Monthly Meetings

The D.C. Dental Society (DCDS) offers regular, complimentary CE programming to its members each year between September and May, in the format of in-person monthly meetings and webinars.

In-person monthly meetings are usually on the second Tuesday of the month (depending on holidays and other events). All in-person monthly meetings are in the evening, from 5pm to 9pm. A complimentary dinner is provided. 

In addition to learning the latest innovations and techniques in dentistry from world-renowned speakers from across the country, DCDS monthly meetings give attendees an opportunity to share ideas, information and network with one another. Nonmembers may attend by paying a registration fee. 

For important information regarding registration fees, cancellation policy, course length and credit hours information, click here
 
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Continuing Education Disclaimer: The District of Columbia Dental Society is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. It is the responsibility of each participant to verify the CE requirements of his or her licensing or regulatory agency and to contact them with any questions regarding licensing.

Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition  at ADA.org/CERP.  

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December CE Event: “Oral Appliance Therapy, Sleep Apnea” (Clinical)

  • Tue, Dec 08, 2020 | 5:45 PM - Tue, Dec 08, 2020 | 8:45 PM
  • Address: Webinar, Washington, DC

Location: Webinar
Address:  Online
Contact: Andres Bachelet
Email: info@dcdental.org
Phone: (202) 367-1163

Registration closes the Monday before the event at 5pm.

Tuesday, December 8, 2020

5:45pm to 6:00pm Business Meeting
6:00pm to 7:30pm Session 1
7:40pm to 8:40pm Session 2

Please note pricing:

  • Members: $0
  • Non-Members: $110

 You may register for one session or both. 

Topic: “Oral Appliance Therapy, Sleep Apnea”

Instructor: Subha, Giri, D.D.S., M.S.
Disclaimer: TBA

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Course Description: Tuesday, December 8, 2020

Over the past decade, Oral Appliance Therapy has gained immense significance in the Management of Obstructive Sleep Apnea.  With growing support from scientific evidence, Oral Appliance Therapy has emerged as an effective alternative to PAP therapy in the management of sleep-related breathing disorders. This presentation aims to summarize the state-of-the-art in Oral Appliance Therapy, using current evidence in scientific literature regarding this treatment approach while sharing cutting edge clinical decision-making tools. A few clinical cases will also be shared with the audience that would provide an opportunity for reflection and a simulative environment that makes the content accessible for every-day clinical application.

Learning Objectives:

• History of Dental Sleep Medicine 
• The patient – Epidemiology and Clinical features
• Efficacy – what do we know?
• Indications, Contra-indications and Side Effects of Oral Appliance therapy 
• Current trends in Dental Sleep Medicine
• A few clinical cases
 

The DC Dental Society is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. The DC Dental Society designates this presentation for 2.5 CE.


About the Speaker: Subha, Giri, D.D.S., M.S.
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Dr. Giri has 12+ years of clinical experience in collaborating with Sleep Physicians to provideOral Appliance Therapy for patients diagnosed with Obstructive Sleep Apnea with concurrent focus in Temporomandibular joint disorders and Orofacial pain.
Currently an Assistant Professor of Dentistry at Mayo Clinic in Rochester Minnesota,
Dr. Giri is providing Oral Appliance therapy, in collaboration with the Center for Sleep Medicine.

Dr. Giri’s practice philosophy is driven by a keen interest in individualized care plans, tailored to fit each of the patient’s needs ranging from the simple to the complex with particular interest in reducing risks associated with concurrent presence of Temporomandibular joint disorders for patients seeking Oral Appliance therapy.
Dr. Giri completed her clinical fellowship in TMJ and Orofacial Pain Management from the School of Dentistry at the University of Minnesota and a M.S. degree focusing on chronic pain mechanisms. She has been a participant dentist with the National Dental Practice Based

Research Network and has authored chapters in textbook, journal articles, and patents. several journals as well. Dr. Cordell is member of the North American Society of Head and Neck Pathology, a tripartite member of the American Dental Association, a Fellow of the American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology and a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology. 

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