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UofT course

Speaker: Dr. Kristina Perschbacher and Dr. Susanne Perschbacher

Date of Course: Apr 15, 2017

Time of Course: 08:30 AM

Sponsor: University of Toronto

Attendee Points: 3

Course Location: University of Toronto, 158 St. George Street, Toronto M5S 2V8

 

Patient Safety Incidents 2 hour version

Speaker: RCDSO Staff

Date of Course: May 05, 2017

Time of Course: 12:00 AM

Sponsor: Ontario Dental Association

Attendee Points: 2

Course Location: Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 222 Bremner Boulevard, Toronto M5V 3L9

 

ASM 2017

Speaker: Dr. Patrick Sammon

Date of Course: May 05, 2017

Time of Course: 08:30 AM

Sponsor: Ontario Dental Association

Attendee Points: 3

Course Location: Ontario Dental Association, 4 New Street, Toronto M5R 1P6

 

ASM 2017

Speaker: Dr. Patrick Sammon

Date of Course: May 06, 2017

Time of Course: 01:30 PM

Sponsor: Ontario Dental Association

Attendee Points: 3

Course Location: Ontario Dental Association, 4 New Street, Toronto M5R 1P6

 

TAD 2017

Speaker: Dr. Patrick Sammon

Date of Course: Jun 03, 2017

Time of Course: 09:00 AM

Sponsor: Toronto Academy of Dentistry

Attendee Points: 3

Course Location: Winter Palace, 6 Crescent Road, Toronto M4W 1T1

 

Dental Caries Update 2017 Live

Speaker: Dr. John Maggio

Date of Course: Oct 13, 2017

Time of Course: 12:00 AM

Sponsor: University of Toronto

Attendee Points: 6

Course Location: Centre for Continuing Dental Education, 1440 Don Mills Road, Suite 103 , Toronto M3B 3M1

 

Dental Recordkeeping-Back to Basics-ASM 18

Speaker: RCDSO Staff

Date of Course: Apr 26, 2018

Time of Course: 10:00 AM

Sponsor: Ontario Dental Association

Attendee Points: 3

Course Location: Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 222 Bremner Boulevard, Toronto M5V 3L9

Description: In this presentation, RCDSO representatives offer guidance and practical advice in understanding the dental recordkeeping requirements in Ontario.

 

Dental Management of Patients with Endocrine Disorders - ASM 18

Speaker: Dr. Aviv Ouanounou, BSc, MSc, DDS, FICO

Date of Course: Apr 26, 2018

Time of Course: 10:00 AM

Sponsor: Ontario Dental Association

Attendee Points: 3

Course Location: Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 222 Bremner Boulevard, Toronto M5V 3L9

Description: This lecture will review the pathophysiology, pharmacotherapy and dental management of patients with these endocrine diseases. The necessary precautions needed during the provision of dental treatment and the appropriate management of medical emergencies that can arise during treatment will also be discussed

 

Oral Manifestations and Management of Patients with Immunosuppression and Autoimmune Diseases-ASM 18

Speaker: Dr. Allan Hovan DMD, MSD, FRCD(C)

Date of Course: Apr 26, 2018

Time of Course: 02:30 PM

Sponsor: Ontario Dental Association

Attendee Points: 3

Course Location: Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 222 Bremner Boulevard, Toronto M5V 3L9

Description: This lecture will provide a practical review of immune and autoimmune disorders, their medical management and their presentation in the oral cavity and how we best manage these oral complications as dental professionals.

 

CSI - Compliance, Safety, Inspections - Can Your Practice Survive? - ASM 18

Speaker: Dr. Blake Clemes

Date of Course: Apr 26, 2018

Time of Course: 10:00 AM

Sponsor: Ontario Dental Association

Attendee Points: 6

Course Location: Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 222 Bremner Boulevard, Toronto M5V 3L9

Description: This course covers the legal requirements of the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA)and associated Regulations as they apply to the dental office for both employers and employees. This program includes the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA), Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS), Ministry of Labour Inspections, Workplace Violence and Harassment, X-Ray safety, Musculoskeletal Disorders(MSD), Anaesthetic Gases, relevant regulations regarding eyewash stations and safety engineered needles and various required forms.

