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Breakfast & Lunch included
8:15- 9:00 sign in coffee and breakfast in the Rock Room
9:00-12:00 The Therapeutic Potential of Cannabis in Dentistry
12:00-1:00 Lunch provided can be enjoyed anywhere in the Amphitheatre
1:00- 2:30 Yoganomics: Posture Correction and Ergonomic Considerations
2:30-4:00 Perio Surgery without Sutures: When to Refer
The Therapeutic Potential of Cannabis in Dentistry
Course Title: The Therapeutic Potential of Cannabis
Credit Value: Three Credits
Course Description: This course is an introduction of the major cannabinoids: THC, CBD, CBG, CBN, CBC to the dental professional. The cannabis plant offers enormous therapeutic potential in dentistry, including: analgesic effects, anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant properties, anti-fungal and anti- microbial qualities. This course is an evidence-based look at how each cannabinoid could be used in both medicine and dentistry.
After completion of this three-hour course, the participants will:
Understand the regulatory, dispensing and commercial aspects of cannabis-based medicine/dentistry.
Describe and define the medical and dental benefits of the major cannabinoids and terpenes.
Develop an understanding of the applications of CBD, THC in addition to CBG, CBN and terpenes.
Analyze the potential to provide pain relief using hemp based and cannabis-based medicine.
Nicole Greco is a Cannabis Educator with New Jersey Alternative Medicine (NJAM) and a Holistic Dental Hygienist. Nicole spent 15 years as a formal dental hygiene educator, serving as Dean for Baker College of Auburn Hills, Michigan which sadly closed August 2016. Nicole returned to New Jersey, where she advocates for cannabis access and acceptance. Nicole provides education and guidance for her cannabis patients, also using ozone therapy, microscopy and probiotics in Holistic Dentistry.
Master of Arts in Health Education, Columbia University Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene, New York University Contact: Nicole Greco, B.S., M.A. (716) 444-8636
Yoganomics: Posture Correction and Ergonomic Considerations
Instructor: Erica Weddle
Sponsor: Dental CE Masters
Credit value: 1.5
Course Description: This class will start with a discussion on ergonomic considerations for the dental practitioner. Followed by yoga for posture correction with calming breath-work. Leading into demonstration of Yoga poses to strengthen & lengthen the over and under worked areas of the body from working with patients. We will discuss current trouble zones including neck, shoulders and low back. Collectively addressing ergonomics of the dental field together , moving through a series of poses for you to learn for at home Yoga practice. Most stretches can also be incorporated into your work day
Class objectives :
•Assess-discuss trouble zones in body regarding ergonomics in the workplace.
•Introduce-demonstrate and practice yoga poses/stretches collectively as a group.
•Encourage home practice with written list of poses.
Erica is a CPT, certified yoga instructor and owner of Simply Fitness Studio. Neither she nor members of her immediate family have any financial interests to disclose relating to the content of this presentation.
Perio Surgery without Sutures: When it's Time to Refer for Treatment
Instructor: Dr. Pearl Lai
Credit value: 1.5
Course description: This class is to help you take the guess work out of when to refer your patient to a specialist for treatment. We all want what's best for our patients and sometimes, that means referral. Dr, Lai uses the most current procedures and equipment to bring our patients back to good health. Most often these procedures, like laser and tunneling procedures are less invasive than old procedures and do not require scalpels or sutures.
Dr. Pearl Lai is a Colorado native. She attended the University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine. She then went on to practice general dentistry in the Denver-Metro area. During that time she discovered her passion for periodontics. She then moved to Minnesota and completed her periodontics residency at the Mayo Clinic. After completing her specialty training she returned home to Colorado to practice. Dr. Pearl provides procedures such as laser gum surgery known as LANAP, pinhole gum rejuvenation, bone grafts, and dental implants among other dental treatments.
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