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Antimicrobial Agents in General Dentistry (OM105-0214)

Wednesday, February 12, 2014


W. Choong Foong, BSc (Hons), PhD

Course Overview

Systemic antibiotics, antifungal, and antiviral agents are employed in dentistry to treat and/or manage facial infections. This program will review and update oral health providers on the common antimicrobial agents employed in dentistry and focus on the pharmacology, adverse effects, and drug interactions of these agents. The presenter will compare different antibiotics and antimicrobial agents, discuss their appropriate use, indications, and contraindications.

Course Objectives

At the completion of the course participants will be able to:

  • Discuss the indications and contraindications of the use of antibiotics in dentistry
  • Compare the differences between groups of antibiotics and their clinical applications
  • Discuss the indications and contraindications of the use of antifungal and antimicrobial agents in dentistry
  • Discuss the appropriate use of antimicrobial agents in dentistry


The Inn at St. John's, Plymouth, MI
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Includes a light dinner and refreshments.

Dentists - $125; Allied - $75
UDM Alumni: Dentists - $112.50; Allied - $67.50


6:00 PM to 9:00 PM; Registration table opens half an hour before the course begins.

CDE Credits

3 hours (Lecture)

Registration Policy

For your convenience you may register up until 3:00pm on the day prior to the start of the course with no additional charge. An additional non-refundable fee of $20 dollars per person, per course will be assessed to any registrations received after 3:00pm the day prior to a course or to any same day or walk in registrations.

Refund and Cancellation Policy

Unless otherwise posted, a full refund less $25 will be granted if notification of cancellation is received by the Institute for Advanced Continuing Dental Education office two weeks (14 or more days) prior to the start of the course. If a cancellation is received less than two weeks (13 or less days) prior to the start of a lecture only course, a full refund less $100 will be granted. Refunds cannot be given for same any day cancellations or no-shows.


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