Exodontia and Other Oral Surgery Procedures for the General Practitioner
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WSDA Academy

Created by new dentists, for new dentists, the WSDA Academy offers free continuing education classes for WSDA member dentists 0-10 years out of dental school or their graduate/specialty program. 
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Available Courses

Exodontia and Other Oral Surgery Procedures for the General Practitioner

  • Sat, Aug 10, 2019 | 9:00 AM - Sat, Aug 10, 2019 | 12:00 PM
  • Address: Meydenbauer Center, 11100 NE 6th St, Bellevue, WA 98004

Speaker: Dr.​ ​​Noah Letwin
Cost: FREE for members 0-10 years out of dental school

Complimentary ​light breakfast provided. 

Please note:
This expanded, Saturday morning Academy course will be held at the Meydenbauer Center in Bellevue and can seat up to 75 attendees!

Description

This lecture will review basic oral surgery techniques for the general dentist. 

Topics include:

  • Patient evaluation
  • Case selection
  • Consent
  • Instrument selection
  • Exodontia and other surgical techniques
    • Flap design
    • Sectioning Teeth
    • Suturing
    • Pre-prosthetic surgery
    • Biopsy
  • Post operative concerns
    • What and when to prescribe
    • Managing complications
  • Knowing when to refer

At the end of this lecture you will have a better understanding if these are procedures you wish to perform for your patients.

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Speaker Bio
Dr. Letwin received his PhD in pharmacology from the George Washington and his DDS from The University of Maryland, Baltimore College of Dental Surgery. He completed the Swedish Medical Center, General Practice Residency. He is currently the Dental Director of the Swedish Community Specialty Clinic, a free extraction clinic located at Swedish Medical Center. He is a co-owner of Seattle Special Care Dentistry, a dental office that focuses on medically complex patients, where he practices as a general dentist. 


2019 Academy Schedule

See below for​ the current 2019 WSDA Academy ​schedule. Check back for new course announcements!

Date  Speaker Topic 
2/27/19 Sam Martin, MBAtax, CFP, CPA Finance
3/6/19 Dr. Dolphine Oda Oral Pathology
3/19/19 Dr. Michael Johnson ​Prosthodontics
4/2/19 Dr. Bradley Weinstein TBD 
4/16/19 Dr. Travis Nelson Pediatric Dentistry
5/18/19 Dr. Kevin Suzuki Periodontics
6/21/19 Dr. Natasha Flake Endodontics
8/6/19 Dr. Richard Carlile Dental Materials
8/10/19  Dr. Noah Letwin Oral Surgery
9/17/19 Dr. John Petrini Prosthodontics
10/15/19 Dr. Rebecca Bockow Orthodontics

The Academy is focused on developing scholars who are distinctly prepared to succeed in every aspect of their professional lives by creating a community of young dentists committed to continued learning and the Academy ideals, "aliqua, virtus, amicitia" (education, excellence, friendship).

C​ourses are usually limited to 33 attendees, with some courses accommodating more.

Programming for the WSDA Academy is developed by the WSDA New Dentist Think Tank.
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