 

Patient Safety Incidents and Adverse Events: Be Prepared-ASM 18

Speaker: RCDSO Staff

Date of Course: Apr 26, 2018

Time of Course: 02:30 PM

Sponsor: Ontario Dental Association

Attendee Points: 3

Course Location: Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 222 Bremner Boulevard, Toronto M5V 3L9

Description: In this interactive presentation, PLP staff will describe dentists’ legal obligations when an adverse clinical event occurs and provide practical advice for managing care and communicating with patients following an adverse event or negative treatment outcome.

 

Pain Management and Analgesics Use in the Dental Office: An Overview-ASM 18

Speaker: Dr. Aviv Ouanounou, BSc, MSc, DDS, FICO

Date of Course: Apr 26, 2018

Time of Course: 02:30 PM

Sponsor: Ontario Dental association

Attendee Points: 3

Course Location: Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 222 Bremner Boulevard, Toronto M5V 3L9

Description: Attendees in this lecture will be introduced to evidence-based information related to the basic mechanisms of pain, the pharmacology of analgesics and the rationale for the selection of an analgesic for the treatment of acute odontogenic pain. Also, other newer analgesics (particularly used for chronic facial and TMJ pain) will be discussed. The common adverse drug reactions and drug interactions associated with these agents will also be discussed.

 

Medical Emergencies In The Dental Office (Are You Ready?)-ASM 18

Speaker: Dr. Peter Nkansah, DDS, Certified Specialist in Dental Anesthesia (ON)

Date of Course: Apr 26, 2018

Time of Course: 09:30 AM

Sponsor: Ontario Dental Association

Attendee Points: 6

Course Location: Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 222 Bremner Boulevard, Toronto M5V 3L9

Description: This full-day lecture will review the more-common and the more-dangerous emergencies that we might face. We will review office set-ups, as well as treatment steps(including emergency drugs) and strategies, to make your team more competent and more comfortable.

 

Risk Managing Your Practice-ASM 18

Speaker: Dr. Bruce Glazer DDS, BScD, Dip Pros. │Dr. Lionel Lenkinski DDS, Cert. Endo

Date of Course: Apr 26, 2018

Time of Course: 10:00 AM

Sponsor: Ontario Dental Association

Attendee Points: 3

Course Location: Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 222 Bremner Boulevard, Toronto M5V 3L9

Description: This lecture will provide practical help in understanding the current environment and providing strategies for compliance. Subjects discussed are: defining adverse events, harm, informed consent, intra- and post-treatment care, managing social media and electronic communication, sedation and anesthesia considerations, treating pediatric patients and establishing safe protocols for these.

 

From Features to Image Interpretation: What to Look for and What it Means - ASM 18

Speaker: Dr. Ernest Lam, DMD, MSc, PhD, FRCD(C)

Date of Course: Apr 26, 2018

Time of Course: 02:00 PM

Sponsor: Ontario Dental Association

Attendee Points: 3

Course Location: Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 222 Bremner Boulevard, Toronto M5V 3L9

Description: This lecture will use plain and panoramic images, as well as cone beam CT images, as a means of identifying key radiologic features of diseases arising in the jaw. We will attempt to correlate these features with the underlying mechanisms of the disease that have produced them.

 

What Dentists Should Know About Orofacial Manifestationsof Autoimmune Rheumatic Diseases Part 1 – Sjögren’s Syndrome and Systemic Lupus Erythematosus; Manifestations and Management-ASM 18

Speaker: Dr. Michael Brennan, DDS, MHS, FDS RCSEd

Date of Course: Apr 27, 2018

Time of Course: 09:30 AM

Sponsor: Ontario Dental Association

Attendee Points: 3

Course Location: Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 222 Bremner Boulevard, Toronto M5V 3L9

Description: This lecture will address the systemic and oral manifestations of Sjögren’s syndrome, systemic lupus erythematosus and systemic sclerosis. Classification and clinical management of Sjögren’s syndrome and systemic lupus erythematosus will be reviewed

 

Perioperative Management of the Oral Surgery Patient-ASM 18

Speaker: Dr. Keyvan Abbaszadeh, DMD, FRCD(C)

Date of Course: Apr 27, 2018

Time of Course: 10:00 AM

Sponsor: Ontario Dental Association

Attendee Points: 3

Course Location: Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 222 Bremner Boulevard, Toronto M5V 3L9

Description: In this course the dentist will have an understanding of basic perioperative assessment and management of oral surgical patients.

