Meeting the Oral Health Needs for Persons with Disabilities: A Training Program for Dentists and their Staffs

Mar, 2019
08:00 AM-01:00 PM

William W.M. Cheung Auditorium | Penn Dental Medicine
240 S. 40th Street, Philadelphia, PA

Time: 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
Registration Fee: Dentist $195 | PDM Alumni and Faculty/Military $145 | Dental Team $95
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CE Credits: 4.0 lecture credits

Join us for a morning discussing the oral health needs for persons with disabilities.

Program Schedule

8:00 am Registration and Breakfast
9:00 am Welcome and Introduction
Larry Paul, DDS, Vice President, Corporate Dental, The AmeriHealth Caritas Family of Companies
9:15 am Defining Disability and Introduction to the Disabilities We Encounter Through the Lifespan
Miriam Robbins, DDS, MS, Associate Professor, NYU Winthrop Medical
10:00 am Communicating Effectively with Parents, Caregivers, and Patients
Paul Jones, PhD, Assistant Professor, Behavioral Sciences, Licensed Psychologist, Temple University Kornberg School of Dentistry
10:30 am Practice Without Pressure
Deborah Jastrebski, PWP Master Specialist and Marc Jastrebski, Individual with IDD
11:00 am Break
11:15 am Principles of Dental Care for Persons with Disabilities
Amid Ismail, BDS, MPH, DrPH, MBA, Laura H. Carnell Professor and Dean of Temple University Kornberg School of Dentistry
11:30 am Treatment Options for Persons with Disabilities Through the Lifespan
Mark Wolff, DDS, PhD, Morton Amsterdam Dean of the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine and Professor in the Department of Preventative and Restorative Dentistry
12:30 pm Reflections and Q&A
1:00 pm Adjourn and Lunch

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University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine designates this activity for 4.0 continuing education credits.