Practical and Critical Review of the Science Behind

the Use of Botulinum Toxin for Orofacial Pain

COURSE CODE: 103P

SPEAKER:
Brijesh P. Chandwani, DDS

DATE:
Tuesday, April 2nd – 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm

CREDIT HOURS: 3

Brijesh P. Chandwani, DDS

Brijesh P. Chandwani is a residency-trained orofacial pain (TMJ specialty) specialist who specializes in complex

Facial pain conditions including TMJ disorders, truismus,, jaw spasms, trigeminal neuralgia, atypical facial pain, trigeniminal nerve injuries (neuropathic pain) and headache disorders. Additonally, Dr. Chandwani is a licensed acupuntcturist and often incorporates acupuncture, supplements and natural remedies as a first step in treatment if possible. Dr. Chandwani focuses on precision diagnosis and understanding the underlying mechanisms and complicating factors. Dr. Chandwani has extensive training and more than 15 years of experience in such modalities such as nerve block, trigger point injections, prolotheray, TMJ infections (steroids, hyaluronic acid), occlusal orthotics and other mouth guards.

Dr. Chandwani has authored numerous scientific articles in peer-review journals and is an invited reviewer for the Journal of American Dental Association and Annals of Otology, Rhinology, & Laryngology. He teaches Orofacial pain and sleep medicine to the post-graduate residency programs and dental schools. Additionally, he has lectured both nationally and internationally on various topics of Orofacial Pain

Course Description:

Do you know how long you are obligated to store patient records? What information needs to be included in a medical history? How to legally terminate a professional relationship with a patient?

Answers to these and many other, sometimes thorny legal questions are provided in the NYSDA Risk Management VII Course.

This new course features a power point slide presentation given by a dentist and an attorney whose experience extends to the fields of malpractice insurance and risk management in the dental field.

A certificate will be issued to all participants who successfully complete this seminar. Dentists who complete this course will be entitled to a 10% discount on their liability premiums for a three-year period from MLMIC Insurance Company. Other companies also accept this course for a discount. Please check with your individual carrier to ascertain applicability of this program. Four (4) CE credits will be given for completion of this course. Credits for NYSDA members will be automatically recorded with the NYSDA CE Registry.

If you have not completed an approved Risk Management Program within the past three years, it is necessary for you to take this course in order to continue to receive your discount.