The UCSF Mini-Residency in Dental Sleep Medicine is designed for dental professionals to develop in-depth knowledge and clinical procedures for treating sleep-related breathing disorders. Participants will become skilled at utilizing oral appliance therapy in the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), sleep disordered breathing, and snoring patients in their practices.
This course will discuss current medicolegal issues in general dentistry and the dental specialties. It will include the experience of surgeons, pathologists, and attorneys. Presentations will be illustrated with case histories from the perspective of defending dentists, and providing expert testimony.
Join us one or two days for advanced topics in Obstructive Sleep Apnea!
This course is designed to help dentists determine which appliance is appropriate for a patient. There are many appliances to choose from and each appliance may not be appropriate for specific circumstances. Small mouths, tori, mouth breathers, large tongues, small teeth are just a few intra-oral problems to consider when fabricating an appliance.
This course provides updated information for using oral conscious sedation for pediatric and adolescent dental patients that can be performed in your offices with your staff. Drug pharmacology and selected regimens will be presented in the context of appropriate patient selection, while considering your pediatric patients’ anatomical airway and physiological development. This year, we will also add morphine in our drug regimen’s selection. This course also will update you with new rules and regulation from the CA Dental Board for oral conscious sedation, refresh your understanding of patient management, monitoring, record-keeping, and other safety issues.
University of California, San Francisco, School of Dentistry and University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry, invite you to join us for the 26th Annual Island Dental Colloquium. We are offering an outstanding educational opportunity featuring three excellent faculty speakers. Course sessions run from 7:30-11:30 a.m. each day. Take advantage of this unbeatable travel education program combined with the beauty and excitement of the island of Maui.
Learn the basics of single tooth surgical implant placement through restoration. This lecture and sim lab course will take the participant from treatment planning to case preparation. Learn to achieve predictable esthetic and functional outcomes.
This course is designed to help attendees become familiar with various medical emergencies, immediately life-threatening and non-life threatening, that can occur in a dental office. Situations include but not limited to myocardial infarction, angina, asthma, allergic reactions, syncope, and hypoglycemia. The first session of the course will provide up-to-date information about the pathophysiology, prevention, and management of the aforementioned medical emergencies.
Conference sessions generally take place on days at sea (as itinerary allows), giving you plenty of time to enjoy your meals, evenings and ports of call with your companion, family and friends. Topics include: