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NCAGD Laser Dentistry MasterTrack
The Solution Center
1101 Slater Rd. Brighton Hall, Suite 200,
Durham, NC 27703
United States
(919) 941-7713

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Friday, August 23, 2019, 8:00 AM to Saturday, August 24, 2019, 5:00 PM EDT
Category: Master Track

  NCAGD Laser Dentistry MasterTrack 


Program: Laser Dentistry -  This course will focus on diode laser use and Photobiomodulation lasers.

Speakers: Dr. Mel Burchman and Dr. Jerry Ross

Participation Credit: 16 Hours 

Program Schedule:

Friday - August 23, 8 AM - 5 PM 
Saturday - August 24, 8 AM - 5 PM

Program Description:

This will be a comprehensive 2 day laser course with a very strong hands-on component. It will be geared for both the novice and experienced laser user. Day one and part of day two will focus on Diode laser techniques, and day two will concentrate on PhotoBioModulation, “PBM” (Low Level Laser). The intention is that participants will be able to incorporate many of the procedures and techniques that are taught during these two days into their practices on Monday.

The first 2 hours of the course will be a short review of basic laser principles and science with a strong accent on Diode lasers, and the rest will revolve around basic laser techniques. Techniques for the Diode will be: Gingivectomy, Gingivalplasty, frenectomy, fibroma removal, laser hemostasis, smile line correction, sulcular debridement, apthous ulcers, laser biopsy, soft tissue orthodontic exposure, troughing, operlectomy and pulp capping and pulpotomy. After learning the technique the participants will perform on pig jaws.

Day 2 will focus on Photobiomodulation (Low Level Laser). The participants will learn the science of PBM and how to use PBM to treat the following: burning tongue syndrome, TMJ syndrome, facial pain and migraines, dry sockets, Bell ’s Palsy, Paresthesia of the tongue, control patient gagging, aid in wound healing, pre- and post-surgical procedure techniques, control patient swelling, control motion disorders and Oral Mucositis and oral manifestations of other diseases.

Registration Rates:

Member - $1,200

Non Member - $1,350