CE #1 Sept 13, 2023

Topic: “Management of Traumatic Dental Injuries”

This lecture is sponsored by Garfield Refining, Master Dental Solution and Surgically Clean Air. Win door prize at the event!

Speaker: Dr. Mark Parhar

VENUE: Arbutus Club, 2001 Nanton Ave, Vancouver, BC

6:00 p.m. (Registration)
6:30 p.m. (Dinner)
7:30 p.m. (Lecture)

Fee: Free (Members) $175 (Non-Members)

Synopsis: Traumatic dental injuries are very prevalent and it is of utmost importance to understand
the management of these injuries to give the tooth the best chance of surviving. In this lecture we will
discuss the following:

  • Overview of the classification of traumatic dental injuries
  • Case based approach for the management of traumatic dental injuries
  • Improve the knowledge for the management of traumatic dental injuries
  • Clinical techniques and materials to use for treatment of traumatic injuries
  • Follow-up and Sequelae of Trauma

The Clinician:

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 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 Endodontics program at UBC on a part-time basis. Dr. Parhar is in private practice in Port Moody, BC.

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