop South, Lincoln
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UNMC College of Dentistry Continuing Education Phone: 402-472-2611 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Contact: Connie Whitson For additional information on courses and speakers please visit www.unmc.edu/dentistry.
The University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Dentistry Office of Continuing Education is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider.
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The College is a member of the American Dental Education Association and the Association for Continuing Dental Education.
The University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Dentistry Office of Continuing Education designates this activity for 3 continuing education credits.