Dr. Harold Crossley Pharmacology Trappe, MD


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  • Professor Emeritus, University of Maryland Dental School
  • Honorary Member, Hinman Dental Society
  • Member, International and American College of Dentists

Thursday Courses
Th210 - Changing Standards of Care 2020: Practice in the Present and Protect Your Patients
Time: 8:30 - 11:30 AM
Type: Registered    Handouts: Yes
Dentist Fee: $95.00  Other Fee: $65.00

Drs. Hal Crossley and Mitchell Gardiner will present an engaging program on
the newest changing standards of care that challenge dentists. It is imperative
that dentists stay up to date on the changes that affect clinical dentistry daily.
This course will cover a wide array of topics such as: medical history/medical
clearance, oral cancer screening and documentation/follow-up, opioids and pain
management, informed consent for procedures and drugs, prophylactic antibiotic
protocols and antibiotic usage.

Th229 - History of Opioids Amid Today’s Opioid Crisis
Time: 1 - 3 PM
Type: Registered    Handouts: Yes
Dentist Fee: $95.00  Other Fee: $65.00

For centuries opioids have been used to control pain and suffering, but at what cost
to us, our families and our dental practices? According to the Centers for Disease
Control, approximately 114 people die from opioid overdose every day in the United
States, which is far more than the number of people who die each day in automobile
accidents. Where do these opioids come from? This lecture will alert attendees to the
impact of this crisis on the dental community.

Friday Courses
Fr235 - Illicit and Pharmaceutical Drug Abuse and Their Impact on You, Your Family, and Your Dental Practice
Time: 8 - 11 AM
Type: Registered    Handouts: Yes
Dentist Fee: $95.00  Other Fee: $65.00

Patients presenting to the dental office may have already self-medicated with
street drugs. What are some of the oral manifestations of street drug abuse?
What are the characteristics of and how do I manage the “doctor shopper”?
The dental team is in a unique position providing dental care to a patient
population that may be regular users or experimenting with mood-altering
drugs. This presentation includes the signs, and symptoms of commonly
abused prescription and illicit drugs.

Fr261 - Weed: Everything You Wanted to Know About Cannabis But Were Afraid to Ask
Time: 1 - 4 PM
Type: Registered    Handouts: Yes
Dentist Fee: $95.00  Other Fee: $65.00

Multiple states have legalized marijuana for medical or recreational use.
Inevitably, some of these marijuana users will be treated by the dentist or
hygienist. Does it have any medicinal use? What is the effect of marijuana
on the cardiovascular, respiratory, or immune systems? Am I allowed to use
marijuana for medicinal purposes? Can my patients take CBD before their dental
appointment? This three-hour presentation will discuss the concerns about
marijuana use/abuse, and the bearing on dental treatment.

Saturday Courses
Sa291 - WOW! Your Face is Swollen: Pharmacologic Management of Orofacial Infections
Time: 10 AM - 12 PM
Type: Registered    Handouts: Yes
Dentist Fee: $95.00  Other Fee: $65.00

Ever had a herpetic lesion or apthous ulcer? They hurt! What is the antibiotic
of choice in healthy, ambulatory patients who have an orofacial infection?
If a patient is allergic to penicillin can a practitioner use a cephalosporin?
What are the most recent recommendations for antibiotic prophylaxis in
patients who have an orthopedic prosthesis or to prevent SBE? This discussion
will include how to use selected antifungal, antiviral and antibiotic medications
more effectively to treat patients with orofacial infections.


Registering for the Hinman Dental Meeting is required to attend ALL courses and Special Events.
Course type description:
General = No additional fee (registration required for these courses – we no longer accept walk-ups)
Registered, Interactive, Participation and Special Events = Fee courses