Dental Pharmacology

Dental Pharmacology Seminar (DPH1)

Full Course: (Expired for AGD PACE and ADA CERP recognition)16 for California Board of Dental Examiners (CBDE) for CD/CPD Credits

Courses are appropriate for:  General Dentists, Oral Surgeons, Endodontists, Geriatric Dental Specialists, Dental Implant Surgeons, Prosthodontists, Dental Assistants and Dental Hygienists

Dental Pharmacology (DPH1) Topics Include: Antibacterials: Odotogenic Infections, Antibacterial Chemotherapy, Antibacterial Chemotherapy, Drug Resistance, Analgesics: Acute Pain, Selection of a Combination Analgesic, Adverse Drug Events, Local Anesthetic Agents, and more.
To view topic outline of the full or short course, select the Course Type (Full) below:
Full Course:
DPH1
Full Course Price:
$580
Format:
Available in Video format.
Only Available Option: Full

Instructor Bio

Dr. Geza Terezhalmy, DDS, MA

Biography

Dr. Geza T. Terezhalmy received his D.D.S. degree from Case Western Reserve School of Dental Medicine and his M.A. from The George Washington University. Currently he is a professor for the Department of Comprehensive Dentistry at the University of Texas Health Science Center at the San Antonio Dental School. He is also a clinical professor for the Department of Pharmacology at the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at the University of Texas Health Science Center at the San Antonio Dental School. Dr. Terezhalmy serves as a National Consultant for Dental Pharmacotherapeutics to the US Surgeon General and also to the Naval Postgraduate Dental School as a consultant in their department of Oral Medicine. He has served on the editorial boards of Quintessence International, Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology and has an extensive list of publication credits with articles appearing in The American Journal of Dentistry, The International Journal of Dental Hygiene, the Journal of Contemporary Dental Practice and the Archives of Oral Biology. Dr. Terezhalmy has served as president of the Organization of Teachers of Oral Diagnosis and of the American Academy of Oral Medicine.

Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported

Topics

Antibacterials: Odotogenic Infections

The etiology of the odontogenic infections.

Antibacterial Chemotherapy

The pharmacological basis of antibacterial chemotherapy.

Antibacterials: Strategies for Antibacterial Chemotherapy

Strategies development for antibacterial chemotherapy of odontogenic infections.

Antibacterial Prophylaxis

Recognizing indications and contraindications for the use of antibacterial prophylaxis.

Antibacterial Drug Resistance

Understanding the clinical relevance of antibacterial drug resistance.

Analgesics: Acute Pain

The mechanisms of acute pain.

Analgesics: Selection of an NSAID

The pharmacological basis of and factors to be considered in the selection of an NSAID.

Analgesics: Selection of a Combination Analgesic

The pharmacological basis of and factors to be considered in the selections of a combination analgesic.

Analgesics: Adverse Drug Events with the Use of Analgesics

Discussion of the potential adverse drug events associated with the use of analgesics.

Anesthetics: Management of Intraoperative Pain

Selection of the most appropriate local anesthetic agent for the management of intraoperative pain.

Anesthetics: Basic Mechanisms of Acute Pain

The basic Mechanisms of acute pain.

Anesthetics: Local Anesthetic Agents

Potential adverse events associated with the use of local anesthetic agents.

Course Objective

After completing this course the participant will have a better understanding and working knowledge of the following:

  1. Pharmacology of Antibacterial Agents
  • The etiology of the odontogenic infections
  • The pharmacological basis of antibacterial chemotherapy
  • Strategies for developing strategies for antibacterial chemotherapy of odontogenic infections
  • Recognizing indications and contraindications for the use of antibacterial prophylaxis
  • Understanding the clinical relevance of antibacterial drug resistance
  1. Pharmacology of Analgesics
  • The mechanisms of acute pain
  • The pharmacological basis of and factors to be considered in the selection of an NSAID
  • The pharmacological basis of and factors to be considered in the selection of a combination analgesic
  • Discussion of potential adverse drug events associated with the use of analgesics
  1. Pharmacology of Local Anesthetic Agents
  • Selection of the most appropriate local anesthetic agent for the management of intraoperative pain
  • The basic mechanisms of acute pain
  • Potential adverse events associated with the use of local anesthetic agents

Accreditation

American Seminar Institute is an approved provider of ADA-CERP, AGD-PACE and the California Board of Dental Examiners.

 
 

California Board of Dental Examiners (CBDE)

American Seminar Institute is an approved provider for the California Board of Dental Examiners, License# 2068, Original Issuance Date:  01/27/88; Expiration Date:  01/31/18. Credits satisfy California Dental Education Requirements, as well as most State and Dental Academy requirements.

                                                                                                           

Because each individual agency/academy/state has specific requirements, it is necessary that you consult with the appropriate agency/academy/state regarding final approval of continuing education credits.

  Produced: 4/01/2014      Expires for AGD Credit: 3/31/2017

Additional Information

Additional Dental Continuing Education (CE/CPD) options available:

Other courses of interest may include:  Infection ControlLocal Anesthesia and 200 Most Common Drugs

For up-coming courses, please visit: Dental Courses Coming Soon There you will find abbreviated listings of additional courses that are soon to be released.