Spear Study Club

Spear Foundation Curriculum 2023

Webinar: January 24 – Spears informational meeting & sign-up. 6 - 7p
Please contact Julie Kline for more information
[email protected]

Webinar: January 17

Dr. Faisel Quereshy, DDS MD FACS. Minimally Invasive Facial Cosmetic Surgery.

Module 1: February 7 in Sartell

Study Club 101 – The fundamentals of club dynamics, treatment planning and interdisciplinary teamwork. How do pt make decisions? Challenges of implementing comprehensive dentistry.

Webinar: March 14 – Register at MNOFS.com

Dr. Scott Claiborne. Complications of dentoalveolar surgery

Spring Conference: March 25 – Radisson Blu, Mall of America 8a – 3pm. 6HRS CE Credit

Anesthesia for the Dental Team: Pearls and pitfalls!
Speakers: Patrica Rake DDS, Deepak Kademani DMD MD FACS, Deepak Krishnan DDS FACS, Bruce Templeton DDS, Muath Asamarai DDS
  • 7.30-8.30a: Registration and Breakfast
  • 8.30-8.45a: Welcome remarks (Rake/Kademani)
  • 8.45-9.05a: General principles of safe anesthesia practice. The team-based model (Rake)
  • 9.05-9.35a: Patient selection and preoperative assessment (Krishnan)
  • 9.35-9.55a: Safety of the dental anesthesia model and the Inspection Process (Templeton)
  • 9.55-10.15a: Special Consideration of the substance use disorder patient (Rake)
  • 10.15-10.30a: Break
  • 10-30-10.50a: Special considerations in extremes of age: pediatric (Krishnan)
  • 10.50-11.10: Special considerations in extremes of age: geriatric (Asamarai)
  • 11.30-12.00: Principles of emergency training for the dental team (Kademani)
  • 12.00-1.00p: Lunch
  • 1.00-1.30p: Documentation and avoiding medication errors (Asamarai)
  • 1.30-1.50p: Emergency airway management (Kademani)
  • 1.50-2.10p: Tips on Team Training (Review of equipment and facilities) (Krishnan)
  • 2.10-2.30p: Emergency Protocols (Asamarai)
  • 2.30-3.00p: Case Based Review and Wrap Session (Rake/Kademani)
  • 3.00p: Adjourn

Module 2: April 11 in Willmar

Comparison between restoring poorly placed implants and a carefully planned and well- placed implant. Planning process, complex patients, case presentation

Module 3: May 9 – Sartell office

Treating the crowded and worn dentition. Tooth position, issues of tooth display

Summer Break

Module 4: September 12 – Willmar office

Tooth position and gingival levels in the esthetically demanding patient. Diagnosis and treating excessive gingival display

Module 5: October 10 - Sartell office

Root resorption – An interdisciplinary approach. Create pt experience, research driven approach to case presentation

Module 6: November 7 – Willmar office

Managing anterior single tooth implants. Communication and case acceptance in restorative practice.

Module 7: December 5 – Sartell office

Functional treatment planning. Introduction to occlusion, force distribution and TMJ loading

To Be Announced

Implant Presentation at Willmar, Sartell, Minneapolis locations.