 

Sexually Transmitted Diseases and Dentistry: HPV and Oropharyngeal Cancers-ASM 18

Speaker: Dr. Deborah Saunders, BSc, DMD

Date of Course: Apr 27, 2018

Time of Course: 02:00 PM

Sponsor: Ontario Dental Association

Attendee Points: 3

Course Location: Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 222 Bremner Boulevard, Toronto M5 3L9

Description: In this course the dentist will become familiar with the HPV, how it is involved in cancer development and the risk factors. Myths and facts about HPV oropharyngeal cancers will be reviewed, with a special emphasis on how to talk to your patients about what, for most, is an uncomfortable topic to discuss.

 

Oral Care for the Medically Compromised Patient-ASM 18

Speaker: Dr. Deborah Saunders, BSc, DMD

Date of Course: Apr 27, 2018

Time of Course: 09:30 AM

Sponsor: Ontario Dental Association

Attendee Points: 3

Course Location: Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 222 Bremner Boulevard, Toronto M5V 3L9

Description: In this course, the dentist will become more familiar with oral complications related to cancer treatment, cancer patients who are at highest risk for complications, the role of pre-treatment oral care. The dentist will learn how to oral care during and after head and neck radiation.

 

WHMIS Program: A Guide for Dental Practices-ASM 18

Speaker: Mr. Neil McDermott, MSc, CRSP, CIH

Date of Course: Apr 27, 2018

Time of Course: 09:30 AM

Sponsor: Onatario Dental Association

Attendee Points: 3

Course Location: Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 222 Bremner Boulevard, Toronto M5V 3L9

Description: This lecture will review the changes and provide your dental practice with the necessary information to comply with the new requirements. The ODA’s WHMIS Program – A Guide for Dental Practices will be distributed.

 

Dry Mouth and Salivary Gland Dysfunction: Diagnosis and Management-ASM 18

Speaker: Dr. Joel Laudenbach, DMD

Date of Course: Apr 27, 2018

Time of Course: 10:00 AM

Sponsor: Ontario Dental Association

Attendee Points: 3

Course Location: Metro toronto Convention Centre, 222 Bremner Boulevard, Toronto M5V 3L9

Description: In this course, dentist will learn the recognition strategies for key clinical signs and symptoms of dry mouth and how to formulate a relevant differential diagnosis for xerostomia and salivary gland dysfunction/pathology; along with the appropriate work-up to rule out dental and medical etiologies. Salivary flow optimization, dental caries prevention and oral candidiasis management, in the context of severe xerostomia, will be reviewed. Salivary gland biopsy and imaging techniques will also be presented.

 

Dentistry’s Role in Abuse Recognition and Domestic Violence Prevention-ASM 18

Speaker: Dr. Frank Stechey, BA, DDS

Date of Course: Apr 27, 2018

Time of Course: 10:00 AM

Sponsor: Ontario Dental Association

Attendee Points: 3

Course Location: Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 222 Bremner Boulevard, Toronto M5V 3L9

Description: In this course, dentist will: 1. Understanding the importance of and how basic dental knowledge is used in forensics. 2. Understanding dental professionals’ legal and mandated duty to report. 3. How you and your staff can easily help victims of abuse by having an office protocol and safety plan for patients and where to get free assistance from your local agencies

 

Geriatric Dentistry: Improve Your Clinical Confidence!-ASM 18

Speaker: Dr. Joel Laudenbach, DMD

Date of Course: Apr 27, 2018

Time of Course: 02:30 PM

Sponsor: Ontario Dental association

Attendee Points: 3

Course Location: Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 222 Bremner Boulevard, Toronto M5V 3L9

Description: This interactive lecture will address oral health and medical issues unique to the geriatric population. Multiple aspects of geriatric medicine and geriatric dentistry will be presented in the context of clinical care. The lecture material will cover a broad range of introductory topics relevant to clinical dentistry for older adults, including: comprehensive geriatric assessment, medical risk assessment, dental management strategies, oral pathology and orofacial pain disorders.

