Saturday, March 12, 2022
11:00 AM-1:00 PM Eastern
Live Webinar Online
Registration open through 3/11/2022 11:59 PM
Following Registration and Payment:
Please Read the instructions in your Confirmation email.
It will include a link to a brief Zoom webinar registration form that must be completed PRIOR to the course.
Please click on that link and complete the form at your earliest convenience.
After completion, you will receive an email from PittDentalCE that includes a link to join the course on the scheduled date/time.
For more information on how to participate in our Zoom webinars: Zoom Participation Guide.
This course will discuss laser applications performed by a dental hygienist in a general practice setting. The use of various diode lasers (Sirona SIROlaser, Gemini, and Picasso) will be discussed including the proper dosage parameters for clinical applications.
Laser procedures and treatment parameters for Laser Assisted Periodontal Therapy (LAPT with proper laser techniques, patient management terminology, CDT codes and fees, documentation, tissue healing assessment & management of complications. Additional procedures include: Photobiomodulation, treatment of herpetic lesions /aphthous ulcers, TMD, dentinal hypersensitivity, oral mucositis, xerostomia, bruxism, and orthodontic protocols will be discussed.
Participants will be introduced to basic laser safety, responsibilities of a Laser Safety Officer (LSO), how to set up and maintain a Laser Safety Manual and a dental operatory for laser use.
NOTE: This is NOT a certified laser safety course.
At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to:
This course is part of the ACDE Webinar Series. (see right)
This course is hosted by: Midwestern university College of Dental Medicine - Arizona
Nancy Fitzgerald, D.M.D.
Dr. Fitzgerald received her Dental Hygiene degree from the University of Minnesota in 1985. After practicing for over twenty years as a dental hygienist, she returned to the University of Minnesota and attained her B.S. in Dental Hygiene Education in 2005. Dr. Fitzgerald earned her D.M.D. degree from Midwestern College of Dental Medicine - Glendale, AZ in 2012. She has practiced dentistry in Arizona and Florida. In 2013 she served as a part-time Pre-Clinical Adjunct Faculty for Midwestern University then transitioned to full-time Pre-Clinical Assistant Professor in 2014. Dr. Fitzgerald holds certifications in Laser Dentistry, Oral Sedation Dentistry, Comprehensive Orthodontics and Craniofacial Orthopedics, Epigenetic Orthodontics, and is an Associate Fellow of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry. She is an active member of The Academy of General Dentistry, Academy of Laser Dentistry, American Dental Education Association, the Arizona Dental Association, and the International Association for Dental Research/American Association of Dental Research (IADR/AADR).
|Date:||Saturday, March 12, 2022|
|Time:||11:00 AM - 1:00 PM|
Live Webinar Online
All Registrants - $69
There are No Discounts for ACDE Series Courses.
|Credit:||Live Webinar Lecture: Credit Hours - 2|
The ACDE Webinar Series:
Live Webinar Online
Live Webinar Lecture: Credit Hours - 2
Licensure Boards typically treat live webinars the same as a live course.
Following registration, an email will be sent, detailing instructions for logging in from home.
University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine
The University of Pittsburgh is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider.
ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.
The University of Pittsburgh designates this activity for the number of continuing education credits listed with each course summary.