Continuing Education

Due to COVID-19, We Are Hosting a Webinar Series:

Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office

Speaker: Dr. Deepak Krishan DDS FACS
Professor and Chair, Univ. of Cincinnati

Topic: Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office

Who Should Attend:
Medical and Dental Professionals, and staff

*The learning objectives of this activity will earn attendees 2 Continuing Education (CE) hours.

Deepak Krishnan is the chief of Oral Maxillofacial surgery both at University of Cincinnati and at Cincinnati Children’s hospital and medical center. He is an associate professor of Surgery at the College of Medicine at University of Cincinnati in Ohio, USA, where he teaches and practices. 

Deepak obtained his dental degree from Bangalore University, India and trained in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Emory University’s College of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia. Upon completion of the residency, Deepak pursued further fellowship training in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery focusing on orthognathic surgery at Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada. 

He currently serves as the chair of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS) Committee on Anesthesia (CAN) and serves on the Committee of Education and Training (CET) of the AAOMS as well as the special committee for Academic Mentorship for the AAOMS. 

He is the secretary and treasurer of the American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (ACOMS). He is a past-president of the Ohio State Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and the current president of the Ohio Dental Society of Anesthesiology. He is a senior examiner for the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (ABOMS). 

He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (ACS). He is the chief editor of Face to Face, the newsletter of the International Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (IAOMS).

Surgical Airway Management

Speaker: Deepak Kademani DMD MD FACS and Scott Claiborne DDS MD of Minnesota Oral and Facial Surgery, Sartell, MN

Topic: Surgical Airway Management

Who Should Attend: Medical and Dental Professionals, and staff

*The learning objectives of this activity will earn attendees 2 Continuing Education (CE) hours.

Dr Kademani’s dental, medical degrees and surgical residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery education was at the University of Pennsylvania.  This was followed by a fellowship in Head and Neck Surgery.   He was subsequently board certified by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and has a Certificate of Added Qualification in Head and Neck Oncologic and Reconstructive Surgery. In 2004 he was the recipient of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons Faculty Education Development Award.

Dr. Kademani is a member of numerous professional societies, including the American College of Surgeons and the American Head and Neck Society. In addition to authoring or co-authoring over one hundred books, abstracts, chapters, monographs, and publications, he has authored two textbook’s ‘Atlas of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery’ and ‘Improving Outcomes in Oral Cancer’  He has delivered over 300 invited lectures nationally and internationally on a variety of topics, predominantly in head and neck pathology, oral cancer and reconstructive head and neck surgery. He has served as President of the Minnesota Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. He has served as on the Examination Committee for the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and was recently elected as Director. He has a number of roles associated with the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, including being appointed as Chair of Committee of Continuing Education and Professional Development, Research Committee and the Committee on Oral/Head and Neck Oncologic and Reconstructive Surgery. With the American Dental Association Dr Kademani serves on the Clinical and Scientific Affairs Committee.  His practice is dedicated to the care of head and neck cancer, oral cancer, salivary gland tumors, thyroid, skull base surgery and reconstructive head and neck surgery, orthognathic, TMJ, sleep apnea and dentoalveolar surgery.  He prides himself on delivering the highest quality and compassionate surgical care to his patients.

Dr. Claiborne is originally from North Carolina, where he earned his Bachelor of Science in Biology and History, with honors, from Wake Forest University in 2004. He attended the University of Maryland from 2005-2009, where he received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree.

He maintains a strong clinical interest in the diagnosis and treatment of patients with chronic head, neck, and facial pain. He has written multiple textbook chapters and presented research at local, national, and international meetings in the field of Oral/Head and Neck Oncology. He was also board certified by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in 2012.

Dental Implants and Grafting in the Aesthetic Zone

Speaker: Michael Block DDS
Center for Dental Reconstruction, Metairie, LA

 Topic: Dental Implants and Grafting in the Aesthetic Zone

Who Should Attend:
Medical and Dental Professionals, and staff

*The learning objectives of this activity will earn attendees 2 Continuing Education (CE) hours.

Dr. Block graduated from the University of Rochester in 1975, attaining both a BA in Biology and a BS in Biomedical Engineering.  He completed his dental training at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine in 1979, receiving his D.M.D. cum laude in a special field.  He completed his residency program in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the LSU School of Dentistry in 1983.  He remained at the LSU School of Dentistry and achieved the academic rank of Professor in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Currently he is in private practice.

Dr. Block is the editor-in-chief of five textbooks on dental implants, Endosseous Implants for Maxillofacial Reconstruction, Implants in Dentistry, Color Atlas of Dental Implant Surgery: the 4th edition was published in 2015.  He is Past President of the Academy of Osseointegration, and has been program chairman for three of their annual programs.  Dr. Block serves on the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS) Committee on Continuing Education as Chairman of the subcommittee on dental implants.   Dr. Block has been an examiner for the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He is a Section Editor on Dental Implants for the Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.

Dr. Block is particularly interested in the translation of technology for efficient and predictable reconstruction of the jaw to provide ideal bone for implant placement and esthetic replacement of missing teeth, the use of multiple techniques and implants to reconstruct significant atrophic conditions, and interceptive strategies for rehabilitating extraction sites with implant restorations

Narcotic Prescribing Practices for OMS and Dentists

Speaker: Angie Rake DDS
Dakota Valley Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Lakeville, MN

Topic: Narcotic Prescribing Practices for OMS and Dentists

Who Should Attend:
Medical and Dental Professionals, and staff 

*The learning objectives of this activity will earn attendees 2 Continuing Education (CE) hours.

Minimally Invasive Facial Cosmetic Surgery

Speaker: Faisel Quereshy DDS MD FACS
Professor and Program Director, Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, OH

Topic: Minimally Invasive Facial Cosmetic Surgery

Who Should Attend:
Medical and Dental Professionals, and staff

*The learning objectives of this activity will earn attendees 2 Continuing Education (CE) hours.

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