COVID-19 Series: An Update on Endodontic Implications of the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Description: The COVID-19 pandemic has had a major impact on our health care system. The CDC, the ADA, the AAE and other professional organizations have developed specific recommendations for health care delivery.  Here, we will discuss the etiology, diagnosis, management and altered methods for treating dental patients during this period.  We will also discuss mitigating the risk of health care providers contracting COVID-19.  The presentation will end with an extensive Q&A session.

  • Discuss the criteria for recognizing a patient with COVID-19 infection.
  • Discuss altered treatment considerations during the pandemic.
  • Discuss protocols to mitigate possible risk of exposure to health care providers

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04/13/2020 at 7:00 PM (CDT)   |  60 minutes
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Kenneth Hargreaves, D.D.S., Ph.D.

Ken Hargreaves received his DDS from Georgetown University, his PhD in physiology from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, MD, and his certificate in Endodontics from the University of Minnesota. Ken spent 5 years at the Pain Clinic of the NIDCR and 7 years as an associate professor of Endodontics and Pharmacology at the University of Minnesota. He joined the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio in 1997, as professor and Chair of the Department of Endodontics and is cross-appointed as professor in the Departments of Pharmacology, Physiology and Surgery in the Medical School. He maintains a private practice limited to endodontics and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Endodontists. Ken has received an NIH MERIT Award for research, two IADR Distinguished Scientist Awards, the ADA Gold Medal for Research and the Louis I. Grossman Award from the AAE. He has published more than 190 articles and, with Harold Goodis and Frank Tay, co-edited the 2nd edition Seltzer and Bender’s Dental Pulp, and, with Lou Berman, co-edited the 11th edition of Cohen’s Pathways of the Pulp. Ken also serves as editor of the Journal of Endodontics.

Jason Bowling, M.D.

Dr. Jason Bowling is an Associate Professor of Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases at UT Health San Antonio.  He received his M.D. degree from Texas A&M College of Medicine and completed a residency in Internal Medicine and a fellowship in Infectious Diseases at UT Health San Antonio.

In addition to seeing patients, his areas of focus include hospital epidemiology, infection prevention, antimicrobial stewardship, and medical education.  He is the hospital epidemiologist and medical director for Infection Prevention and the co-director for the Antimicrobial Stewardship team at University Health System.  He has provided presentations as an invited speaker at local, state, and national conferences and has multiple publications on a variety of infectious diseases and antimicrobial topics.

Eve Cuny, M.S.

Eve Cuny is the Director of Environmental Health and Safety and Associate Professor at University of the Pacific, Dugoni School of Dentistry in San Francisco, California where she is also Assistant Dean for Global Relations. Ms. Cuny is a member of the National Occupational Research Agenda Council, and has served as a reviewer and subject matter expert for CDC.  She has worked in the area of dental infection prevention and patient safety for the past 30 years.  Ms. Cuny is a member of the board of directors of the Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention (OSAP).

Jason Bowling, M.D. 

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.

Eve Cuny, M.S.

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.

Kenneth Hargreaves, D.D.S., Ph.D. 

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.