Updates in Oral Surgery, Local Anesthesia, and Sedation


Saturday, October 19, 2013
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KC Marriott Country Club Plaza
Speaker: Dr. J. Bruce Bavitz
Credits: 3CE hrs.Dr. Bavitz
Registration: 1:00pm
Course: 1:30pm-4:45pm
Course Fee:
$130 Dentists & $65 Auxiliary
Course ID:
DENT130031  - Dentists
    DENT130032  - Auxiliary


J. Bruce Bavitz, DMD, graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine in 1984 and completed his Oral/Maxillofacial Surgery (OMFS) Residency in Pittsburgh in 1988.  He is currently the Merritt C. Pederson Professor and Chair of the Department of Surgical Specialties at the University of Nebraska College of Dentistry, and has given multiple CE courses to dentists both nationally and internationally.  He is past president of the Nebraska Society of OMFS and the Lincoln District Dental Society,  is a Diplomate of the American Board of OMFS and a Fellow in the American College of Dentists.  He has a United States patent on a dental implant aligning device, has completed a five year term as a member of the Oral Surgery/Pain Control test construction section for the National Dental Board, and has performed office inspections for the State of Nebraska for dentist's seeking advanced anesthesia permits.  He is currently the coordinating editor for Practical Reviews in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and serves as a reviewer for multiple implant and oral surgery journals. His primary area of research and publishing involves the surgical anatomy of the jaws and alveolar bone reconstruction.

Course Descriptions:

This 3 hour course reviews recent upgrades and changes in the disciplines of anesthesia and surgery.


Following completion of this seminar, participants should gain an understanding of:

* Bisphosphonates and oral surgery

* The latest anticoagulant subplots

* Minimally invasive exodontia

* To graft or not to graft

* Immediate implants

* Sedation, with updates on Capnography

* What’s new in local anesthetics


Method of teaching: Lecture/discussion