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 - November 2006 Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Dextromethorphan premedication reduced postoperative analgesic consumption in patients after oral surgery 1. The activation of the N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) receptor promotes pain. This receptor is activated by excitatory amino acids including aspartate and what other amino acid? A. Methionine B. Alanine C. Glutamate D. Tryptophan 2. Which of the following is a NMDA receptor antagonist? A. Ketamine B. Codeine C. Diclofenac D. Acetaminophen
Oral Medicine Intramuscular vascular malformation of the masseter muscle presenting with turkey wattle sign 1. Vascular malformations of the masseter muscle can be clinically differentiated from neoplasms of the parotid gland by: A. a valsalva maneuver B. Asking the patient to lie down for several minutes C. jugular vein compression D. B and C only E. A, B and C
2. High flow vascular malformations should be treated with: A. sclerotherapy B. laser therapy C. cryosurgery D. presurgical embolization followed by ablative therapy E. Any of the above techniques
Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology Osteoblastoma of the maxilla and mandible: A report of 24 cases, review of the literature, and discussion of its relationship to osteoid osteoma of the jaws 1. The addition of the 24 cases of osteoblastomas reported in this manuscript has altered our understanding of the clinical features of this neoplasm in the following way(s): A. There is now a slight female predilection B. Fewer patients reported a history of pain, tenderness and discomfort C. The left posterior mandible is the most common location D. A and B E. All of the above 2. The authors propose any benign neoplasm of osteoblastic differentiation that arises from the maxilla or mandible should be classified osteoblastoma. A. True B. False
Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology Mandibular morphological changes in low bone mass edentulous females: evaluation of panoramic radiographs 1. Reduced skeletal bone mineral density can alter mandibular shape. A. True B. False 2. The thickness of the cortical bone in the antegonial and mental region was significantly smaller in the individuals with high bone mass. A. True B. False
Endodontology Effect of calcium hydroxide-based root canal dressing on periapical repair in dogs: a histological study 1. In this study the effects of instrumentation and intracanal dressings were evaluated. What final apical preparation size was used and what irrigation fluid was used? A. 5% Sodium chloride – Apical preparation to size #30. B. 1% Sodium hypochlorite – Apical preparation to size #50. C. 5.25% Sodium hydroxide - Apical preparation to size #25. D. 5.25% Sodium hypochlorite - Apical preparation to size #70. E. 5.25% Sodium hypochlorite - Apical preparation to size #30. 2. In this article the higher rate of successful healing was attributed to? A. The sealing qualities of AH26 sealer. B. The antimicrobial effect of the irrigation liquid. C. The use of calcium hydroxide as dressing.. D. The immediate root filing following instrumentation. E. The careful use of small instruments.
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 spend
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]