16th Annual Clifton O. Dummett, Jr. Memorial Lecture & Workshop From SDF to Sedation: Navigating Risk FRIDAY ONLY via Video Conference
This course and future courses in Dentistry for the Pediatric Patient are named in memory of Dr. Clifton O. Dummett Jr., a beloved faculty member in the Pediatric Dentistry Department of LSU School of Dentistry from 1974 to 2006. Dr. Dummett served as Pediatric Dentistry Department Head from 2000 until his retirement in2006 when he was honored with the title Professor Emeritus.
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Overview & Learning Objectives
Friday Lecture Overview
In recent years, the armamentarium available to Pediatric Dentists has changed to include robust prevention measure such as SDF, Hall Crown Technique. Despite these innovations, some children will still need pharmacologic behavior guidance in the form of procedural sedation. This course will go through the basics of risk assessment, preventive measures, restorative techniques and finally risk management for procedural sedation.
After attending this lecture, participants should be better able to:
- Understand how risk assessment is incorporated into a treatment plan
- How Active Surveillance using preventive techniques can benefit a child behaviorally
- How SDF, Hall Technique and Bioactive Restoratives can be incorporated into prevention plan
- How to assess a child airway and systemic health to reduce morbidity and morality
S. Thikkurissy, DDS, MS is a Professor and Robert Creedon Endowed Chair of Dentistry at Cincinnati Children's Hospital. Dr. Thikkurissy obtained his DDS from New York University. He completed the program in Advanced Education in General Dentistry at Wright Patterson and was in active duty in the U.S. Air Force for eight years, serving as Chief of Pediatric Dentistry at Ramstein AFB in Germany. Dr. Thikkurissy obtained his Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry as well as a master's degree from The Ohio State University College of Dentistry. He was Director of the Predoctoral Program in Pediatric Dentistry from 2006-2011 and Director of Inpatient Dental Services at Nationwide Children's Hospital from 2010-2013. Dr. Thikkurissy is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry, has served as Chair of the AAPD Committee on Sedation and Anesthesia, and on the he ADA Committee on Dental Education and Licensure group on Sedation. He has lectured in 22 states, and internationally. He has 40 peer-reviewed publications primarily in the areas of morbidities, quality of life, and pain management in children.
Giulia Castrigano, DMD, MS is an Assistant Professor and Director of the Fairfield Satellite clinic at Cincinnati Children's Hospital. She earned her DMD from the University of Kentucky and completed a general practice residency at St. Vincent Charity Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio. She received her certificate in pediatric dentistry and master’s degree from The Ohio State University College of Dentistry and Nationwide Children’s Hospital. She is a diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. Dr. Castrigano worked in private practice for 5 years before joining the faculty at Cincinnati Children’s, where she teaches the graduate pediatric dentistry residents and maintains a clinical practice.
Early Bird Registration
BY 12:00 pm / noon (CST) 7/29/22
Dental Team Member: $165
BY 12:00 pm / noon CST 9/2/22
Dental Team Member: $185
AFTER 12:00 pm / noon CST 9/2/22
Dental Team Member: $205
Sign-In and Troubleshooting: 7:00 am - 8:00 am (CST)
Course Starts: 8:00 am (CST)
Please make your own airline and hotel reservations as soon as possible because New Orleans is busy with many events and conventions at this time of year. Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport is located approximately 30-40 minutes by taxi from both downtown New Orleans and LSU School of Dentistry. For your return flight, please allow about 90 minutes for the trip to the airport and for airline check-in.
For details on how LSU CDE video conferencing works, FAQs, and troubleshooting, visit our Video Conferencing page.
NOTE: The Live-Stream Video Conference option for this course is only available to those that live 120 miles or more from the course location. Video conference registrations for this course MUST BE PROCESSED BY PHONE.
LSUCDE video courses are live-streamed via BlueJeans. CE administrators perform roll call and random check-ins via the chat window in BlueJeans. If you miss one or more check-ins it could affect your credits. Before the course you will receive three links: a link to the meeting, a link to a short test, and a link to a course evaluation. You must submit the test and evaluation in order to receive credit. The Louisiana State Board of Dentistry counts CE hours earned through LSUCDE live video conference as in-person hours.