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28th Annual Specialize Your General Practice

August 30 - September 1, 2013


Labor Day WeekendJekyll Island Club

Jekyll Island Club Hotel, Jekyll Island, Georgia

Presented By
Georgia Regents University
College of Dental Medicine and
Division of Professional and Community Education

 

 

 

Weekend at a Glance
Friday

7:45 - 9:45 a.m.

10:00 - Noon

Management of the Most Common
Medically Complex Dental Patients

Cementation Techniques, Procedures
and Materials for Today's Crown and Bridge

Saturday

7:30 - 9:45 a.m.


10:00 - Noon


1:30 - 3:30 p.m

Orthodontic Concepts for Patients in
the Mixed Dentition

CAD/CAM Technology - Truths and
Misconceptions

CAD/CAM Optional Workshop 

Sunday

Please check-out of the
resort at this time

7:30 - 9:30 a.m.


9:45 - Noon

Restorative Update - Partial Coverage
Ceramic Restorations

Management of Oral Surgery
Complications in the General Practice 

 

PURPOSE & OBJECTIVES

This presentation is designed to improve each participant’s ability to manage the medically compromised patient, oral surgery complication and diagnose orthodontic challenges in the mixed dentition. 

After the presentation, the participant should be able to:

  • Introduce new medications and therapeutic applications
  • Recognize the appropriate cementation techniques for today’s restorative materials
  • Discuss partial coverage ceramic restorations
  • Apply CAD CAM technology to their practice

Target Audience
Dentists, auxiliaries and other dental professionals

 



Friday, August 30, 2013
7:00 Continental Breakfast/Registration
7:30 Welcome and Introduction – What to expect from the weekend – Drs. Richard Callan and Jeril Cooper
7:45

Management of the Most Common Medically Complex Dental Patients – Dr. Pruett 
During this presentation, you should be able to gain a better understanding for managing the HTN, anticoagulated diabetic and pregnant patient in your office.

9:45 Break
10:00

Cementation Techniques, Procedures and Materials for Today’s Crown and Bridge Products – Dr. Davenport 
Understanding the various products for temporary and permanent cementation is sometimes puzzling. This course is designed to review the products available for cementation of temporary and permanent restorations and demonstrate the proper techniques for etching and bonding the newer materials available today.

Noon Adjourn
Saturday, August 31, 2013
7:00 Continental Breakfast
7:30

Orthodontic Concepts for Patients in the Mixed Dentition – Dr. Cooper 
Patients in the mixed dentition present various challenges and problems. Early diagnosis and possible early intervention may prevent a more difficult problem as patients enter into adolescence. This presentation will discuss problems that arise in the transitional dentition, how to diagnose the problems, and how to decide on an ideal time for treatment.

9:45 Break
10:00

CAD/CAM Technology – Dr. Furness
Present current concepts regarding CAD/CAM technology and discuss common misconceptions about the technology, what it is actually able to provide for our patients and why every practitioner should know these concepts.

12:15 Adjourn
12:30

CAD/CAM Optional Workshop – Drs. Callan, Cooper and Furness  Enroll Today!
Boxed Lunch for workshop attendees
This hands-on experience will introduce the latest advances in CAD/CAM technology. Participants will have the opportunity to scan, design, and mill a restoration for a case they bring in from their own practice. Seating is limited so register quickly.

Sunday, September 1, 2013
7:00 Continental Breakfast
7:30

Restorative Update – Dr. Furness 
Discuss current research on partial coverage ceramic restorations (PCCR) and discuss why this treatment modality should be integral part of your general practice.

9:30 Break (Please check out of the resort at this time.)
9:45

Management of Oral Surgery Complications in the General Practice – Dr. Pruett
Dental Implants have been a wonderful addition to the services we offer our patients, but they are not without their own set of difficulties. Dr. Pruett will discuss management of pain, swelling and bleeding, sinus exposures and post-operative infections, and avoiding and managing these issues.

Noon Adjourn

 

GRU GUEST FACULTY

cooper4Jeril R. Cooper, IV, D.M.D., graduate of Carson-Newman College, Medical College of Georgia School of Dentistry, and MCG Department of Orthodontics. He maintains a multiple location orthodontic practice in the Chattanooga, TN area. Dr. Cooper is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics and Past President of the Georgia Orthodontists Foundation as well as a member of many leading dental and orthodontic organizations.

