2022-23 Course Objectives

After completing The 2022–23 Dental Update you should have acquired the knowledge that will better enable you to:

  • Assess whether to retreat a failed root canal, remove and implant or do an apical
  • Identify barriers and solutions to effective communication with patients and staff
  • Prepare for and manage a practice transition.
  • Identify the elements of practice valuation and the sale vs. hold and scale analysis.
  • Identify human resource issues impacting the dental practice.
  • Understand, evaluate, and treat obstructive sleep apnea.
  • Understand tools and techniques to protect assets against practice risk
  • Discuss the legal status, pharmacology, physiological impact and treatment implications of cannabis.
  • Understand appropriate prescribing practices for managing acute dental pain
  • Discuss the proper management of perioperative pain with local anesthetics
  • Understand the characteristics of street drugs and their implications for the treatment of patients who abuse them.
  • Discuss the treatment implications of the medically complex patient.
  • Identify and avoid clinical decision-making pitfalls

The 2022–23 Dental Update, offered weekly in over 40 enviable destinations, is a unique, 20-hour survey of the intersection of practice management, risk management and selected clinical topics.

Program Description

The Update is produced in state-of-the-art studios utilizing 4K digital technology and presented via COVID-safe, Destination-based, Virtual Classrooms. That means, as in the past, you will participate in the travel destination of your choice during scheduled lecture hours, however, you will view The Update on your laptop, tablet or smart phone from the comfort and safety of your hotel room or condominium. And you will do so in the virtual and interactive company of your colleagues in attendance at the same time.

We think this offers the best of all worlds: Comfort, safety, and the ability to interact in real time with a multi-discipline audience of professional peers. You will have over 1,000 oppor­tunities to attend, at your choice of over 40 premier sun and ski resorts, through September 30, 2023 – virtually any week you choose.

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