How to Treat Dental Emergencies Seen in the Urgent Care Setting
1.25 hour Audio and Power Point Presentation
Recorded September 25, 2015
This course will give urgent care providers a better understanding of urgent vs non-urgent dental problems that may present to their workplace. At the end of this course, the provider will have a better understanding of trauma to teeth and the oral cavity, fractured teeth, TMJ pain, loose teeth and dental infections. The anatomy and differences of an adult vs pediatric patients will also be discussed. With an increase in drug seekers, this course will allow one to feel comfortable in knowing when to prescribe not only pain medications but also antibiotics.
- State three dental emergencies that require transfer to the Emergency Room.
- Compare and know how to temporarily treat a tooth fracture (Ellis Classification of teeth fractures)
- List the steps to take for an adult vs child with a dental avulsion, intrusion or subluxation.
- Describe the steps in treating TMJ pain vs mandibular dislocation.
- Differentiate emergent dental complaints from those that are urgent and non-urgent.
Disclosures: The above faculty had no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
Dr. MaryJo Marro- Tobin recieved her D.D.S. degree from State University of Buffalo School of Dental Medinice in 1996. Did a General Practice Residency Program at The Genesee Hospital, Rochester, NY General Practice Residency program Director Genesee Hospital and Rochester a General Hospital 1998-2005. Private Practice Canalside Dentistry , Pittsford, NY and Gilson & Tobin DDS 1998- present Member of the Seventh District Dental Society, Monroe County Dental Society and the American Dental Association.
The Urgent Care Association of America designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education. Credit for this course is good for 1 year after purchase.
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