Continuing Education

Continuing education
Dentists performing an operation during their trip to Vietnam.
27 APRIL 2019

Oral Sedation and Nitrous Oxide Sedation for the Dentist

PRESENTER: Drs. Curtis Gregoire, Chris Lee, and Shannon Fitzpatrick
WHERE: Dalhousie University, Faculty of Dentistry 5981 University Avenue, Halifax, NS
WHEN: Apr 27 8:30AM - 4:00PM, Apr 28 8:30AM - 4:00PM
This two-day course offers both didactic and clinical hands-on instruction in all aspects of nitrous oxide/oxygen inhalation in general practice. It also covers oral sedation as a single agent and in combination with nitrous oxide/oxygen. Participants will learn about and have the opportunity to try, several types of systems. Participants will be required to read…
25 APRIL 2019

Local Anesthesia for the Dental Hygienist

PRESENTER: Drs. James Brady, Ben Davis, and Jean-Charles Doucet
WHERE: Halifax, NS
WHEN: Apr 25 4:30PM - 8:00PM, Apr 26 7:30AM - 5:30PM, Apr 27 8:30AM - 5:00PM, Apr 28 8:30AM - 3:30PM
This four-day course will provide the dental hygienist with both didactic and clinical “hands-on” training in the administration of local anesthesia. The didactic lectures will cover the following topics: Neurophysiology of pain Mechanism of nerve blockade Assessing patient for local anesthesia Pharmacology of local anesthetics Pharmacology of vasoconstrictors Calculating doses administered Armamentarium Local and systemic…
8 MARCH 2019

Small Field of View Cone Beam Computed Tomography for Dentistry: Applications and Interpretation

PRESENTER: Dr. Curtis Gregoire
WHERE: Dalhousie University, Faculty of Dentistry, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Halifax, NS
WHEN: Mar 8 8:00AM - 5:00PM, Mar 9 8:00AM - 5:00PM, Mar 29 9:00AM - 3:00PM
This three-day hands-on course offers both didactic and clinical hands-on instruction. The third day, March 29th involves an introduction to a CBCT unit and a 3-hour examination. This certification course will meet the PDBNS CBCT requirements. Participants will be required to read some course material in advance of the course, and it will be distributed…