The Texas Academy of General Dentistry’s 2022 Texas New Dentist of the Year is Lindsey Wendt, DDS, a 2015 alumna of UTHealth Houston School of Dentistry.
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Welcome to the PACE Center at UTHealth Houston School of Dentistry at Houston. We have a network of resources and educational programs that help our students, alumni and dental professionals succeed in dentistry. Our consulting team provides guidance for students and new alumni on their career development as they make successful transitions into the professional world. We are also an ADA CERP accredited provider, hosting more than sixty continuing dental education programs annually. Our goal is to keep our alumni, students and professionals connected to our institution through school news, community programs, and events.
UTHealth Houston School of Dentistry offers numerous courses for all disciplines of dentistry, including general dentists, specialists, dental hygienists and dental assistants. Our world-renowned instructors, as well as guest lecturers and clinicians, offer cutting-edge, hands-on sessions.
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This course will present a comprehensive review of the history of nitrous oxide/oxygen sedation, stages of anesthesia; anatomy and physiology; characteristics of nitrous oxide; indications and contraindications for nitrous oxide/oxygen sedation; and equipment used for conscious sedation.
8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Review & Exam
Friday, March 3
This course is designed to prepare the dental auxiliary (dental assistants and dental hygienists) to obtain certification in nitrous oxide monitoring as mandated by the Texas State Board of Dental Examiners.
Dental trauma is a significant public health problem, from preschoolers to adolescents. Diagnosis and treatment are the most important factors for improving the outcome in every case. This course will describe the prevalence, diagnosis and treatment options for dental trauma in this population.
8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Friday, March 24
This hands-on course will demonstrate immediate denture conversion to fixed implant-supported prosthesis. Case selection and treatment planning will include patient criterions, anatomy of the jaws, CBCT analysis, 3D planning and implant designs and review of components and materials.
8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (CST)
Friday, April 14
This course is designed to teach general dentists and specialists how to effectively and predictably maintain dimensions of the alveolar ridge following tooth extractions. This course will demonstrate new techniques in exodontia to atraumatically perform extractions while preserving the bone and cortical plate.
8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Friday, April 21