 

 

GRU FACULTY

Dr. Callan

Richard S. Callan, D.M.D., Ed.S., Associate Professor and Chair of the Georgia Regents University Department of General Dentistry, co-directs the College of Dental Medicine practice management curriculum and supervises the Comprehensive Care Clinic. He maintains an intramural general dental practice and conducts research on practical applications of modern techniques and materials. He is a member of the American Dental Education Association’s Commission on Change and Innovation, the International College of Dentists, American College of Dentistry and the Pierre Fauchard Academy.

Dr. Cooper


Jeril R. Cooper, III, D.M.D.,
Associate Professor of General Dentistry at the Georgia Regents University, earned his dental degree from MCG. He maintained a full-time general dentistry practice for 30 years before joining GRU, where he has an active faculty practice in addition to providing clinical supervision in the Department of General Dentistry and is a member of the GRU Esthetic team. He is a member of the Pierre Fauchard Academy, a Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry and received GRU's 2008 Judson C. Hickey Award.

Davenport


Michael Davenport, D.M.D.,
graduate of the Medical University of South Carolina College of Dental Medicine. Dr. Davenport spent 17 years as the Associate Director of Dental Education at Richland Memorial Hospital in Columbia South Carolina and from 1996 to 2012, Dr. Davenport owned and operated a private practice in Lexington, South Carolina. As a former faculty of the L.D. Pankey Institute and a current instructor at Georgia Regents University College of Dental Medicine, Dr. Davenport has dedicated his professional life to the advancement of scientific knowledge and teaching of clinical skills.

furnessAlan R. Furness, D.M.D., Assistant Professor in the Department of Oral Rehabilitation, College of Dental Medicine at GRU. Dr. Furness is the director of the Treatment Planning clinic, co-director of the freshman and junior Treatment Planning courses, teaches Esthetics, a clinical CAD/CAM instructor, and maintains a private practice. He received his DMD from the Medical University of South Carolina and completed an AEGD residency in the United States Navy in 2000.

Dr. PruettMichael E. Pruett, D.M.D., Assistant Professor of Oral Rehabilitation, Vice Chairman of Hospital Dentistry and Director of the General Practice Residency Program, received his D.M.D. from the Medical College of Georgia. He completed a two year General Practice Residency at the University of Virginia and then became the Director of Dentistry at Mount Sinai Hospital in Hartford, Connecticut. While in Hartford he also served as the Assistant Program Director of the General Practice Residency at Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center. He maintains an active private practice with emphasis on hospital dentistry, management of medically compromised patients, implant placement and restoration and sedation dentistry. Dr. Pruett is a Fellow in the International College of Dentists, the Pierre Fauchard Academy, and a Diplomate in the International Congress of Oral Implantologists.

 



CREDIT

The College of Dental Medicine at Georgia Regents University is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider.       ADA CERP

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. ACDE

The College of Dental Medicine at Georgia Regents University designates this activity for 12.75 continuing education credits. The optional hands-on workshop is an additional 3.0 continuing education credits. 01/01/10 – 12/31/13

Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to ADA CERP at www.ada.org/cerp

The formal continuing education programs of this program provider are accepted by AGD for Fellowship/Mastership credit. The current term of acceptance extends from 01/01/10 – 12/31/13



REGISTRATION INFORMATION

See schedule of fees below. The registration fee, less a $75 administrative charge, is refundable if notice of cancellation is received prior to August 16, 2013.

REGISTRATION FEES

Registering before August 1

After August 1
Dentist $525 $575
Dentist and one auxiliary $655 $705
Additional auxiliary $195 $245
Saturday Workshop $100 $100

 

FOUR CONVENIENT WAYS TO REGISTER

                                           

Print the
REGISTRATION FORM

and mail it
with payment to:
Division of Professional and
Community Education

Georgia Regents University
919 15th Street
Augusta, Georgia 30912

Fax
 REGISTRATION FORM 
with payment by credit card
to 706-721-4642.

Call the Division of Professional and
Community Education at

706-721-3967 or
1- 800-221-6437

 


 

LOCATION AND LODGING

Make Jekyll Island your playground escape!                                       

 

Jekyll Island, one of Georgia’s four Golden Isles, offers miles of gentle beaches along the Atlantic, scenic golf courses, tennis courts, sailing and close proximity to the other Golden Isles. Historic sites abound, including old forts, lovely mansions of yesteryear, and intriguing museums. The tradition of The Jekyll Island Club began a century ago, when it was founded as an exclusive retreat for the Morgans, Pulitzers, Rockefellers and Vanderbilts. Visitors may enjoy the same natural beauty and elegant architecture in the newly restored Jekyll Island Club, where these high-society members once came to relax.With so many recreation options available, a trip to Jekyll Island is an opportunity to refresh yourself physically and mentally through activity. The beautiful weather, ocean breezes, serene natural setting and numerous outdoor activities make Jekyll Island ideal for a relaxing vacation.

