September 14-15, 2018

JW Marriott Tucson Starr Pass Resort & Spa

 

Speakers & Courses

Pain, Opioids and Addiction

  • Donald Teater MD
  • Friday, 9:00am-12:00pm
  • Audience:   Dentists, Hygienists, Assistant, Front/Back Office,
  • CEU:   3 hours
  • Course Code: F01


As of this writing, 19,621 individuals in the United States quit taking opioids. They died. Dr. Teater`s passion is to prevent these deaths by educating all on this out-of-control epidemic. During this presentation you will be able to identify the relative effectiveness of common oral pain medications. Participants will walk away able to recognize the common side effects of available medications on the market today. Dr. Teater will explain the public health effects and costs of opioid prescriptions for acute and chronic pain. Lastly, you will be able to identify the four main mechanisms of pain and their impact on acute and chronic pain.

Learning objectives:
• Recognize common side effects of available medications;
• Review valid prescription requirements;
• Current drug abuse trends

This program meets the new BODEX requirement for three hours on opioid education


Dr. Teater is the owner of Teater Health Solutions. Between 2013-2016, he worked as Medical Advisor at the National Safety Council addressing the national epidemic of opioid abuse, addiction and overdose. He was lead facilitator for the expert panel discussion during the development of the CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain.

Strategies for Successful Oral Sedation: What`s New, What`s Old, What`s Different and...What Works!

  • Anthony Caputo DDS
  • Friday, 9:00am-12:00pm
  • Audience:   Dentists, Hygienists, Assistant, Front/Back Office,
  • CEU:   3 hours
  • Course Code: F02


Oral sedation can be a very successful treatment approach for patients. From the patient who just wants to be comfortable to the patient with fear or anxiety related to dental treatment, oral sedation is a wonderful approach for patient comfort. The ability to treat a relaxed and cooperative patient allows the dentist to provide their best level of treatment leading to positive results for the patient and the dentist. This session will review various strategies for oxygen with oral sedation as well as the treatment of children with sedation. In addition, there will be a review of the current Section 1303 Permit and what is required for the administration or oral sedation in the dental office. Any dentist providing oral sedation for patients will want to attend this course.

Learning objectives:
• Understand the importance of patient selection for sedation
• Understand acceptable drugs for oral sedation
• Know your limits with oral sedation: drug dozing, failure and alternatives



Dr. Caputo graduated from the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, School of Dentistry and then pursued residency training in Hospital Dentistry at UCLA followed by Anesthesiology at the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Caputo has a private practice limited to anesthesia providing office-based care for pediatric and adult patients as well as patients with special needs for dentists throughout Arizona. He is a Diplomat of the American Dental Board of Anesthesiology and the National Dental Board of Anesthesiology. He is also past president of the American Society of Dentist Anesthesiologists.

Pathology Diagnosis and Management in the Dental Patient: Best Practices

  • Parish Sedghizadeh DDS
  • Friday, 9:00am-4:30pm
  • Audience:   Dentists, Hygienists, Assistant,
  • CEU:   6 hours
  • Course Code: F03


This course is designed for oral healthcare providers, particularly dentists and hygienists, to provide an update in oral pathology and best practices with respect to clinical evaluations and diagnosis or oral lesions. It is a clinically focused session to allow immediate translation to daily practice. Common and rare oral conditions ranging from developmental, inflammatory, infectious, and neoplastic etiology will be discussed. Hot topics will also be discussed, such as HPV and oral cancer, bisphosphonate patients and dental care, and medicolegal issues to dental malpractice and failure to diagnose.

Learning objectives:
• Learn how to approach the differential diagnosis of clinical and radiographic oral lesions and how to
reach definitive diagnosis;
• Learn how to manage common oral conditions and learn preventative and follow-up strategies;
• Learn how to minimize medicolegal risk as related to oral pathology and how to maximize positive
patient outcomes.


