Revisiting Pulp Therapy Options for the Young Pt & Complications of Routine In-Office Oral Surgery & Their Management
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About the Event
Revisiting Pulp Therapy Options for the Young Patient (Wong):
The primary objective of pulpal therapy is to maximize the probability of favourable outcomes while maintaining the pulp vitality of a tooth affected by caries or trauma; however, endodontic diagnosis and pulp therapy treatment in the primary and immature permanent dentition can be challenging, especially in the young patient. The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) guidelines on this topic, established on updated evidence in the literature, were most recently revised in 2020. This presentation will review these recommendations when approaching pulpal diagnosis and pulp therapy (indirect pulp therapy, pulpotomies, partial pulpotomies) in the young patient, in addition to advancements in pulpal medicaments.
Complications of Routine In-Office Oral Surgery & Their Management (Bikey):
This webinar will focus on some of the potential complications the clinician may encounter with oral surgery. The objectives will focus on pre-operative considerations and prevention of the more common and relevant complications, recognition and diagnosis of complications, and the management of these complications. Discussion of these topics will be completed with case-based scenarios.
Dr. Bryan Wong is a board-certified specialist in Pediatric Dentistry. After completing his general dentistry training at UBC, he practiced in the Comox Valley. It was there that he discovered how much he enjoyed working with kids. He then returned to UBC to obtain his combined MSc degree in Craniofacial Sciences and Diploma in Pediatric Dentistry, and completed specialty residency training at BC Children’s Hospital. In 2019, Dr. Wong was awarded Fellowship in the Royal College of Dentist of Canada in Pediatric Dentistry and was the recipient of the UBC DMD Undergraduate teaching award.
Dr. Wong practices with Drs. Kelly Blundell and Marie-Joseé Higgins in Victoria. He has a passion for working with special needs children, treating molar-incisor hypomineralization, and keeping up-to-date on pulp therapy innovation in the primary and immature permanent dentitions. He currently holds staff privileges at Victoria General and Saanich Peninsula Hospitals. When not practicing dentistry, he enjoys fly-fishing, playing squash, and skiing.
Dr. Bikey is a board certified Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon in both Canada and the United States. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada and a Diplomat of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
Dr. Bikey performed his surgery training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Toronto. In addition to his surgical training, he earned a MSc degree completed in the Department of Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto. Prior to specializing he completed a 1-year General Practice Residency at the University of Toronto, which was based out of Mount Sinai Hospital. Dr. Bikey obtained his DMD at the University of Saskatchewan.
Prior to settling in Victoria Dr. Bikey maintained a busy private practice in Toronto and was a clinical instructor at the University of Toronto, involved with training residents in the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery program. He practices full scope contemporary Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. His surgical interests are in the areas of dental implants, graft-less dental implant solutions, soft and hard tissue augmentation, extraction site preservation, wisdom teeth removal and dental extractions, and orthognathic and reconstructive surgery.
In his spare time Dr. Bikey loves spending time with his wife and toddler, running, and enjoying the outdoors.
- VDDS Member Dentist$0$00$0
- Non-VDDS Member Dentist$175$1750$0