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

Texas Oral Health Coalition

Treating Patients With IDD Lecture Series

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.

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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: Self-Instruction

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 Special Patient Care

Date of Original Presentation: February 11, 2022

Date Released: September 8, 2022

Date of Expiration: February 11, 2024

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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

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