Live In-Person | Dental Sedation Providers | Schedule Day 1
Saturday, September 10, 2022
Course Director   Keira P. Mason, MD
Director, Pediatric Dental Sedation Conference: James Tom, DDS, MS, DADBA
Co-Director, Pediatric Dental Sedation Conference: Steve Yun, MD
6:45 - 8:00 AM Optional Breakfast Breakout Panels (Limited Enrollment | Pre-Registration and Fee) 

Dexmedetomidine: Keira P. Mason, MD, M. Saif Siddiqui, MD

Sedation for Painful Procedures
Neena Seth, FRCA, Eric Fleegler, MD, MPH
Learn Magic Tricks from a Las Vegas Magician: A Valuable Technique to Anxiolysis Kevin Spencer, MEd, PhD

6:30 - 8:00 AM Registration/Breakfast
All morning sessions will be held inside the Grand B/C Ballroom (3rd Floor) of the InterContinental Hotel SF.
8:00 - 8:05 AM Welcome and Introduction
Keira P. Mason, MD 
8:05 - 9:00 AM
Keynote Lecture: Dying for a Paycheck: Building a Culture of Health
Jeffrey Pfeffer, PhD, MS
Thomas D. Dee II Professor of Organizational Behavior
Graduate School of Business
Stanford University
9:00 - 9:30 AM Book Signing and Morning Break with Exhibitors
9:30 - 10:00 AM The Healing of Magic Therapy for Sedation  
Kevin Spencer, MEd, PhD
10:00 - 10:30 AM Neurocognitive Effects of Sedation     
Sulpicio Soriano, MD
10:30 - 11:00 AM Who’s at Risk? Anticipation, Preparation, and Management of Medical Sedation-Related Adverse Events   
Keira P. Mason, MD
11:00 - 11:30 AM Sedation Considerations for Different Types of Environments and Procedures
Cole Dooley, MD
11:30 - 12:00 PM Non-Pharmacologic Sedation: The European Approach
Sabine Maes, MD, FCFP(EM), BSc
12:00 - 1:30 PM
Lunch On Your Own or Lunch Breakout Panel (Limited Enrollment | Pre-Registration and Fee)

The Art of Magic for Anxiolysis and Healing: A Special Hands-On Workshop
Kevin Spencer, MEd, PhD

The MAGIC THERAPY workshop empowers healthcare professionals with a valuable new tool for distraction and anxiolysis. This approach has demonstrated positive results in the reduction of anxiety, building rapport and trust, increasing environmental mastery, providing opportunities for choice and autonomy, and improving affect and self-concept. This workshop is a “hands-on, interactive learning experience” so come prepared to wave a wand and create a little magic!

"Escape Room Game" for Pediatric Dentists and Staff 
Workshop Director: Steve Yun, MD

Can you find the clues to solve the riddles and puzzles to help your patient "escape" from a medical emergency in the dental office? Join us for an innovative team-building exercise that will test your skills, knowledge and wits! This activity is a fun and effective way to learn practical skills that will help you handle possible medical emergencies that can occur in any pediatric dental office.

Airway Management: A Lecture and Hands-On Workshop for Basic and Advanced Airway Management Skills
Workshop Director: Jennifer Dearden, MD
Faculty: Chinyere Egbuta, MD, Neena Seth, FRCA

This workshop emphasizes airway assessment , decision-making and management. Our goal is to enable participants to manage any airway obstruction which they may encounter in their practice of medicine or dentistry. Our “practice-changing” program offers various hands-on stations which shall reinforce learning with diagrams, pictorials and videos. There will be ample practice time with a variety of airway equipment, taught by our expert airway faculty.
1:30-5:30 PM
Afternoon Tracks
Attendees may attend and combine any of the two concurrent sessions. Pre-registration is not required and lectures are included in the cost of weekend registration.
Dental Sedation Provider Track Moderator: Steve Yun, MD
1:30 - 2:00 PM KIT Organization: Making Your Own Office-Based Emergency Response Kit Economically, Effectively, and Efficiently.
George Jaber, DDS, DADBA
2:00 - 2:30 PM Antidepressants, Antipsychotics, and Adderall, Oh My!
Regina Dowdy, DDS, MS, DADBA
2:30 - 3:00 PM Intranasal Pediatric Sedatives: Teach me something new
Vivian Yuen, MD
3:00 - 3:30 PM Tailoring the Sedation to the Patient and the Procedure
Ronald Kosinski, DMD
3:30 - 4:00 PM Newer Considerations in Pediatric Dental Sedation
Steven Yun, MD
4:00 - 4:30 PM Local Anesthetics and Nitrous Oxide: Optimizing Effects and Minimizing Risks
Dimitris Emmanouil, DDS, MS, PhD
4:30 - 5:00 PM Non-Pharmacologic Approaches to the Autistic and Developmentally Challenged
Kevin Spencer, MEd, PhD
5:00 - 5:30 PM Challenging Case Discussions: Interactive Audience Participation Managing Laryngospasm
George Jaber, DDS, DADBA, Vivian Yuen, MD
5:30 PM Complimentary Cocktail Reception with Poster Presentations
Open to all Attendees and Faculty