Wed 06 May 2020
Part 1 - Unscheduled patients and rapid decision-making
Get tips for managing unscheduled patients who present at your surgery. Two sessions held over two days.
Day one: Wednesday 6 May
Trauma: Should I extirpate the pulp?
Presented by Dr Michael Yoon
Managing the dental trauma of an unscheduled patient can be highly stressful to both the patient and the dentist. During this appointment, there are critical decisions that have to be made. Learn how to determine, whether the pulp will need to be extirpated at this emergency appointment.
Communication under pressure
Presented by Dr Elizabeth Milford
When the dental clinic feels like a pressure cooker, emotions can run high. Time pressures, pain, fatigue; all these can make a situation where saying the right thing is vital. Learn how to cut through the chaos and deliver meaningful and impactful messages with these core communication skills.
Day two: Wednesday 10 June
Presented by Dr Averil Tse
Providing effective relief and appropriate management of acute symptoms related to endodontic disease can be challenging at the best of times, let alone when under time pressure. Learn clinically effective strategies to diagnose and manage endodontic pain when only a limited amount of time may be available. Receive quick tips and practical tricks on how to successfully temporise a tooth as well as endodontically manage a tooth in pain.
Presented by Dr Benedicta Wong
Pain of periodontal origin can sometimes be the cause of odontogenic pain, resulting in patients seeking treatment. To adequately manage pain, it is of paramount importance to adequately diagnose its cause and distinguish whether the orofacial pain is periodontal, pulpal or non-odontogenic. Explore the diagnosis and management of pain from periodontal origin, and learn tips and practical tricks on how to successfully manage a tooth in pain from periodontal origin.
Presented by Dr Nova Gibson
Treating the emergency extraction patient is a highlight in my week. Nothing is more satisfying than a patient in distress with dental pain being treated and leaving the surgery, pain free and problem solved.
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