Dr. Mitchell Gardiner Standards of Care/Risk Management Shrewsbury, NJ

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  • Private practice
  • Assistant Clinical Professor, Fixed Prosthodontics and Restorative Dentistry at the Rutgers School of Dental Medicine
  • Senior Attending Dentist, Riverview Hospital Medical Center

Thursday Courses
Th309 - Medical History and Informed Consent: Without a Complete Medical History and Valid Informed Consent You are Playing Russian Roulette!
Time: 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Room: GWCC,
Type: General    Handouts: Yes
Dentist Fee: $0.00  Other Fee: $0.00

Do you obtain honest and complete medical histories from your patients? Really? Do you have valid informed consent discussions with your patients? Do you document them properly, so they would stand up in a court of law? Do you have a clue how important both aspects of dental practice are to your patient’s well-being and to yours? You would be wise to spend three hours with Dr. Gardiner. Learn before it is too late.

Friday Courses
Fr235 - Changing Standards of Care 2022: Practice in the Present and Protect Your Patients
Time: 8 - 11 AM
Room: GWCC,
Type: Registered    Handouts: Yes
Dentist Fee: $95.00  Other Fee: $65.00

Drs. Crossley and 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 including 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.

Fr352 - Your Dental Team Can Defend You From Malpractice: Teach Them How
Time: 2 - 4:30 PM
Room: GWCC,
Type: General    Handouts: Yes
Dentist Fee: $0.00  Other Fee: $0.00

Clinical documentation is the gold standard in malpractice defense. Teaching a dental team how to meet accepted standards of dental care and having it documented is a powerful defense tool in court. This program will teach every member of the team, hygienists, assistants and front office staff personnel, the important role that they all play in making an office the best practice it can be for providing high quality dentistry to patients while protecting the dentist from malpractice liability.

Saturday Courses
Sa292 - The Periodontal Ligament Injection for Mandibular Local Anesthesia: Say Goodbye to the Mandibular Block for Most of Your Restorative Dentistry
Time: 9 - 10:30 AM
Room: GWCC,
Type: Registered    Handouts: No
Dentist Fee: $45.00  Other Fee: $45.00

Learn how to give an incredibly comfortable and effective local anesthetic injection for most mandibular restorative dentistry. Learn what armamentarium and local anesthetic is required for this injection. Learn the many restorative procedures that can be performed with no patient discomfort. Learn all the advantages of using the periodontal ligament injection for your restorative dentistry.