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July 20, 2018
Technology and Minimally Invasive Implant Reconstruction
Dr. Daniel R. Cullum, DDS

Periodontics - Facts, Fiction and the Future
Laurence S. Ambrose, DDS, MS

Whate Are We Really Looking For? Oral Pathology Cases and Concepts
Sherri Lukes, RDH, MS, FAADH

4000 NE 41st St
Seattle, WA 98105

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Friday, July 20, 2018
10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Exhibits and Registration
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Dr. Daniel R. Cullum
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Dr. Laurence S. Ambrose
2:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m Break
3:00 p.m. -5:00 p.m. Sherri Lukes

Hands on Course
1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Dr. Daniel R. Cullum

Five (5) hours of continuing education credit will be provided.
The WSP is a recognized ADA CERP Provider.

Package Cost
Dentist WSP Member $79
Dentist Non-Member $99
Staff WSP Member $49
Staff Non-Member $69
Full-Time Student $39
Hands-On Course $250

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Technology and Minimally Invasive Implant Reconstruction
Dr. Daniel R. Cullum, DDS
Course Description

Minimally Invasive Techniques benefit patient care with less swelling, discomfort and scarring, as well as, enhanced tissue preservation and esthetics. Advanced technology is proving to be a significant advantage, CBCT, Piezosurgery, Dynamic Navigation with many applications in implant reconstruction including immediate implant placement, ridge expansion and crestal sinus elevation. Adjunctive bone grafting, benefits of Amnion/ Chorion and avoiding complications will also be presented

HANDS-ON COURSE: Technology and Minimally Invasive Implant Reconstruction
Dr. Daniel R. Cullum, DDS
This Hands-On Course will focus on the following surgical techniques:
•  Ridge Expansion
•  Bone Block Grafting
•  Lateral Sinus Lift

Dr. Dan Cullum completed his DDS degree with distinction at the University of Alberta, Canada and residency training at Westchester Medical Center, New York. Dr. Cullum is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and is on faculty as a visiting lecturer at Loma Linda University, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and UCLA, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He speaks internationally and has contributed articles and textbook chapters on implant reconstruction. Dr. Cullum has served in leadership roles at national, state. and local societies. At Implants Northwest (Coeur d’Alene, ID), he practices oral and maxillofacial surgery with emphasis on immediate and minimally invasive techniques in esthetic implant reconstruction. Dr. Cullum is also president of Implants Northwest LIVE Learning Center, which emphasizes training in advanced techniques for surgeons/restorative teams using live surgery and hands-on application in a small group environment.

Periodontics - Facts, Fiction and the Future
Dr. Laurence S. Ambrose, DDS, MS
Course Description

This presentation will provide and entertaining and informative review of some myths and misconceptions surrounding periodontics and implant dentistry. We will also explore what the future holds for the profession and how the role of the dental hygienist is evolving in the era of collaborative care.

Learning Objectives

•  Dispel some common myths about periodontal and peri-implant disease
•  Separate the facts from the fiction about products and techniques we use every day
•  Discuss future therapies that dental hygienists can incorporate into their practice

Laurence S. Ambrose, D.D.S., M.S. is a board certified periodontist and has been a full-time staff member at the VA Medical Center in Phoenix, Arizona since 1998. He is also Adjunct Clinical Faculty at the Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health. He received his certificate in Periodontics from the VA Medical Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and his Master of Science degree through Marquette University. From 1991 to 1995 he was a Commissioned Officer with the United States Public Health Service and practiced general dentistry on numerous Indian Reservations in northern New Mexico. He is currently an officer with the Western Society of Periodontology and is Past President of the Arizona Society of Periodontists.


Whate Are We Really Looking For? Oral Pathology Cases and Concepts
Sherri Lukes, RDH, MS, FAADH
Course Description

This course is an overview of oral pathologic conditions from Ms. Lukes’ own personal collection of lesion images accumulated over 36 years as a dental hygienist and a 28- year teaching career. Etiology, clinical appearance, treatment options and relevance to dental hygiene are included for each lesion/condition. The course includes both common and uncommon conditions. Most images are from cases observed while in academia, as well as those encountered during annual mission work in Central Mexico. Comparison images for inclusion in the differential diagnosis will also be presented and discussed.

Learning Objectives

•  Encourages dental professionals to utilize all patient information when analyzing lesions. This course can serve as an excellent update for seasoned hygienists/dentists or a relevant review for new graduates

Sherri has been a dental hygienist for 37 years and holds advanced degrees in education. She is associate professor emerita, Southern Illinois University Dental Hygiene Program, where she taught oral pathology, public health, multicultural dental hygiene and advanced periodontics clinic. Her research concentration was in oral pathology, migrant farm worker oral health, and challenges of other underserved groups, resulting in multiple peer reviewed publications. A Pathology Fellow and approved speaker of the American Academy of Dental Hygiene, Sherri enjoys integrating her expertise from years of teaching and research into CE courses to empower dental professionals in the delivery of care. Ms. Lukes is a Past President of the Illinois Dental Hygienists’ Association and a member of the American Academy of Oral Medicine. Community service includes biannual mission trips to central Mexico, where accompanied by SIU dental hygiene students, she provides oral health care in an orphanage and remote villages. She received Community Service, Teacher of the Year, and Research Paper of the Year awards while at SIU, was named an Oral Health Champion by the IFLOSS Coalition and the Illinois Department of Public Health and is a past recipient of the Sunstar/RDH Award of Distinction. ]]]

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