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IN 2 DAYS!! San Diego Academy of General Dentistry Component

In this course, we will review the science, clinical applications and handling techniques/preparation of the Leukocyte-Platelet Rich Fibrin (L-PRF) towards various clinical uses, primarily socket regeneration. Venipuncture technique will be presented and demonstrated during the lecture in preparation for the hands-on portion, where attendees (CA licensed dentists) will volunteer to perform venipuncture on attendees and volunteer to allow venipuncture on themselves. A Licensed RN and experienced licensed CA dentists will assist with such procedures. The samples of blood will be collected in vials for use with centrifugation followed by handling techniques to simulate the clinical preparation just prior to a clinical use. We will discuss best practices for disposal of biological waste as well.

In this course you’ll:

* Understand the science of blood derivatives involved with clinical applications in dentistry
* Understand the process of venipuncture and centrifugation of blood
* Understand patient management of related procedures
* Experience and demonstrate venipuncture
* Learn the techniques in handling blood samples and the fibrin manipulation
* Learn the safe handling of biological waste

Speaker:
Dr. Stephen Lockwood, DMD, MAGD

Sponsors:
Bio Horizons
Patterson Dental
Do Well dental products

Date:
Saturday, October 23, 2021
8 AM - 3PM

caagd.org/events/
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IN 2 DAYS!! San Diego Academy of General Dentistry Component

In this course, we will review the science, clinical applications and handling techniques/preparation of the Leukocyte-Platelet Rich Fibrin (L-PRF) towards various clinical uses, primarily socket regeneration. Venipuncture technique will be presented and demonstrated during the lecture in preparation for the hands-on portion, where attendees (CA licensed dentists) will volunteer to perform venipuncture on attendees and volunteer to allow venipuncture on themselves. A Licensed RN and experienced licensed CA dentists will assist with such procedures. The samples of blood will be collected in vials for use with centrifugation followed by handling techniques to simulate the clinical preparation just prior to a clinical use. We will discuss best practices for disposal of biological waste as well.

In this course you’ll:

* Understand the science of blood derivatives involved with clinical applications in dentistry
* Understand the process of venipuncture and centrifugation of blood
* Understand patient management of related procedures
* Experience and demonstrate venipuncture
* Learn the techniques in handling blood samples and the fibrin manipulation
* Learn the safe handling of biological waste

Speaker:
Dr. Stephen Lockwood, DMD, MAGD

Sponsors:
Bio Horizons
Patterson Dental
Do Well dental products

Date:
Saturday, October 23, 2021
8 AM - 3PM

https://caagd.org/events/
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