CE Corner Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology, and Endodontology Continuing Education Evaluation Form Introduction to the CE Corner Program Dentists and physicians may participate in the CE Corner program by reading three of the selected Continuing Education (CE) articles in this issue of Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology, and Endodontology to be eligible for 2 hours of continuing education credit. To earn credit, read any three of the articles listed below which are designated for CE credit and answer the accompanying questions. The processing fee for the CE Corner Evaluation Form is $20. A certificate awarding 2 hours of continuing education credit will be mailed to you within 6-8 weeks. It is then your responsibility to maintain a record of credit received. ACOMS Continuing Education Sponsor Approval The American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (ACOMS) is an ADA CERP and AGD Recognized Provider. Please note: State, regional, and national licensing board requirements for CE vary. Check with your licensing board for further information. Author Disclosure It is the policy of ACOMS to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in scientific/educational activities. All faculty participating in an ACOMS activity are required to disclose all commitments to or relationships with industry. This requirement includes relationships with pharmaceutical companies, biomedical device manufacturers or distributors, or others whose products or services may be considered to be related to the subject matter of the scientific/educational activity. The principal intent of requiring disclosure is not to prevent an author with dual commitments from publishing an article. Disclosure is requested so that participants in the activity may formulate their own judgments regarding the article in the light of full disclosure of related information. Authors have also been required to disclose to the reader whether they will discuss unlabeled or investigational product usages within their article. Disclosure of this information is listed within the author information section at the beginning of each article. Statement of Educational Purpose Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology, and Endodontology is a journal dealing specifically with oral and maxillofacial surgery, oral medicine, oral and maxillofacial pathology, oral and maxillofacial radiology and endodontology. Its mission and educational purpose are to promote the science and the art of oral and maxillofacial surgery, these related fields and the betterment of the public health. A flexible curriculum of articles is developed annually by the Journal’s editorial board to accommodate the diversity of practice types within OOOOE’s readership. The CE Corner CE activity allows readers to determine their own educational needs and to assist the editors in addressing their needs in future issues. The CE Corner program allows participants to: (1) select and read three articles per issue to gain new information on OMS topics of particular interest, (2) answer the related questions and (3) think carefully about how this new information may influence their own practices.
CONTINUING EDUCATION ARTICLES - September 2007 Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comparison of corticocancellous block and particulate bone grafts in maxillary sinus floor augmentation for bone healing around dental implants 1. A prior study mentioned in the paper compared implants placed into corticocancellous blocks vs. particulate bone grafts. How did the results of that study compare to the study in this paper? A. In agreement B. Found opposite results C. Found no difference 2. What was the main reason stated by the authors as to why implants in blocks had better integration than in particulate bone? A. Better blood supply B. Denser bone C. Greater bone morphogenic protein D. Graft rigidity
Oral Medicine Trigeminal Autonomic Cephalalgias. Part 1: Cluster Headache 1. Cluster headache is accompanied by which of the following signs or symptoms? A. Parasthesia of the face B. Lacrimation C. Rhinorrhea D. A and B only E. B and C only
2. Which of the following has been successfully used to treat cluster headache? A. Calcium channel blockers B. Lithium C. A greater occipital nerve block D. All of the above E. B and C only
Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology Keratoameloblastoma: A tumor sui generic or a chimera? 1. Keratoameloblastoma and Acanthomatous Ameloblastoma are synonymous terms for a histologic variant of ameloblastoma that express large amounts of keratin A. True B. False 2. Which of the following statements is FALSE? A. Keratoameloblastomas are considered to be malignant neoplasms with a high risk of local and regional metastases. B. Keratoameloblastomas and odontogenic keratocysts/keratocystic odontogenic tumors can have similar histologic features. C. Acceptance of the term Keratoameloblastoma has not received universal acceptance. D. All of the above are TRUE E. All of the above are FALSE
Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology Diagnostic acuity of 2D CCD versus 3D CBCT-images for assessing periodontal breakdown 1. Cone beam CT proved to be just as accurate as digital intraoral radiography for accuracy in measuring periodontal defects. A. True B. False 2. Both lamina dura and crater defects were significantly clearer from CBCT than from digital intraoral radiographs. A. True B. False
Endodontology The Effect of EDTA, EGTA, EDTAC and tetracycline-HCl with and without subsequent NaOCI treatment on the microhardness of root canal dentin 1. In this study various chemicals were used for the removal of calcium from the dentin surfaces of root canals. One such solution was tetracyclineHCl. What pH did this solution have? A. pH 3.5 B. pH 5.0 C. pH 6.3 D. pH 7.5 E. pH 8.2 2. Which combination of irrigation solutions resulted in a significantly higher reduction of dentin micro-hardness than any of the others? A. EGTA ⫹ NaOCl ⬎ EDTA ⫹ NaOCL or EDTAC ⫹ NaOCl B. EDTA ⫹ NaOCL ⬎ EGTA ⫹ NaOCl or EDTAC ⫹ NaOCl C. Tetracycline ⫹ NaOCl ⬎ EDTAC ⫹ NaOCl or EDTA ⫹ NaOCL D. EDTAC ⫹ NaOCl ⬎ EGTA⫹NaOCl or Tetracycline ⫹ NaOCl
CE Corner Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology, and Endodontology Continuing Education Evaluation Form Instructions To earn credit, read three of the articles listed on the previous page which have been designated for CE credit and answer the accompanying questions. A certificate awarding two hours of CE credit will be mailed to you. Please allow up to 6-8 weeks for your certificate to arrive. Please note: State, regional, and national licensing board requirements for CE vary. Check with your licensing board for further information.
Part 1. Commitment to change: What additional change(s) (if any) do you plan to make in your practice as a result of reading any of these articles?
Comments on these articles and/or suggestions for future articles (please use additional pages if necessary):
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hour(s) completing this educational activity (2 hour maximum).
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To receive CE Credit: 1. Read 3 CE designated articles from OOOOE. 2. Answer the questions and return to ACOMS. 3. Include check in the amount of $20 payable to “ACOMS - CE Corner.” Payment Payment must be made in U.S. currency ($20). Please make check payable to “ACOMS - CE Corner” and mail with completed form to: ACOMS - CE Corner 1710 Route 29 Galway, NY 12074 (800) 522-6676 (518) 882-6730 [email protected]