Berkshire District Dental Society MAY 2019 - ALL DAY Meeting
On Wednesday, May 15, 2019 we welcome Dr. Jeffrey Rouse at the Country Club of Pittsfield from 8am-4pm.
Jeffrey S. Rouse, D.D.S. maintains a private practice in San Antonio, Texas and practiced with Drs. Gregg Kinzer and Frank Spear in Seattle, Washington. He is also an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Prosthodontics at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. After graduation from dental school in San Antonio, Dr Rouse completed a 2-year General Practice Residency at the University of Connecticut Health Science Center. He practiced family dentistry for twelve years before returning to school. Dr Rouse received his specialty certificate in Prosthodontics from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio in 2004. He is a member of the American Academy of Restorative Dentistry, the American College of Prosthodontists, and past president of the Southwest Academy of Restorative Dentistry.
Dr. Rouse has written numerous journal articles including a portion of the Annual Review of Selected Dental Literature published each summer in the Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry. He has a textbook published in 2016 by Quintessence titled "Global" Diagnosis: A New Vision of Dental Diagnosis and Treatment Planning written with his teaching partner, Dr. Bill Robbins. Furthermore, he has contributed chapters on porcelain veneers and anterior ceramic crowns to three editions of a dental textbook. Dr. Rouse lectures nationally and internationally on a wide variety of topics ranging from dental esthetics to airway prosthodontics.
Could it be an Airway Problem? The Story of Three Patients
The hardest beliefs to change are those learned in dental school or residency. The first exposure to a concept seems to stick even when presented with new clinical evidence to the contrary. Dr. Rouse will present a personal journey of airway-induced problems found in three of his patients. All three were missed by the "normal" medical and dental practices and procedures. No one bothered to ask, "Could this be Airway?" Dr Rouse will also present the challenges to changing the mindset of your team members including those in the medical community.
Attendees should learn:
1. Dentistry's unique ability to recognize airway alterations before medical disease progression
2. Detection of three cases presenting routinely to general and specialty practices
3. Models for expanding your interdisciplinary practice into medicine
4. The problem is bigger than just apnea
5. "Sleep" dentistry misses the routine dental patients in need of airway maintenance
6. Dental and medical specialty training is routinely not up to date on airway literature and may be acting from old dogma rather than current science
Country Club of Pittsfield (View)
639 South St.
Pittsfield, MA 01201