1st: Oral Ulceration with Bone Sequestration; 2nd: Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA): Considerations and Treatment Options for Patients in Your Private Practice; and 3rd: Managing and Referring Patients with XIX/DMP Insurance

Registration costs include course materials for 2 CEs, continental breakfast and parking.

REGISTRATION: Register through our online portal.

8 to 8:40 a.m. Oral Ulceration with Bone Sequestration. 

We will be reviewing characteristics, causes, and treatment considerations for oral bone sequestration. 

At the end of this program, participants should be able to:

  • Recognize and diagnose a patient with an idiopathic boney sequestrum. 
  • Understand treatment strategies for a patient with an idiopathic boney sequestrum. 
  • Describe other reasons why patients can develop an oral sequestrum and understand how the patient's medical status can impact this risk. 

Presenter: Dr. Mary Kay Hill, DDS - Clinical Assistant Professor

Mary Kay Hill

8:40 to 9:20 a.m. Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA): Considerations and Treatment Options for Patients in your Private Practice

We will be discussing OSA categories, causes and treatment options. We will also discuss what signs to look for during your routine dental exam that may indicate that your patient has OSA.

At the end of this program, participants should be able to:

  1. Identify the differences between the categories of OSA.
  2. Know treatment options for each category.
  3. Recognize the intraoral and extraoral signs that your patients may have OSA.

Presenter: Dr. Kari Maas, DDS – Clinical Assistant Professor

Kari Maas

9:20 to 10 a.m. Managing and Referring Patients with XIX/DMP Insurance

Public insurances cover the dental expenses for a variety of underprivileged populations in the state of Iowa. To better serve this part of the population, the College of Dentistry, the largest dental provider in the state, needs the collaboration of private dentists to provide dental treatment. A review of insurance coverage, including selected clinical cases, and recommendations to collaborate with the College for the treatment of patients is presented.

At the end of this program, participants should be able to:

1. Identify pros and cons of treating XIX/DWP patients in private offices.

2. Describe insurance dos and don’ts.

3. Recognize what can I do in my office to help my community.

Presenter:  Dr. Alberto Gasparoni, DDS, MS, PhD, Clinical Associate Professor

Alberto Gasparoni

GENERAL INFORMATION

The College of Dentistry will make every reasonable effort to assure that requested continuing education programs are provided but assumes no liability for failure to deliver beyond the refunding of fees paid to The University of Iowa. The University of Iowa reserves the right to limit registration to the size of the available classroom or clinical space.  Sponsorship of this course does not imply subject matter, product, or technical endorsement. 

REGISTRATION: You may register using our online portal: https://apps.dentistry.uiowa.edu/CodCERegistration/

CANCELLATIONS/REFUNDS: Fees paid will be refunded less a $45 per person processing fee following notice of cancellation. Refunds will not be granted for cancellations received after the course begins.

Saturday, October 12, 2024 8:00am to 10:00am
Dental Science Building
First Floor
801 Newton Road, Iowa City, IA 52246
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Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa–sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Joan Smothers in advance at 319-335-2587 or dentistry-ce@uiowa.edu.