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Vancouver Airport Marriott, 7571 Westminster Highway
8.30am to 4.30pm
May 17 - 18, 2024
About the Course
Candidates who successfully complete this course will receive a Certificate in Laser Dentistry recognized by the American Board of Laser Surgery, the only Medical Certifying Board in the world dedicated to Lasers and Light Energy in Medicine and Dentistry.
This course will comprise a basic overview of fundamentals, physics & safety including a review of practical indications for use, including;
Non-Surgical, Surgical &Regenerative Periodontal Therapy (bloodless)
Surgical and Restorative lmplantology
Fixed and Removable Prosthetics
Oral Medicine/Oral Surgery/Oral Pathology
Pediatric and Adolescent Operative Dentistry
Management of Periimplantitis
Practice Management/Marketing Integration
Non-Invasive Laser Snoring Treatments
Laser Facial Asthetics
At the conclusion of the course, the participant:
Will be familiar with the various wavelengths used in dentistry today
Will understand wavelength effects on oral tissues
Will understand their uses for specific oral diseases and pathologies found in everyday practice.
Will be able to incorporate this knowledge into a basis for determining which laser wavelength is most appropriate for their practice
Participants will receive American Board of Laser Dentistry Certification
About the Instructor
Dr. Robert Convissar
Dr. Robert Convissar D.D.S, F.A.G.D is a pioneer in the field of laser dentistry. One of the first dentists in the world to incorporate lasers into general practice. He has over 32 years of experience with CO2, Diode, Erbium, and Nd.YAG wavelengths. He has authored over fifteen peer-reviewed papers and 7 laser textbooks. Dr. Convissar is an international lecturer who has delivered close to 400 Laser and Laser Tongue Tie Certification courses worldwide. He practices laser-assisted dentistry in New York City. He is the only dentist in the world to have the triad of awards:
Diplomate of the American Board of Laser Surgery
Fellow of the American Society of Laser·Medicine and Surgery
Master of the Academy of Laser Dentistry as well as being a Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry
His seminal textbook Principles and Practice of Laser Dentistry, now in its 2nd edition, has been the standard textbook on laser dentistry for over a decade - translated into Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, and Chinese. He is the co-author of Color Atlas of Tongue Tie and Lip Tie Laser Frenectomy - the first textbook in the world on the subject.
Toronto Implant Academy (TIA)
Nationally Approved PACE Program Provider for FAGD/MAGD credit. Approval does not imply acceptance by any regulatory authority or AGD endorsement. 9-1-2022 to 8-31-2025.
Provider ID# 355116