Management of Complex Cases in the Boston Area: "A Tale of Three Universities”

  • Thursday 1/27/2022
  • Time: 1:00 - 3:00 pm
  • Course Code: 141TL
  • Cost: $59
  • Credits: 2 CE Hours
Irina Dragan, DDS, MS is a postgraduate resident in the periodontology department at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine.
Gabriela Lagreca, DDS is a senior prosthodontic resident and in the implant fellowship program at Tufts Univeristy School of Dental Medicine.

Boston is the only city in the USA that is the home of three dental academic institutions: Boston University School of Dental Medicine, Harvard School of Dental Medicine and Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. Successful management of complex cases requires interdisciplinary and interprofessional collaborations. The panelists joining this session will share expertise on the different educational models available at the three dental schools to facilitate person-centered care. Experienced clinicians and educators, they will highlight similarities and differences at their respective institutions and development pathways for the next generation of practitioners.

After this course attendees will be able to:
  • Define the stakeholders involved in managing a complex case
  • Understand the differences between staged and synchronous interdisciplinary planning and treatment
  • Review a multi-step process to establish, implement and evaluate management of complex cases
  • Apply the use of technology to facilitate a streamlined process
  • Employ the similarities of integrating complex cases at the three dental schools in Boston

Recommended Audience: Dentist