Drugs, Bugs, and Dental Products What to “Prescribe”! (Video Study Club)
Patients have oral problems you have a variety of pharmacological solutions. Which one(s) do you use, when, and why? All these questions are answered in this fast-moving presentation that focuses on the practical application of Dental Pharmacology and the effective use of over-the-counter dental products.
Subjects included: treatment of bacterial, viral, and fungal infections; determining when and why to use prophylactic antibiotics; simple ways to treat canker sores and herpes; controlling pain with drugs; and the most effective over–the-counter dental drugs in numerous categories. Drs. Jacobsen and Christensen also identify the 3 dental drugs you should NOT use in order to avoid 99% of drug interactions. This presentation will make handling the pharmaceutical needs in your practice easier and more effective.
Gordon J. Christensen is Founder and Director of Practical Clinical Courses (PCC) and Senior Consultant for Clinicians Report (CR) in Utah. PCC is an international continuing education organization that provides courses and videos for all dental professionals. CR offers unbiased research on thousands of dental products. Dr. Christensen has presented over 45,000 hours of continuing education throughout the world and has published many articles and books.
Gordon and Dr. Rella Christensen are co-founders of the non-profit Gordon J. Christensen CLINICIANS REPORT (previously CRA), which Rella directed for many years. Since 1976, they have conducted research in all areas of dentistry and published the findings to the profession in the well-known CRA Newsletter now called CLINICIANS REPORT. Gordon's degrees include: DDS, University of Southern California; MSD, University of Washington; PhD, University of Denver; an Honorary Doctor of Science from Utah State University, and an honorary Doctor of Dental Education and Research from Utah Valley University.
Early in his career, Gordon helped initiate the University of Kentucky and University of Colorado Dental Schools and taught at the University of Washington. Gordon is a practicing prosthodontist in Provo, Utah. Gordon is a Diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontics, a Fellow and Diplomate in the International Congress of Oral Implantologists, a Fellow in the Academy of Osseointegration, American College of Dentists, International College of Dentists, American College of Prosthodontists, Academy of General Dentistry (Hon), Royal College of Surgeons of England, and an Associate Fellow in the American Academy of Implant Dentistry.
Some of his other memberships include: American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry; International Association of Dental Research; Academy of LDS Dentists; American Academy of Restorative Dentistry; American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics; Academy of Operative Dentistry; and International College of Prosthodontists.