Dr. Larry Williams General Dentistry Downers Grove, IL


*Registration opens December 6, 2022.
  • Served 30 years in the United States Navy Dental Corps
  • Board Certified, American Board of General Dentistry 
  • Masters of Public Health, 2017

Thursday Courses
Th303 - Geriatric Dentistry: Treatment Planning, Treatment Concerns and Communication
Time: 8 - 11 AM
Type: General    Handouts: Yes
Dentist Fee: $0.00  Other Fee: $0.00

How do we care for our aging patients who often have their own unique mental, medical and dental health issues? In this course attendees will be introduced to the issues surrounding the treatment planning and care of geriatric patients to include polypharmacy, oral hygiene, oral health, mental deficit and systemic illness while learning the skills needed to provide better communication with older patients.

Th311 - Tobacco, Vaping and Cannabis: What Do You Know?
Time: 1 - 2:30 PM
Type: General    Handouts: Yes
Dentist Fee: $0.00  Other Fee: $0.00

Are you talking to your patients about their smoking, dipping, vaping, or marijuana usage? These products can affect the health of your patients and their response to treatment.  In this course attendees will learn:

  • How to speak to patients about the use of tobacco, vaping and marijuana products 
  • How to discuss the oral and systemic health concerns of tobacco, vaping, and cannabis
  • About resources to address both provider and patient education
Friday Courses
Fr249 - Medical Emergencies in the Dental Practice
Time: 9 - 11 AM
Type: Registered    Handouts: Yes
Dentist Fee: $95.00  Other Fee: $65.00

Medical emergencies can occur in any dental practice. Being aware of contributing health conditions, recognizing certain signs and symptoms, and understanding how to use the components of an emergency medical kit are important in preventing and managing a serious medical event. By the end of this course attendees should be able to:

  • Describe the importance of prevention in dental office emergencies
  • Identify various aspects of health conditions and their relationship to medical emergencies.
  • Recognize the signs or symptoms of impending or developing emergencies.
  • Identify the contents of an emergency kit.
  • Describe the medicolegal implications of medical emergencies.
Fr346 - Tobacco, Vaping and Cannabis: What Do You Know?
Time: 2 - 3:30 PM
Type: General    Handouts: Yes
Dentist Fee: $0.00  Other Fee: $0.00

Are you talking to your patients about their smoking, dipping, vaping, or marijuana usage? These products can affect the health of your patients and their response to treatment.  In this course attendees will learn:

  • How to speak to patients about the use of tobacco, vaping and marijuana products 
  • How to discuss the oral and systemic health concerns of tobacco, vaping, and cannabis
  • About resources to address both provider and patient education