8:00 am - 10:00 am Substance Abuse 2 ceu
Dr Don Havins MD, JD
Associate Dean, Professor and Director of Medical Jurisprudence, Professor of Ophthalmology Touro University Nevada
Opioid Abuse Course Description: This two hour lecture presentation will provide the participant with evidence-based information regarding the science, and solution to the current problem concerning misuse of centrally acting opioid analgesics for acute dental pain. The use of alternative non-centrally acting obtundent medications will be described according to current guidelines established by the FDA, CDC and ADA
10:00 am - 12:00 pm "Introduction To Oral Implantology" 2 ceu
Matt Welebir, DDS
Diplomate, American Board of Oral Implantology/Implant Dentistry
Fellow, American Academy of Implant Dentistry
Fellow, International Congress of Oral Implantologists
This 2-hour introductory course is specifically designed for the dental implant novice, from new graduates to longtime practicing dentists looking to expand their knowledge base and skillset. Topics include rationale for dental implantology, patient selection and criteria, anatomical evaluation and considerations, implant selection, surgical treatment planning and execution, prosthodontic staging for implants, and management of complications. Ancillary procedures, such as bone augmentation procedures, will also be discussed.
This course is a broad stroke introduction to the future of replacing teeth, and is a perfect segue to Advanced Dental CE’s 2-day “Your First Implant” course.
Lunch & Learn 1 ceu "Documentation & Risk Management- Protecting your Assets" 1 ceu
Course Description: Dentists provide care in high-risk environments that make them targets in our legal system. Legal entanglements in healthcare are all but inevitable. All too often we see good doctors whose careers and lives have been ruined without just cause. This course will take attendees through two crucial cases, illustrating principles of general liability, medical malpractice, and state board procedures. Attendees will learn about corporate and legal structures, where they may be personally vulnerable, which legal entities can protect personal and business assets, and how to build professional license safeguards into their legal structures. Attendees will also learn how legal structuring opens the door to valuable tax benefits.
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm Infection Prevention 4 ceu
Christine Haskin, MS, DDS, PhD
Dr. Haskin received a BA in Microbiology from University of Texas at Austin, a MS in Cell Biology and Biochemistry from Texas State University. Her dental degree is from UTHSC Dental School at San Antonio and her PhD in Cellular and Structural Biology is from UTHSC San Antonio Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. She completed a GPR in Hospital Dentistry at the UTHSC and Medical Center Hospital. She is a Professor-in-Residence in Clinical Sciences at the UNLV School of Dental Medicine. She has been an infection control inspector for NSBDE since 2009. In addition to lecturing on infection control, she also lectures on the clinical impact of systemic disease on the delivery of dental care and dental pharmacotherapeutics.