“Treating Trauma without the Drama” Kenneth W. Tittle, DDS, MS 6 CE units
March 16 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm$15 - $235
REGISTRATION FORM March 16Tittle TREATING TRAUMA WITHOUT THE DRAMA Understanding Traumatic Dental Injury Treatment: Guiding the Miracle of Dento-alveolar healing Dental trauma affects more then one in three adolescents. Our understanding of the biologic consequences of dental trauma is pivotal to managing these incidents with an organized, calming approach. Attendees will learn about the consequences of various injuries and their respective prognoses, both short –and long-term. Emphasis will be placed on reviewing our current best evidence and recommendations by the International association of Dental Traumatology. Judicious use of the latest technology to accurately diagnose traumatic dental injures will be discussed. The latest techniques and materials used in vital pulp therapy, repositioning and splinting, open apex treatments, and resorption management will be discussed. The overall theme of this course emphasizes the dentist’s role as a facilitator of healing. You will learn to systematically diagnose traumatic dental injuries and formulate treatment plans that maximize potential for healing. You will learn how cone beam computed tomography can aid in diagnosing traumatic dental injuries. Attendees will understand the principles of regenerative endodontics and vital pulp therapy. You will learn the latest techniques to manage an open apex. Attendees will learn the management or root resorption as it is related to trauma. This course is based on the biology of healing after a traumatic dental injury. Managing traumatic injuries presents both a challenge and and opportunity to use the healing potential of the pulp and dento-alveolar apparatus not available in other disciplines. Case studies will be presented to illustrate a creative patient centered approach to managing dental trauma Attendees will benefit from this course by increasing their readiness to calmly manage traumatic injuries. Attending this course will provide the participant with a multidisciplinary approach employing the latest in diagnostic and restorative technologies to maximize healing from traumatic dental injuries General dentists, Pediatric dentists. endodontists, possibly periodontists and oral surgeons. Assistants and hygienists have enjoyed this course in the past.