Target Audience

Workshop Descriptions

Planning Committee
Future Courses
Course Schedule
Friday, Sep 14
Sedation Symposium

Friday, Sep 14
Simulation Workshops

Saturday, Sep 15

Weekend Conference

Sunday, Sep 16
Weekend Conference

Friday, Sep 14
Dental Sedation 

Saturday, Sep 15
Pediatric Dental Sedation Crisis Management: Didactics

Saturday, Sep 15
Pediatric Dental
Sedation Crisis
Management: Simulation

Saturday, Sep 15

Weekend Conference

Sunday, Sep 16
Weekend Conference

Conference Info
Tuition/Fees Hotel/Travel Info
Call for Abstracts

Keynote Speakers Sedation Faculty Dental Sedation Faculty

Saturday, September 15, 2018
Weekend Conference Theme: Advancing Safety in Pediatric Sedation

Course Director: Keira P. Mason, MD
Director, Pediatric Dental Sedation Conference: James Tom, DDS, MS, FACD

This weekend conference is specifically tailored to pediatric dental sedation. As a continuation of the Friday course which reviews the basics, the weekend course explores the current, state-of-the-art practice of promoting safe and efficient dental sedation. This course targets both adult, pediatric dentists and sedation providers. Led by renowned leaders in pediatric dental sedation who pair their clinical experiences with their vast knowledge. A special discount will be available for those interested in attending the Weekend Conference and Pediatric Dental Sedation Crisis Management Didactics and Simulation.
7:00 – 8:00 AM     Breakfast OR Optional Breakfast Breakout Panels

911 in the Dental Office: From Anticipation to Management: James Tom, DDS, MS, FACD, Michael Ignelzi, DDS, PhD, Philip Yen, DDS, Steve Yun, MD
Ketamine: Steve Green, MD, Robert Kennedy, MD, Mark Roback, MD
Dexmedetomidine (This session is also repeated on Sunday): Keira P. Mason, MD, Vivian Yuen, MD, Mohamed Mahmoud, MD
8:15 – 9:00 AM

9:00 – 9:15 AM
9:15 – 9:45 AM

    Keynote Lecture: Resilience: Reflecting on a South Pole Expedition
Kevin Vallely
Question and Answer Panel
Book Signing and Morning Break
  Exploring the Frontiers of Sedation
Moderator: Moderator: Piet Leroy, MD, PhD
 9:45 – 10:05 AM
 10:05 – 10:30 AM
10:30 – 11:05 AM
11:05 – 11:30 AM

11:30 – 12:00 PM
Mark Roback, MD
Politics of Sedation Leadership
Steve Green, MD
Ouch! Why and How to Treat Pain and Sedation
Egidio Barbi, MD, Piet Leroy, MD, PhD
State-of-the-Art Techniques for Procedural Analgesia
T. Anthony Anderson, MD, PhD
Question and Answer Panel
Egidio Barbi, MD, Steve Green, MD, Piet Leroy, MD, PhD, Mark Roback, MD, T. Anthony Anderson, MD, PhD
12:00-1:30 PM     Lunch or Optional Lunch Breakout Panel

Interactive Round Table with International Experts:  Developing and Starting a Sedation Program from A–Z:  Piet Leroy, MD, PhD, Douglas Carlson, MD
Strategies for Patients with Special Needs: Pharmacologic to Non-Pharmacologic:
Egidio Barbi, MD, Vivian Yuen, MD, Giorgio Cozzi, MD

  Let’s Cook! Exploring New Sedation Recipes
Moderator: Douglas Carlson, MD
1:30 – 1:55 PM
1:55 – 2:20 PM
2:20 – 2:45 PM
2:45 – 3:10 PM

3:10 – 3:30 PM
3:30 – 4:00 PM

    New Recipes: Intranasal Sedation and Nitrous Oxide
Franz Babl, MD, MPH
Keira P. Mason, MD
Dexmedetomidine in the Nose: What’s New in Intranasal Sedation?
Vivian Yuen, MD
Robert Kennedy, MD
Question and Answer Panel
Franz Babl, MD, MPH, Robert Kennedy, MD, Keira P. Mason, MD, Vivian Yuen, MD
Afternoon Break with Exhibitors
  Controversies and Innovations in Sedation
Vivian Yuen, MD
4:00 – 4:25 PM
4:25 – 4:50 PM
4:50 – 5:15 PM
5:15 – 5:40 PM

5:40 – 6:00 PM
    Exploring the Business of Sedation: Profits, Losses, and Vulnerabilities?
Dean Andropoulos, MD, MHCM
Pre-Sedation Fasting: What’s the Evidence?
Steve Green, MD
The FDA Warning – 1 Year Later
Dean Andropoulos, MD, MHCM
Clinical Approaches to Procedural Sedation and Peri-Operative Management of the Autistic Child
Mark Roback, MD
Question and Answer Panel
Dean Andropoulos, MD, MHCM, Steve Green, MD, Mark Roback, MD
6:00 – 7:30 PM     Complimentary Cocktail Reception (Faculty, Attendees and Sponsors)
>>> continued on next page, Weekend Conference: Day 2