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Saturday, April 22, 2023, 12:45 pm - 2:45 pm 

2 Clinical Hours

Course Fee: D- $49 Other- $23

AGD Codes: 135, 260, 497

Speaker: Dr. David Hildebrandt

Course Title: Are you still practicing in the Dark Ages? Why a dental laser should be in your office

Course Description: Applications for dental lasers have evolved into all areas of the dental practice. Most dentists are unaware of the broad areas dental lasers have beneficial relevance. Dental lasers have effective functions in Operative Dentistry, Periodontal treatment, Endodontic procedures, Prosthodontic s, TMJ treatment, Oral Surgery, Implant Dentistry, Cosmetic Dentistry and in the treatment of breathing disorders. There are multiple patient benefits to laser dentistry both in patient comfort and efficiency of treatment.

Course Objectives:

  1. Attendees will be given a brief assessment of laser physics.
  2. Different types of dental lasers will be reviewed.
  3. Examples of Laser applications will be discussed for each branch of Dentistry.

Untitled design 7Speaker Bio: Dr. Hildebrandt graduated from Louisiana State University School of Dentistry in 1984.He is a Fellow in the American College of Dentists. He has lectured at the American Dental Association Annual meeting and has presented on multiple occasions at the New Orleans Dental Conference. He has been invited as a guest speaker on local radio and television stations concerning dental health; Dr Hildebrandt is a past president of the Louisiana Dental Association and the New Orleans Dental Association. Dr Hildebrandt was the Chairman of the 2009 New Orleans Dental Conference. Dr. Hildebrandt continues to serve as an Advisor to the New Orleans Dental Conference.