Coral Springs, FL - December 18, 2013 – The Academy of Laser Dentistry (ALD), an international professional membership association of dental practitioners and academicians dedicated to the advancement of the use of lasers in dentistry through education, research, and advocacy, has announced a CE program designed especially for implantology. The full-day program will take place on Thursday, February 27, 2014 during the ALD 2014 Annual Conference, which runs February 27-March 1 in Scottsdale, Arizona.
- Dr. Georgios Romanos, Associate Dean at Stony Brook University, will discuss "The Science and Utilization of Lasers in the Management and Treatment of Failing Implants"
- Dr. Edward Kusek, "The Management of Soft Tissues around Dental Implants with the Use of Light Energy" and Jeanette Miranda, RDH, will share "A Hands-on Approach to Treating Periimplant Mucositis”
- Dr. Jerry Bouquot will lead attendees to an understanding of "Photobiomodulation for Improved Bone Density and Bone Healing"
The 21st Annual Conference theme will be "Lasers Coming of Age: 21 Years of Enlightenment; Changing Perspectives, Broadening Horizons." An array of conference course offerings include laser utilization in periodontology, periodontal maintenance, endodontics, pediatric dentistry, myofacial pain management, with a focus on low-level laser therapy, and more. Each track is designed to meet the needs of those seeking Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) Participation Course credit hours towards AGD's Fellowship and Mastership awards programs.
Additionally, the "Laser Safety Officer Training" course presented by Dr. Scott Benjamin and Jan LeBeau, RDH, MLSO, will be offered on Thursday, February 27 as part of the ALD conference. This course is designed to meet the educational requirements of the Arizona state regulations of the dental practice's Laser Safety Officer (LSO). This type of educational program must be completed by the practice's LSO to enable the mandated registration of their Class 4 laser devices with the Arizona Radiation Regulatory Agency (ARRA).
Registration is open at: https://www.laserdentistry.org/index.cfm/conference