CONTINUING DENTAL EDUCATION AND ALUMNI AFFAIRS

August 21, 2009

Texas Brief AM Lecture Course
Oral Surgery Principles and Pitfalls

WENDELL A. EDGIN, D.D.S.

OVERVIEW
This course is designed for the general dentistry team to improve the quality and safe delivery of office oral surgery procedures. Clinical cases will be utilized to develop surgical strategies. Dr. Edgin will also discuss the most common complications associated with the office-based practice of minor oral surgery and cover their prevention and treatment.

OBJECTIVES
• Gain expertise in diagnosis and treatment planning for minor oral surgery patients.
• Acquire habits that will facilitate the prevention of complications.
• Learn how to manage complications that occur in the practice of office oral surgery.

PRESENTER
COL (RET) WENDELL A. EDGIN, D.D.S., F.A.G.D., obtained his DDS degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston in 1980 and completed his General Practice residency at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona in 1981. Dr. Edgin completed his residency training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in 1990 at Wilford Hall Medical Center, Lackland Air Force Base, Texas. Currently, Dr. Edgin is in private practice limited to oral and maxillofacial surgery in San Antonio, Texas. He was an Associate Professor in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Dental School from July 2001 to November 1, 2006.

Prior to his position at the Dental School, Dr. Edgin served as the Department Chairman and Director of the Graduate Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Program at Wilford Hall United States Air Force Medical Center. In addition, he also served as the Consultant in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery to the Surgeon General. His military decorations include the Legion of Merit and the Meritorious Service Medal with one device.

Dr. Edgin has written and lectured extensively on a wide range of oral and maxillofacial surgery topics. He is a Diplomate of The American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and a Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry. He also serves on the examination committee of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.

TIME
Check-in & Breakfast: D.S. Cafeteria, 8:00 AM
Program: Friday, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

LOCATION
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Dental School

TUITION
Individual: $125.00

CREDIT (Course Code: 127067A)
AGD Code: 310 Hours: 3

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