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  • 1. Curriculum Vitae for Dr. Keith R. LawsonComprehensive Dental Services Currently Provided:Full Mouth ReconstructionDental Implants: Single, multiple, immediate placement, guided, Fixed appliances,Removable appliances and Denture support.Conscious Sedation / Sedation Dentistry: IV, IM and Oral routesCT imaging and diagnostics: I-cat and Nobel guide softwareBone grafting: block bone grafting, socket grafting, ridge augmentation, Sinus Tatum liftand green stick fracture surgery, osteotome expansion and ridge splitting.Orthodontic Implants; Strauman palatal implant, bone anchorage screwsOrthodontics for Adults and Children: functional appliances, head gear, Straight wireappliances, Invisiline.Cosmetic Dentistry / Restorative Dentistry (crowns, bridges, veneers, fillings, inlays,onlays, whitening, cosmetic reshaping)Periodontal surgery (gum surgery) and routine maintenance (dental cleanings, scalingand root planing)Endodontics (root canals)Dentures: complete, partial, conventional and/or implant or tooth supportedOral surgery: extractions (wisdom teeth, root tip or other), cyst removal, biopsy,cortictomy, apicoectomy, osteotomy, sinus lift, bone grafting/harvesting, gingivectomy(gum removal, reshaping), osteotomy(crown lengthening)Education and Professional DevelopmentDoctor of Dental Surgery Degree DDS, University of Alberta 1990;Bachelor of Science Degree BSc, University of Alberta 1985; Deans Honor Role 1985,1986. Associate Fellow American Academy of Implant Dentistry 2009Basic Implant Prosthetics, A primer for the General PracticeDr. Samuel Strong DDS, Dental Town.com 2hoursAAID 58th Annual Meeting : “New Opportunities in Implant Dentistry”November 11 – 15, 2009; Nov 12: Henry Salma DMD, Maurice Salama DMD, DavidGarber, DMD, Success by design 75min; Stanley F. Malamed, DDS, Emergency Medicine– the Basics, 60min; Eric Van Dooren, DDS, New Opportunities for Enhancement in theEsthetic zone, 45min; David Vassos, DDS, Case planning for particulate grafting 60min;Andre Saadoun, DDS, MS, Practical Strategies for Achieving Ideal Esthetics withImplants, 60 min; Michael Pikos, DDS; Case Planning and sequencing for ManagingHorizontal deficiencies with blocks 60min; Nov 13: O. Hilt Tatum Jr., DDS, Is implantdentistry heading in the right direction?, Carl Misch, BS, DDS, MDS, PhD(hc), PlanningImplant cases with key implant positions to achieve predictable outcomes – astep by stepapproach, Eduardo Anitua, Bs, DDS, MDS, PhD, Treatment of the atrophic mandible withminimally invasive procedures, Ken Hebel, DDS, MSc, Efficient Prosthetic sequencing for
  • 2. comprehensive rehabilitation, Anthony Sclar, DMD, Avoiding Managing complications inesthetic implant therapr: hard and soft tissue considerations.Nov 14, 2009 AwardedAssociate Fellow at the Annual meeting and sworn in by the President of the AAID.Immediate Placement and Provisionalization of Dental Implants: fromSingle Teeth to Full Arches using All- on- 4November 6, 2009 7 hours, Dr. Ken Parrish, DMD, PHD sponsor Nobel BiocareAssociate Fellow Examination Part ll Oral examination and casepresentationsChicago, Illinois, AAID Headquarters. Saturday, April 26, 2008, 2:30PM – 5:00P.M.2.5 hours.Sage Software University: Introduction to Simply AccountingCalgary, Alberta: 7 hours February 09, 2009Maureen Vink, Cochrane Accounting and Support Essentials Ltd.Implant Direct Introductory LectureDr. Gerald A. Niznick, June 24, 2008, Calgary, Alberta, 2008, 3 hoursAn Introduction to Implant Direct and a discussion of implant surgery, placement, healingand osteointegration, Calgary, Alberta; Hyatt Regency Airport Hotel.Institute for Laser Dentistry( 2-14 Gormley Industrial Ave. P.O. Box 8,Gormley, Ontario, L0H 1G0, ph 905 888 5527Lasers In Dentistry Educational Seminar December 5th and 6th, 2008 15 hours.Dr. Ian Raskin and Christopher Schmid Program provider ID# 217596AGD code# 90982Calgary, Alberta; Delta Airport Hotel.THE TWENTY-FIRST MCG/AAID MAXI-COURSE® IN IMPLANT DENTISTRYAtlanta Georgia, MARCH – DECEMBER 2007 March (44.5 hours)March 2, 3, 4, and 5th, 2007; Medical College of Georgia, Dr. Edward Mills, Dr.Roman Cibirka and Dr. Mohamed Sharawy. “Twenty First MCG/AAID Maxi-CourseIn Implant Dentistry March – December 2007. 44.5 Hours; Head and neck anatomy lecture and lab on human cadavers. Case reports preparation and presentations; Assignment of Literature review project and study guide preparation. Lab dissection of Head and Neck with a lecture review of anatomy including all bones, muscles, nerves; CNS, peripheral,