 

What Dentists Should Know About Orofacial Manifestations of Auto Immune Rheumatic Diseases Part 2 –Inflammatory Arthropathies and Myopathies-ASM 18

Speaker: Dr. David Psutka, DDS, FRCD(C)

Date of Course: Apr 28, 2018

Time of Course: 08:30 AM

Sponsor: Ontario Dental Association

Attendee Points: 3

Course Location: Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 222 Bremner Boulevard, Toronto M5V 3L9

Description: This lecture will discuss the oral manifestations of inflammatory joint and muscle disorders and the important role in the overall management of these patients .The impact of pharmacotherapy as an adjunct and the potenetial side-effects on the oral cavity will be reviewed.

 

CSI 2: Office Implementation of Compliance, Safety and Inspections-ASM 18

Speaker: Dr.Blake Clemes, BA, DDS

Date of Course: Apr 28, 2018

Time of Course: 08:30 AM

Sponsor: Ontario Dental Association

Attendee Points: 6

Course Location: Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 222 Bremner Boulevard, Toronto M5V 3L9

Description: It is strongly suggested that at least one member of the dental team has completed the first CSI lecture in order to properly understand the content and detail of this lecture. This lecture examines how to implement in the dental office the legal requirements of the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) and related regulations that were outlined in the first CSI lecture. This lecture can act as a checklist that you have fully done your implementation or help you to now do so.

 

Dental Caries Update 2017: It’s About More than Just Filling Holes!-ASM 18

Speaker: Dr. John Maggio, DDS

Date of Course: Apr 28, 2018

Time of Course: 08:30 AM

Sponsor: Ontario Dental Association

Attendee Points: 6

Course Location: Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 222 Bremner Boulevard, Toronto M5V 3L9

Description: This lecture will provide literature and review scientific studies as a framework for rethinking our approach to caries as a disease. Specific guidelines will be developed for treatment of very deep lesions, small carious lesions and root caries, and prevention and minimal intervention.

 

Oral Cancer Screening and Lesion Recognition: Improve Your Diagnostic and Management Skills!-ASM 18

Speaker: Dr. Joel Laudenbach, DMD

Date of Course: Apr 28, 2018

Time of Course: 08:30 AM

Sponsor: Ontario Dental Association

Attendee Points: 3

Course Location: Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 222 Bremner Boulevard, Toronto M5V 3L9

Description: In this course, the oral, head and neck cancer screening examination technique will be reviewed in detail with helpful recognition and diagnostic strategies. Common oral lesions and head/neck pathology observed in general and specialty dental practice will be presented, as well as updated oral cancer statistics/risk factors. Oral manifestations of systemic diseases will be highlighted using an interactive format. Attendees will learn to recognize when additional testing and/or specialty referrals are indicated. Adjunctive and biopsy techniques will be briefly reviewed: tissue reflectance/fluorescence, toluidine blue dye, cytology and conventional scalpel biopsy. Lesion management will be discussed throughout the lecture.

 

Update in Dentistry: Implications of Dental Complications - Mount Sinai Hospital

Speaker: Dr. Amir Azarpazhooh, Dr. Bobby Baig, Dr. Mary-Ellen Cascone, D. Lesley David, Dr. Kristopher Lee, Dr. Nadia Marchese, Dr. Brian Rittenberg

Date of Course: May 11, 2018

Time of Course: 08:30 AM

Sponsor: Department of Dentistry, Mount Sinai Hospital

Attendee Points: 6

Course Location: Chestnut Residence and Conference Centre, 89 Chesnut Street, Toronto M5G 1R1

Description: This one-day symposium will focus on avoidance of complications; principally by outlining appropriate treatment planning strategies for various conditions. At the end of the symposium participants will have a better understanding of the cause of various types of complications, how to avoid them and if they do occur, how to treat them.

