Dr. Mark Bullock Learning Series

Texas Oral Health Coalition
Join us for a 3 lecture series with Dr. Mark Bullock DDS in the spring focused on oral care for individuals with disabilities.

Mark Bullock, DDS

Dr. Bullock is a special needs dentist and dental director at the Abilene State Supported Living center, a state facility for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. He previously served as the Chief Dental Officer for Mercy Ships, providing free dental care to the people of West Africa. After earning his dental degree from the University of Texas Dental School in San Antonio, he completed a 1-year Army residency in Advanced General Dentistry. Driven by a passion for underserved dental patients, he takes pride in providing comprehensive and compassionate dental care to patients with complex needs and challenges. As a special needs dentist, his goals include improving access to quality dental care for patients with IDD.


Special Conditions and Barriers and 
Challenges Providing Dental Care to Patients with IDD

May 13, 2022
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Course Description

When working with patients with IDD, there are often challenges and barriers that can interfere with dental care. These challenges and barriers can complicate providing dental care to the point where oral health is negatively affected. By identifying challenges and barriers, supports can be put in place to improve safety, effectiveness and comfort.

Course Objectives

  • Identify unique barriers and challenges often encountered when working with individuals with IDD
  • Discuss strategies to prepare and overcome these barriers and challenges


Credit hours: 1.0 CEU 

Teaching Method: Live webinar lecture

Cost: 
Edification is complimentary to all attendees and continuing dental education is free to TxOHC members. All other attendees will be charged $10.00 to receive continuing dental education for this course.

Presenter Contact Information:
Mark Bullock: Mark.bullock@hhs.texas.gov

AGD Subject Code: 750

Understanding and Working with Caregivers and Group Homes,

Dental Desensitization/Advanced Behavior Techniques for Patients with IDD at AbSSLC

August 12, 2022
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM


Credit hours: 1.0 CEU 

Teaching Method: Live webinar lecture

Cost: 
Edification is complimentary to all attendees and continuing dental education is free to TxOHC members. All other attendees will be charged $10.00 to receive continuing dental education for this course.

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AGD Subject Code: 750

Providing Dental Care under Advanced Anesthesia: Oral Sedation, IV Sedation, TIVA, IV Mac, and General Anesthesia 

February 11, 2022
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Course Description

Advanced anesthesia is an integral component in the management of the oral health of patients with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) due to the need for advanced behavior management. Depending on the level of disability, both mental and physical, even simple dental treatments often require some type of anesthesia. In today’s program we will explore the uses of advanced anesthesia in the management of patients with IDD and discuss some of the impacts it has on providing dental care.

Course Objectives

  1. Define advanced anesthesia and types used in the management of patients with IDD.
  2. Discuss the role of advanced anesthesia in dental care of patients with IDD: Tips and tricks.
  3. Discuss the role of the General Dentist with the provision of advanced anesthesia.

Credit hours: 1.0 CEU 

Teaching Method: Live webinar lecture

Cost: 
Edification is complimentary to all attendees and continuing dental education is free to TxOHC members. All other attendees will be charged $10.00 to receive continuing dental education for this course.

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Presenter Contact Information:
Mark Bullock: Mark.bullock@hhs.texas.gov

AGD Subject Code: 750


Texas Oral Health Coalition
Nationally Approved PACE Program Provider for FAGD/MAGD credit.
Approval does not imply acceptance by any regulatory authority or AGD endorsement. 
7/1/2021 to 6/30/2024.
Provider ID# 346144


Technical Specifications

  • Zoom supports the latest release of these browsers: Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, and Safari. 
  • Supported operating systems and system requirements for PC, Mac, and Linux.
  • Webinar registration is required, you will need to complete registration and use the link to join the webinar. Registrants will receive their own link via email and from that link will be able to join the meeting by Zoom desktop client or browser,  or download the Zoom desktop client or mobile app.
  • TxOHC Technology Plan

Please note TxOHC’s cancellation and refund policy. Notification of cancellation must be submitted in writing 48 hours before the date of the live webinar, and a $5.00 administration fee plus PayPal fees. All refunds will be mailed after the webinar.
 
Cancellations received after the 48 hours will not be refunded. All registered attendees will have access to the recording once it becomes available. If you registered, but did not attend the live webinar you may not be eligible to receive CDE.

Notification of cancellation may be emailed to info @TxOHC.org. 

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