  • 3. Autonomic/sympathetic/parasympathetic nervous systems, lymphatics, arteries, veins,muscular and carotid triangles, infra temporal fossa, pterygoid fossa. Information wasstudied and applied to clinical situations such as diagnostics and treatment planning,broadened approaches to local anaesthesia and emergencies such as hemorrhage andpressure application points and cricothyrotomyFri 2 8:00am – 9:00am R&E Bldg Edward Mills Welcome and Program and Overview, MCG Campus 9:00am – 5:00pm Mohamed Sharawy Anatomy Lecture and Lab 5:00pm – 7:00pm Library Staff Introduction to Internet Edward Mills Resources 8:00pm – 11:00pm Mohamed Sharawy Case Reports PreparationSat 3 8:00am – 11:00am Mohamed Sharawy Anatomy Lecture and Lab 11:00am – 12:00noon Edward Mills Assignment of Literature Review Project and Study Guide Preparation 1:00pm – 10:00pm Mohamed Sharawy Anatomy Lecture and LabSun 4 8:00am – 11:00pm Mohamed Sharawy Anatomy Lecture and Lab and Case Reports PresentationsMon 5 8:00am – 12:00pm Mohamed Sharawy Case Reports Presentations(working lunch) 12:15pm – 3:00pm Roman Cibirka Dental Implant Terminology Lunch and Learn 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Mohamed Sharawy Dissection of Muscular & Carotid Triangles and Lab CB 1703April (22hours)Thurs 19 8:00am – 6:00pm Atlanta Institute for Advanced Education Edward Mills Rationalization for Dental Implantology, Roman Cibirka Terminology and Dental Implant ComponentFri 20 8:00am – 12:00pm Kevin Plummer Digital Photography 1:00pm – 5:00pm Thomas Schiff Computed Tomography Radiograph and 3-D Cone BeamSat 21 8:00am – 4:00pm James Rutkowski
  • 4. Pharmacology and Infectious Disease ControlSun 22 8:00am – 10 am Keith Volkmann Inflammation and Wound Healing 10:00am – 12 noon Mohamed Sharawy Physiology of Bone Healing 1:00pm – 5:00pm John Wataha BiocompatibilityMay (30 hours)Thurs 17 8:00am – 5:00pm John Russo The Ideology of Periodontal Disease Periodontal Index of Natural Teeth and Implants Introduction to Reparative Surgery and Site Development 5:00pm – 7:00pm Jimmy Londono PowerPoint and Acrobat Reader (Optional Worksheet)Fri 18 8:00am – 12:00pm Jack Krauser Introduction and Demonstration of Computer Assisted Surgery 1:00pm – 5:00 pm Mark Kochman Utilization of Mini-Implants for Provisional RestorationsSat 19 8:00am – 6:00pm Maurice Salama Soft Tissue Microsurgery Atlanta Institute for Advanced Education Workshop 20 8:00am – 12:00 pm Lee Silverstein Microbiologic Flora and SuturingJune ( 34 hours)Thurs 21 8:00am - 5:30 pm Michael Pruett Medical Evaluation of the Dental Implant PatientFri 22 8:00am – 6:00pm Edward Mills Diagnosis & Treatment PlanningSat 23 8:00am – 6:00pm Edward Mills Three-dimensional Evaluation of Bone and Bone Manipulation Radiographic ImagingSun 24 8:00am – 12:00pm Edward Mills Interactive Computer Tomography Laboratory 1:00pm – 4:15pm Mac Whitesides Introduction to Advanced Life Support, Edward Mills Office Emergencies, Workshop on Roman Cibirka Venipunctures, Utilization of Monitors
  • 5. And DefibrillatorsJuly (30.5hours)Thurs 19 8:00am – 12:00pm Rob White Lab Tech’s Perspective Atlanta Institute for Advanced Education 1:00pm – 3:00 pm Edward Mills History of Dental Implants 3:00pm – 5:00pm Edward Mills Implant Prosthetic Jimmy Londono DemonstrationFri 20 8:00am – 5:30pm Jaime Lozada Root Form Implants Surgical and Prosthetic ConsiderationsSat 21 8:00am – 12:00pm Roger Meyer Nerve Injury Repair Shahrokh Bagheri 1:00pm - 5:00pm Edward Mills Mandibular Subperiosteal ImplantsSun 22 8:00am – 12:00pm Edward Mills Surgery - Surgical Prosthetic Demonstration 1:00pm – 3:00pm Edward Mills Mock ExamAugust (32.5 hours)Thurs 16 8:00am – 4:00pm Edward Mills Atlanta Institute for Advanced Education Advanced Implant Prosthetic Principles; Dental Implant Supported Hybrid Prosthetics and Implant Supported Overdentures 4:00pm – 6:00pm Edward Mills Mock ExamFri 17 8:00am – 6:00pm David Garber Esthetics and the Dental Implant Patient Maurice SalamaSat 18 8:00am – 12:00pm Edward Mills Addressing Challenges in the Esthetic Zone
