Case Study 1: To Prep Or Not To Prep - A Veneer Technique and Case Discussion
During this this discussion, you will learn about the different techniques and guidelines for preparation of ceramic veneer restorations followed by a full case presentation of AH, a patient whom I treated while in private practice. The patient received 8 ceramic prepless veneers and discussion will detail the initial phases of treatment all the way through delivery and management.
- Learn about the preparation depths necessary for veneers
- Understand the enamel requirements in regards to bond success
- How to decide whether to prepare or not prepare when fabricating veneers
- Understand the pros and cons of prepless vs prepared veneers
Dr. Mack Taylor is a 2014 graduate of UMKC School of Dentistry and also a representative on the MDA New Dentist Committee. Dr. Taylor works in a public health clinic in a small town in Southeast Missouri. He volunteers once a month with a church-based dental clinic for underserved patients in need, at which has currently treated over 2,000 patients and extracted more than 7,000 teeth. Dr. Taylor lives with his girlfriend and pets and in his spare time, enjoys taking on small household projects, listening to music, playing video games and golfing.
Case Study 2: A GP’s Role In Early Orthodontic Treatment
This brief presentation will go over treatment of malocclusion in mixed dentition with the use of a removable or fixed appliance. If you knew it could be as simple as 2 months of treatment, 2-3 visits and can save your patient from lengthy orthodontics or surgery in the future wouldn’t you try it? Cases will be shared that show this is possible and can change a child’s life as well as build a long lasting relationship between you and your patient.
- How to recognize malocclusions that can be treated by early interceptive orthodontics in your own office
- Learn a simple treatment to correct anterior & posterior cross bites
- How to apply early orthodontic treatment in your own practice – records, treatment, billing & coding, consent forms
Dr. Robin Hildebrand maintains 2 busy practices alongside her husband, Dr. Matt Hildebrand. Since graduating in 2011, Dr. Robin has been gaining knowledge on early orthodontic treatment through hundreds of hours of CE and by treating hundreds of her own patients. She is excited to share these tips that will boost your production, create long lasting relationships with loyal patients by doing simple, low stress interceptive treatment. Dr. Robin maintains a full time schedule, splitting her time between both offices with her husband and raising their two children, Kennedy (3) and William (1). Dr. Robin is a member of the ADA, served as the president of the Northwest Missouri Dental Association, has achieved her fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry (FAGD), is a member of the International Association of Orthodontists and the American Academy of Cosmetic Orthodontics.
Case Study 3: Dental Trauma: Am I in Over My Head?
This case presentation of dental trauma, including avulsion, luxations, and fractures, will walk you through successful treatment stages. From assessing the situation in the middle of your average workday, to specific procedures, this is a comprehensive look from start to finish of an accident that could step into your office next week.
- How to assess severity of trauma
- How to effectively triage the patient
- Learn what is the appropriate follow-up
- How to determine a long term treatment plan
David Mattingly, DDS
is from Perryville, Missouri. He attended Maryville University in St. Louis before graduating from the UMKC School of Dentistry in 2010. Dr. David Mattingly is a member of the ADA, MDA and has served as Vice President and President of the Northwest Dental Society. He is a member of Pierre Fauschard Academy and has served as Delegate and Alternate Delegate to the MDA House of Delegates. At home, Dr. Mattingly is a part owner of McCoy Samples Mattingly Dental and enjoys being a part of the local community.
Emily A. Mattingly DDS is a very compassionate dentist toward her patients and a drive to be a leader in the dental profession. Dr. Mattingly joined the McCoy, Samples, Mattingly Dental Clinic team in 2012. Originally from Chillicothe, Dr. Mattingly is a fourth generation dentist. In 2008, she graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry from the University of Missouri, Kansas City and received her Doctor of Dental Surgery from UMKC School of Dentistry in 2012.
Dr. Mattingly enjoys being involved in organized dentistry. At the ADA level, she represents the 6th district on the New Dentist Committee and is the NDC liaison to the Council on Dental Practice. She has served as delegate, alternate delegate, and reference committee member at both the ADA and MDA House of Delegates. In addition, she also serves as the vice chair of the NDC in Missouri.
Case Study 4: Oral Pathology for the General Dental Office
This lecture will focus on reviewing a sample of common oral lesions that the general dentist will come across in practice. Topics will include identifying normal anatomy verses pathology, developing a differential diagnosis, and making an appropriate referral for definitive management.
- Learn to identify normal anatomy verses pathology
- How to formulate a differential diagnosis
- Learn when to make a timely and appropriate referral for definitive management of a lesion
David E. Urbanek, DMD, MS grew up in Cleveland, Ohio, and completed his Bachelor’s Degree at Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) in Cleveland. He earned a Master’s Degree with honors in Anatomy at CWRU, then went on to graduate at the top of his class at the CWRU School of Dental Medicine. He completed his four-year residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Carle Foundation Hospital in Champaign/Urbana, Illinois. During his time at CWRU, he has served as a teaching assistant for medical, dental, and graduate students in the anatomical sciences. He has held a faculty appointment at the University of Illinois College of Medicine, Department of Surgery, and currently teaches dental students at the A.T. Still University Missouri School of Dental and Oral Health. He has authored several chapters in various Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery textbooks, and lectures to the dental and medical community.
Case Study 5: Restorative Driven Implant Dentistry in the Esthetic Zone
When treatment planning implants, especially the anterior maxilla, it is important to have the final restorative product in mind. A team based approach with adequate communication between the expectations of the patient, the restoring dentist, the surgeon and the capabilities of the lab drive success. This course will discuss treatment planning, reasons for missing teeth, restorative options and staging from beginning to end.
- How to appropriately communicate with the Surgeon, Lab and Rep
- Learn the reasons for missing anterior teeth
- How to get predictable impressions
- How to use timing, staging, temporization for a definitive restoration
Dr. Jon Copeland is a 2009 graduate of UMKC School of Dentistry. Following dental school, he completed a general practice residency at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. He has been in private practice in St. Louis since 2010. Dr. Copeland and his wife Stephanie, also a dentist, have offices in West and South County St. Louis. Dr. Copeland is an active member of the Greater St. Louis Dental Society, MDA, ADA and AGD. He is a Fellow in the Pierre Fauchard Academy and International College of Dentists. Dr. Copeland has completed his requirements for Fellowship in AGD and will be inducted this Summer. He is one of few general dentists nationally that lead a successful SPEAR study club and lectures for several implant manufacturers. Dr. Copeland lives in Wildwood with Stephanie and their three children.