Surgical Exposure Techniques of Impacted Teeth - On Demand Access
The management of impacted teeth other than third molars is one of the most challenging and complicated types of dentoalveolar surgery. Proper diagnosis and treatment planning requires interdisciplinary care. Surgical exposure of impacted incisors, canines, bicuspids and second molars is accomplished using various approaches. During this 60-minute webinar, participants will review the surgical techniques used to expose the impacted canine, central incisor, premolar and second molar along with ligation techniques.
At the conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:
- Describe the methods for proper diagnosis and treatment planning the treatment of impacted teeth.
- Differentiate whether an open or closed exposure procedure should be performed.
- Provide optimal conditions for the orthodontist to apply the correct forces for alignment.
- Choose the correct bonding position for the intended direction of traction forces.
An Internet-based CDE/CME Activity
Original Release Date: June 8, 2022
Expiration Date: June 8, 2025
Estimated time to complete this educational activity: 1.0 hours
Method of participation: Self-Study
Pamela L. Alberto, DMD
Dr. Pamela L. Alberto completed her dental degree at the University of Pennsylvania and her residency in oral and maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey – University Hospital. Dr. Alberto is currently a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Rutgers School of Dental Medicine. She was formerly the Director of Predoctoral Surgery and the Assistant Dean of Predoctoral Education at New Jersey Dental School. She is a Fellow of AAOMS, the American Board of Forensic Dentistry and the American Board of Forensic Medicine. She is a Diplomate in the College of Dentistry in the American Association of Integrative Medicine. Dr. Alberto is co-founder of Cheerful Heart Missions that provides dental care for patients in Haiti and Dominican Republic. She maintains a private practice in Sparta and Vernon, N.J.
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.
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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
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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