GOLF: With 63 holes of golf, Jekyll Island is Georgia’s largest public golf resort. Three 18-hole courses and a historic nine-hole course offer an unmatched variety of golf experiences operating from one facility. The laid-back atmosphere combined witJekyll Golfh quality conditions have made Jekyll Island a popular group and tournament site, including the home of the U.S. Kids Golf World Championship and the Georgia State High School Championship.

SUMMER WAVES WATER PARK: From exciting water slides for older children and adults to a lazy river great for a relaxing day in the sun, Summer Waves is the perfect spot to cool down. The park also has an area for younger children. Visit www.summerwaves.com or call 912-635-2074 for details.

TENNIS: The Jekyll Island Tennis Center, with 13 clay courts, has been recognized as one of the finest municipal facilities in the country. Camps for every level are offered during the summer and personal lessons and small-group clinics can be scheduled when you arrive.

MARINAS, FISHING & BOATING: Characterized by over 700,000 acres of salt marsh, numerous fresh water rivers and miles of pristine ocean, the Georgia coast is fishing heaven for tarpon, whiting, red drum, sea trout, triple tail, spotted sea trout, striped mullet, sheepshead, black drum and the list goes on.

BEACHES: Sunbathe, swim, beachcomb or jog – Jekyll Island boasts 10 miles of uncrowded, unspoiled beach for a variety Jekyll beachof activities. Find solitude and communion with nature where the land meets the sea. Shell-collecting is a popular island pastime for guests young and old.

SEA KAYAKING AND CANOEING: You’ve never seen marshland from this close before! One of the best ways to explore Jekyll’s estuarial waters is in a kayak or canoe. Experience the intriguing ecosystem of Georgia’s beautiful coast when you strap on your lifejacket and grab a paddle!

BICYCLE TRAILS: Explore over 20 miles of winding trails perfect for biking, jogging or walking. These paved paths are a great way to explore Jekyll’s historic sites, beaches, marshes and maritime forests.

LOCATION AND LODGING – Jekyll Island, Georgia
Jekyll Island, one of Georgia’s four Golden Isles, offers miles of gentle beaches along the Atlantic, scenic golf courses, tennis courts,  sailing and close proximity to the other Golden Isles. Historic sites abound, including old forts, lovely mansions of yesteryear, and intriguing museums. The tradition of The Jekyll Island Club began a century ago, when it was founded as an exclusive retreat for the Morgans, Pulitzers, Rockefellers and Vanderbilts. Visitors may enjoy the same natural beauty and elegant architecture in the newly restored Jekyll Island Club, where these high-society members once came to relax.

All rooms have Victorian furnishings and rates are single or double. Traditional rooms are larger and are located in adjacent buildings. ($25 for extra person over two people).

Club Double $189 Club Queen $209
Traditional King Double/Double $229 Deluxe King – Double/Double $269
Annex Suites $289 Club Suites $319
King Jacuzzi $319 DLX suite $349

An advance deposit of one night’s room/suite rate plus 12% tax and a $10 per day resort fee is required for all reservations. Advance notice of 72 hours is required to cancel individual reservations for full refund of deposit. Credit card, personal check, company check or cashiers check accepted. Two-night minimum required on weekend (Friday and Saturday nights).

Jekyll Island Club Hotel (Host Hotel) 371 Riverview Drive Reservations: 1-800-535-9547

 

 


Available Accommodations

Jekyll Island Club Hotel (Host Hotel)

371 Riverview Drive

Reservations 1-800-535-9547

Jekyll Oceanfront Clarion Resort

975 N. Beachview Drive

Reservations: 1-800-736-1046

Buccaneer Beach Resort

85 S. Beachview Drive

Reservations: 1-912-635-2261

Oceanside Inn & Suites

711 N. Beachview Drive

Reservations: 1-912-635-2211

Days Inn & Suites

60 S. Beachview Drive

Reservations 1-888-635-3003

Holiday Inn

200 S. Beachview Drive

Reservations: 1-800-7JEKYLL

SPECIAL NEEDS
The Division of Continuing Education of the Georgia Health Sciences University complies with the Americans With Disabilities Act. If you require special services, facilities or dietary considerations (vegetarian or otherwise) to support your participation in this continuing education activity, contact the conference coordinator at 800-221-6437 or 706-721-3967.

COMFORT ZONE
Although every effort is made to have a comfortable temperature in the meeting room, everyone’s comfort zones vary. Please bring a jacket or light wrap for your comfort.

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