PROGRAM SCHEDULE 
 

Tuesdays & Thursdays in April 2022 | 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm ET
April 5 & 7 | April 12 & 14 | April 19 & 21

 

Education of laser use is how we learn to practice safely and efficiently. Everyday ALD helps more dentists and hygienists become comfortable using their laser investment to effectively apply the techniques on their patients.

Take the next step in advancing your laser education at the ALD Annual Conference & Exhibition
 

Oral IQ - ALD 2022 Sponsor

Learn about PBM Pro Products for oral health and more!

 

REGISTRATION FEES

 

PROGRAM SCHEDULE*

 

TUESDAY, APRIL 5, 2022

Tracks run concurrently from 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm ET

Track 1

Essentials: PBM and Team

Moderator: Dr. Arun Darbar, ALD President

Track 2

Innovations: Holistic & Essentials: PBM

Moderator: Dr. Grace Sun

  

PBM Mechanisms of Action

James Carroll, FRSM

 

How Dental Assistants "Light" up the Way: Lasers and the Dental Assistant
Jeanette Miranda, RDH, BSDH; Angie Wallace, RDH

 

Comprehensive Non-Surgical Periodontal Therapy Utilizing CO2 Lasers

Gwen Smukowski, RDH, BSDH, MBA

 

Live Q&A

 

Holistic Laser Dentistry

Judson Wall, DDS

 

Photobiomodulating Lasers and Children’s Dental Care

Larry Kotlow, DDS

 

Live Q&A

THURSDAY, APRIL 7, 2022 

Tracks run concurrently from 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm ET

Track 1

Essentials: Dental Team

Moderator: Dr. Sam Low, ALD President-Elect

Track 2

Controversies in Dentistry

Moderator: Dr. James Carreiro, ALD Treasurer

   

Healthy Hygiene - Healthy Practice

Camille Luke, RDH, MSDH

 

How Do We Incorporate Lasers Into Our Practice? A Whole Team Approach

Lynn Atkinson, RDH

 

Managing Dental Anxiety in a High-Anxiety World

Yolanda Cox, RDH, MEd

 

Live Q&A

 

What Went Wrong? Dealing with Complications and Bad Outcomes

Laura Braswell, DDS

From Hopeless to Hopeful:  Extending Life of Compromised Dentition Using Laser Technology

Marina Polonsky, DDS, MSc

 

Live Q&A

 

 

TUESDAY, APRIL 12, 2022

Tracks run concurrently from 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm ET

Track 1

Essentials: PBM

Moderator: Dr. Mel Burchman, ALD Past President

Track 2

Innovations: Facial Esthetics

Moderator: Dr. Laura Braswell

  

Photobiomodulation and the Opioid Crisis

Gerry Ross, DDS

 

PBM and Integrative Pain Management

Grace Sun, DDS, FAACD, MALD, MAGD, MICOI

 

Live Q&A

Anterior Gingival Esthetics Planning Through Execution

Louis Chmura, DDS, MS

 

Live Q&A

Full Digital Workflow in Combination with Laser-Assisted Perio-Plastic Microsurgery for Treatment of Gummy Smile

Hanaa Nassar, DDS, MSc, PhD

 

 

THURSDAY, APRIL 14, 2022

Tracks run concurrently from 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm ET

Track 1

Innovations: General Dentistry

Moderator: Dr. Marina Polonsky

Track 2

Innovations: Facial Esthetics

Moderator: Dr. Amir Daoud

  

Technologic Diagnosis and Treatment of Early Caries

John Graeber, DMD, MALD, MAGD, FICD

 

Live Q&A

 

Laser Scenario in Different Clinical Applications

Doaa Almiran, BDS, MSc

 

Live Q&A

Reverse the Aging Process with Esthetic Lasers

Larry Lieberman, DDS; Terry Alford, DMD

 

 

Live Q&A


 

 

TUESDAY, APRIL 19, 2022

Track 1

Innovations: Endodontics

Moderator: Dr. Samuel Low

Track 2

 

 

Lasers in Endodontics

Yuliya Kozlova, DDS, MSc

 

Do We Need NaOCl in the Root Canal When Lasers Are Used?

