|DECEMBER 31, 2019 MARKS THE END OF THE CE BIENNIUM IN OHIO|
SYSTEMIC HEALTH CONSIDERATIONS FOR PATIENTS WITH COMPLEX MEDICAL ISSUES
UPDATES IN PEDIATRIC DENTISTRY
Northeastern Ohio Dental Hygienists’ Association
American Dental Association
Dentists and dental hygienists are confronted with an increasing number of medically compromised patients who require comprehensive care for their oral rehabilitation. The course aims to present the clinician with guidelines for pre- and post-operative management of patients with multiple medical issues. Optimizing health and appreciating the modalities available to facilitate safe, efficient dental care increase the odds of successful treatment in this patient category.
In addition, this presentation provides an update in pediatric dentistry. A review of modern techniques in pulp therapy, space maintenance, behavior guidance, stainless steel crowns, cosmetic crowns, and pediatric practice management will be discussed.
Matthew Cooke, DDS, MD, MPH
Associate Professor, Departments of Anesthesiology & Pediatric Dentistry
Assistant, Adjunct Professor
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Virginia Commonwealth University, School of Dentistry
Matthew Cooke, DDS, MD, MPH (Dr. Matt) joined the Department of Dental Anesthesiology at the University of Pittsburgh’s School of Dental Medicine in April of 2011. He is a board-certified pediatric dentist and dental anesthesiologist. He received his dental and medical degrees from Virginia Commonwealth University’s Medical College of Virginia. Dr. Cooke completed residences in pediatric dentistry, and anesthesiology. He also completed a Master’s in Public Health.
Dr. Cooke is actively involved in advancing the profession. In addition to patient care and scholarly research, Dr. Cooke oversees the local anesthesia curriculum at the school of Dental Medicine; he serves as the Director of the Healthy Athletes Program for Special Olympics of Virginia and Pennsylvania. Dr Cooke’s overall goal is to improve access to care and to be an advocate for sedation and anesthesia in pediatric dentistry.
- Local Anesthesia in Dentistry
- Sedation and Anesthesia in Pediatric Dentistry
- Post-Operative Pain Management for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
- Management of Patients with Intellectual and Developmental Disorders
- Early Childhood Caries
- Delivery of Oral Health Services in Medial Settings
- Utilization of Dental Services in Public Programs
DATE: Wednesday, October 2, 2019
TIME: 8:30 am Registration
Course 9:00am-4:00pm (lunch included)
PLACE: Lakeland Community College, Performing Arts Center
7700 Clocktower Drive, Kirtland, OH, 44094
PARTICIPANTS: Dental Team Members
CREDITS: 6 CEUs
PARKING: Student Lots
TUITION PER PARTICIPANT: $45.00 – Members $90.00 – Nonmembers
Registration Deadline: September 25, 2019
For information contact Beth Hinze at: