Technology and Minimally Invasive Implant Reconstruction
Dr. Daniel R. Cullum, DDS
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:
About DR. DANIEL R. CULLUM, DDS
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
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.
About DR. LAURENCE S. AMBROSE, DDS, MS
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.
Peri-Implantitis: Prevalence, Risk Factors, And Non-Surgical Treatment
Sherri Lukes, RDH, MS, FAADH
This course is an overview of oral pathologic conditions from Ms. Lukes’ own personal collection of lesion images accumulated over 37 years as a dental hygienist and a 28-year teaching career. Etiology, clinical appearance and treatment options are included for each lesion/condition, highlighting the assessment phase of the process of care. The course includes both common and uncommon conditions, many of which are signs of systemic disease, emphasized in a discussion about interdisciplinary collaboration with other health professionals. Comparison images for inclusion in differential diagnoses will also be presented encouraging 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 entering the field.
About SHERRI LUKES, RDH, MS, FAADH
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. ]]]