Isaac Kably, DDS, MSc

 

ALD Annual Business Meeting

ALD Annual Awards

 

 

THURSDAY, APRIL 21, 2022

Tracks run concurrently from 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm ET

Track 1

Dr. Eugene Seidner Student Scholar Presentation

Innovations: Pediatrics

Track 2

Innovations: Sleep

Moderator: Dr. Jeff Harrison

  

Dr. Eugene Seidner Student Scholar Presentation

The Effect of Er,Cr:YSGG Laser Therapy on Pain and Anxiety During Pulpotomy Procedures on Deciduous Molars in Pediatric Dental Patients

Shylon Mathew, DDS

 

Moderators:

Krystle Dean-Duru and Lynda Dean-Duru

 

Pediatric Soft Tissue Procedures

Larry Kotlow, DDS

 

Live Q&A

 

 

Introduction to Dental Sleep Medicine

Jeff Harrison, DDS

 

Sleep disorder patients: How to Recognize, Stabilize, and Resolve

Andrew Cohen, DMD, Diplomate ACSDD

Utilizing Nonsurgical Fractional CO2 Laser Therapy to Improve Snoring and Airway Challenges

Scott Parker, DDS, AASDA

 

Nonsurgical Snoring Solutions with a 9.3-micron Laser

Anthony Bolamperti, DDS

 

Live Q&A

 

 *Program schedule subject to change without prior notice. 

 
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SPONSORS & EXHIBITORS

 

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS & EXHIBITORS

Oral IQ

 

Deka Dental

 

Kerber USA

 
Converge

 

 

Thor Photobiomodulation

Fotona

 

 

Biolase


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2022 Conference Committee

 

Dr. Samuel Low

Dr. James Carreiro

Dr. Walid Altayeb

Dr. Arun Darbar

Dr. Larry Lieberman

Dr. Marina Polonsky

Lynn Atkinson, RDH

Dr. Blake Cameron

 

 

 

EXHIBITOR & SPONSOR OPPORTUNITIES 

 

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ALD Organization Disclosure - Disclaimer on Protocols and Opinions

 

The views expressed and opinions and materials presented during a presentation represent the personal views and opinions of the individual speakers and do not necessarily represent the views and opinions of the Academy of Laser Dentistry. The Academy of Laser Dentistry assumes no responsibility for the content of the presentations made by individual speakers pertaining to protocols for laser treatment. Any suggested protocols for treatment may be based upon the speakers' own clinical experience and should not be construed as Academy of Laser Dentistry recommended protocols.


Note: These presentations discuss investigational devices that may not yet have received U.S. FDA approval or clearance for the specified clinical indications, or describes off-label uses.

 

 ADA CERP

 

 


The Academy of Laser Dentistry (ALD) is a not-for-profit organization qualifying under Section 501c(3) of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code.The Academy of Laser Dentistry is an international professional membership association of dental practitioners and supporting organizations dedicated to improving the health and well-being of patients through the proper use of laser technology. The Academy is dedicated to the advancement of knowledge, research, and education and to the exchange of information relative to the art and science of the use of lasers in dentistry.  Abstracts, presenter biographies, disclosure information, and product descriptions are published for educational purposes as submitted by the respective presenters and exhibitors. They do not necessarily represent the views of the Academy of Laser Dentistry. ALD is not responsible for the opinions expressed by the presenters, exhibitors, and advertisers.  Written permission must be obtained by the Academy to audiotape, videotape, duplicate, and/or distribute any portion of the conference program or proceedings.  The ALD Conference presents opportunities that may discuss investigational devices that have not yet received U.S. FDA approval or clearance for the specified clinical indications or describes off-label uses. Practitioners are advised to investigate and consider which medical devices and materials are cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for safety and efficacy and which are considered experimental, and which procedures are within the applicable scope of their license, competence, skills, and abilities, as established by their education, training, and experience. Clinicians are advised to review the specific indications for use of their devices and to review their operator manuals for guidance on operating parameters before attempting similar techniques on their patients.

 

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