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2020 Seminars

The Star of the North conference offers a wide range of professional development seminars that allow dental professionals to earn CE credits. Click on each seminar below for more information, including pricing.

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Successful Management of Acute Dental Pain

August 1, 2020
12:00 am – 12:00 am
  • Ken M. Hargreaves, D.D.S., Ph.D.

This evidence-based course is designed to provide effective and practical strategies for managing acute dental pain emergencies. The latest information on NSAID, acetaminophen-containing analgesics and local anesthetics will be provided with the objective of having immediate application to your next patient emergency. Want to know how to anesthetize that hot tooth? How to predictably manage severe acute pain after surgical or endodontic treatments? How to combine common medications to improve analgesia? This course will answer these practical tips and more using a lecture style that emphasizes interactions with the audience in answering common pain problems with useful solutions.

Learning Objectives:
1) Describe a fast and efficient routine for managing dental pain emergency patients.
2) Select the best combination of analgesics to manage dental pain that avoid or minimize the need for opioids.
3) Provide effective local anesthesia to the classic “hot” molar case.

Course Number: S07

Recommended for

  • Dental Therapist
  • Dentists
  • Student Dentists

About the speaker

Ken M. Hargreaves, D.D.S., Ph.D.

Dr. Hargreaves received his DDS from Georgetown, his PhD from USUHS and Endodontics from the University of Minnesota. He is the Chair of Endodontics at the University of Texas San Antonio. He maintains a private endodontic practice and is a Diplomate of the ABE. He has published 160 articles and two textbooks and serves as editor of the Journal of Endodontics.


Fundamental CE Credits 2.0
Elective CE Credits 0
DANB Credits 0
Core CE Credits 0
Core Topic N/A


Dentist Regular Fee $45.00
Staff Regular Fee $45.00