Pharmacology Update for Todays Dental Practice
An ACDE Series Webinar

Course Description:

In this lecture we will review and become familiar with drugs that impact the daily general practice. We will discuss how to evaluate new drugs and potential effects in dental practice.

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to:

  1. Recognize drugs, new and established that impact dental care.
  2. Develop strategies for managing patients related to their drug therapy.
  3. Review the analgesics and antibiotics most appropriate for the dental practice.

Meet the Speaker: Michael Pruett, DMD

Assistant Professor in the department of Restorative Sciences, he is the Director of Continuing Education for the Dental College of Georgia. He received his DMD from the Medical College of Georgia School of Dentistry, and then completed a two-year General Practice Residency at the University of Virginia. Upon completion, he became the Director of Dentistry at Mount Sinai Hospital in Hartford, Connecticut. While in Hartford he also served as the Assistant Program Director of the General Practice Residency at Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center.

Dr. Pruett has placed and restored dental implants for the last 29 years and maintains an active practice within the Dental College of Georgia. He is the co-director of the Augusta University / American Academy of Implant Dentistry Maxi-Course and several other hands-on continuing dental education courses at Augusta University. Dr. Pruett lectures nationally and internationally on a variety of topics.

  1. T/F   Adverse drug reactions occur in 10%-20% of hospital admissions.  (T)
  2. T/F Propranolol is an example of a non-selective beta blocker.  (T)
  3. T/F Buffering a local anesthetic can increase the availability of the anesthetic by 6000%-8000%.  (T)
  4. T/F It is safe to take Flagyl while consuming alcohol.   (F)
  5. T/F Narcan can be used as a reversal agent by intranasal administration.    (T)

Registration Information

  • Zoom Webinar
  • Lecture
  • 1 Credit Hour
  • Tuition: $49

Hosting University

  • University of Florida Continuing Dental Education

Zoom Webinar

Thursday, August 11, 2022

8PM (EST), 7PM (CST), 5PM (PST)
Course# 22

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