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September 28, 2019
Bone Sets the Tone: Periodontal and Implant Implications - Osteoporosis/
Osteopenia 2019

DR. JOAN OTOMO-CORGEL, DDS, MPH, FACD, FICD


Diagnosis of Periodontal Problems
GERALD I. DRURY, MS, DDS, FACD


An Eye Opening Approach to Hygiene: The Dental Microscope Provides Clinical Excellence with the best in Ergonomics
TRACI MURRAY, RDH


LOCATION
 
Loews Hollywood Hotel
1755 N Highland Ave,
Hollywood, CA 90028
(323) 856-1200
 


PROGRAM
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Saturday, September 28, 2019
8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Registration and Exhibits
8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Joan Otomo-Corgel
10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Break and Exhibits
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Gerald I. Drury
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m Lunch and Exhibits
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Traci Murray


Six (6) hours of continuing education credit will be provided.
The WSP is a recognized ADA CERP Provider.


COURSE PRICING
Package Cost
Dentists $79.00
Non-Member Dentist $99.00
Hygienists / Assistants & Office Staff $69.00
Non-Member Hygienists / Assistants & Office Staff $89.00
Full-Time Student $35.00

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COURSES

Bone Sets the Tone: Periodontal and Implant Implications - Osteoporosis/
Osteopenia 2019

Joan Otomo-Corgel, DDS, MPH, FACD, FICD

Course Description

Low systemic bone mineral density may have direct implications in periodontal/implant therapy. This course will review osteoporosis and osteopenia, current therapy, and diagnosis. Present medical therapy will also be introduced. Research associated with periodontal disease, tooth loss, and alveolar ridge resorption will be discussed. Practical clinical therapy and application will be presented with an emphasis on periodontal/implant treatment. An update on controversies regarding bisphosphonate osseous necrosis will be reviewed and current recommendations for treatment and prevention.

Learning Objectives
•  Understand the systemic manifestations of osteoporosis
•  Review the current literature regarding osteoporosis and periodontal diseases/implants
•  Understand current medical therapies
•  Review the current recommendations on prevention of ostenecrosis


About Joan Otomo-Corgel, DDS, MPH, FACD, FICD
Dr. Joan Otomo-Corgel is a graduate of UCLA School of Dentistry 1976 (DDS), UCLA School of Public Health 1980 (MPH – Behavioral Sciences and Health Education). She is currently a Clinical Associate Professor at the UCLA School of Dentistry, Department of Periodontics (1979- ) and faculty at the Greater Los Angeles VA Health Care Center Dental Service (1990- ). She has had a private practice limited to periodontics, oral medicine, and implantology in Los Angeles, California, with Dr. William Matoska, since 1981. Dr. Otomo-Corgel is the Past President of the following organizations: AAP, WSP and CSP. She lectures extensively on periodontal medicine, medical emergencies, over-thecounter dental products, and clinical periodontal topics. She has contributed to over 60+ journals and texts.

 


Diagnosis of Periodontal Problems
Gerald Drury, M.S., D.D.S.


Course Description

This course will look at the clinical and radiographic parameters required to make a diagnosis of different periodontal diseases. Each parameter will be evaluated and discussed with a perspective as to its clinical importance. Dr. Drury will call upon his 40 plus years of clinical practice and teaching of current periodontal literature; and sixteen years as editor of “Periodontal Abstracts” to help with the discussion. The attendees will be provided a strong review of periodontal diagnosis, looking at all the different elements in gathering diagnostic information to best serve their patients.

Learning Objectives
•  Learn to identify clinical and radiographic parameters required for periodontal diagnosis.
•  Understand those parameters and their relevance to clinical practice.
•  The importance of considering all signs and symptoms in periodontal diagnosis.


About Gerald Drury, M.S., D.D.S.
Gerald Drury, M.S., D.D.S., is a past chairman of the American Board of Periodontology, editor of the Journal of the WSP, clinical professor and course director, Advanced Periodontology at USC. He is a past-president of the California Society of Periodontists and the WSP. Dr. Drury practices in Hermosa Beach, California.



An Eye Opening Approach to Hygiene: The Dental Microscope Provides Clinical Excellence with the best in Ergonomics
Traci Murray, RDH

Course Description

This lecture will show how the Microscope solves many of the ergonomic problems that plague hygienists in clinical practice, enabling them to work longer and with better clinical techniques.

Learning Objectives
•  How traditional hygiene working positions lead to musculoskeletal pathology
•  How magnification improves clinical excellence
•  How incorporation of the dental Microscope into hygiene practice drastically improves the ergonomics, quality of care and patient experience.


About Traci Murray, RDH
Traci is a full time clinical hygienist in her 20th year of practice. She is one of the few hygienists in the country working through the Dental Microscope 100% of the time. Traci’s clinical practice is 50% Periodontal, and in the last 7 years, she has performed 5000 periodontal procedures with the
microscope. Her lecture will show how the Microscope solves many of the ergonomic problems that plague hygienists in clinical practice, enabling them to work longer and with better clinical techniques. Traci works in private practice, in Charlotte, NC. She is married with 3 children.





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