Presenter: Louis Berman, DDS
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
2 CE CREDITS
Traumatic dental injuries are sudden and unexpected. Proper management is crucial for long term successful healing. Generally speaking, the majority of these injuries involve avulsions and crown or root fractures on teeth with mature or immature root development. This presentation will address the dental, and specifically the endodontic, management of these injuries.
At the conclusion of this course the attendee should be able to:
- Determine the proper steps in assessing dental traumatic injuries.
- Understand the management of horizontal intra-alveolar root fractures.
- Understand the management of avulsed teeth.
About the Presenter:
Louis Berman, DDS received his dental degree from the University of Maryland School of Dentistry, and his Certificate in Endodontics from The Albert Einstein Medical Center. He is Clinical Associate Professor of Endodontics at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry, a Clinical Instructor and Guest Lecturer at The Albert Einstein Medical Center, and Resident Faculty at Spear Education. He has lectured internationally in the field of endodontics and has published in several peer reviewed international dental journals as well as co-authoring textbook chapters on numerous topics in various endodontic textbooks. He is past president of the Maryland State Association of Endodontics and is a member of the Journal of Endodontics Scientific Advisory Board. Dr. Berman is the co-author of the chapter on Diagnosis and the chapter on Root Fractures in Cohen’s Pathways of the Pulp, where he is the co-editor with Dr. Kenneth Hargreaves. He is also the senior editor and contributing author of the comprehensive textbook, Dental Traumatology. He is the President and Founder of Berman Dental Instruments. A board certified endodontist and Fellow of the American College of Dentistry, Dr. Berman has been in full time private practice in Annapolis, Maryland for the past thirty-seven years.