Thursday-Saturday,
October 19-21, 2017

Delta Grand Okanagan Resort
Kelowna, British Columbia

Featured Speaker – Dr. Raymon Grewal, OS & Dr. Ali Sadeghi, OS

Management Of The Medically Compromised Patient. What You Need To Know In Your Dental Practice

Saturday October 21, 2017   8:30am – 12:30pm   Columbia Room

Open To All Members Of The Dental Team
Presented as a Member Benefit by British Columbia Dental Association

Dr. Ali Sadeghi, OS

Dr. Raymon Grewal, OS

CDHBC QAP Competency – D1, D4

This course aims to provide an in depth review of the pathophysiology of common medical conditions that are encountered in the dental office. A comprehensive review of the medications that are frequently prescribed will also be discussed. Such an understanding will aid in the dental management of these medically complex patients.

Note: This course, offering advanced material on prescription drug interactions, is a continuation of the “Management of Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office” course, which is currently the most popular course on the BCDA’s CE Portal.

“Management of the Medically Compromised Patient: What You Need to Know in Your Dental Practice”

Course Content Outline:

  1. Physical evaluation and risk assessment (PMH, Medications, Lab Tests, Physical Exam, Medical Consultations)
  2. Hypertension
  3. Ischemic Heart Disease (Previous Myocardial Infarction, Angina)
  4. Cardiac Arrhythmias
  5. Heart Failure
  6. Antibiotic Prophylaxis for Cardiac conditions
  7. Pulmonary disease (COPD, Emphysema, Asthma)
  8. Liver disease (Viral Hepatitis, Alcohol Induced Cirrhosis)
  9. Gastrointestinal disease (Peptic Ulcer Disease, IBS/Crohn’s, Pseudomembranous Colitis)
  10. Chronic renal failure and dialysis (ESRD, Dialysis, Drug Adjustments)
  11. Diabetes Mellitus (IDDM, NIDDM)
  12. Adrenal Insufficiency
  13. Thyroid disease (Hypothyroidism, Hyperthyroidism)
  14. Pregnancy and breast feeding
  15. AID/HIV and related conditions (Auto-immune conditions, Immunosuppression)
  16. Rheumatologic and connective tissue disorders (Rheumatoid Arthritis, SLE, Management of patients with prosthetic joints)
  17. Organ and bone marrow transplantation
  18. Disorders of Red Blood Cells (Anemia, Sickle Cell, Polycythemia)
  19. Disorders of white blood cells (Leukopenia, Neutropenia, Leukemia, Lymphoma, Multiple Myeloma)
  20. Bleeding disorders (Von Willebrands, Hemophilia A/B, Thrombocytopenia, Medications – Warfarin, Heparin, Plavix, Pradaxa)
  21. Cancer
  22. Osteoneobrosis of the Jaws (radiation and medicine related)
  23. Behavioral and psychiatric disorders (Depression/Bipolar, Eating Disorders, Drug/Alcohol Addiction)

Biography

Dr. Raymon Grewal, received his Bachelor of Science degree in Anatomy and Histology from McGill University. In 2001, he earned his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from Columbia University in New York City. He later went on to pursue his additional training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Hospital of Saint Raphael/Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut.  After the completion of his training, he became a board certified specialist and a fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada.

He is the Division Head of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at BC Children’s Hospital and an Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of British Columbia’s Faculty of Dentistry. Dr. Grewal maintains a full time private practice in Vancouver and Surrey where he practices the full scope of oral and maxillofacial surgery with a special interest in dentoalveolar procedures, oral pathology, maxillofacial reconstruction, and trauma.

He is currently the President-Elect of the BC Dental Association and the Secretary/Treasurer of the BC Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons.

Dr. Ali Sadeghi, DMD, MD, FRCD(C), is a board-certified oral and maxillofacial surgeon. He earned his dental doctorate from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver and his medical doctorate from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York. Dr. Sadeghi completed a one year dental general practice residency at St. Barnabas Hospital in New York. He then completed a one year fellowship in oral and maxillofacial surgery, a one year general surgery internship and the six-year oral and maxillofacial surgery residency all at the Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City. He was an attending surgeon at both Mount Sinai Hospital and Lincoln Medical Center in New York where he participated in resident training and development.

He is currently the department head of dentistry and oral and maxillofacial surgery at Lions Gate Hospital in North Vancouver and an Assistant Clinical Professor at University of British Columbia’s Faculty of Dentistry. Dr. Sadeghi was awarded the part-time UBC faculty teaching award in 2010. Dr. Sadeghi is a fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada and an active member of BCAOMS, CAOMS and AAOMS.

Dr. Sadeghi has been in private practice since 2008. He maintains a private practice in Vancouver and Port Coquitlam where he practices the full scope of oral and maxillofacial surgery.

Thursday-Saturday,
October 19-21, 2017

Delta Grand Okanagan Resort
Kelowna, British Columbia

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