Mercer Dental Society Calendar

ALL MEETINGS

Members: All meetings & dinners are complimentary

Non members: First meeting is complimentary after that $65

Email RSVP To: Jolanta Matusiak-Gora, Executive Secretary, MDS [email protected]

Mail Checks/RSVP To: Jolanta Matusiak-Gora, Executive Secretary, MDS Prosthodontics of Princeton, PC, 601 Ewing St, Suite B-4, Princeton, NJ 08540

Make payments HERE

Upcoming Events:

Tuesday, January 17th, 2023

Pathways to Leadership: Dr. Maria Maranga

Virtual Format
Time: 6:30 PM TO 9:30 PM
2 CE provided

REGISTER HERE

Tuesday, November 15th, 2022

Oral Complications Of Cancer Therapy: Dr. Thomas Sollecito

Time: 6:30 PM TO 9:30 PM
Location: Hyatt Regency Princeton
102 Carnegie Center, Princeton, NJ 08540
2 CE provided

Dr. Thomas Sollecito, Professor and Chair of Penn Dental Medicine’s Department of Oral Medicine, has been named President of the American Board of Oral Medicine. He assumed the one-year term to this leadership post at a recent meeting of the Board.

Dr. Sollecito has been an active member of the Board, serving as Vice President for the past two years, and before that, he was Treasurer for five years.

The American Board of Oral Medicine promotes and maintains the highest standards of teaching, research, and patient care in the discipline of oral medicine for the benefit of the public. The Board administers a certification process for dentists who are accomplished in the field. Oral medicine doctors who have graduated from an accredited and recognized oral medicine program may apply for taking the board exams. Individuals who pass all requirements become Diplomates of the American Board of Oral Medicine.

Tuesday, January 17th, 2023

Dr. Maria Maranga: 2nd Vice President of the ADA

REGISTER HERE

Topic: Pathways to Leadership

Time: 6:30 PM TO 9:30 PM
Location: Virtual
2 CE provided

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  1. DEFINE AND EXPLORE LEADERSHIP
  2. DISCUSS LEADERSHIP SELECTION PROCESSES
  3. DISCUSS BARRIERS TO LEADERSHIP
  4. IDENTIFY OPPORTUNITIES FOR CHANGE & SUPPORT
  5. DISCUSS DIVERSITY, EQUITY AND INCLUSION IN ORGANIZED DENTISTRY

Tuesday, March 14th, 2023

Systemic Factors Influencing The Experience Of Pain

Dr. Davis Thomas

Time: 6:30 PM TO 9:30 PM
Location: TBD
2 CE provided

Course Objectives

  • To have an overview of how systemic factors affect pain
  • To understand systemic conditions that may predispose the patient to increased pain
  • How to do a case work-up of a patient with a possible systemic condition that affects his/her pain experience
  • To learn to investigate the reasons for unexplained chronic pain including TMD and orofacial pain
  • How to maximize the efficiency of systems review and catch the red flags for chronic pain early

You will leave this course with:

  • How various systemic conditions affect pain experience
  • What the dentists should know about the pathology and pathophysiology of the above systemic conditions
  • What is new in the screening and diagnosis of the above conditions
  • When to suspect a systemic disease, the tell-tale signs of these disorders
  • The dentist’s role in early diagnosis of systemic conditions through succinct screening

Tuesday, May 16th, 2023

Ethics and New Jersey Law Related to the Practice of Dentistry

Suzanne Gilman, Esq. LLC

Time: 6:30 PM TO 9:30 PM
Location: TBD
2 CE provided


Learning Objectives

At the completion of the Course, the participant will be able to:

  1. Understand the ethical and legal implications when the previous dentist performed subpar treatment.
  2. Recognizing when posting on Social Media may be a violation of the HIPAA Privacy Rule.
  3. Formulate a protocol for consistent and cohesive record keeping according to State Board of Dentistry Rules and Regulations.
  4. Be cognizant of New Jersey and State Board of Dentistry advertising law.
  5. Have an awareness of patient dismissal protocol under state law.
  6. Understand when to contact an attorney for guidance.