Management of Traumatic Dental Injuries
Thursday October 25, 2019 – 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Traumatic dental injuries are very prevalent and it is of utmost importance to understand to management of these injuries to give the tooth the best chance of surviving. The outline is as follows:
Dr. Mark Parhar was born and raised in Nanaimo, B.C. He completed his undergraduate degree in Honors Biochemistry from UBC and went on to obtain his DMD from the UBC Faculty of Dentistry in 1997. After practicing general dentistry for 11 years, Dr.Parhar returned to UBC for the Graduate Endodontics program where he received his Diploma in Endodontics and Master’s of Science degree.
He is a member of the Canadian Academy of Endodontics, the Academy for Sports Dentistry, the International Association of Dental Traumatology, and the Pierre Fauchaud Academy.
Dr. Parhar is a member of the medical staff of the Vancouver Canucks and was previously on the medical staff of the Vancouver Giants since 2001. He has been actively involved in various aspects of sports dentistry such as mouthguard programs, dental coverage for sporting events, and dental trauma management. He was the Director of Dental Services for the 2007 World Junior Hockey Championships in Vancouver. He was also the Co-manager of Dental Services for the VANOC Medical Services during the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympic games. In 2011, he was awarded with a Merit Award from the British Columbia Dental Association for his contribution to sports dentistry. He lectures regularly on dental trauma and still contributes to the International Olympic Committee dental program to help improve the dental services for athletes during Olympic games. He is a Certified Specialist in Endodontics. He also teaches in the Graduate Dentistry program at UBC on a part-time basis. Dr. Parhar is in private practice in Port Moody, BC where he also resides.