A Standard Proficiency Certification Course in Laser Dentistry
Participation/Certification Course for Dentists and Dental Hygienists
January 18, 2019 - January 19, 2019
Has the hoopla surrounding the introduction of lasers to dentistry been more smoke than substance? Since 1990, the USFDA has approved the use of 7 different wavelengths creating a world of difference in how the lasers operate, and their usefulness in the oral cavity.
The first day will detail laser use in the following: Non-Surgical, Surgical & Regenerative Periodontal Therapy, Surgical & Restorative Implantology, Esthetic/Cosmetic Dentistry, Fixed & Removable Prosthetics, Practice Manage- ment/Marketing, Oral Med/Oral Surgery/Oral Path, Pedo/Ortho, Pedo & Adolescent Operative Dentistry, & Endo.
The second day will provide each participant hands-on experience with the various wavelengths, performing surgical procedures on in-vitro models. Real time videos of routine laser procedures will be part of the discussion of specific instrument settings and techniques for laser surgical procedures.
At the conclusion of the course, the participant will be familiar with the various wavelengths, their effects on oral tissues, and their uses for specific oral diseases and pathologies found in everyday practice.
Check-in: 7:30 AM Program time: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
UT Health San Antonio, School of Dentistry
(The School of Dentistry thanks LightScalpel, Crystalmark Dental, and MedX for its unrestricted educational grants in support of this continuing education series.)
Important Course Information
Standard Proficiency Certification will be awarded upon successfully completing an online examination administered by the Academy of Laser Dentistry. Visit www.laserdentistry.org for more details. Additional fee for certification from academy may apply.