DATE: Sunday, October 23, 2022

TIME:  Registration 8:30 a.m. - Lecture: 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Pre-registration is recommended; registrations can be completed the morning of class.

LOCATION: Loma Linda University School of Dentistry - 11092 Anderson Street, Loma Linda, CA 92350

TUITION: $195 DDS / $145 AUX

CREDIT: This course meets the Dental Board of California’s requirements for 7 units of continuing education.

AGD Code: 370

"Portrait of Dr. Anna Chen"
Jung-Wei (Anna) Chen, DDS, MS, PhD

Professor and Director Pediatric Dentistry
Loma Linda University School of Dentistry

AM Session - How to Detect Early Orthodontic Issues

Synopsis

Pediatric dentists and general dentists have the chance to diagnose any dental or skeletal problems in children and young adults, and can detect their orthodontic problems during their youth. Dentists who treat pediatric patients should have understanding in growth and development of occlusion of young patients. This lecture will discuss different cases, the best timing to treat different orthodontic problems. There will also be an overview of pediatric orthodontic appliances, including removable versus fixed appliances, as well as information on how to maintain proper space management in orthodontic patients.

Objectives

  • To know how to detect early orthodontic issues. 
  • Understand the use of removable and fixed orthodontic treatment for phase I.
  • To be able to diagnose and make decisions of which case should be referred to an orthodontist. 

PM Session - Oral Sedation Review and How to Prevent Complications in Dental Oral/IV Sedation

Synopsis

Oral sedation is a very complex issue, but it is important for all dentists to learn. This course is going to review the sedation medications, patient selection, and also monitoring. It is crucial for practitioners to be able to identify possible complications and reactions of oral/IV sedation, and to provide optimal sedation procedures.

Objectives

  • Review and update the medication, monitoring and patient selection of oral sedation.
  • Review and update the safety considerations for oral and IV sedation.

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