OCTOBER 31, 2014 - All Day Seminar
Check in @ 7:30am
begins @ 8:00am
The Rose Garden
5616 Citrus Boulevard
Harahan, Louisiana 70123
SPEAKER - J.
Jerome Smith, DDS
After graduating cum
laude from the University of Louisiana, Dr. Smith
graduated from LSU's School of Dentistry in 1980. He has
spent more than 33 years practicing General Dentistry
with an emphasis on implant dentistry and comprehensive
adult reconstructive care for the past 28 years. He sees
implant patients on a referral basis throughout Acadiana.
Dr. Smith has received recognition as a Diplomate for
the International Congress of Oral Implantology and is a
Past Continuing Education Chairman for the Academy of
General Dentistry. He is also a member of:
The American Academy of Implant Dentistry
The American Society of Osseointegration
The American Academy of Dental Anesthesiology
The Pierre Fouchard Academy
The American Dental Association
The Louisiana Dental Association
The Acadiana District Dental Association, where he
also served as Past President
Louisiana State Board of Dentistry
Dr. Smith also served as a past Board Member of the
Louisiana Academy of Continuing Education and Adjunct
Assistant Clinical Professor and Alumni Board Member at
the LSU School of Dentistry. He is involved with Latin
World Ministries Dental/Medical Project, Lafayette
Community Health Care Clinic, and a board member of
Dr. Smith is a past Board Member of Pope John Paul
Academy in Lafayette as well.
Dr. Smith has been published in Dental Implant Digest,
The Farran Report, Dentaltown, The Implant Society, LDA
Journal, ADDA Quarterly News, The Consumer's Guide to
Dentistry, and PPAD. He has given lectures and
presentations on a variety of subjects including
Successful Case Presentation Using Digital Photography
and Imaging, Practical and Clinical Management of
Implant Dentistry in General Dental Practice, and a live
surgery and lecture course for dentists throughout the
U.S. entitled Implant Dentistry in Black and White.
Dr. Smith practices in partnership with his newphew, Dr.
He is married to the former Germaine Gerami and
has two daughters, Katheryne and Caroline. Katheryne is
a dental hygienist and runs TempRDH Services of Acadiana.
Caroline is enrolled in the Physician Assistant
program at LSU Health Science Center in New Orleans, LA.
Dr. Smith enjoys fishing, hunting, running, LSU
football, and hanging out with his family.
1.) Treatment planning from the
standpoint of the general dentist. Case
presentation format for maximum communication and
understanding for the patient of their own "problems and
solutions" with results.
TOPIC OF PRESENTATION -
"Contemporary Implant Dentisty in 2014"
the end of the course, the participant will have a better understanding of:
2.) Use and comparisons of implants
for immediate placement and our results. (AnyRidge
system for MegaGen USA).
3.) New ideas for producing state of
the art custom titanium and zirconium abutments with
emphasis on esthetics, producing final crown and
bridgework with optimal emergence profiles and cost
containment. Also, dealing with improperly placed
4.) Digital scanning vs. impressions
for implant dentistry. Are we there yet? Is this
cost effective and/or necessary?
5.) Use of Biohorizon implants in the areas of
minimal bone and/or minimal space (e.g. maxillary
6.) Pearls for each and every dentist to take back
home covering everything from socket preservation,
sequencing of treatment as well as management of implant
supported over dentures.
7.) Transitioning patients from "teeth to no teeth
and immediate implants." From diagnosis to surgery, to
management during the "healing phase", to transitioning
the immediate denture to an attachment retained
overdenture in your office.
8.) Management of peri-implantitis, the newest dental
9.) A review of 28 years of surgical and clinical
experience in treating implant patients, which includes
"the good, the bad and the ugly" along with all of the
"nuts, bolts, and nightmares."
MegaGen USA, Inc.
Joel Gonzales, RDA - Product Specialist Trainer
400 Sylvan Avenue, Suite 200
Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey 07632
New Orelans Dental
Kevin J. Collins, DDS - Chairman
2121 N. Causeway Boulevard, Suite 153
Metairie, Louisiana 70001