Center of Excellence Conference 2015 - Bridging the Health Care Gap: Social and Cultural Determinants of Oral Health Disparities
- Family & Education
- Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry, Dallas TX
This course, provided by BCD Faculty endodontist and periodontist specialty team will challenge your thinking about the treatment and restoration of endodontic and periodontic compromised teeth(EPCT). Learn to assess the success rates of various treatment modalities and defend your treatment decisions with evidence based dentistry.
Endodontic diagnostic review will detail disease etiology with treatment discussions of the vital vs necrotic pulp. Recommendations of successful treatment procedures for the endodontically treated tooth will be presented. The surgical and non-surgical approach both from the endodontic and periodontal perspective will be detailed. In addition, treatment recommendations for the vertical tooth fracture will be assessed with long term considerations.
Periodontal diagnostic review will also detail the disease etiology with treatment discussions related to non-surgical and surgical techniques and long term progmosis. Collabaration with the endodontic team and proper diagnosis is critical in providing the best treatment option for the patient. Periodontal treatment options will be considered with long term expectations.
Dental implant placement versus tooth extraction will be discussed base on evidence based research and literature. Learn when to place an implant and when to extract a tooth.
An interactive audience participation with ART(Audience Response Technology)will encourage learning and invite lively faculty and attendee interaction. This course represents a Part I program. Part II will be given in February for Advanced Treatment Planning and will include an opportunity for attendees to bring cases for discussion.
Dr. Karl Woodmansey DDS
Dr. Karl Woodmansey is a native of Montana. He received a bachelor’s degree in biomedical science from Montana State University in 1986. Dr. Woodmansey then attended Baylor College of Dentistry in Dallas, Texas, graduating with a D.D.S. in 1989. In 2006, Dr. Woodmansey returned to Baylor College of Dentistry and completed a Certificate in Endodontics. In 2011, he became a board-certified “Diplomate” of the American Board of Endodontics.
As a general dentist, Dr. Woodmansey was employed as the Director of Dental Services for the Montana State University Student Health Service in Bozeman, Montana, from 1991 to 2006. As an endodontist, Dr.Woodmansey practiced in Bozeman, Montana, from 2009 to 2011. In 2011, he accepted a full-time teaching appointment at Baylor. Dr. Woodmansey is presently a lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Air Force Reserve Dental Corps.
Dr. Woodmansey has been an active contributor to the dental profession, both locally, nationally and internationally. He has achieved “Fellowship” in the Academy of General Dentistry, the Academy of Dentistry International, the American College of Dentists, the International College of Dentists and the American College Health Association.
Dr. Woodmansey’s research interests are broad, with emphases in clinical applications of technology. Dr. Woodmansey is a consultant for Denstply, Carl Zeiss, Acrreditation for Ambulatory Care, and Crowley Fleck PLLP however there are not conflicts of interest that would influence the course content.
Maria del-Pilar Valderrama D.D.S., M.S.:
Dr. Valderrama received her DDS from Pontificia Universidad Javeriana Dental School, Bogotá, Colombia in 1988 and her periodontal certificate also from Bogotá, Colombia in 1993. From 1993-2004 she has held faculty positions as assistant professor in periodontics, orthodontics, and dental research at Universidad Militar Nueva Granada. Bogota, Columbia
From 2003-2006 , Dr. Valderrama was chosen as the ITI Fellow in Implantology at UT San Antonio and received her MSCI from the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, UTHSCSA. In 2007 she began her certificate in periodontics at UTHSCSA.
Dr. Valderrama is well respected as a dental periodontal researcher and has published a number of articles with well known researchers from UT San Antonio, Dr. David Cochran, and also with her private practice mentor, Dr. Thomas Wilson. Her research interest and publications have centered around periodontal regneration and most recently published an article on decontamination of the dental implant surface.
Dr. Valderrama has disclosed that there are no conflict of interests and she nor her immediate family have received any financial support in the last 12 months which would influence her presentation.
Date: Friday, December 13, 2013
Location: Baylor College of Dentistry, 6th Floor
Credit: 7 hours lecture
There are no prerequisites. However experience in endodontics and some basic periodontal procedures will be helpful.
Course Fee: $250 Dentists; $125 RDH or Aux. $115 BCD Faculty
AGD Codes: 078 Endo-Perio Lesions, 072 Endodontic Diagnosis and Medications, 499 Bone grafting/GTR, 493 Osseous Surgery
Continental breakfast and lunch provided
Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:
To answer the following questions based on Evidence Based Dentistry:
The North Texas Hispanic Dental Association (NTHDA) is a professional chapter of the Hispanic Dental Association, a national organization established in 1990.
As an association of Hispanic dentists, we strive to increase oral health awareness throughout the Hispanic population in North Texas in an effort to enhance lives and build a stronger, healthier society.
Financial assistance has been provided for course expenses only related to this program.
As a distinguished resource for dental education in Texas for more than 100 years, Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry in Dallas is dedicated to combining higher education and research with community service.
The college opened its doors in 1905, was affiliated with Baylor University from 1918 to 1971 and spent the next 25 years as an independent, private institution.
In 1996, TAMBCD entered an entirely new era as a member of The Texas A&M University System. In 1999, the college became a founding component of the Texas A&M Health Science Center.
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