Dr. Sedghizadeh is an Associate Professor of Clinical Dentistry at the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC, and Director of the USC Center for Biofilms. As an oral and maxillofacial pathologist, his research laboratory, and clinical and translational research projects at USC focus on the study and treatment of oral diseases and microbial biofilm infections, particularly osteomyelitis and osteonecrosis of the jaw in cancer patients.

Preventing Medical Emergencies - Keeping it Simple and Easy

  • Anthony Caputo DDS
  • Friday, 1:30pm-4:30pm
  • Audience:   Dentists, Hygienists, Assistant, Front/Back Office,
  • CEU:   3 hours
  • Course Code: F04


Medical emergencies can happen anytime and to anyone present in the dental office: patients, staff or the dentist as well as family or friends who come to the office with the patient. This course will discuss the importance of preparation including the patient assessment and the incorporation of strategies to prevent emergencies from happening. He will also discuss the areas which are considered vital to a proper understanding of emergency medicine: prevention; preparation; recognition and management.

Learning objectives:
• Know how to complete a thorough medical history intake
• Know the three main principles of emergency management
• Know the basic algorithm for emergency response - PABCD


Dr. Caputo graduated from the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, School of Dentistry and then pursued residency training in Hospital Dentistry at UCLA followed by Anesthesiology at the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Caputo has a private practice limited to anesthesia providing office-based care for pediatric and adult patients as well as patients with special needs for dentists throughout Arizona. He is a Diplomat of the American Dental Board of Anesthesiology and the National Dental Board of Anesthesiology. He is also past president of the American Society of Dentist Anesthesiologists.

Diagnosing Oral Cancer: Evaluation and Management

  • Lauren Levi DMD
  • Saturday, 9:00am-12:00pm
  • Audience:   Dentists, Hygienists, Assistant, Dental Team,
  • CEU:   3 hours
  • Course Code: S01


Dr. Levi will introduce to the participants the diagnosis and management of oral cancer. She will review not only how to conduct a thorough oral cancer evaluation but also adjunctive in-office diagnostic aids. Dr. Levi will also cover the epidemiology of oral cancer and the pathophysiology of oral premalignant lesions. Risk factors for developing oral cancer and the signs and symptoms of oral cancer will also be addressed.

Learning objectives:
• Treatment modalities for oral cancer patients
• Become more familiar with how oral cancer is treated
• Dentist`s role in helping to prevent oral cancer


Dr. Levi is trained in dental oncology, orofacial pain and dental sleep medicine. She is a leader in the field of treating a variety of oral medicine conditions including the oral and dental sequelae of cancer therapy. She has extensive experience treating patients who are receiving chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and stem cell transplants and who face individualized dental needs because of these treatment programs.

Dentistry and Sleep Medicine: Evidence and Practice

  • Joseph Matthews DDS
  • Saturday, 9:00am-12:00pm
  • Audience:   Dentists, Hygienists, Assistant, Dental Team,
  • CEU:   3 hours
  • Course Code: S02


Dr. Matthews will introduce participants to sleep medicine. He will cover physiology and epidemiology; diagnosis and co-morbidities and clinical association. He will review screening for sleep disorders in the dental office; working with referrals and will cover business and practice issues. Dr. Matthews will also provide an overview of interventions for obstructive sleep apnea as well and pain and sleep management.

Learning objectives:
• Dentistry`s role in sleep medicine
• Overview of the physiology of chronic pain
• Why both pain and sleep should be managed together


Dr. Matthews is a graduate of the University of Missouri at Kansas City School of Dentistry. Before dental school he completed a bachelor’s degree in life sciences and a master’s degree in human nutrition at Kansas State University. In addition, Dr. Matthews holds a Master of Science degree from the University of Oxford, England in evidence-based health care. He completed one year of advanced clinical training in orofacial pain and dental sleep medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orofacial Pain. He continues to lecture at the UCLA Dental School and is adjunct faculty at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine.

