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About The Presenter

Dr. Werner H. Shintaku is an Associate Professor and Director of Imaging Sciences of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) College of Dentistry, Department of Diagnostic Sciences and Oral Medicine.

Dr. Shintaku received his dental degree in 1998 and Master of Science (MS) degree in Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology (OMFR) in 2004 from the University of Sao Paulo School of Dentistry, Brazil. In 2004, he moved to the United States where he taught OMFR at the University of Southern California (USC), School of Dentistry in Los Angeles, California. In 2007, he joined the Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology graduate program of the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UTHSCSA), Texas and received his certificate in 2009 and Master of Science degree in 2010. Dr. Shintaku is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology and holds specialty degree in Oral Diagnosis.

He has more than 20 years of experience in teaching and practicing OMFR, and was already a certified oral radiologist when the first CBCT system was released to the dental community. He has given many presentations and continuing education courses at national and international meetings about this subject and has published multiple articles in national and international peer-reviewed journals.

Basic Training in CBCT

Saturday, May 17, 2014 & Saturday, October 18, 2014
8 a.m. - 5 p.m. (CST)

Location: Room C103 Dunn Dental Building, 875 Union Ave, Memphis, TN

Credit: 8 hours

Tuition: $425.00 (dentists only)
Tuition includes morning coffee and group lunch. *All tuition and fees are due in full at the time of registration. Class space is very limited; registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration less than 10 business days prior to the course is subject to available space and a $25 late registration fee.*

Dean's Lot (N Lot) located behind Dunn Dental Bldg. and the Dental Patient Lot (O Lot) located southwest of building are free on weekends.
Madison Plaza Garage (H Lot) located at 940 Madison Ave. - $5/day.
Metered parking is also available for a cost along S. Dunlap, East, & Beale Streets.

Course Presenter: Dr. Werner H. Shintaku

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Course Description

This course has been designed to provide basic knowledge about cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT). This course is for dentists who want to understand and apply this advanced technology in their practices, as well as to refresh their knowledge in 3D anatomy, available CBCT systems and softwares. Emphasis will be directed to correctly prescribe and justify these exams in several dental scenarios including implants, periodontics, endodontics, sleep apnea, temporomandibular joints and dental pathologies. By the end of this course, dentists will be able to have the required understanding of CBCT technology, its clinical applications supported by current scientific literature, radiation safety and radiation protection, as well as interpretation of 3D exams. This is a theoretical and hand-on course. A PC laptop is highly recommended to download provided CBCT cases. In addition to training, attendants who complete this course will also receive continuing education units (CEUs) that may count towards state licensure requirements.

The University of Tennessee College of Dentistry is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.

The University of Tennessee designates this activity for 6 Hours continuing education credits.