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.
UCSF School of Dentistry and University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry, present the 26th annual Island Dental Colloquium in Maui, Hawaii, featuring three excellent faculty speakers. Course sessions run 7:30-11:30 a.m. each day.
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.
This course will thoroughly explain how to make a good differential diagnosis of soft tissue problems and management. We will explore and teach you how to manage inflammatory conditions such as lichen planus, pemphigus vulgaris mucous membrane pemphigoid and erythema multiforne.
The UCSF Mini-Residency in Dental Sleep Medicine is designed for dental professionals to develop and gain in-depth knowledge about clinical procedures for treating sleep-related breathing disorders. Participants will become familiar and skilled at utilizing oral appliance therapy in the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), sleep disordered breathing, and snoring patients to incorporate sleep apnea treatment into a dental practice.
During this course, literature will be presented and discussed that supports the rationale for using preventative measures such as specific methods of atraumatic exodontia and techniques of ridge preservation. When a pneumatized sinus or atrophic ridge is present, the knowledge of and implementation of various sinus and ridge augmentation techniques can help assure a successful outcome.
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: