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ATSU Continuing Education

june, 2021

04jun10:00 am12:00 pmEssentials of Sedation in DentistryEssentials of Sedation in Dentistry


Event Details

Association for Continuing Dental Education Joint Provider Live Webinar Series

Essentials of Sedation in Dentistry

Date:                      Friday, June 4, 2021

Time:                      10:00 AM CST, 11 AM EST, 8 AM PST

Location:               Zoom

Audience:              The Dental Professional

Format:                 Lecture

CE Credit:              2.0 credits

Tuition:                  $69

Course Description:

This seminar will offer a review of safe in-office sedation modalities. We will cover the pros, cons, risks, objectives of oral sedation, nitrous oxide, and local anesthesia. IV moderate sedation and general anesthesia will be covered as informational and for comparison. Both pediatric and adult patient issues will be discussed.


Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to:

  1. Decide which patients are appropriate for sedation and what modality of care is appropriate.
  2. Know the critical areas to focus on for a proper patient assessment.
  3. Explain the pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of the most commonly used anxiolytic drugs in dental practice.
  4. Demonstrate how to do an airway assessment, and explain the implications for the sedated patient
  5. List the monitors required or recommended for sedation and explain how their data is important.
  6. List some common reported mishaps that lead to morbidity and how are they avoided and/or treated.


Meet the Speaker:

Marvin Laventer, D.D.S.

Dr. Leventer, DDS, received his dental degree from the University of Maryland School of Dentistry in 1990. He then completed a two-year general practice residency and a two-year dental anesthesiology residency at Brookdale Hospital Medical Center in New York. Dr. Leventer is a Diplomate of the American Dental Board of Anesthesiology and a Fellow of the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology. He is also a member of the American Society of Dentist Anesthesiologists and the Academy of General Dentistry. Dr. Leventer is an assistant professor in dental anesthesia at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry, and provides general dentistry within the faculty practice.



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.

ADA Continuing Education Recognition Program

A.T. Still University Missouri School of Dentistry & Oral Health

Nationally Approved PACE Program

Provider for FAGD/MAGD credit.

Approval does not imply acceptance by

Any regulatory authority or AGD endorsement.

5/1/2020 to 4/30/2022.

Provider ID# 397632


(Friday) 10:00 am - 12:00 pm CST



Link emailed prior to start of course.


Continuing Dental Education - MOPatricia Pou at (314) 685-3557or 1500 Park Ave., St. Louis, MO 63104

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