Dr. Anthony Cardoza Forensics, Lasers Santee, CA


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  • Private practice: general dentistry
  • Forensic Dental Consultant, County of San Diego Office of the Medical Examiner
  • Director, California Dental Identification Team (CalDIT)

Thursday Courses
Th314 - 21st-Century Laser-Assisted Dentistry
Time: 12 - 3 PM
Room: GWCC,
Type: General    Handouts: Yes
Dentist Fee: $0.00  Other Fee: $0.00

Contrasting the daily challenges faced in conventional delivery of a variety of dental procedures with the solutions offered through laser-assisted dentistry, this course is designed for the dentist/dental hygienist and covers various laser applications. These general applications include cavity preparation, several soft-tissue procedures, endodontic preparation and bony procedures to include crown lengthening and tori reduction. In addition, laser dental hygiene applications will be discussed in detail. See examples of these procedures using both the diode laser and the hard-tissue laser.

 

Note: This course is recommended to attending course Fr132 and Fr141.

Friday Courses
Fr132 - 21st-Century Laser-Assisted Dentistry: A Participatory Workshop
Time: 10 AM - 12 PM
Room: GWCC,
Type: Participation    Handouts: Yes
Dentist Fee: $375.00  Other Fee: $375.00

Take your practice to a higher level by integrating new laser technology. This hands-on workshop is for the dentist/dental hygienist and covers several laser applications. Taught by a certified laser dentist, this program covers laser applications, safety and physics. You will have the special opportunity to experience hands-on laser use using pig jaws and teeth for both soft-tissue and hard-tissue applications. You will use lasers for cavity preparation, soft-tissue ablation and bone ablation, as well as various hygiene procedures.

 

Note: Course Th314 is recommended prior to attending this course.

Fr141 - 21st-Century Laser-Assisted Dentistry: A Participatory Workshop
Time: 2:30 - 4:30 PM
Room: GWCC,
Type: Participation    Handouts: Yes
Dentist Fee: $375.00  Other Fee: $375.00

Take your practice to a higher level by integrating new laser technology. This hands-on workshop is for the dentist/dental hygienist and covers several laser applications. Taught by a certified laser dentist, this program covers laser applications, safety and physics. You will have the special opportunity to experience hands-on laser use using pig jaws and teeth for both soft-tissue and hard-tissue applications. You will use lasers for cavity preparation, soft-tissue ablation and bone ablation, as well as various hygiene procedures.

 

Note: Course Th314 is recommended prior to attending this course.

Saturday Courses
Sa360 - Dispelling the "CSI Effect" Myth: An Overview of Contemporary Forensic Dentistry
Time: 9 AM - 12 PM
Room: GWCC,
Type: General    Handouts: Yes
Dentist Fee: $0.00  Other Fee: $0.00

Because of the current popularity of forensic faire in television, the public is getting a skewed view of the true nature of forensic investigation. This is known as the CSI effect. Learn the real story about the fascinating world of forensic odontology. Topics will include forensic dental identification of decedents of varying postmortem states, including skeletal, fragmented, decomposed and burned remains. Pattern injuries as they relate to bite mark investigation for both human and animal, will also be discussed.

Sa289 - Dentistry’s Role in the Mass Disaster Scenario/Child Abuse and Intimate Partner Violence Recognition
Time: 1 - 4 PM
Room: GWCC,
Type: Registered    Handouts: Yes
Dentist Fee: $95.00  Other Fee: $65.00

Follow the evolution of mass disaster management and how forensic dentists have participated in events such as commercial airline crashes, tsunamis, hurricanes and wildfires. Also, as dental health care professionals, you are mandated by law to report patients you suspect have signs or symptoms of physical abuse. This course will familiarize you with what those signs may be, what your reporting duties are and how to properly file a report if you suspect abuse.