Comprehensive Evidence-Based Update in Periodontics (AM)

  • Satish Kumar DMD
  • Saturday, 9:00am-12:00pm
  • Audience:   Dentists, Hygienists, Assistant,
  • CEU:   3 hours
  • Course Code: S03AM


Dr. Kumar will update participants on clinically relevant topics in periodontics with recent evidence-based knowledge. He will help clinicians understand the importance of individualized treatment for personalized oral health care given the variable, dynamic and complex nature of periodontal disease etiology, risk factors and host response, systemic relationship, disease progression patterns, patient response to treatment, variable patient self-care of natural teeth and dental implants, among others.

Learning Objectives:
• Current prevalence of periodontal disease;
• Supportive care for periodontal and dental implant patients;
• Systemic and local antimicrobials in periodontal therapy


Dr. Kumar will update participants on clinically relevant topics in periodontics with recent evidence-based knowledge. He will help clinicians understand the importance of individualized treatment for personalized oral health care given the variable, dynamic and complex nature of periodontal disease etiology, risk factors and host response, systemic relationship, disease progression patterns, patient response to treatment, variable patient self-care of natural teeth and dental implants, among others.

Comprehensive Evidence-Based Update in Periodontics (PM)

  • Satish Kumar DMD
  • Saturday, 1:30pm-4:30pm
  • Audience:   Dentists, Hygienists, Assistant,
  • CEU:   3 hours
  • Course Code: S03PM


Dr. Kumar will update participants on clinically relevant topics in periodontics with recent evidence-based knowledge. He will help clinicians understand the importance of individualized treatment for personalized oral health care given the variable, dynamic and complex nature of periodontal disease etiology, risk factors and host response, systemic relationship, disease progression patterns, patient response to treatment, variable patient self-care of natural teeth and dental implants, among others.

Learning Objectives:
• Current prevalence of periodontal disease;
• Supportive care for periodontal and dental implant patients;
• Systemic and local antimicrobials in periodontal therapy


Dr. Kumar will update participants on clinically relevant topics in periodontics with recent evidence-based knowledge. He will help clinicians understand the importance of individualized treatment for personalized oral health care given the variable, dynamic and complex nature of periodontal disease etiology, risk factors and host response, systemic relationship, disease progression patterns, patient response to treatment, variable patient self-care of natural teeth and dental implants, among others.

Dentistry and Sleep Medicine: Evidence and Practice

  • Joseph Matthews DDS
  • Saturday, 1:30pm-4:30pm
  • Audience:   Dentists, Hygienists, Assistant, Dental Team,
  • CEU:   3 hours
  • Course Code: S04


THIS COURSE IS A REPEAT OF THE MORNING SESSION

Dr. Matthews will introduce participants to sleep medicine. He will cover physiology and epidemiology; diagnosis and co-morbidities and clinical association. He will review screening for sleep disorders in the dental office; working with referrals and will cover business and practice issues. Dr. Matthews will also provide an overview of interventions for obstructive sleep apnea as well and pain and sleep management.

Learning objectives:
• Dentistry`s role in sleep medicine
• Overview of the physiology of chronic pain
• Why both pain and sleep should be managed together



Dr. Matthews is a graduate of the University of Missouri at Kansas City School of Dentistry. Before dental school he completed a bachelor’s degree in life sciences and a master’s degree in human nutrition at Kansas State University. In addition, Dr. Matthews holds a Master of Science degree from the University of Oxford, England in evidence-based health care. He completed one year of advanced clinical training in orofacial pain and dental sleep medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orofacial Pain. He continues to lecture at the UCLA Dental School and is adjunct faculty at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine.

Diagnosing Oral Cancer: Evaluation and Management

  • Lauren Levi DMD
  • Saturday, 1:30pm-4:30pm
  • Audience:   Dentists, Hygienists, Assistant, Dental Team,
  • CEU:   3 hours
  • Course Code: S05


THIS COURSE IS A REPEAT OF THE MORNING SESSION

Dr. Levi will introduce to the participants the diagnosis and management of oral cancer. She will review not only how to conduct a thorough oral cancer evaluation but also adjunctive in-office diagnostic aids. Dr. Levi will also cover the epidemiology of oral cancer and the pathophysiology of oral premalignant lesions. Risk factors for developing oral cancer and the signs and symptoms of oral cancer will also be addressed.

