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Thursday, May 9

           Harold Crossley, DDS
           Sponsored by the Rossner Lecture Series through Touro Foundation
           Pharmaceutical and Street Drug Abuse and the Dental Implications
           Time:  1:30 - 4:30 pm
           Course Code:  T 240
           Fee:  Dentists $70   All Others $30
           NOTE: Attendees MUST be 18 years of age or older to attend -- NO EXCEPTIONS.

           Quick Summary:  Like it or not, far too many of our patients are experimenting with and/or abusing prescription
           and non-prescription drugs.  You MUST be knowledgeable and remain updated on this constantly evolving sub-
           ject.  Dr. Crossley is one of the most popular speakers in the country on the subject.

           Course Description:  The dental team is in a unique position providing dental care to a patient population that
           may be regular users or experimenting with mood altering drugs.  This presentation includes a discussion of com-
           monly abused prescription and illicit drugs and the dental implications of their use.

           Learning Objectives: What medications to avoid with the suspected drug abusing patient.  How to recognize
           and manage the doctor shopper.  The addictive nature of marijuana.  The difference between addiction and depen-

           Course most appropriate for:  All Attendees (must be 18 years of age or older)
           C.E. Hours:  3 clinical hours
           Academy of General Dentistry Code:  157

           Molly S. Rosebush, DDS, MS
           The Many Different Causes of Oral Ulcers
           Time:  1:30 - 4:30 pm
           Course Code:  T 250
           Fee:  Dentists $55   All Others $15

           Quick Summary:  Oral ulcers are a major nuisance for our patients.  Learn what causes them and how to manage

           Course Description:  This course will provide a review of mucosal ulcers and their numerous potential etiologies
           including trauma, infection, immune-mediated diseases and neoplasia.  Numerous clinical images will be dis-
           played to give the clinician a thorough overview of the appearance of these lesions.

           Learning Objectives: Recognize the similarities and differences in ulcers which occur due to a variety of causes,
           including, but not limited to: physical, thermal, or chemical trauma; herpes simplex virus; aphthous stomatitis;
           erosive lichen planus; squamous cell carcinoma.  Determine whether to treat and re-evaluate an ulcer or obtain a
           biopsy immediately.  Understand appropriate management options for ulcers of non-neoplastic origin.

           Course most appropriate for:  Dentists, Hygienists, and Clinical Assistants
           C.E. Hours:  3 clinical hours
           Academy of General Dentistry Code:  739


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