Category Archives: News & Events

JADA Alumni/Faculty Publication

We are on the JADA front cover! Read the article “Use of platelet-rich plasma, platelet-rich growth factor with arthrocentesis or arthroscopy to treat temporomandibular joint osteoarthritis.”

This is a research project generated in the Online Master Orofacial Pain & Oral Medicine Program by Mary Charles Haigler, Einas Abdulrehman, Savitha Siddappa, and Rekha Kishore, with the mentorship of Dr. Reyes Enciso and Dr. Mariela Padilla.

To view this article please click here.

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October 17 – Virtual Webinar: Guided Tour of Nerve Blocks

If you are interested in Pain Medicine consider attending our Guided Tour of Nerve Blocks Webinar on October 17. Join us for this virtual event which will be a great opportunity for interested individuals to speak directly with our Program Director and staff and learn more about the program.

Date: Wedneday, October 17th, 2018

Time: 11:30 am PDT

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If you are interested in expanding your knowledge of Pain Medicine, consider applying for our Certificate or Master’s programs in Pain Medicine.

Irish Society of Dental Sleep Medicine: Annual Meeting

On September 14th Dr. Glenn Clark served as a moderator at the Irish Society of Dental Sleep Medicine’s annual meeting in Dublin Ireland. Dr. Clark spoke on several topics related to sleep apnea, oral pain, and TMJ. Dr. Clark was joined by fellow speakers  Professor Peter Cistulli and Dr Liam Doherty.

For more information about this meeting please visit http://www.dentalsleepmed.ie/asm2017/.

 

Online Dental CE Course (7 CE Credits)

FRIDAY
October 19, 2018 – 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
7 Continuing Education Credits
$275.00

Join us on October 19th, 2018 for a 7-credit Continuing Education Course. Learn how to treat chronic orofacial pain including, neurogenic, musculoskeletal, headache and uncommon pain disorders.

This course focuses on Chronic Orofacial Pain, including Neuropathic Pain and Neurovascular Pain. It reviews underlying mechanisms of pain induction, nerve injury and repair, sensitization and spontaneous ectopic pain generation. Lectures include an explanation of how various analgesic blocks and sensory testing procedures, and also focus on the appropriate pharmacologic, behavioral, surgical, and physical medicine management procedures for these conditions.

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September 27th – Community Oral Health: Meet the Faculty

If you are interested in improving access to oral health care with a community-based approach, consider attending our  Community Oral Health Meet the Faculty event. Join us for this virtual event which will be a great opportunity for interested individuals to speak directly with current faculty members and learn more about the program.

Date: Thursday, September 27th, 2018

Time: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm PST

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August 30th – Virtual Webinar: Dental Pain in a Healthy Tooth

Dealing with dental pain is not easy, especially when the tooth seems healthy!

Join us for a FREE webinar where Dr. Mariela Padilla, Assistant Professor of Clinical Dentistry at the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC, will explore the conditions that might mimic dental pain, such as intraoral neuropathies, muscular trigger points, and facial migraine.

Date: Thursday, August 30th, 2018

Time: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm PST

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Article Publication in Oral Oncology Journal

We would like to congratulate Dr. Reyes Enciso,  Dr. Parish Sedghizadeh, Dr. Jaime Gonzalez, Dr. Harry Karna, and Dr. Harveen Radia for having their article Risk-reductive dental strategies for medication-related osteonecrosis of the jaw among cancer patients: a systematic review with meta-analyses published in the Oral Oncology medical journal.

Dr. Enciso and Dr. Sedghizadeh are both Associate Professors at the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry while Dr. Gonzalez, Dr. Karna, and Dr. Radia are part of the Orofacial Pain and Oral Medicine ’18 Master’s degree program.

To view their article visit https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1368837518302835.

Once again, congrats doctors!

SAVE THE DATE – FRIDAY, August 10, 2018 – Free Continuing Education Course

On behalf of the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC, Local Dental Pilot Project (LDPP) in collaboration with California State University, Los Angeles, we would like to invite you to attend our upcoming Continuing Education Course titled: 

 

“A Review of Silver Diamine Fluoride (SDF)

Date: Friday, August 10, 2018

Time: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

  

This course will be presented by:

 

Mina Habibian DMD, MSc, PhD

Clinical Associate Professor

Division of Public Health and Pediatric Dentistry,

Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC

 

1 hour of free continuing education will be provided

 

Register for this course at http://champ.usc.edu/ce/courses.asp by Tuesday, August 7, 2018.

 

The course will be held at:

 

Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC

925 W 34th St, Los Angeles, CA 90089

DEN 163 – Lecture Room C (East Lobby)

 

Course will also be available online via Zoom.us

(access will be provided at time of registration)

 

If you have any questions or concerns feel free to contact Maritza Rocha Flores at flor612@usc.edu or (213) 821-1047.

   

We look forward to seeing you all!