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Course Information

59th Annual Dental Seminar Day: A common sense approach to risk assessment and treatment planning in a general dentistry practice

Course Closed Course Has Already Been Held
Date: Friday, November 22, 2013
Time: 9:00am-4:30pm
Credit: 6 hours
Location: The Friday Center
Cost: $259.00 Dentist
$159.00 Team Member
Sponsor: Continuing Dental Education


Course Description
Risk assessment is the new buzz word in dentistry much like cosmetic dentistry was in the last 10 years. This course is the first step in understanding and implementing risk assessment strategies in a general practice. Dental manufactures and insurance companies are now becoming involved in this rapidly developing field. We as dental professionals should have a system to implement these strategies that help our patients maintain or improve their oral and systemic health.

This specific 6 hour program will be an introduction to implementation of Kois Center principles of risk assessment and treatment planning. The emphasis will be on implementing a risk assessment check list on every patient that comes through our recare appointments. This philosophy has made our purpose very clear: Empower our patients to make health care decisions to improve or maintain their quality of life by using a common sense approach to risk assessment.

Course Objectives
The information presented at this educational activity should improve your ability to:
- recognize the philosophy of risk assessment in everyday general practice
- treat patients with a minimal dentistry philosophy and decrease the risk of future tooth loss
- communicate treatment options and risks more effectively with your patients by using standardized terminology in a clear and consistent message
- increase patients awareness of their own problems and risk factors
- develop a treatment planning system based on the Kois 10 step

About the Speaker

Dr. John Derango is a 1978 graduate of the University of Illinois Dental School. He is a member of the Chicago and Illinois Valley Dental Societies. He is a member of the Academy of General Dentistry and attained Fellowship Status to the AGD in 1984. Dr. Derango is a founding member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. He received his AACD accreditation in 1986 and earned Fellowship Status in 1992 and has served as president of the Chicago Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.

Dr. Derango is a clinical instructor at the Kois Center in Seattle, Washington under the direction of Dr. John Kois. Dr. Derango has lectured at the International meeting of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, for Seattle Study Clubs, and state and local dental societies. He lectured at the World Congress of Minimally Invasive Dentistry and was named 2008 clinician of the year. Dr. Derango has written articles on cosmetic dentistry and clinical techniques for several journals. He recently completed the Misch Implant Surgical Continuum and attained Fellowship status in the International Congress of Oral Implantologists. He founded the Will Rodgers Study Club dedicated to enhancing interdisciplinary dentistry: the team approach to treating complex dental problems involving all disciplines of dentistry. Dr. Derango also teaches hands-on direct bonding courses with Dr. Bob Margeas in Des Moines, Iowa and at the Kois Center. Dr. Derango maintains a full-time general dentistry practice in LaSalle Illinois.

8:30 - 9:00 Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:00 - 10:30 Diagnostically Based Treatment Planning from a Disease and Risk Assessment Perspective
10:30 - 10:45 Break
10:45 - 12:15 Presentation continues
12:15 - 1:15 Lunch
1:15 - 2:45 Diagnostically Based Treatment Planning from a Disease and Risk Assessment Perspective
2:45 - 3:00 Break
3:00 - 4:30 Presentation continues

Dental education institutions have an obligation to disseminate new knowledge related to dental practice. In so doing, some presentations may include controversial materials or commercial references. Sponsorship of a continuing education course by the University of North Carolina does not necessarily imply endorsement of a particular philosophy, procedure, or product by this institution.

The UNC School of Dentistry designates this activity for 6.0 hours of continuing education credits.

This continuing education program is presented by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Dentistry and the Continuing Dental Education program. The UNC Continuing Dental Education program is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. UNC CDEs term of recognition is May 2012 through June 2015. 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. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to ADA CERP at

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 activity.

As a continuing education provider, UNC School of Dentistry 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.

Special dietary requirements will be honored whenever possible. Please be sure to notify our office in writing of your special need no later than Wednesday, November 13, 2013.

ADA Statement:
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill [and/or educational sponsor] is committed to equality of educational opportunity and does not discriminate against applicants, students, or employees on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veterans status, or sexual orientation.

If you require reasonable accommodations for a disability in order to participate fully in this continuing education activity, please call 919-537-3400 no later than Wednesday, November 13, 2013 or attach a note to your registration form.

Registration and Fees
The registration fees are $259 for dentists and $159 for team members and includes course materials, CE credit and all meals included in the agenda. All registrations must be received by Wednesday, November 13, 2013.

UNC CDE recommends that you do not make air travel arrangements prior to receiving a receipt of payment or confirmation. UNC CDE is not responsible for any travel-related costs.

Cancellations and Refunds
Since considerable advance planning is necessary for this continuing education program, a registration refund, less a $50 fee, will be issued for cancellations received by Wednesday, November 13, 2013. The cancellation fee is necessary to cover materials and facilities costs incurred for each participant, which are non-refundable to us. No refunds will be issued after Wednesday, November 13, 2013.

The University reserves the right to cancel or postpone any course due to unforeseen circumstances. In the event of cancellation or postponement, the University will fully refund registration fees but is not responsible for any related costs or expenses to participants, including cancellation fees assessed by hotels,airlines, rental car or travel agencies.

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