 

Medicine for Dentists: Part 2 - TAD Winter Clinic

Speaker: Dr. Adam Kaplan

Date of Course: Nov 09, 2018

Time of Course: 09:00 AM

Sponsor: Toronto Academy of Dentistry

Attendee Points: 3

Course Location: Toronto

Description: This lecture focuses on how these diseases impact your dental treatment and how you should modify your dental treatment to best care for your patients. Relevant medical emergencies will also be reviewed along with their management in the dental office.

 

IT Considerations in the Dental Office - TAD Winter Clinic

Speaker: Dr. Gordon Markic

Date of Course: Nov 09, 2018

Time of Course: 08:30 AM

Sponsor: Toronto Academy of Dentistry

Attendee Points: 3

Course Location: Cineplex Empress Walk Theatre, 5095 Yonge Street, North York

Description: This lecture will cover the modern-day issues and problems that the dental office faces with networked information access. This presentation is aimed at the dentist and the dentist's responsibilities and interests in identifying and protecting their digital assets. The approach, logic, and methods in protecting our files will be covered so that we can build a solid foundation of IT security.

 

Dry Mouth - Winter Clinic

Speaker: Dr. Ross Kerr

Date of Course: Nov 09, 2018

Time of Course: 08:00 AM

Sponsor: Toronto Academy of Dentistry

Attendee Points: 3

Course Location: Cineplex Empress Walk Theatre, 5095 Yonge Street, North York

Description: This session will introduce the oral health care providers to the topic of dry mouth and salivary gland hypofunction. The experience of having a dry mouth, know as xerostomia, is highly prevalent in our patients (estimated to be approximately 20%). Attendees will learn about the epidemiology, patogenesis, risk factors, clinical signs and symptoms, diagnosis and management of patients with a dry mouth and the associated complications.

 

Behaviour Change: It is a Process - Winter Clinic 2018

Speaker: Dr. Clive Friedman

Date of Course: Nov 09, 2018

Time of Course: 09:00 AM

Sponsor: Toronto Academy of Dentistry

Attendee Points: 3

Course Location: Cineplex Empress Walk Theatre, 5095 Yonge Street, North York

Description: This presentation will use the caries process as an example of how complex it is to achieve behavior change in a patient or family. One of the best tools available according to the literature to achieve this goal. Motivational Interviewing will be described, and a number of interactive exercises will be done in order to help learn these tools experientially.

 

Oral Cancer: Early Detection - Winter Clinic

Speaker: Dr. Ross Kerr

Date of Course: Nov 09, 2018

Time of Course: 12:00 PM

Sponsor: Toronto Academy of Dentistry

Attendee Points: 3

Course Location: Cineplex Empress Walk Theatre, 5095 Yonge Street, North York

Description: This session, with a discussion of cases, will prepare the entire dental team to implement early detection of oral and oropharyngeal cancer into their practice. Attendees will learn about the current epodemiology, pathogenesis, and molecular basis for oral and oropharyngeal cancers and oral potentially malignant disorders, how to perform a comprehensive yet practical risk assessment and oral examination, and what to do when abnormal examination findings are encountered.

 

Anti-Infectives in the Dental Office: What's New - ODS

Speaker: Dr. Aviv Ouanounou

Date of Course: Nov 30, 2018

Time of Course: 12:30 PM

Sponsor: Ottawa Dental Society

Attendee Points: 3

Course Location: Ottawa

Description: This lecture will discuss the common antibiotics, antifungals and antivirals drugs used in the dental office. The common adverse Drug Reactions and Drug Interactions associated with these agents will be discussed. Also special topics such as Geriatrics, pregnancy, kidney failure and liver disease, all situations requiring special caution on the part of the clinician when indicating antibiotic treatment will be reviewed.

 

Pharmacology for the Dental Practitioner: An Overview - ODS

Speaker: Dr. Aviv Ouanounou

Date of Course: Nov 30, 2018

Time of Course: 08:00 AM

Sponsor: Ontario Dental Society

Attendee Points: 3

Course Location: Ottawa

Description: In this lecture Dr. Ouanounou will review the various pharmacological agents commonly used in the daily dental practice. We will discuss local anaesthetics, its mechanism of action, onset and duration of action and adverse effects and potential complications associated with its use. Also, we will review the analgesics most commonly used in dentistry namely, acetaminophen, NSAIDs and opioids.