Learning objectives:
• Treatment modalities for oral cancer patients
• Become more familiar with how oral cancer is treated
• Dentist`s role in helping to prevent oral cancer


Dr. Levi is trained in dental oncology, orofacial pain and dental sleep medicine. She is a leader in the field of treating a variety of oral medicine conditions including the oral and dental sequelae of cancer therapy. She has extensive experience treating patients who are receiving chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and stem cell transplants and who face individualized dental needs because of these treatment programs.

Hotel Accommodations

Attendees are responsible for making their own hotel reservations. Rates good through Thursday, August 16, 2018 until sold out. LIMITED SPACE, SO REGISTER EARLY.

Make reservations via its reservations link or by phone at 1-877-622-3140. When making reservations via phone, please mention “Arizona Dental Association” to receive the special rate of $175* per night. This rate applies to three days prior and three days after the conference dates.

*Daily resort fee of $29 has been reduced to $5.00 for Fall Conference attendees.


JW Marriott Tucson Starr Pass Resort & Spa
3800 W Starr Pass Blvd
Tucson, AZ 85745

JW Marriott Tucson Starr Pass Resort & Spa welcomes guests with superb service and a plethora of luxury amenities. Enjoy the Arnold Palmer-designed desert golf courses, pamper yourself at the day spa or indulge in delicious cuisine at the buzzworthy hotel restaurants. Events like the nightly tequila toast are always popular. Guests can hike and bike the trails that start at the resort or take the plunge in the multi-level pool; the lazy river and waterslide.






Event Exhibitors

Interested? Register online or contact us at 480-344-5777, Ext 306


Schedule

Friday, September 14, 2018
7:30am-9:00am Conference Registration and Breakfast
7:30am-5:00pm Exhibits
9:00am-Noon • Opioids
• Oral Pathology
• Oral Sedation
9:00am-Noon Council on Government Affairs
10:00am-10:15am Networking/Exhibit Break
Noon-1:30pm Lunch
1:30-4:30pm • Oral Pathology (cont. from AM)
• Medical Emergencies
1:30-4:30pm AzDA Board of Trustees Meeting
3:00-3:15pm Networking/Exhibit Break


Saturday, September 15, 2017
7:30am-9:00am Conference Registration and Breakfast
7:30am-4:30pm Exhibits
8:00am-Close House of Delegates
9:00am-Noon • Oral Cancer
• Sleep Apnea
• Periodontics
10:00am-10:15am Networking/Exhibit Break
Noon-1:30pm Lunch
1:30-4:30pm • Oral Cancer (repeat of AM)
• Periodontics (cont. from AM)
• Sleep Apnea (repeat of AM)
3:00-3:15pm Networking/Exhibit Break:





Pricing

Two-Day Pricing
After 8/25
AzDA Dentist 419 529
AzDA Dentist (Retired / Life) 215 235
ADA Dentist (Outside AZ) 495 576
Non-AzDA Dentist 595 665
Team Member (AzDA Allied) 179 237
Team Member 229 286
Spouse/Guest Lunch 120 120
One-Day Pricing
After 8/25
AzDA Dentist 279 295
AzDA Dentist (Retired / Life) 121 133
ADA Dentist (Outside AZ) 295 352
Non-AzDA Dentist 314 364
Team Member (AzDA Allied) 142 169
Team Member 156 178
Spouse/Guest Lunch 70 75
Each attendee registration includes breakfast and lunch. Registration packets with course tickets will be available for pick-up onsite.

*Become an AzDA Allied Member for $60 and receive $100 in savings in AzDA-sponsored CE course registrations throughout the year including WRDE. Contact Marguerite Meiers, 480-344-5777, Ext 300; marguerite@azda.org.