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Pulpal Dental Pain - Cause and Relief - presented by Professor Ken Hargreav...

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Crowne Plaza Adelaide

16 Hindmarsh Square

Adelaide, SA, Australia

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CPDA D 14/16

Current Concepts in managing dental pain
This evidence-based course is designed to provide effective and practical strategies for managing acute dental pain emergencies. The latest information on NSAIDS, acetaminophen-containing analgesics and local anesthetics will be provided with the objective of having immediate application to your next patient emergency. Want to know how to anesthetize that hot tooth? How to predictably manage severe acute pain after surgical or endodontic treatments? How to combine common medications to improve analgesia? This course will answer these practical tips and more using a lecture style that emphasizes interactions with the audience in answering common pain problems with useful solutions.

At the completion of this course, the practitioner should be able to:

  1. Describe a fast and efficient routine for managing dental pain emergency patients
  2. Select the best combination of analgesics to manage dental pain
  3. Provide effective local anesthesia to the classic “hot” molar case

 

How to avoid midnight phone calls: treating endodontic infections
This evidence-based course is designed to provide effective and practical strategies for managing dentoalveolar infections. The objective is to be practical. The biology of infections is used as a foundation to allow the practitioner to select the best combination of dental and pharmacological treatments to manage dental infections. In addition, potential adverse effects and their management will be reviewed. Want to know which antibiotic to use? How to manage most endodontic infections with local treatment instead of antibiotics? Which endodontic procedures offers the optimal way to reduce/eliminate endodontic pathogens? ? This course will answer these practical tips and more using a lecture style that emphasizes interactions with the audience in addressing endodontic infection problems with useful solutions.

At the completion of this course, the practitioner should be able to:

  1. Describe a practical method that combines non-pharmacological treatment with the appropriate antibiotics for managing dental infections.
  2. Understand the growing recognition of bacterial strains resistant to current antibiotics and be able to describe how to manage this problem.
  3. Describe clinical outcome studies comparing one appointment to multiple appointment procedures


The Presenter

Professor Ken Hargreaves received his DDS from Georgetown University, his PhD in physiology from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, MD, and his certificate in Endodontics from the University of Minnesota. Ken spent 5 years at the Pain Clinic of the NIDCR and 7 years as an associate professor of Endodontics and Pharmacology at the University of Minnesota. He joined the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio in 1997, as professor and Chair of the Department of Endodontics and is cross-appointed as professor in the Departments of Pharmacology, Physiology and Surgery. He maintains a private practice limited to endodontics and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Endodontists. Ken has received an NIH MERIT Award for research, two IADR Distinguished Scientist Awards and the Louis I. Grossman Award from the AAE. He has published more than 160 articles and, with Harold Goodis and Frank Tay, co-edited Seltzer and Bender’s Dental Pulp, and, with Steve Cohen and Lou Berman, co-edited Cohen’s Pathways of the Pulp.   Ken also serves as editor of the Journal of Endodontics.


CPD Hours 6.5

Book early!! Lecture is limited to 30 places.

Lunch, morning and afternoon teas included. Please advise special dietary requirements when you register.

Course registrants will be contacted by email with a reminder one week prior to the course.

Cancellation of registration is required at least 14 days prior to commencement of the course and is subject to a $50.00 cancellation charge. Cancellations within 14 days will be subject to further charges.

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