Oral Surgery Update for the General Dentist
An ACDE Series Webinar

Course Description:

Reviewing principles and learning the latest in oral surgery can be valuable for the general dentist, regardless of your scope of practice. Whether you perform dentoalveolar procedures in your office or routinely refer to oral & maxillofacial surgeons in your community, this course will review the key pearls and pitfalls you need to know to be up to date, including fundamentals of surgical technique, potential complications, and updates in managing common problems we encounter on a regular basis. Topics reviewed will include dental extractions, infections, and medication-related osteonecrosis of the jaws (MRONJ).

Learning Objectives:

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

  1. Review basic surgical principles for routine and complex dentoalveolar surgery
  2. Discuss updates on relevant topics in oral and maxillofacial surgery including management of odontogenic infections and medication-related osteonecrosis of the jaws (MRONJ)
  3. Understand and recognize common complications in oral & maxillofacial surgery and when to refer to a specialist

Meet the Speaker: Dr. Andrew Read-Fuller

Dr. Andrew Read-Fuller is Clinical Assistant Professor and Residency Program Director of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Texas A&M School of Dentistry. He received his certificate in oral and maxillofacial surgery from UT Southwestern Medical Center in 2017, after receiving his MD degree in 2014 from the UT Southwestern Medical School and graduating Magna Cum Laude from the UCLA School of Dentistry in the concurrent DDS/MS program. Dr. Read-Fuller is certified by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, and has been awarded the Faculty Educator Development Award by AAOMS in 2018 for his dedication to postdoctoral education in OMS and the OMS Foundation Research Support Grant in 2022 for his research in using artificial intelligence to aid in the management of facial trauma. He has held numerous national and international leadership positions in oral and maxillofacial surgery including serving on the American Association of OMS Committee on Continuing Education and Professional Development, the Board of Directors of the Dallas County Dental Society, OMS Foundation Board of Directors, and the North American Representative to the NexGen Committee of the International Association of OMS. Dr. Read-Fuller is interested in the broad scope of oral and maxillofacial surgery, with particular interest in the treatment of facial trauma, temporomandibular joint disease, dental implantology, peripheral nerve repair, and orthognathic surgery. You can email Dr. Read-Fuller at readfuller@tamu.edu.

Registration Information

  • Zoom Webinar
  • Lecture
  • 2 Credit Hours
  • Tuition: $69

Hosting University

  • Texas A&M University, School of Dentistry
  • CE contact name & email: Amerian Sones Sones, sones@tamu.edu
  • Speaker name & contact info: Dr. Andrew Read-Fuller, readfuller@tamu.edu

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 ce@dental.ufl.edu.