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  • Margaret "Peggy" Walsh Dental Hygiene Symposium featuring Denise Bowen - December 03

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  • Where does that nerve go? Hands-on Anatomy Refresher for Clinicians 

For more details, click on the title of the course, or if you have questions, please call the UCSF CDE office at 415-514-0778.             

July 23, 2016

John D.B. Featherstone, MSc, PhD
Arun Sharma, BDS, MS
M. Anthony Pogrel, DDS, MD
Charles McNeill, DDS

July 23, 2016

John D.B. Featherstone, MSc, PhD
Dean of the UCSF School of Dentistry

Dr. John Featherstone is Dean of the School of Dentistry at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and Distinguished Professor of Preventive and Restorative Dental Sciences.  He holds a Ph.D. in chemistry from the University of Wellington (New Zealand).  His research over the past 40 years has covered several aspects of cariology (study of tooth decay) including fluoride mechanisms of action, caries risk assessment, de- and remineralization of the teeth, apatite chemistry, salivary dysfunction, caries prevention, and laser effects on dental hard tissues.  He has been received numerous National and International awards, including the Norton Ross Award for excellence in clinical research from the American Dental Association (2007). He has published over 290 papers.  He is a Fellow of the American College of Dentists and an Honorary Lifetime Member of the American Dental Association.

August 13, 2016

Dr. M. Anthony (Tony) Pogrel received his dental degree from Liverpool University in England and his medical degree from Aberdeen University in Scotland.  He then continued his oral surgery training in Great Britain, Holland, and the U.S.A.  He holds both a California Dental and Medical license and is board Certified in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and is the author of over 200 articles in peer reviewed journals  He has been on the full-time faculty of the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at UCSF since 1983 and was the chair of the Department from 1994 to 2014.  He remains a full-time faculty member with a full scope oral surgery practice.  

August 27, 2016

Gilles Lavigne, DMD, PhD, University of Montreal, internationally recognized as the foremost leader in bruxism research for his experimental and clinical research projects on sleep bruxism and its interactions with sleep, pain and breathing disorders.

  • Christian Guilleminault, MD
  • Kasey Li, DDS, MD
  • Stacey Quo, DDS, MS
  • Rebecca Stolpa, MA, CCC-SLP

The team of experts from the Stanford Sleep Clinic will discuss cases using a multi-disciplinary team approach for screening, diagnosis and integrated treatment. Cases will be presented in a logical sequence combining the different specialties as the patient’s treatment progresses. The symptoms of sleep disordered breathing vary across the age spectrums, therefore, case studies of children, adults and complex patients will be covered.