Donald J. Coluzzi, DDSLecture
This course is part of the Association for Continuing Dental Education Joint Live Webinar Series.
This course is rescheduled to July 26, 2023 from the original date in May, 2023.
This course is part of the Association for Continuing Dental Education Joint Live Webinar Series*
This lecture will consist of an overview of laser fundamentals including tissue interaction and safety; a brief description of different available lasers; and many clinical case applications for treatment of both soft and hard tissues. Procedures such as oral surgery, restorative dentistry, and periodontics will be shown and explained. Current literature citations will also be included. Questions and discussion are highly encouraged.
At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to:
- Understand the basic science, tissue interaction, operation, and safety protocol for the use of dental lasers.
- Describe and compare uses and features of currently available dental laser instruments.
- Discuss how dental lasers are safely and effectively used for common clinical procedures.
Dr. Donald J. Coluzzi is a 1970 graduate of the USC School of Dentistry, is a Clinical Professor in the Department of Preventive and Restorative Dental Sciences at the University of California San Francisco School of Dentistry. He retired from general practice after 35 years and is a life member of both the California Dental Association and the American Dental Association. He has served as a past president of the Academy of Laser Dentistry, received its Leon Goldman Award for Clinical Excellence and is a past editor of the Journal of Laser Dentistry. He has used dental lasers since early 1991. He is a Fellow of the American College of Dentists, the International College of Dentists, and is a member of Omicron Kappa Upsilon, the national dental honor society. He serves as a reviewer for several journals, and is a founding associate of Laser Education International. He recently received the outstanding faculty member award from the American College of Dentists. Dr. Coluzzi has presented about lasers worldwide, co-authored three text books, and published several peer-reviewed articles and chapters in dental books.
Wednesday, July 26, 2023
The dental professional
5:00pm – 7:00pm Pacific Standard time
*The University of Washington in conjunction with the Association for Continuing Dental Education (ACDE), along with 30 of its member schools jointly presents the “ACDE Webinar Series”
This series features university-based key opinion leaders presenting numerous topics on multiple dates and times. Presentations are available to meet every dental health care professional’s schedule and interests.
Conflict of Interest
In accordance with the ADA CERP Standard V., everyone involved in planning or presenting this educational activity will be required to disclose any relevant financial relationships with commercial interests and this information will be made available to participants at the start of the course.
As a continuing education provider, University of Washington Continuing Dental Education is responsible for ensuring the content, quality and scientific integrity of all continuing dental education activities for which credit is provided. The School is also responsible for taking steps to protect against and/or disclose any conflict of interest of the faculty/instructors presenting those courses.
Cancellation and Refunds
For this live webinar, a registration refund will be issued for cancellations received by Wednesday, July 26, 2023. Registration will remain open until the webinar begins – NO REFUNDS will be accepted once the webinar has begun. Cancellations must be received in email to firstname.lastname@example.org The cancellation request must include: the name of the course, name of the person registered, name of the person requesting the cancellation, and the reason for the cancellation.
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This continuing education activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the standards of the ADA Continuing Education Recognition Program (ADA CERP) through joint efforts between the University of Washington and ACDE member schools.
The University of Washington is a member of the Association for Continuing Dental Education.
University of Washington designates this activity for 2 continuing education credits.