Cone Beam Computed Tomography


Registration & Fees

$495

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Early registration is encouraged to ensure your enrollment as this is a limited attendance course. The registration fee, less a $75 administrative charge, is refundable if notice of cancellation is received by September 13, 2019.

Augusta University is not responsible for any circumstance making it impossible to attend their continuing education courses due to acts of God, war, government regulations, disaster, strikes, civil disorder or curtailment of transportation facilities. If Augusta University cancels a continuing education activity you will be refunded your registration fee.

Credit

The Dental College of Georgia at Augusta University 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 for credit hours by boards of dentistry.

Concerns or complaints may be directed to the provider or to the ADA CERP at www. ada.org/cerp The Dental College of Georgia at Augusta University designates this activity for 8.0 ADA CERP continuing education credits. 1/01/18-12/31/21.

The formal continuing education programs of this program provider are accepted by AGD for Fellowship /Mastership credit. The current term of acceptance extends from 01/01/2018-12/31/2021.

Purpose

The lecture/hands on course will review the basics of 3D imaging, interpretation and software applications. At the conclusion of the course, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss the basics and clinical applications of Cone Beam Computed Tomography in dentistry
  • Review three dimensional maxillofacial anatomy with an introduction to CBCT interpretation including its limitations
  • Introduce software functionality and clinical applications

Course Schedule

Friday, September 27, 2019
Location: Sessions will be held at the Goodwill Snelling Center in Augusta, Georgia
7:15 am Registration and breakfast
7:45 am Welcome and Course introduction
8:00 am Cone Beam CT Basics and Clinical Applications
9:00 am Cone Beam CT Introduction to Interpretation and Radiation Safety
10:00 am Break
10:15 am Software Introduction
10:45 am Cases- Diagnostic Review of Maxillofacial Pathology & Anatomy
12:15 pm Lunch (provided)
1:00 pm Cases- Diagnostic review of maxillofacial pathology & anatomy
1:30 pm Implant Planning Software Demonstration
2:30 pm Virtual Treatment Planning of Single Implant
3:30 pm Break
3:45 pm Fabrication of Surgical Guide Using

 Course Faculty

Christian Brenes, DDS, MS, Assistant Professor in the Department of General Dentistry and Course Director of Honors Esthetic and Implant Dentistry at the Dental College of Georgia at Augusta University. Dr. Brenes received his DDS degree from Costa Rica in 2007. He completed implant surgical and restorative training before obtaining his Master degree in Prosthodontics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Dentistry where he was granted the Ann and G. Randolph Babcock Fellowship Award. He joined a prosthodontic private practice in Houston before joining the Dental College of Georgia at Augusta University. He is an international speaker, consultant for multiple companies and has multiple publications on topics such as CAD/CAM, guided surgery, implants, biomaterials, milling and 3D printing technologies and dental esthetics.

Allison Buchanan, DMD, MS, Associate Professor at the Dental College of Georgia at Augusta University. Dr. Buchanan currently serves as an Oral and Maxillofacial Radiologist in the Department of Oral Biology and Diagnostic Sciences at Augusta University. She teaches at both the pre-doctoral and graduate levels. Dr. Buchanan received her dental degree from The Dental College of Georgia at Augusta University and completed her residency training and received her Master of Science degree at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. Dr. Buchanan is a Board Certified Oral and Maxillofacial Radiologist and provides a referral service for cone beam computed tomography imaging. Her research interests include cone beam computed tomography and digital radiography.

Sajitha Kalathingal, BDS, MS,obtained a Bachelor of Dental Surgery from India and a Masters in Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is a Professor in the Department of Oral Biology and Diagnostic Sciences at the Dental College of Georgia. Dr. Kalathingal is a board certified radiologist and provides cone beam computed tomography consultation services. She is a member of many professional organizations and has received awards for teaching and service in local and national levels. Dr. Kalathingal’s passion is teaching with technology and she has developed various electronic interactive modules for teaching pre-doctoral and post-doctoral students. Her research interests include two and three dimensional imaging techniques and the clinical applications.

 Location/Lodging

Lecture sessions will be held at the Goodwill Snelling Center, 3165 Washington Road, Suite D, Augusta, Georgia 30907. In response to your request on the Registration Form, we will send you lodging information for several area hotels.

Target Audience

This course is designed for dentists.

Handouts

We’ve gone electronic to help serve you better! A HANDOUT link we be emailed to all registered participants the Tuesday before the first day of the course.  Please watch for an email from lbthigpen@augusta.edu.

Comfort Zone

Although every effort is made to have a comfortable temperature in the meeting room, we realize everyone’s comfort zone is different. Please bring a jacket or light wrap in case the room is too cool for your comfort.

Special Needs

The Augusta University Division of Professional and Community Education complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you require special services, facilites or dietary considerations (vegetarian or otherwise) to support your participation in this continuing education program, contact the conference coordinator at 800-221-6437 or 706-721-3967.

Cancellation Policy

Augusta University is not responsible for any circumstance making it impossible to attend their continuing education courses due to acts of God, war, government regulations, disaster, strikes, civil disorder or curtailment of transportation facilities. If Augusta University cancels a continuing education activity you will be refunded your registration fee. Augusta University is not liable for any associated lodging, transportation or additional expenses.

Program Photography

If you wish to opt out of any photographic images during the CE course, please notify the course director at the time of the program!

   



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