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January 2020

Forensic Dentistry Seminar Series

January 3 - March 13

The objective of this course is to familiarize you with the various aspects of forensic dentistry including an overview of the role of the medical examiner, medical lead investigator, the forensic dental team and community dentist; and an introduction to victim identification based on dental records, bite mark analysis, photography for the forensic dentist, forensic anthropology and forensic dental software. Objectives You will be exposed to the following: Introduction to forensic dentistry and medicine – a general overview of the…

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February 2020

Local Anesthetic and Pain Control: Certification Training for Dental Hygienists

February 12 - February 26
Rutgers School of Dental Medicine, 50 12th Avenue
Newark, NJ 07103

The following curriculum was developed by the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Rutgers School of Dental Medicine to meet all the didactic and clinical requirements as set forth by the New Jersey State Board of Dentistry. Twenty hours of didactic and twelve hours of clinical training necessary for certification of a licensed Dental Hygienist in local anesthesia. The didactic portion of this course will be in a format with problem-based learning sessions. During the clinical portion, participants will practice all…

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Nitrous Oxide Sedation Monitoring: Certification Course for Registered Dental Hygienists and Assistants

February 21
Rutgers School of Dental Medicine, 50 12th Avenue
Newark, NJ 07103

This Nitrous Oxide Patient Monitoring certification course has been developed for the registered dental hygienist or registered dental assistant who will be monitoring a patient for whom nitrous oxide has been administered by a licensed dentist. The course provides background information and step-by step procedures for nitrous oxide monitoring. The lecture portion reviews basic concepts including but not limited to: Biology of respiration. Uses for nitrous oxide and oxygen sedation. Medical history review. Titration-time technique for administration and management of…

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March 2020

Evidence-Based Dental Practice: A Primer for the Dental Professional

March 6 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Rutgers School of Dental Medicine, 50 12th Avenue
Newark, NJ 07103

Dentistry is a rapidly evolving profession where new diagnostic and treatment modalities become available at an accelerating rate. You need to be able to access and assess information critical to making wise clinical decisions. Evidence-based Dentistry: Why and How-to Guide Examples of evaluating important ideas and technologies. Types of studies used to establish cause of disease and impact of new and existing treatments. By focusing on patient population, intervention under consideration, control and assessing outcome in clinical study results. Application…

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Hands-on workshop with Dr. Douglas Lambert: Making Composites Fun – Not Frustrating! Solving Composite Challenges

March 20 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Pines Manor, 2085 Route 27
Edison, NJ 08817

In today’s competitive market, many patients are seeking to achieve an esthetically pleasing smile, yet may have limited resources.  The option of composite resins may offer the most simple and cost-effective way to achieve an esthetic change.  Even though composites have reached widespread use, their proper use is not always as simplistic as it might seem. This program will offer conservative solutions based on clinical fundamentals, coupled with integration of current technologies and materials, to yield simple, reproducible, and efficient…

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Temporomandibular Disorders & Neuropathic Pain: An Update

March 20 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Rutgers School of Dental Medicine, 50 12th Avenue
Newark, NJ 07103

AM Session: Temporomandibular Joint Disorders This presentation is aimed at general dentists as well as specialists. The objective is to give an overview of conditions that affect the TMJ and the masticatory muscles. Topics to be covered: Anatomy of the TMJ Review of the masticatory muscles Differential diagnosis: muscle vs. joint Diagnostic tests for each condition and management. After this presentation, the dentist should be able to diagnose the various presentations of TMD's and make appropriate referrals when indicated. PM…

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Endodontics 101 & 102 and Beyond…

March 25 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Rutgers School of Dental Medicine, 50 12th Avenue
Newark, NJ 07103

The key to successful Endodontics is a grasp of basic principles of treatment. Meticulous attention to detail in following dictates of the Endodontic Triad – microbial control, cleaning and shaping, and seal of the canal system, is required to achieve this goal. ENDO 101 presents a philosophy of treatment grounded in these principles, coupled with over fifty years of clinical experience! Today's technological advances are integrated with these basic principles to achieve endodontic success with more ease, decreased stress, in…

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Oral Pathology Update for the General Practitioner

March 25 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Rutgers School of Dental Medicine, 50 12th Avenue
Newark, NJ 07103

Dental practitioners will be provided with a review and update of oral pathology including differential diagnosis, biopsy techniques and surgical management of common oral pathological lesions. Upon completion of this lecture, you will: Be able to develop a differential diagnosis for common oral pathologic lesions. Understand techniques for biopsy available including brush biopsy. Learn basic techniques of surgical management for oral pathologic lesions. Topics to be covered: Biopsy techniques (Dr. Zweig) Epithelial pathology (Dr. Napoli) Vesiculo-bullous lesions (Dr. Braidy) Odontogenic…

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April 2020

The 4th Biennial Symposium: Myths – Realities – Controversies: What will Work in Your Clinical Practice

April 3 - April 4
The Marriott Hotel at Newark Liberty Int’l Airport

This will be an exceptional meeting where world-class authorities from multiple specialties will share their knowledge and expertise. Outstanding general dentists will have the opportunity to hear the practical, evidence-based philosophies that specialists use to obtain superior results. The discerning specialist will be able to examine innovative techniques used to manage complex cases that require an interdisciplinary approach. The knowledge attendees obtain will have direct, every-day application in their practices. Topics of special interest will be discussed and debated by…

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Improving Diagnosis and Treatment with 3D Scanning and Printing in the Contemporary Dental Practice

April 8 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Rutgers School of Dental Medicine, 50 12th Avenue
Newark, NJ 07103

Once considered toys, 3D technologies have become ever more relevant in today’s contemporary dental practice. 3D scanning and 3D printing technologies have changed the landscape of what is possible. From diagnosis and treatment planning through prototyping and execution of final treatment, 3D technologies can improve our accuracy and efficiency. Topics to be covered: Intraoral scanning vs tabletop scanning. Basics of 3D printing. Facial Scanning. Scanning of implants, teeth and lips. Use of superimposition to help diagnose cases. Basics of CAD…

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