Course Title: Making Suturing Simple (Video Study Club) Moderator: Dr. Al Gulum Date: June 5, 2020 (Friday) Time: 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM EST Location: QCDS
Course Title: Making Suturing Simple (Video Study Club)
Moderator: Dr. Al Gulum
Date: June 5, 2020 (Friday)
Time: 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM EST
Location: QCDS Headquarters, 86-90 188th Street, Jamaica NY
Meals: Light Breakfast
Are you still using the suturing techniques you were taught in dental school? Many concepts, materials, and instruments used in suturing have changed! This DVD demonstrates the most appropriate suturing techniques for specific clinical needs. Drs. Silverstein and Christensen show the best suturing instruments, how to select the right suture materials and needles for specific situations, and the most adequate knots for specific suture threads to avoid untying. Techniques for suturing will be demonstrated in close-up detail. All dentists will gain new information and skills from this presentation!
Table of Contents
• Importance of Correct Suturing
• Essential Suturing Instruments
• Suture Needles
• Suturing Materials Compared
• Suturing Techniques
• Surgical Knotting Techniques
• Suture Technique: Simple Loop Interrupted
• Suture Technique: Figure 8 Interrupted
• Suture Technique: Periosteal Interrupted
• Suture Technique: Vertical Mattress
• Suture Technique: Apically Repositioned Vertical Mattress
• Suture Technique: Vertical Sling Mattress
• Suture Technique: Horizontal Mattress
• Suture Technique: Cross (Crisscross)
• Suture Technique: Continuous Loop
• Suture Technique: Continuous Locking
• Suture Technique: Sling Suture
• Suture Removal
• Additional Educational Resources
Gordon J. Christensen is Founder and Director of Practical Clinical Courses (PCC) and Senior Consultant for Clinicians Report (CR) in Utah. PCC is an international continuing education organization that provides courses and videos for all dental professionals. CR offers unbiased research on thousands of dental products. Dr. Christensen has presented over 45,000 hours of continuing education throughout the world and has published many articles and books.
Gordon and Dr. Rella Christensen are co-founders of the non-profit Gordon J. Christensen CLINICIANS REPORT (previously CRA), which Rella directed for many years. Since 1976, they have conducted research in all areas of dentistry and published the findings to the profession in the well-known CRA Newsletter now called CLINICIANS REPORT. Gordon’s degrees include: DDS, University of Southern California; MSD, University of Washington; PhD, University of Denver; an Honorary Doctor of Science from Utah State University, and an honorary Doctor of Dental Education and Research from Utah Valley University.
Early in his career, Gordon helped initiate the University of Kentucky and University of Colorado Dental Schools and taught at the University of Washington. Gordon is a practicing prosthodontist in Provo, Utah. Gordon is a Diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontics, a Fellow and Diplomate in the International Congress of Oral Implantologists, a Fellow in the Academy of Osseointegration, American College of Dentists, International College of Dentists, American College of Prosthodontists, Academy of General Dentistry (Hon), Royal College of Surgeons of England, and an Associate Fellow in the American Academy of Implant Dentistry.
Some of his other memberships include: American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry; International Association of Dental Research; Academy of LDS Dentists; American Academy of Restorative Dentistry; American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics; Academy of Operative Dentistry; and International College of Prosthodontists.
QCDS Members: $0
Non-QCDS Members (one time): $100
Non-QCDS Members (VSC annual pass): $350
Pre-registration is required. Call us at (718) 454-1020to register
A $15 late fee will be assigned to all those whose pay and/or register on the day of the event.
QCDS is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider approved by the NYSDA.
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 www.ada.org/cerp. IMPORTANT CE REMINDER FOR DENTISTS TAKING MCE COURSES In order to receive credit for NYS mandatory continuing education purposes, you must make sure that the entity sponsoring a continuing education course is approved to provide MCE credit by NYSDA, NYSED, ADA CERP, or AGD PACE. NYSDA approves only its thirteen component dental societies and the New York State Dental Foundation. Information regarding sponsors approved by NYSED is available from the New York State Education Department, State Board for Dentistry, 89 Washington Avenue, Albany, NY 12234-1000; phone 518-474-3817 ext. 550; fax 518-473-0567; or this site. A list of such sponsors approved by ADA CERP is available at www.ada.org/98.aspx. A list of such sponsors approved by AGD PACE is available at www.agd.org/education/pace/findaprovider/ If you are unsure whether a sponsor offering a continuing education program is approved, feel free to contact the Dental Board by phone at 518-474-3817, ext. 550 or by e-mail at email@example.com.
(Friday) 9:30 am - 11:30 am est
86-90 188th Street, Jamaica NY