Overview

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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, 6:00 pm AZ, 5:00 pm PT

This presentation will look at oral surgery techniques and patient needs.  It will also provide information about pain and the medications/techniques that can be used to address pain control.  Information will also be discussed about reversal agents for opioid overdose.
Objectives: At the end of this presentation, attendees will be able to understand and describe
  •          Medications that may be prescribed post-operatively to help with pain and possible infection
  •          Medications used in place of narcotics
    •    To include issues pertaining to the current opioid crisis

    Larry Williams DDS, MPH

    Dr. Williams spent 30 years in the United States Navy where he served as a member of the Navy Dental Corps.  Highlights of his Navy career included development of tobacco policies for the National Prevention Strategy, served as the subject matter expert on tobacco issues for the Department of Defense, and the VA, and served on the Health and Human Services Committee addressing tobacco deaths in the US.  After retirement he joined the faculty at Midwestern University College of Dental Medicine-Illinois where he currently serves as an Associate Professor.  He currently develops curriculum and mentors first and second year dental students in their preclinical studies.  In 2017 Dr. Williams received his Master of Public Health and continues to research various public health issues.  He is a member of the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, and holds board certified status in the American Board of General Dentistry.  Dr. Williams is also a Fellow in the American College of Dentists, International College of Dentists, Pierre Fauchard Academy, and Academy of Dentistry International.  Dr. Williams recently served as the President of the Illinois Academy of General Dentistry and he is the a past President of the Westside Branch of the Chicago Dental Society.  He has presented numerous lectures and hands-on programs for addressing issues of tobacco and cannabis use, polypharmacy, managing medical emergencies, addressing geriatric patient needs, and issues with pain management/control.  He has no conflicts of interest to report.



    Course Contact: Angie.Michlig@smilebrands.com

    Course Categories: Oral Maxillofacial Surgery,Management and the Treatment of Pain

    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 :

    N/A




    Sponsor(s) : 3M

    Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None

    All CE Zoom related support: support.cezoom.com

    Date / Time

    Tue, Nov 1, 2022: 07:00 PM - 08:30 PM CT

    Location

    Online

    Tuition

    Complimentary