Management of Impacted Second Molars - On Demand Access

This 60-minute webinar will describe techniques on how to manage impacted second molars, including the use of TADs, exposing impacted second molars and bonding brackets to second molars. There will be an emphasis on surgical uprighting, including indications, contraindications, complications (and management of these complications). Once completed, attendees should have a thorough understanding of the criteria for success and for the management of impacted second molars.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:

  1. Identify the indications for surgical uprighting and when it will not work.  
  2. Distinguish when to use TADs for uprighting second molars.  
  3. Determine when to expose and bracket with a chain to upright a second molar.

An Internet-based CDE/CME Activity
Original Release Date: June 1, 2022
Expiration Date: June 1, 2025
Estimated time to complete this educational activity: 1.0 hours
Method of participation: Self-Study

David Cummings, DDS

Dr. David Cummings completed his dental degree and residency in oral and maxillofacial surgery at University of Southern California. The following year he completed a fellowship in reconstructive jaw surgery in Santa Barbara, Calif. He is a Diplomate of ABOMS and served as a Board Examiner for seven years. He is part of a group private practice that maintains full scope of OMS. He still enjoys teaching, and he has held a part-time faculty position at USC for the past 20 years. He also is President-Elect of the California Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons.

Disclosure: No relevant conflict of interest disclosures were reported. 

Continuing Education Provider Approval
The American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons 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 American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons designates this activity for 1.0 continuing education credit(s).

AGD - Accepted Program Provider
FAGD/MAGD Credit
5/1/18 – 12/31/22
Provider ID# 214680

The American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons designates this internet-based enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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Pre-Quiz
5 Questions  |  1 attempt  |  0/5 points to pass
5 Questions  |  1 attempt  |  0/5 points to pass
Management of Impacted Second Molars
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Open to view video.
Post-Quiz
5 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  3/5 points to pass
5 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  3/5 points to pass
Evaluation
11 Questions
Certificate
1.00 CDE/CME credit  |  Certificate available
1.00 CDE/CME credit  |  Certificate available