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Participating in the CE Corner is easy: 1. Select and read three articles per issue to gain new information on OOOOE topics of particular interest 2. Answer the accompanying questions 3. Think carefully about how this new information may influence your practice. Then, just complete and return your answers, along with the processing fee.
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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- January 2006 Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery A Review of odontogenic keratocysts and behavior or recurrences. 1. The ratio of unilocular to multilocular radiolucencies found in this study was about: A. 1 to 5 B. 1 to 2.5 C. 2.5 to 1 D. 5 to 1 2. Recurrences of keratocysts occurred more commonly where: A. An erupted tooth was not removed near the cyst B. The cyst lining was orthokeratinized C. An unerupted tooth was in the cyst D. The cyst was removed via resection
Oral Medicine Drooling of saliva: A review of the etiology and management options 1. The major cause of drooling is: A. salivary gland disease B. neurologic disease C. heavy metal poisoning D. renal disease 2. Drugs helpful in the management of drooling include: A. scopolamine dermal patch B. sublingual atropine C. acetylcholine D. all of the above E. A and B only
Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology Mandibular osteomyelitis and tooth exfoliation following zoster-CMV co-infection 1. Oral complications of herpes zoster infection include: A. internal resorption B. loss of tooth vitality C. tooth exfoliation D. osteomyelitis E. all of the above correct 2. The dermatomal region most commonly affected by herpes zoster is the: A. superior cervical B. thoraco-lumbar C. trigeminal D. inferior cervical E. sacral 3. The interval between development of herpes zoster vesicular eruption and tooth exfoliation as been reported to be as much as: A. three weeks B. six weeks C. nine weeks D. three months 4. Factors favoring development of herpes zoster include: A. AIDS B. systemic corticosteroid therapy C. radiation therapy D. disseminated malignancy E. all of the above correct
Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology The Significance of Carotid Artery Atheromas on Panoramic Radiographs in the Diagnosis of Occult Metabolic Syndrome 1. Metabolic syndrome involves the co-occurrence of all BUT one of the following. Which is the one EXCEPTION? A. abdominal obesity B. hypotriglyceridemia C. reduced HDL cholesterol D. hypertension 2. Fifteen per cent of individuals with calcified atheroma detected on panoramic radiology had occult Metabolic Syndrome whereas only 6% of controls had occult Metabolic Syndrome. This difference proved to be statistically significant. True/False
Endodontology Observations on healing following endodontic surgery in nonhuman primates (Maca fascicularis) e effects of rhBMP-2 1. In this study the endodontic treatment was done under rubber dam isolation. How was the surgical field disinfected? A. With 5% NaOCl B. With 2% Chlorhexidine C. With H2O2 and Chlorhexidine D. With H2O2 and iodine tincture E. With H2O2 and iodoform 2. In this study the all teeth (48) included in the experimentation were first opened for about a week and then closed for several months. This was done to initiate periapical bone lesions. In how many teeth did lesions develop before endodontic treatment was initiated? A. 100% B. 95% C. 85% D. 75% E. 60% 3. Newly formed cementum over the resected root surfaces was one of the tissue changes observed in this study. What were the percentages of new cementum formed in cases treated with rhBMP compared to the control teeth? A. 98% to 96% B. 95% to 84% C. 84% to 90% D. 90% to 75% E. 75% to 77%
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): _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Part 2. Statement of completion. I certify that I spent _______ hour(s) completing this educational activity (2 hour maximum). Signature __________________________________________________________
Part 3. Identifying information: Please print legibly or type the following: Name ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Office Mailing Address __________________________________________________________________________________________________ City ___________________________________________________________ Telephone ___________________________________________________
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]