AAE’s Updated Dental Trauma Treatment Guidelines
Includes a Live Web Event on 12/13/2023 at 6:00 PM (CST)
CE Hours: 1.0
Description: It is paramount for all endodontists to have some understating on how to diagnose and treat the most common dental injuries, especially the emergency phase of the treatment. This is because the time from injury to treatment can differentiate between saving a tooth or losing it to later complications. Recently, the AAE has updated its recommendation of emergency treatment and follow up schedule as well as when and how to endodontically treat the most common dental, injuries. In the first part of the webinar there will a detailed description of diagnostic procedures needed in case of oral and dental trauma. Recommended radiographic, facio-skeletal and oral evaluations will be explored. The second part of the webinar will focus on changes in treatment recommendations from the last Guidelines and the rationale behind those changes.
- Explain the updated AAE’s Recommended Guidelines for the Treatment of Traumatic Dental Injuries.
- Describe the recommended emergency treatment of most common dental injuries.
- Explain the need for follow-up and possible late complications.
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Asgeir Sigurdsson, D.D.S., M.S.
DDS from University of Iceland. Graduated from University of North Carolina (UNC) in 1992, with certificate in endodontics and MS. Full time faculty at UNC 1992-2004, was the Graduate Program Director of Endodontics 1997 to 2004. From 2004 to 2012 in a private endodontic practice in Reykjavik, Iceland and London, UK and Honorary Clinical Teacher in Endodontology, UCL Eastman Dental Institute, UK. In 2012, he became the Chairman and tenured Professor at NYU Dentistry, Department of Endodontics. Additionally, he is an adjunct Professor at UNC. Dr. Sigurdsson is past President of the International Association for Dental Traumatology and 2014 he was appointed as a Director of the American Board of Endodontics and served as the President of the Board 2019-20. He is currently on the editorial board of Dental Traumatology. Dr. Sigurdsson has been invited numerous times to lecture in 47 countries all over the world, on the topics of pain, endodontics, dental trauma and/or forensic sciences. He has written or co-written over 85 per-reviewed articles and 23 textbook chapters on same topics.
I declare that I have no proprietary, financial, or other personal interest of any nature or kind in any product, service, course, and/or company, or in any firm beneficially associated therewith, that will be discussed or considered during the proposed presentation.