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Fifth Annual Fall Sedation CE

Friday, September 24, 2021 8:00 am – 5:00 pm with a 1 hour lunch break

All day course – VIRTUAL OPTION ONLY

To protect the health and safety of our participants and presenter, the Continuing Education Committee and Executive Board have decided to make the Fall CE Course all virtual again this year. The course topic and speaker will remain the same, and you will still receive eight hours of CE credit, which satisfies the state requirements. Please note that this will be a live course and you must be logged in for the duration of the course to receive credit.


Managing the Process: Moderate and Deep Sedation in the Dental Office

Drugs, drills and thrills in moderate and deep sedation for the pediatric patient:

Navigating the shared airway in deep sedation and general anesthesia:

A review of day-to-day moderate and deep/general anesthesia for dental, pediatric dental and oral surgery in an office-based and surgery center setting.

Following this seminar, attendees will be able to:

Our Speakers

Brian Steele, DDS Board certified pediatric dentist and dental anesthesiologist

Dr. Brian Steele is a Texan through and through.  He was born and raised in Texas, where he also completed his dental training at the University of Texas-Houston School of Dentistry and his pediatric dentistry training at UT-Houston and Children’s Memorial Hermann hospital.  He continued his training in New York City at St. Barnabas Hospital where he completed a residency in dental anesthesiology.   Dr. Steele serves as adjunct faculty in the departments of pediatric dentistry and anesthesiology at St. Barnabas Hospital. 

Dr. Steele has taught the AAPD sedation course/simulation since 2015 and is a member of the AAPD sedation committee.  He is board certified by the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry (ABPD) , the American Dental Board of Anesthesiology (ADBA) and the National Board of Dental Anesthesiology (NBDA).

Bobby Thikkurissy is Professor and Robert Creedon Chief of Dentistry, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital.

He obtained his DDS from New York University, an AEGD certificate from Wright Patterson AFB, and his certificate/Masters from The Ohio State University, additionally serving 8 years in the United States Air Force. Bobby became a Diplomate of the ABPD and entered full-time academics in 2006. He has served as Directors of a predoctoral program, in-patient service and a residency programs.

He has taught in the AAPD Sedation course since 2011 and has Chaired the AAPD Sedation committee as well as served on the ADA Council of Dental Education. His research and publications have focused on; procedural sedation, children with special needs, and morbidity of pain in children.