SWSPD 2021 Virtual Sedation CE Meeting

February 15 - March 3, 2021

Eight hours of sedation CE broken into manageable chunks.

Earn 8 hours of sedation continuing education by completing 3- 2-hour sessions online at your convenience between February 15 and March 1. Then join Dr. Bahn for a live, 2-hour summary and Q&A session on Wednesday, March 3 at 7 p.m. Central to complete the course.

Please note: Each 2-hour session will have a short competency quiz that must be completed and passed in order for CE to be awarded. Access links and additional details will be sent to registrants in January.

Registration Fees
SWSPD Members: $250
Non-Members: $450
Residents: contact the SWSPD office

Register Here

"Pediatric Sedation in the Dental Office:  A Practical Review and Update"
This course will focus on various routes of sedation including oral, submucosal and intranasal.  A focus on patient assessment, review of systems and case selection will be discussed for conscious sedation patients in the dental office. It will discuss various levels of sedation that can be accomplished with varied medications that are readily available to a trained pediatric dentist.  A through review of drug modalities, monitoring systems and unique patient encounters will be reviewed.  Lastly, a discussion related to management of medical emergencies within the office as they relate to sedations patients will occur.

Course Objectives:

  • Recognize patients and medical conditions that may present as a challenging sedation case
  • Describe various drug regimens, modalities of administration, drug metabolism, and drug interactions in conscious sedation
  • Identify and analyze various monitoring devices used in conscious sedation
  • Recognize common sedation related emergencies and how to prepare and manage these scenarios

Paul A. Bahn, III, DMD
Dr. Bahn is a graduate of the Temple University School of Dentistry (2006) and Temple University Hospital-Episcopal Division (2008) with his pediatric dental certificate. He is the former clinical program director and current program director for the Temple University Hospital-Northeastern Campus Pediatric Dental Resident Program. The program currently has 20 residents in total and is based within the inner city of Philadelphia. 

He serves as an Oral Board Examiner for the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry (ABPD) and is board certified by the ABPD and the American Board of Laser Surgery (ABLS).

Clinically he enjoys teaching and performing various routes of conscious sedation, advanced restorative options for Molar Incisor Hypomineralization/Hypoplasia molars, and the utilization of soft tissue lasers in pediatric dentistry. 

He is an active member and fellow of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) and a member of the Pennsylvania Dental Association (PDA) and Philadelphia Dental Society.