Live In-Person | Dental Sedation Providers | Schedule Day 1
Saturday, February 5, 2022
Course Director   Keira P. Mason, MD
Director, Pediatric Dental Sedation Conference   James Tom, DDS, MS, DADBA
All of the sessions will take place at the InterContinental San Francisco.
6:45 - 8:00 AM Optional Breakfast Breakout Panels (Pre-Registration and Fee) 

Dexmedetomidine: Keira P. Mason, MD, Mohamed Mahmoud, MD
Ketamine: Mark Roback, MD, Douglas Carlson, MD
Sedation for Radiological Procedures: M. Saif Siddiqui, MD, Isabela Cajiao-Angelelli, MD   
7:15 - 8:00 AM Registration/Breakfast
8:00 - 8:05 AM Welcome and Introduction
Keira P. Mason, MD 
8:05 - 8:50 AM
Keynote Lecture: The Healing of Magic Therapy for Sedation
Kevin Spencer, MEd
Educator, Artist and Social Entrepreneur
8:50 - 9:20 AM Immersive Virtual Reality to Alleviate Pain and Anxiety 
Guest Speaker:  Hunter Hoffman, PhD
9:20 - 9:30 AM Question and Answer Panel
9:30 - 10:00 AM Morning Break with Exhibitors
Morning Sessions
10:00 - 10:30 AM Does Sedation Harm the Developing Brain: What To Tell Parents?
Mary Ellen McCann, MD, MPH
10:30 - 11:00 AM Moderate Sedation: Exploring the Options
Isabela Cajiao-Angelelli, MD
11:00 - 11:30 AM Anatomic and Physiologic Considerations Unique to Procedural Sedation
Mohamed Mahmoud, MD
11:30 - 12:00 PM The Obese Child: Assessment and Management
Lori Aronson, MD
12:00 - 1:30 PM
Lunch On Your Own or Lunch Breakout (Pre-registration and Fee)
Airway Management: A Lecture and Hands-On Workshop: Workshop Director: Jennifer Dearden, MD.
Faculty: Yunus Oktay Atalay, MD, Chinyere Egbuta, MD, Mary Ellen McCann, MD, MPH
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.

The Art of Magic for Anxiolysis and Healing: A Special Hands On Workshop: Kevin Spencer, MEd
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!
Afternoon Sessions - Dental Track
1:30 - 2:00 PM Bring Me Up To Date! Dental Guidelines, Policies and Statements
James Tom, DDS, MS, DADBA    
2:00 - 2:30 PM Nitrous Oxide: The Best Strategies and Scenarios to Optimize Success
Dimitris Emmanouil, DDS, MS, PhD     
2:30 - 3:00 PM A Fresh Look at Oral Sedation: There’s a Time and Place
Philip Yen, DDS
3:00 - 3:30 PM Transitions and Expansions: Approaches to Sedation for the Transgender and Transitioning Adolescent in Dental Settings
Braxton Henderson, DMD, DADBA
3:30 - 4:00 PM Pediatric Dentistry vs. Pediatric Oral Surgery:  Clinical Decision Making for Dental Procedures with Sedation in a Dental Office
Jenny Wong, DMD, MD
4:00 - 4:30 PM Teach Me Something New: Alternatives to IV and Oral Sedation
4:30 - 5:00 PM Sedation Renovation: Configuring Your Pediatric Sedation Practice for Improved Safety, Efficiency, and Economy
George Jaber, DDS, DADBA
5:00 - 5:30 PM Unanticipated Adverse Events in the Dental Setting: Preparing for an Emergency
Keira P. Mason, MD
5:30 PM Complimentary Cocktail Reception with Poster Presentations (Open to all Attendees and Faculty)
Pacific Terrace (4th Floor)
Please check with your State Board to verify, as requirements differ from state to state.