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The Philadelphia County Dental Society and The Pennsylvania Dental Association present

The 2019 Liberty Continuing Education Series

at the Philadelphia Hilton City Avenue Hotel
4200 City Avenue, Philadelphia, PA

FOUR full-day programs are scheduled at the SPECIAL MEMBER TUITION OF $480.00 (individual full-day courses, $175.00/PCDS Member Dentist)

Programs begin at 8:30 a.m. and conclude by 3:30 p.m. (unless otherwise stated). Continuing education credits awarded; hours will be deducted for those who arrive late and/or leave prior to conclusion.

In recognition of the need for quality continuing education, and in an effort to make such programs attractive and accessible to members, PCDS and PDA are proud to present this package as a MEMBERSHIP BENEFIT. Every effort is made to bring you outstanding programs at minimal cost to you.

Information and materials presented by clinicians are intended for your personal evaluation and are not necessarily endorsed by PCDS and PDA. PDA does not express or imply that individual courses will be accepted for various state mandatory continuing education requirements. The individual license holder must consult the regulations pertaining to your state/s.

NO REFUNDS on courses purchased as part of the CE package. Refunds for courses purchased individually will be issued less a 10% administrative fee if the registration is cancelled in writing seven days prior to the program you are attending. Refunds are not issued for no shows.

Each full-day program includes lunch and FREE parking validation. At the end of the calendar year, PDA will provide you with an annual transcript of all courses you attended through the Liberty CE Series.

PCDS courses for 2019 will be administered by the Pennsylvania Dental Association.

Mark your calendar for the following dates and register online at www.padental.org/calendar.

CE 65 - Friday, March 22, 2019

9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Child Abuse Recognition and Reporting for Dental Professionals presented by Angela M. Stout, DMD, MPH
(2 CE credits recommended for dentists, specialists, hygienists, dental assistants, EFDAs & all office personnel)

This lecture is custom designed for dental professionals and will fulfill Act 31 mandatory CE requirements for licensed dental professionals (dentists, hygienists and EFDAs).

NOTE: You must be present for the entire program in order to receive credit. Allow sufficient time for traffic, parking and program registration. Attendees will be asked to provide their full name, license number, date of birth and the last 4 digits of their social security number at registration. PDA will transmit this information to the state on March 23 to verify that you completed the course. You will be able to submit your online license renewal application beginning March 26. No on-site registration for this course. No refunds for any reason after March 15.

Child Abuse Recognition and Reporting for Dental Professionals will fulfill your Act 31 CE requirement and is included in the CE package tuition but may be ordered as a single event; to order ONLY the Act 31 course, see CE 31 on the registration form.

Dr. Stout is a pediatric dentist in private practice in Erdenheim, PA, as well as a clinical assistant professor of Pediatric Dentistry at University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine and the Kornberg School of Dentistry at Temple University.

12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Medical Emergencies and OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens presented by Mr. Jim Spaulding
(3 CE credits recommended for dentists, specialists, hygienists, dental assistants, EFDAs & all office personnel)

The lecture will review how to assess and manage the most common medical emergencies that occur in the dental office, including: syncope, hyperventilation, asthma, seizures, chest pain, cardiac arrest, stroke, diabetic conditions, respiratory incidents and allergic reaction. Discussions will include how to handle medical emergencies working as a team, essential emergency medicine, medications and equipment to have on hand. The bloodborne pathogens review will include information to help the dental team understand what bloodborne pathogens are and how you can reduce your risk as well as reduce the risk of others to an exposure. The lecture also will highlight the OSHA standards applicable to health care.

3:45 p.m. to 5:45 p.m.
CPR Recertification - additional fee required


Jim Spaulding is the owner of Cardiac Care & Safety, Inc., a safety training and supply company serving clients in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland and Virginia. Jim has more than 20 years of experience training health care professionals in CPR, OSHA, medical emergencies and AEDs.

CE 66 - Wednesday, May 15, 2019

8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Efficient Fundamental Dentistry: Pathways to Procedural Mastery in "Bread and Butter" Dentistry presented by Timothy M. Bizga, DDS
(6 CE credits recommended for dentists, specialists, dental assistants, EFDAs & lab technicians)

The goal of this course is to teach efficiency while imparting competency in these key areas: the single unit crown and posterior composite dentistry. By course end, the audience will be able to select appropriate indirect materials and the glues we choose to hold them. Furthermore, attendees will be able utilize knowledge of the newest direct restorative materials to perform and restore more competently and efficiently. Clinical tips and brand suggestions will be included.

Presented in cooperation with Catapult Education

Dr. Bizga is a general dentist practicing in Cleveland, Ohio. His background in dentistry is lengthy and diverse. Once a former chairside assistant, he also worked as a dental lab-technician, making his perspective unique among others in the field of dentistry.

CE 67 - Friday, September 13, 2019

8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Things That Go Wrong, Even When You Do Everything Right presented by Joyce Bassett, DDS, FAACD, FAGD
(6 CE credits recommended for dentists, specialists, hygienists, dental assistants, EFDAs, lab technicians & all office personnel)

This innovative, fast pace course will explore frequently seen problems that occur during restorative treatment, showcasing a variety of modes of failures. Dr. Bassett will explore state of the art, real-time digital design and link 3D prosthetic planning with fundamental smile design principles. You will learn systematic techniques to treat every aspect and ensure aesthetics that are BUILT TO LAST. These techniques can be used to both prevent and remedy failures.

Presented in cooperation with Catapult Education

Dr. Bassett practices comprehensive restorative and aesthetic dentistry in Scottsdale, Arizona. She is an Accredited Fellow of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and served as its president in 2015-2016. She is a member of Catapult's bureau and evaluates new dental materials for them. The cases presented in her lecturers are all published in peer review journals and available at http://www.drbassett.com/publications.html.

CE 68 - Wednesday, November 6, 2019

8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Crown & Bridge: The Complete Solution presented by Ron Kaminer, DDS
(6 CE credits recommended for dentists, specialists, dental assistants, EFDAs, and lab technicians)

For most general practitioners crown and bridge represents the bulk of day-to-day dentistry. This lecture will methodically and systematically take the attendee on a journey to simplify and streamline fixed prosthetics. Through a thorough didactic, we will revisit old concepts, modernize them, and show specific examples on how to apply all of this into clinical practice.

Presented in cooperation with Catapult Education

Dr. Kaminer is a 1990 graduate of the State of New York (SUNY) Buffalo School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Kaminer has always been passionate about technology and was one of the first 100 dentists in the country to include a hard tissue dental laser into his practice. He practices full-time focusing on minimally invasive and digital dentistry.

PCDS courses for 2019 will be administered by the Pennsylvania Dental Association.

Mark your calendar for the following dates and register online at www.padental.org/calendar.

2019 Liberty CE Program Reservation

There are two ways to register for programs. We have provided a secure online form and a PDF document that you can mail.

Online Program Registration

PCDS courses for 2019 will be administered by the Pennsylvania Dental Association.

Print Ready Program Registration Form

Provided in the popular PDF format, this document requires the Adobe Acrobat reader which can be downloaded for free here.

Mail To

Mail completed form and payment to:

Box 3341
Harrisburg, PA 17105.

Forms with credit card payments can be faxed to:
(717) 232-7169, attn.: Rebecca Von Nieda

Questions may be directed to Rebecca at rvn@padental.org or (717) 234-5941, ext. 117.

Philadelphia County Dental Society
One Independence Place
241 South 6th Street, Unit #C3101
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Telephone: (215) 925-6050 Fax: (215) 925-6998

General Information, Questions, Comments: info@philcodent.org
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