School of Dentistry

Continuing Dental Education

Providing timely and practical continuing education for dental professionals

Clinical Grand Rounds for the Dental Team

Clinical Grand Rounds for the Dental Team

First Thursday evening each month - December 2014; February, March & April 2015

Would you like treatment planning solutions for your patients with complex medical and dental problems?

University of Minnesota faculty can help you with your challenging treatment planning decisions. Participation in this case-based series will give you insights into a variety of dental disciplines that can improve your clinical results and also avoid patient complaints. Conveniently scheduled in the evening, you will enjoy short programs, dinner, and interaction with colleagues, faculty, staff and students. You will want to take advantage of this low-cost/high-value continuing dental education opportunity created especially for you and your dental team.

Programs/Course Details

This program is offered in partnership with the School of Dentistry Alumni Society.

Benefits/Objectives

You will enhance your knowledge in assessing and treating:

  • medically compromised pediatric patients. (December 4, 2014 - Dr. Jeffrey Karp)
  • snoring and sleep apnea with oral appliances. (February 5, 2015 - Dr. Mariona Mulet)
  • medically compromised patients - oral cancer and bacterial endocarditis. (March 5, 2015 - Dr. Kevin Nakagaki)
  • dental traumatic injuries - emergent and restorative options. (April 2, 2015 - Dr. Mark Roettger)
Course Outline

6:00 PM - Registration and dinner
6:30 PM - Clinical cases presented
7:45 PM - Question and answer session
8:00 PM - Adjourn

Who Should Attend

Dentists, dental therapists, dental hygienists and dental assistants interested in keeping up to date with important, evolving practices in all areas of clinical dentistry.

Educational Methods

Illustrated presentation of clinical cases, discussion

Speakers

Jeffrey M. Karp, D.M.D., M.S., Clinical Associate Professor and Director, Advanced Education Program in Pediatric Dentistry, Division of Pediatric Dentistry, Department of Developmental and Surgical Sciences, University of Minnesota School of Dentistry; Diplomate, American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. Dr. Karp is the Director of the University of Minnesota Pediatric Dental Clinic, Made Possible by Delta Dental of Minnesota.

Mariona Mulet Pradera, D.D.S., M.S., Associate Program Director, Graduate Program in TMD and Orofacial Pain, Department of Diagnostic and Biological Sciences, University of Minnesota School of Dentistry. Dr. Mulet also maintains a clinical practice with HealthPartners focusing on temporomandibular disorders, orofacial pain, oral medicine and dental sleep medicine.

Kevin N. Nakagaki, D.D.S., full-time practitioner with HealthPartners in St. Paul, Minnesota, which includes managing patients in the hospital/ambulatory surgery setting. Dr. Nakagaki spent 10 years serving as Director of the Hospital Dental Clinic at the University of Minnesota.

Mark A. Roettger, D.D.S., Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of Comprehensive Care, Department of Primary Dental Care, University of Minnesota School of Dentistry; Director, University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview General Practice Residency (GPR) program. Dr. Roettger is a founding and charter member of the Academy for Sports Dentistry, as well as past president of the organization. He also serves as a dental consultant to the University of Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Department and maintains a private practice in Stillwater, Minnesota.

Testimonials

Here's what your colleagues are saying about the Clinical Grand Rounds series:

“Really good and lots of useful clinic information.”

“Excellent case presentations.”

“Types of cases I’ve seen in my practice and gave specifics on treatment and also gave great online source to help answer questions on treating these cases.”

“Excellent presentations and extremely fact-based. I learned alot!”

“Great access to U of M School of Dentistry.”

Previously Recorded Webcasts

A link to the recorded webcast presentations will be posted on our website Clinical Grand Rounds Recorded Sessions within a week of each session. When you view only this recorded version of a session, you may earn 1.5 hours of “elective” credit per session for Minnesota relicensure requirements. However, you will need to keep track of the date and time of your completion in case of a Board of Dentistry audit of your continuing dental education records.

PLEASE NOTE: When you attend a "live" presentation of Clinical Grand Rounds or a "live" webcast, you earn core continuing dental education credit in diagnosis and treatment planning and receive a certificate of attendance.

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