LSU Health Continuing Dental Education is the brand name of LSU’s overall continuing dental education program and represents the long-standing affiliation and working relationship between LSU Health New Orleans School of Dentistry and The Louisiana Academy of Continuing Dental Education, Inc. for the purpose of developing continuing education programs.
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Course Description

with Dean Henry A. Gremillion, DDS, MAGD, M. Franklin Dolwick, DMD, PhD, A. Dale Ehrlich, MS, DDS, and J. Stan Montelaro, MD, DMD
November 30 - December 1, 2012  -  Course #44-12  -  AGD #s 012 and 181
at the Russell Klein, MD '59 Center for Advanced Practice at LSU Health Sciences Center in New Orleans.
Lecture and cadaver practicum labs 
16 hrs clinical CDE (8 lecture, 8 participation)  -  16 hrs AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM

Fees: Dentists, Physicians - $2,350   Physical Therapists, Hygienists - $2,115

This two-day program provides participants the opportunity to perform an in-depth dissection of the head and neck. Each laboratory session will be preceded by a lecture and discussion and will conclude with a clinical summary. Program emphases will be on osteology, the oral cavity, the nasal cavity, the digastrics triangle, and the temporomandibular joint. The oral cavity will be dissected to demonstrate the relationship of blood vessels, nerves, glands, ducts, and muscle attachments to the performance of dental procedures. Participants will work in two-member teams, each dissecting one-half of a provided cadaver head.

Attendance is limited to 32. Attendees must register at least 30 days before the course starts.
Fees include all materials and supplies, as well as a continental breakfast and lunch.

Henry A. Gremillion, DDS, MAGD Is dean of LSU School of Dentistry. He received his DDS from LSU and completed a fellowship in Craniomandibular Dysfunction at the University of Florida. Dr. Gremillion maintained a general dental practice in Cottonport, Louisiana, for over a decade. He served as director of the Parker E. Mahan Facial Pain Center at the University of Florida College of Dentistry. He has also lectured extensively in the United States and abroad and has authored or co-authored
over 60 scientific articles in the field of orofacial pain.

A. Dale Ehrlich, MS, DDS is Chairman of the Department of Comprehensive Dentistry and Biomaterials at LSU School of Dentistry and a retired captain in the Dental Corps, US Navy, Dr. Ehrlich earned his DDS at Indiana University. He established the Orofacial Pain Specialty for the Navy at the Naval Postgraduate Dental School (NPDS) and served as the first specialty leader for Temporomandibular Disorders and Orofacial Pain. At NPDS, he co-founded the first DOD Orofacial Pain Center and Orofacial Pain Residency program. Dr. Ehrlich is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orofacial Pain.

M. Franklin Dolwick, DMD, PhD
received his DMD from the University of Kentucky and his PhD and certification in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery from the Medical College of Virginia.  He served as department Chairman from 2002-2004.  He currently serves as Residency Program Director, effective July 1, 2012 and is a full-tenured Professor for the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Florida College of Dentistry.  He also serves as a member of the Craniofacial Cleft-Palate Team and with the Sleep Medicine Faculty. He is board-certified by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and is a member of the appropriate professional organizations. In 1993, he received the Research Recognition Award from the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Foundation for his research on temporomandibular disorders. Currently his research interest is TMJ arthrocentesis; office-based arthroscopy and total joint reconstruction; the treatment of TMJ internal derangement; and osteoarthritis.




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