Oral Surgery Review & Update


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About The Presenter

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.

  • October 15, 2010 0
  • 8:30am - 3:30pm
  • Location: Memphis
  • CE credit: 6 hours
  • Course Presenter: : Larry Weeda, Jr., DDS
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Cost and Location Specifics

Early Bird Special - $179 per dentist and $109 per auxiliary. After October 1 - $199 per dentist and $129 per auxiliary. Registration at the door is an additional $25. Morning coffee and lunch will be provided. The University of Tennessee Health Science Center Campus. Humphreys General Education Building located on the corner of Dunlap & Madison. Please park in the garage located at 869 Madison. Parking is $5 per day.

Course Description

This course is primarily designed to refresh and augment the diagnostic and treatment skills of the general practitioner who routinely performs ambulatory oral surgery in their office.

Course Outline

  1. Health status evaluation
  2. The medically compromised patient
  3. Managing patients using the INR
  4. Managing the radiation and chemotherapy patient
  5. Drug induced osteonecrosis of the jaws
  6. Odontogenic infection
  7. Antibiotic therapy
  8. Exodontia complications
  9. Potpourri

The University of Tennessee College of Dentistry is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.

The University of Tennessee designates this activity for 6 hours continuing education credits.