Annual End of Summer Meeting 2011

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About the Presenters

Larry Weeda, Jr., DDS, Professor and Chairman, Dept. of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, and past director, residency program in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, joined the faculty at the UTHSC College of Dentistry in January of 1998.

He is a graduate of the University of Missouri- Kansas City, College of Dentistry. He received his post graduate training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Naval Regional Medical Center, Portsmouth, Virginia, and retired from the navy with the rank of Captain in 1998 after 27 years of service.

Dr. Weeda is a diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, a fellow of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, and a fellow of the American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, and a fellow of the International College of Dentists. Dr. Weeda received the SGAEC Award for Teaching Excellence in 1999, and was the recipient of the Distinguished Dental Faculty Award, the dental college’s highest teaching award, in 2007.

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Dr. Molly Rosebush joined the UT College of Dentistry faculty in August 2008 as an assistant professor in the Department of Biologic and Diagnostic Sciences. She completed her advanced training and MS in oral and maxillofacial pathology at The Ohio State University in June 2008 and became a diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology in September 2008. A native of Michigan, Dr. Rosebush received a BS in biology from Duke University in 2000, then returned home to complete her DDS at the University of Michigan in 2005.

Dr. Rosebush spends her time at UT in both the divisions of oral diagnosis and oral and maxillofacial pathology. She enjoys working with student doctors in both the clinic and classroom environments and participates in the microscopic diagnosis of biopsy specimens through the Oral and Maxillofacial Diagnostic Services. Dr. Rosebush was a speaker at the 2009 MidSouth Dental Congress and participates in community health fairs in the Memphis area. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, and a member of the Omicron Kappa Upsilon and Phi Kappa Phi honorary societies.

  • September 5-9, 2011
  • 8:00am – Noon each day
  • Location: Destin, FL - Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa
  • credit: 20 hours
  • Course Presenters: Larry Weeda, DDS & Molly Rosebush, DDS
  • Course Registration Form

Cost and Location Specifics

Early Bird Special - $449 per dentist and $349 per auxiliary. After August 15 - $499 per dentist and $399 per auxiliary. Registration at the door is an additional $25. Continental Breakfast will be provided. Please check the hotel reader board for meeting location. Call 901-448-5386 to register for the CE course.

Contact the Hilton Sandestin Beach Resort at 850-267-9500 for hotel reservations and ask for the discounted UT rate OR make reservations online at and use the group code: UTD Rates start at $185** per night.

**New Lower rate ! *Register by August 3rd for the discounted UT rate*

Course Information

Monday, September 5

Inflammatory & Infectious Disease

Recognition and treatment of common inflammatory soft tissue processes, as well as surgical and antibiotic therapy for odontogenic infections will be presented.

Tuesday, September 6

Cysts & Benign Tumors of the Jaw

A review of the more common cysts and benign tumors of the jaws; including clinical findings, radiographic features and treatment.

Wednesday, September 7

Pre-Malignant and Malignant Epithelial Lesions, & Hard Tissue Malignancies of the Oral and Maxillofacial Region

Diagnosis and treatment of these lesions will be presented, along with management of osteoradionecrosis and bisphosphonate induced osteonecrosis of the jaws.

Thursday, September 8

Diagnostic Tips & Techniques

This presentation will address diagnostic clues and adjuncts, biopsy techniques, appropriate handling of biopsy material, and how to help the pathologist help you.

Friday, September 9


Descriptions of commonly seen pathology not mentioned under the previous topics will be presented. The session will end with a clinical pathology conference (CPC) with audience participation in developing differential diagnoses.