Medicine Update for the Dental Practitioner
Boston, MA • May 20, 2015 • 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
This full-day lecture course will provide a direct link between the biomedical and medical core sciences and clinical dental practice. Course participants will learn about the pathophysiology of systemic disease as it relates to clinical dental practice, and how to provide safe and quality dental care to patients with various systemic disease issues.
Topics will be presented in both a lecture format and a case-based fashion, and will explore the following systemic disease sections: Cardiology, Oncology, Endocrinology, Immunocompromised States, Infectious Disease, Women’s Issues and the Pregnant Patient.
Tufts University School of Dental Medicine
One Kneeland Street
Boston, MA 02111

Wednesdsay, May 20, 2015 | 8:00am - 5:30pm
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Lodging Information
The hotels listed below are within walking distance of the Tufts University School of Dental Medicine and offer a Tufts rate to program participants. Because rates vary depending on availability, please book your room early.

Courtyard by Marriott
Boston Tremont
275 Tremont Street
Boston, MA 02116
Reservations: 800.321.2211
Phone: 617.426.1400
Fax: 617.482.6730

The DoubleTree Hotel
821 Washington Street
Boston, MA 02111
Phone: 617.956.7900
Fax: 617.956.7901

Hyatt Hotel
One Avenue de Lafayette
Boston, MA
Phone: 617.912.1234
Fax: 617.451.0054

The W Hotel Boston
100 Stuart Street
Boston, MA 02116
Phone: 617.261.8700
Fax: 617.310.6730

Speaker Information
Steven J. Scrivani, DDS, D.Med.Sc.
Director, Orofacial Pain Residency Program, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital; Lecturer, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Harvard School of Dental Medicine

Morton B. Rosenberg, DMD
Professor and Head, Division of Anesthesia and Pain Control, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine; Associate Professor of Anesthesia, Tufts University School of Medicine

Meredith August, DMD, MD
Massachusetts General Hospital

Nalton F. Ferraro, DMD, MD
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Inc.

Karen Freund, MD, MPH
Tufts University School of Medicine

Daniel Oreadi, DMD
Tufts University School of Dental Medicine

David R. Snydman, MD, FACP, FIDSA
Tufts University School of Medicine
Credit Information
Tufts University School of Dental Medicine designates this activity for 8.5 continuing education credits.

Tufts University School of Dental Medicine is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. Approval Date 11/11–12/15. 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 house by boards of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to ADA CERP at
Cancellation Policy
The Division of Continuing Education reserves the right to end registration when enrollment limit is reached and to cancel, modify, or alter content or faculty for any course if circumstances indicate the need for such a change. If the school finds it necessary to cancel a course, a full refund will be granted. All attempts to contact registrants will be made as soon as possible in the event of a course cancellation. The school will not be held responsible for any losses due to travel arrangements made by the registrant.

In the event of inclement weather (such as a snow emergency) or other extenuating circumstances, the Division of Continuing Education may be forced to cancel a course. If a course has been cancelled, we will contact participants by the phone number and/or email address provided. You may call or email our office on the day of the course if you are uncertain of a course’s status.


Full tuition refund or credit will be given for cancellations received at least two weeks prior to course date. Refunds or tuition credit will not be issued for:

  • Cancellations with less than 48-hours notice
  • Participant no-shows
8.5 CEU's
Dentist: $295
Staff: $99
Learning Objectives
  • Become familiar with thorough diagnostic process for evaluating patients with systemic disease
  • Become familiar with ordering and interpreting diagnostic studies
  • Understand the treatment considerations for patients with specific systemic diseases
  • Utilize medical information to formulate appropriate treatment plans for safe, quality dental care of patients with systemic disease
  • Develop the ability to relate the disease process to its clinical medical management and any appropriate treatment modifications for providing dental care
Target Audiences
Dentists, Hygienists, Dental Assistants

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