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Module: Therapeutics in Dentistry, Pain & Pain Management
Date & Time: Saturday 7 November 2020 | 9:00am – 12:00pm AEDT
This module explores the range of current medications and other therapeutic treatments applicable to general dentistry. The module affords working practitioners the opportunity to assess their own therapeutic and pain management treatment practices and consider alternative or updated medications or plans. Therapeutics in dentistry, pain and pain management brings the focus back to the principles of diagnosis and prescribing, pharmacology, under and over prescribing and pre- and post-treatment pain management.
Presenter: Clin A/Prof Mark Schifter
Mark Schifter is a Clin A/Professor in Oral Medicine, School of Dentistry, Faculty of Medicine and Health, The University of Sydney. He obtained his specialist qualifications in Oral Medicine, also from the University of Sydney in 1998. He also holds Memberships (by examination) in Special Needs Dentistry and Oral Medicine from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and Fellowships in Oral Medicine (by examination) from the Faculty of Dentistry, Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland (FFD RCSI (Oral Med)) and Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons (FRACDS (Oral Med)). He is the current Convenor/Coordinator of the specialist-training program in Oral Medicine of the Faculty of Dentistry, University of Sydney.
Mark has over 50 scientific publications, a contributor to the textbook, Burket’s Oral Medicine and on the editorial board of the journal Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology and a reviewer for a number of journals, including the Australian Dental Journal.
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