A note from the course director...
Ciarrocca is a Board certified Oral Medicine specialist and
will speak about medically
PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVES
This lecture/participation course will update the general practitioner on treatments for edentulous and partially edentulous patients. It will also review the treatment modifications required with older adults as well as oral lesions prevalent in this population. Attendees will also learn about oral medicine in children. Attendees will receive instruction in OSHA and infective endocarditis. Participants will learn about proper digital photographic technique.
Dentists, auxiliaries and other dental professionals
The Georgia Health Sciences University College of Dental Medicine is a recognized ADA CERP provider, member of ACDE, ADA/CERP approved, AGD approved national sponsor, FAGD/MAGD credit. 01/01/10-12/31/13. This course includes 12.50 hours of instruction. The optional workshop is an additional 2 hours.
Georgia Health Sciences University College of Dental Medicine and Division of Continuing Education
|Friday, October 15, 2010|
|7:45||Welcome and Introduction to Course
Dr. Gary Holmes
plan and execute successful patient treatment
Implant-Assisted Complete and Partial Dentures
Ten Things You Need to Know to Treat Geriatric Patients
Dr. Katharine Ciarrocca
of geriatric patients and special meds
|Saturday, October 16, 2010|
Xerostomia and Root Caries
Dr. Katharine Ciarrocca
of oral manifestations in patients over 65 and how they
Common Oral Lesions in the Elderly
Dr. Katharine Ciarrocca
Digital Photography in the Dental Environment
the basic steps in digital photography
|1:30||Hands-on Digital Photography
Limited to 20
• Describe the methods of manipulating digital photos
• Examine the multiple digital photography components
|3:30||Adjourn from workshop|
|Sunday, October 17, 2010|
Pediatric Oral Medicine
Dr. Scott DeRossi
common oral medicine conditions
Infective Endocarditis A to Z
Dr. Scott DeRossi
the physiology of infectious endocarditis
|9:45||BREAK (please check out of resort at this time)|
OSHA and Infection Control Update
Dr. Kevin Plummer
• Review and beware of both regulatory issues and infection control in the dental office
|11:00||Questions and Answers|
R. Gary Holmes, D.M.D., M.S., course director, associate professor in the MCG Department of Oral Rehabilitation, is an alumnus of the MCG Schools of Dentistry and Graduate Studies. Dr. Holmes joined the MCG faculty after 10 years of private practice and military contracting and maintains a private practice in the intramural faculty dental practice. He is the course director of the freshman dental anatomy and occlusion class and teaches in operative dentistry, dental materials and complete dentures.
Ciarrocca, D.M.D.,a clinical instructor in the Department
of Oral Rehabilitation, received her D.M.D. degree from the
University of Pennsylvania, where she also completed postdoctoral
training in oral medicine and a master’s degree in education.
She is a diplomate of the American Board of Oral Medicine. Prior to
joining the faculty, Dr. Ciarrocca served as an Adjunct/Clinical
Assistant Professor in the University of Pennsylvania Department of
Dr. Scott DeRossi, D.M.D, MCG associate professor of oral medicine and chairman of oral health and diagnostic sciences, received his dental degree and postdoctoral training in oral medicine from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine. Dr. DeRossi, who has had an oral medicine practice for over 11 years, is a diplomate of the American Board of Oral Medicine. He received an Earl Bank Hoyt Teaching Award from the University of Pennsylvania, where he held a faculty position before joining MCG. He co-authored a Burket’s Oral Medicine textbook and lectures and publishes extensively on all aspects of oral medicine.
Kevin D. Plummer, DDS, associate professor in the
MCG School of Dentistry Department of Oral Rehabilitation, earned
his dental degree from Emory University and completed postgraduate
training in the U.S. Army, where he served 21 years in the Dental Corps as a consultant to the U.S. Army Surgeon General in infection control, OSHA compliance and dental laboratory operations. He is certified by the American Board of Prosthodontics. Dr. Plummer chairs the MCG School of Dentistry Infection Control and Hazards Committee and is a member of the MCG Institutional Chemical Safety Committee. He is the section chief of removable prosthodontics and course director of preclinical removable partial dentures and preclinical complete dentures. He is the clinical course director of the Treatment Planning Board and Prosthodontics Clinic. He is an author/editor of Textbook of Complete Dentures (People's Medical Publishing House, 2009).
|Registration Fees||Before Sept. 15||After Sept. 15|
|Hygienist or Auxiliary||$245||$295|
|Optional Saturday Afternoon Workshop (limit 20)||$115||$135|
To register, fax registrations with payment by credit card to (fax) 706-721-4642 or complete the registration form and mail to Division of Continuing Education, Georgia Health Sciences University, Augusta, Georgia 30912.
Phone: 706-721-3967 or 800-221-6437
The registration fee, less a $75 administrative charge, is refundable if notice of cancellation is received by Oct. 1, 2010. Register early to ensure your place.
LOCATION AND LODGING
The course will be held at the Brasstown Valley Resort, offering mountain elegance for all ages, moderate climate for heavenly outdoor escapes in the surrounding forests of the Blue Ridge Mountains and year-round championship golf. From the end of September until the first week of November, Brasstown Valley Resort and the North Georgia Mountains play host to visitors who come to view the awe-inspiring color palate that Mother Nature spreads upon the mountains. The coloring of the leaves begins at the summits of the mountains and flows down their sides to the valley floors. A truly spiritual time, fall in the mountains is a perfect way to begin the busy holiday season. Take this time to, as our motto says, “leave your worries at our door.” Contact Brasstown Valley Resort (800-201-3205) to make your lodging reservations. Early lodging reservations are recommended.
Please Note: Reservations
deadline is September 14, 2010. It is important to make your
reservation as early as possible since this conference is planned
during the height of the fall color season and our room block
usually sells out before the deadline for lodging reservations.
Contact: Brasstown Valley Resort, ATTN: Reservations Dept., 6321 U.S. Highway 76, Young Harris, Georgia 30582, or call 800-201-3205.
The Georgia Health Sciences University Division of Continuing Education complies with the Americans With Disabilities Act. If you require special services, facilities or dietary considerations (vegetarian or otherwise) to support your participation in this continuing education program, contact the conference coordinator at 800-221-6437 or 706-721-3967.
Although every effort is made to have a comfortable temperature in the meeting room, we realize everyone’s comfort zone is different. Please bring a jacket or sweater in case the room is too cool for your comfort.