8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
ADVANCED BONE GRAFTING AND IMPLANT PLACEMENT TECHNIQUES. The field of implant dentistry continues
to evolve, thus providing advanced technology and more predictable forms of therapy with an increased focus on
aesthetic success. Innovative techniques now allow for improved aesthetic outcomes and greater patient comfort.
Dr. Kalman will be discussing the latest techniques in bone grafting and implant technology.
Objective: At the completion of this brief presentation clinicians will understand how to optimize hard tissue
architecture for predictable surgical implant placement and restoration, and the utilization of Cone Beam CT
Speaker: Doron Kalman, DDS is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial surgery and a Fellow
in the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons as well as an adjunct professor at Long Island Jewish
hospital. Dr. Kalman currently serves as the President-elect of Queens County Dental Society and is in private
practice in Elmhurst, Queens.
9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
LEGAL ISSUES IN DENTISTRY MODERATED BY MR. LANCE PLUNKETT, NYSDA GENERAL COUNSEL:
*Professional Discipline in the Profession of Dentistry: A 2012 Update. Presentation will include an overview of the
disciplinary process in New York State as well as review of the most common types
of misconduct violations, and a review of the New York State Education Law and related rules and statutes.
Objective: Attendees will gain an improved knowledge of the laws governing the profession and will be better
equipped to conduct their practices in conformance to the law.
Speaker: George M. Ding, J.D., M.P.A., an attorney, is the Director of the Prosecutions Division in the Office of
Professional Discipline in the New York State Education Department.
*Legal Update for Dentists on Professional Discipline and Audits. This presentation includes an overview of
current professional discipline, regulatory, law enforcement, and audit issues in dentistry. It will acquaint dentists
with the impact that certain actions can have on their professional practice and privileges.
Objective: Attendees will learn strategies for responding to investigations by OPD and other governmental
agencies and audits.
Speakers: Andrew Feldman, Esq. is admitted to practice in both State and Federal Court, and handles matters for
clients throughout New York State. He has distinguished himself by counseling and defending professionals in all
fields, particularly in the areas of health care and professional liability. He is experienced in matters involving
products liability, environmental law, toxic tort law, labor law, personal injury, insurance coverage and health law.
Amy T. Kulb, Esq. began her career as a prosecuting attorney with the Office of Professional Discipline. From 1986
to the present, Ms. Kulb has been in private practice with the firm Jacobson, Goldberg & Kulb, LLP. She is Risk
Management and Ethics and Jurisprudence instructor for New York State Dental Association and lectures on a
regular basis to medical, dental, pharmacy and professional groups on professional discipline and related topics.
1 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Lunch Break (A boxed lunch will be provided.)
1:30 p.m. – 4 p.m.
RESTORING ENDODONTICALLY TREATED TEETH USING NEW INNOVATIVE, TECHNOLOGICAL METHODS.
A post and core are most often used to restore an endodontically treated tooth where a large amount of coronal
tooth structure has been lost. Posts neither reinforce nor strengthen teeth that have had endodontic therapy but are
needed to retain an artificial crown. Post cementation and core buildup techniques will be shown. All material
presented will be founded upon evidence based published information.
Objective: This presentation will give the restorative dentist a guide to the selection and insertion of a post system
using new, innovative fiber post systems whose selection is based upon canal and root morphology.
Speaker: Frederick Kahn, D.D.S, F.A.C.D. is a clinical professor in the Advanced Education Faculty, Department of
Endodontics, New York University College of Dentistry. Dr. Kahn has lectured nationally and internationally. He has
been a researcher and author of many published papers in national and international journals such as the JADA,
Journal of Endodontics and International Journal of Endodontics to name a few.