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If a medical catastrophe occurred in your office, would you be ready?  Learn why CPR is not enough.

Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office – an 8 hour participatory CE course for dentists and the entire dental team.

Instructor Larry J. Sangrik, DDS

Medical emergencies that occur in the dental office can be stressful and frightening for both the patient and for the dental team.  A coordinated response is critical. During this course, you and your dental team will learn how to prevent, identify and respond to the most common medical problems dentists face, including syncope, allergic problems, cardiovascular abnormalities, diabetes and respiratory distress. 

Friday, February 9, 2018
8 a.m. – 5 p.m. (breakfast and lunch included)
Sheraton Imperial, 4700 Emperor Drive, Durham, NC

Registration Fees
NC Dental Society Members $295
Non Members $395
Dental Team Members $95

Course is approved by the NCSBDE for 8 continuing education credits

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About the speaker -  Larry J. Sangrik, D.D.S.

Dr. Larry J. SangrikDr. Sangrik is a 1979 graduate of The Ohio State University College of Dentistry.  He completed the intravenous sedation program
at Miami Valley Hospital of Dayton, Ohio and the comprehensive externship at Midwest Implant Institute.  Having volunteered on the Chardon Fire/Rescue Department, he has personally managed most medical crises, 
childbirth to open heart massage. 

Active in organized dentistry, Dr. Sangrik has long held numerous positions at the local and state levels.  He also has served as a consultant to the Ohio State Dental Board on a task force concerning the use of oral sedation.

Since 1999 Dr. Sangrik is a well-known dental CE lecturer. His lecture topics include preparing for medical emergencies in the dental office, the science of dental fear, patient monitoring and nitrous oxide sedation.   He has been a featured speaker at two American Dental Association Annual Sessions.  He has also lectured at the Hinman Dental Meeting of Atlanta, the Yankee Dental Congress, the Chicago Midwinter Meeting, the Rocky Mountain Dental Convention, the Star of the North Dental Meeting, the Western Regional Dental Convention and five US dental schools.   Additionally, he has addressed numerous state or regional dental conventions from Maine to Arizona. Having been named as one of the nation’s leader’s in dental continuing education for over ten consecutive years, Dr. Sangrik has written for Dentistry Today and Dental Practice Success on the topics of medical emergencies and dental fear.  Currently, he is involved in a research project assessing patient expectations of medical emergencies occurring in dental offices.  Recently, Dr. Sangrik developed and authored a 4-part video and workbook for the American Dental Association on medical emergency preparedness scheduled for release in January 2018. 

Dr. Sangrik maintains a full-time general practice in his hometown of Chardon, Ohio with an emphasis on the treatment of apprehensive patients with IV sedation.