Endo/Path/Pros Restorations/Perio Inflammation @ SAC Museum

Oral Pathology/Inflammatory Diseases: Diagnosis and Management

Friday, January 18, 2013

Location: SAC Museum      Ashland, NE
                 28210 West Park Highway

Speaker: Dr. Nagamani Narayana, Dr. Amy Killeen,
                Dr. Thomas J. Beeson, DDS, and Dr. Scott DiLorenzo
Credits: 6 CE hrs.
Registration: 8:00am-8:30am
Course: 8:30am-4:00pm
Course Fee: $175
Teaching Format: Lecture/Discussion

Course Descriptions

Gingival Pathology in a Dental Office
A case based discussion of differential diagnosis and
management of common and challenging pathologies affecting
the gingiva in a dental office including lichen planus,
leukoplakia, carcinoma, herpetic and aphthous ulcers will be

Speaker: Dr. Nagamani Narayana is an associate professor
in Oral Pathology at UNMC College of Dentistry. She is dually
trained in Oral Medicine and Oral Maxillofacial Pathology.
She is a dimplomate of the American Academy of Oral
Medicine and American Academy of Oral Pathology.

Risk Factors for Periodontal Disease: An Update on
An up-to-date discussion about the current concepts regarding
risk factors for inflammatory periodontal disease. This
presentation will include the topics of obesity, gender, genetics,
socioeconomic background and inflammatory systemic

Speaker: Dr. Amy Killeen is an Assistant Professor in
Periodontics at UNMC College of Dentistry. She is a member
of the American Academy of Periodontology, the Academy of
Osseointegration and a Diplomate of the American Board of

Course Objectives

At the completion of this course participants will be able to:

  1. Evaluate gingival pathology and develop a differential
  2. diagnosis and treatment plan.
  3. Identify risk factors for gingival inflammation. 
  4. Be able to confidently diagnose and treatment plan for
  5. endodontic success in the general dental practice. 
  6. Be able to restore an endodontically treated tooth to serve
  7. as an adequate core for a fixed restoration.
Confident Endodontic Case Selection:
Why are you referring?
This course will include a clinical discussion of endodontic
treatment philosophy and when it makes sense to do the
endodontic treatment yourself and when to refer. Included
in the discussion will be overview of endodontics including
diagnosis, root canal anatomy, treatment options, patient
evaluation and case selection. Numerous clinical cases will
be shown and discussed.

Speaker: Dr. Thomas J. Beeson, DDS is a 1983 graduate
of UNMC College of Dentistry, received his Endodontic
Certificate in 1996 from Virginia Commonwealth University
and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Endodontics.
He completed his 22 year AF career in 2006 as the Chief
Military Consultant to the USAF Surgeon General for
Endodontics. He is currently Associate Professor and
Chairman of the Creighton University Endodontic Department
and also maintains a private practice in Omaha and Grand

Restoration of the Endodontically Treated Tooth
This course will include philosophies, techniques, and
materials to restore endodontically treated teeth. Numerous
clinical cases will be shown and discussed highlighting the
“rules” and factors relevant to successful restoration.

Speaker: Dr. Scott DiLorenzo is an Associate Professor of
Prosthodontics at the Creighton University School of Dentistry
in Omaha, NE. He is a diplomate of the Federal Services
Board of General Dentistry, the American Board of General
Dentistry, and a Master in the Academy of General Dentistry.
He completed a 2-year general dentistry residency at
the Wilford Hall U.S.A.F. Medical Center, San Antonio, TX.
Dr. DiLorenzo also maintains a private practice in Omaha
and is active in dental research centered around dental
bonding and restorative materials.