This lecture will consist of an overview of laser fundamentals including tissue interaction and safety; a brief description of different available lasers; and many clinical case applications for treatment of both soft and hard tissues. Procedures such as oral surgery, restorative dentistry, and periodontics will be shown and explained. Current literature citations will also be included. Questions and discussion are highly encouraged
At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to:
- Understand the basic science, tissue interaction, operation, and safety protocol for the use of dental lasers.
- Describe and compare uses and features of currently available dental laser instruments.
- Discuss how dental lasers are safely and effectively used for common clinical procedures.
Meet the Speaker: Donald J. Coluzzi
Dr. Donald J. Coluzzi a 1970 graduate of the USC School of Dentistry, is a Clinical Professor in the Department of Preventive and Restorative Dental Sciences at the University of California San Francisco School of Dentistry. He retired from general practice after 35 years and is a life member of both the California Dental Association and the American Dental Association. He has served as a past president of the Academy of Laser Dentistry, received its Leon Goldman Award for Clinical Excellence and is a past editor of the Journal of Laser Dentistry. He has used dental lasers since early 1991. He is a Fellow of the American College of Dentists, the International College of Dentists, and is a member of Omicron Kappa Upsilon, the national dental honor society. He serves as a reviewer for several journals, and is a founding associate of Laser Education International. He recently received the outstanding faculty member award from the American College of Dentists. Dr. Coluzzi has presented about lasers worldwide, co-authored three text books, and published several peer-reviewed articles and chapters in dental books.
- Zoom Webinar
- 2 Credit Hours
- Tuition: $69
- University of Florida Continuing Dental Education
- CE contact name & email: Angela Debono, Adebono@dental.ufl.edu
- Speaker name & contact info: Dr. Donald J. Coluzzi firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
WEBINAR CANCELLATION POLICY: Full refunds will be issued to registrants who cancel their registration no later than 48 hours before the course starting date/time. A 50% refund will be issued to registrants who cancel 48-24 hours before the course starting date/time. No refunds will be issued for registrants who does not login to the webinar or who cancels within 24 hours of the course starting date/time. Participants may phone the Continuing Education office to cancel, but a written request which includes the name and phone number of the person who paid for the course must be received by our office before a refund can be processed. This request can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.