“Orthodontic and Periodontic Interactions In Esthetic Dentistry”
Featured Speaker:
Dr. Frank Celenza

Dr. Frank Celenza received his undergraduate degree at the State University of New York at Buffalo where he graduated with honors. (Phi Beta Kappa, Magna Cum Laude) He received his Dental degree in 1983 from McGill University, Montreal, Canada., his Certificate in Periodontology in 1986 from the University of Pennsylvania, and his Certificate in Orthodontics in 1988 from the New York University College of Dentistry. He has authored many articles in numerous prestigious Dental Journals. He currently holds the title of Associate Clinical Professor, Departments of Post-Graduate Orthodontics and in the Division of Implant Fellowship at the New York University College of Dentistry. He has also been on the Undergraduate Dental faculty of the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine. He is currently on the Board of Directors of the Northeast Society of Periodontists. His presentation is designed to be of interest to both general practitioners and specialists alike. It will explore certain simple types of tooth movement, such as eruption, with particular attention to the physiology of such movements and how these modalities impact cosmetics. Periodontal implications and management of such situations will be carefully delineated. Recent developments regarding implant interactions in many cases will be looked at as well. Specific literary references and carefully documented clinical cases will be presented to illustrate these concepts.

“Prosthetic Management of Implant Complications”
Dr. Bruce G. Valauri

Dr. Bruce Valauri is a 1983 graduate of the New York University College of Dentistry. He then completed his general practice, prosthodontic and maxillofacial prosthetic residencies at the New York Department of Veteran Affairs Medical Center in 1987. Currently he directs the prosthodontic and maxillofacial prosthetic programs at the N.Y. VAMC. He is an Assistant Clinical Professor at NYU College of Dentistry, Division of Restorative and Prosthodontic Sciences, and is also a Diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontics. In addition, Dr. Valauri maintains a private practice in Manhattan. His presentation will focus on documented and anecdotal accounts of implant restoration complications which present clinicians with many challenges. The rescue and replacement procedures for prosthetic compromises may be avoided by understanding biomechanical, aesthetic, and design limitations of implant systems. This presentation will highlight ways to avoid these pitfalls and demonstrate prosthetic rehabilitation of less than ideal implant situations.

“Secrets of a Pediatric Dentist: (Making Pediatric Dentistry Fun and Profitable)”
Dr. Steven Schwartz

Dr. Steven Schwartz has maintained a successful pediatric dental practice since 1976. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and director of pediatric dentistry at Staten Island University Hospital. He is the author of numerous scientific and practice management articles, a member of the National Speakers Association and the primary lecturer for WOW! Seminars. Additional information can be found at WWW.WOWSEMINARS.COM. The objectives of the presentation will be that successfully treating the pediatric patient can be the most rewarding aspect of dentistry on both a personal and financial level. The practice that welcomes pediatric dental patients insures its growth and vitality. In his lecture, innovative ideas and techniques will be presented to make pediatric dentistry fun for the dentist, staff and patient, while creating a profit center for the practice. MCDS members will learn about behavioral and psychological differences between the pediatric and adult patient, factors influencing child behavior in the dental environment, and pharmacologic techniques for managing the young dental patient.

“Periodontal Links To Systemic Disease, and Gender Differences In This Relationship.”

Dr. Robert Schoor

Dr. Schoor graduated from Temple University in 1961 and completed his Periodontal training at Columbia University in 1966. He attained his American Board of Periodontology Diplomate status in 1969. His teaching appointmets include the New York University College of Dentistry, Temple University Dental School, the University of Pittsburgh, and the New York Veterans Administration Hospital.
Dr. Schoor was the President of the American Academy of Periodontology from 1998-1999. He has also been on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Periodontology since 1994.
His lecture is titled “Periodontal Links To Systemic Disease, and Gender Differences In This Relationship”. This topic is sure to be of interest to all Dentists, as our patients are now becoming much more aware of the fact that periodontal pathogens may in fact exacerbate other systemic conditions.

“A Professional Approach for Diagnosis of Child Abuse and Neglect”

Dr. Larry Dobrin

Dr. Dobrin graduated from UMDNJ in 1975. He is a member of numerous organizations, including national and state forensic societies. He has an appointment (since 1991) with the Chief Medical Examiner of the City of NY as a Specialty Consultant in Forensic Odontology. Since 1990 he has also been an approved provider of child abuse and maltreatment training by The State Education Department of NY, Division of Professional Education. He is a member of the Union County Commission on Child Abuse and Missing Children, and the President of the American Society of Dentistry for Children. He is the Treasurer of the NY Society of Forensic Dentistry and Co-Captain of their Mass Disaster Post-Mortem Team. Dr. Dobrin maintains a private practice in Roselle Park. His presentation will focus on cases of child abuse and neglect which are mistaken for natural or accidental causes. This presentation will focus on providing the professional with concrete modalities for evaluating possible child abuse. Early detection of abuse and neglect may save a child from further and continued torture. Identifying the indications of abuse, and differentiating these signs from accidental injuries will be reviewed. There will be actual cases of forensic child abuse investigated by the speaker presented.

Sy Symanski Memorial Lecture

“Periodontal Medicine: Clinical Considerations And Case Management. Periodontics And Implants 2000A.D.”

Dr. Edwin Rosenberg

Dr. Rosenberg received his degree in dentistry from the University of Witwatersrand in South Africa, where he taught in the department of Orthodontics. He received a degree in Periodontics from this same University. In Johannesburg, Dr. Rosenberg practiced Periodontics, Periodontal Prosthesis, Fixed Prosthesis, and Implant Dentistry. In 1974, Dr. Rosenberg immigrated to the United States where he earned certificates in Periodontics and Periodontal Prosthesis from the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Dental Medicine. He was awarded a full professorship at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, where he served for over ten years as the Director of the Post-doctoral Program in Periodontics. He also served as the first Director of the Branemark Implant Center at Penn. In addition, he was the former Chairman and Professor of Periodontics and Director of the Dental Implant Center at Temple University’s School of Dentistry. He is a Diplomat of the American Board of Periodontology, and is internationally recognized as one of the leaders in the field of Periodontics, Periodontal Prosthodontics, and Implant Dentistry. He has published over 250 times, as well as lecturing both nationally and internationally. Presently, Dr. Rosenberg has a research appointment at the New York University as a Professor of Implant Dentistry. He is also a Clinical Professor of Periodontics at the University of Southern California, as well as maintaining a private practice in Philadelphia. He has received numerous awards for his contributions to the field of Dentistry both here and abroad. He is the past President of the Academy of Osseointegration, and the Academy of Esthetic Dentistry. Dr. Rosenberg was recently appointed as the Director of the American Board of Periodontology.

His lecture, titled, PERIODONTAL MEDICINE: CLINICAL CONSIDERATIONS AND CASE MANAGEMENT, will explore periodontal and implant therapy which has undergone extensive changes in both concept and technique, over the last decade. In addition, he will relate these techniques to overall systemic conditions which we all routinely encounter. His presentation will focus on cutting edge information, and will update practitioners on how to treat periodontal and implant patients safely and more effectively.

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