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This Course is a Live Webinar and will be live-streamed:

8:00 pm ET, 7:00 pm CT, 6:00 pm MT, 5:00 pm AZ, 5:00 pm PT

This course is designed to educate the dental office professional on the use of the seven basic medications recommended in by the ADA, Dr. Stanley Malamed and others.  Avoiding medical emergencies in the dental office will be discussed along with the appropriate response to arising emergencies including medications and devices.

 Attendees will leave this course with a higher knowledge level of emergency response in handling the necessary devices and medications in the event of a medical emergency occurring in the dental office.

 Course Learning Objectives – Prevention Prevention Prevention

  •          Detailed reviews of patient medical histories
  •          Recognition of signs and symptoms of emerging medical emergencies
  •          Importance of an emergency response plan
  •          What medications for what situation
  •          When to call 911

Donald Cohen, DMD

Dr. Donald Cohen is a licensed practicing dentist in New York State for over thirty years with over 20 years of teaching experience at Columbia University SDOS and over 20 years as an Attending Dentist at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital in New York City.  

He is past president of the New York State Society of Dentistry For Children and is He is Chief Clinical Officer Officer of HealthFirst and Banyan International where in addition to creating emergency medical kits to office based practices, institutional locations and airlines, he directs the Banyan and HealthFirst Medical Advisory Board (MAB). The MAB advises on appropriate medications and devices for emergency medical kits as well as substitutions during national manufacturer drug shortages, such as Vasopressin.

Additionally, he lectures throughout the U.S. on Emergency Medicine.  

Mohamed Harunani, DDS, MAGD

Dr. Mohamed Harunani graduated from Northwestern University Dental School in 1986 and then completed a GPR residency at Cook County Hospital. Upon completion of his training, he embarked on career in private practice in partnership with his brother. During this time, he served as a consulting dentist for several institutions caring for physically, mentally, and financially challenged individuals. He was also involved in advancing healthcare outcomes for the local community, chairing the Ogle County Board of Health from 1998-2006. In 2005, Dr. Harunani transitioned into the Dental Director position at the Midwest Dental Support Center, providing support and training to dentists as they progressed in their careers. In 2020 he transitioned into his current role with Smile Brands where he serves as the VP of Clinical Support.

Dr. Harunani has been involved in organized dentistry and dental education from the beginning of his career, receiving his FAGD in 1991, a Fellowship in the ADI in 1996, the MAGD in 1997, Life Long Service awards in 2007 and 2019. In 2012 he received AGD’s esteemed Albert Borish award for his courage and dedication to the advancement of our profession and in 2015 was awarded ADA’s SCDI Volunteer Award for his significant contributions to informatics in Dentistry. He has also achieved a Diplomat status in the American College of Forensic Examiners and has received Fellowships in the American College of Dentistry, the International College of Dentistry and the International Academy of Dental-Facial Esthetics.

Course Contact: Angie.Michlig@smilebrands.com

Course Categories: Medical Emergencies / Emergency Care

Provider Approval: (AADH) American Academy of Dental Hygiene, Nationally Recognized (AGD-PACE) Academy of General Dentistry Program approval for Continuing Education

Educational Type: Live

Educational Method: Lecture

Prerequisites :


Sponsor(s) : Smile Brands, Inc

Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Affiliated and/or Associated with

Smile Brands, Inc. - Mohamed Harunani is employed by Smile Brands, Inc.

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Date / Time

Tue, Sep 27, 2022: 07:00 PM - 08:30 PM CT