Successful completion earns 3 CEUs
|Friday, October 12, 2012 | 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.|
|Big Rapids, Michigan|
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Oral bisphosphonate have become very popular for the treatment of osteoporosis in both men and women. The more potent parenteral form of this same drug is used in oncology to prevent bone metastases.
A growing controversy and uncertainty exists surrounding the relationship between their long term use and negative treatment outcomes involving invasive dental procedures such as extractions, implant placement and apicoectomies.
This discussion seeks to arm the participant with facts to make sound decisions and minimize negative treatment outcomes. Topics will include: review of available bisphosphonates, indications for use, dose and mechanism of toxicity.
Dr. William Maher is an ABE certified Endodontist and a Registered Pharmacist. He has practiced pharmacy for over sixteen years and dentistry for twenty three. He taught endodontics full time at the University of Detroit Mercy for nine years with a special interest in the relationship between pharmacology and dental care. He is a member of the American Dental Association, the American Pharmacists Association, and a consultant member of the North East Regional Board of Dental Examiners.
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