  • 6. 1:00pm – 3:30 pm Donald Nunn Overview of Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery Live patient demonstration and instruction on using Botox, Juvederm and Restalyn injectionsSun 19 8:00am – 5:00pm Ricardo Mitrani All Ceramic Restorative OptionsSeptember (33.5 hours)Thurs 20 8:00am – 12:15pm Westin Atlanta North Frank Recker Risk Management/Malpractice, Atlanta, Georgia Prevention, Surviving a Malpractice Case 1:15pm – 5:30pm Paul Bass Patient CommunicationFri 21 8:00am – 10:00am Stephen Bankston Platelet Rich Plasma Lecture (Dentist session) 10:15am – 12:30pm Edward Mills Phlebotomy and PRP Workshop Stephen Bankston (Dentist session) 8:00am – 12:30pm Joy Millis Team Involvement in Risk Management (Auxiliary session) 1:30pm – 5:30pm Joy Millis The Team Approach to Excellence in Implant Dentistry (Dentists and Auxiliaries)Sat 22 8:00am – 12:30pm Joy Millis Getting Paid for Implant Dentistry (Dentists and Auxiliaries) 1:30pm – 7:00pm Edward Mills Live Surgery at the Atlanta Center Jimmy Londono for Restorative Dentistry 1:30pm – 5:00pm Roman Cibirka Overview of Dental Implant Treatment: Rationale, Terminology, Treatment Options, Components, Prognosis/Risks/Benefits (Auxiliaries Only)Sun 23 8:00am – 5:30pm Edward Mills
  • 7. Case Presentations (Dentists Only) 8:00am – 12:00pm David Gane Photographic Workshop (Optional Auxiliary Workshop) 1:00 pm – 4:00pm Douglas Meeks Venipuncture Platelet Rich Plasma (Optional Auxiliary Workshop)October ( 32 hours)Fri 12 8:00am – 5:00pm Hilt Tatum Osseous Manipulation Atlanta Institute for Advanced EducationSat 13 8:00am – 12:00pm Hilt Tatum Subantral Augmentation (sinus lift) 1:00pm – 5:00pm Hilt Tatum Ramus FrameSun 14 8:00am – 5:00pm Rolf Ewers Advanced Boned Grafting and RegenerationMon 15 8:00am – 5:00pm Michael Pikos Intra Oral Bone GraftingNovember ( 30hours)Fri 16 7:30am – 7:00pm Edward Mills Live Surgical Demonstration Atlanta Institute for Advanced EducationSat 17 7:30am – 7:00pm Roman Cibirka Participants Will be Allowed to Observe and Interact with Experienced Clinicians During Three Days of Extensive Implant SurgerySun 18 7:30am – 7:00pm Mac Whitesides Participants Will be Allowed to Observe Jimmy Londono and Interact with Experienced Clinicians During Three Days of Extensive Implant SurgeryDecember (21 hours)Fri 7 8:00am – 12:00pm Edward Mills Program Review 12:45pm – 5:00pm AAID Representative AAID Written Exam
  • 8. 6:30pm Dinner for enrollees, faculty and spouses/guests Sat 8 8am – 5:00 p.m. Edward Mills Literature Review Participant Presentations Sun 9 7:30am – 7:00pm Edward Mills Live Surgical and Prosthetic Roman Cibirka Demonstrations Mac Whitesides Participation Workshop Jimmy LondonoJanuary 26, 2007, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 8 hours and January 27, 2007, 8:00 a.m. to12:00 p.m., 4 hours; Nobel Guide Perfect Planning for Perfect Teeth/ All on FourDr Steven Bongard DDS., An introduction to the “All on four” concept of using fourangled implants in the premaxilla immediately loaded with a fixed full upper archrestoration using Nobel Guide software, surgical planning and guided Nobel stentconstruction.July 2006 Nobel Guide Perfect Planning for Perfect TeethAn introduction to Nobel Guide software and surgery; Dr. Herman K. Kupeyan B.Sc.D.D.S., M.S., Prosthodontist. A guided surgical approach to the placement of root formdental implants utilizing Nobel Guide planning software and surgical stent construction.Software was reviewed using actual case studies. Surgery was planned using NobelBiocare’s various implant types and a surgical guide was designed.14 hoursOctober 21 – 28, 2005 University of Alberta “ Modular Curriculum in ConsciousSedation” Comprehensive weekend and week consisting of 20 hours didactic lecture/seminar and laboratory rehearsal followed by 40 hours of treatment of dental patients.The weekend was followed by a five-day week of clinical treatment of 20 – 25 patients atthe Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry at the University of Alberta.
  • 9. Nobel BiocareAugust 5, 2005 Imaging Sciences International: Eight hours of operation training on thei – Cat Imaging System.
  • 10. January 16, 2005, London Drugs School of Digital Photography;An overview of digital photography and the enhancement of photographs using Adobesoftware. 2.5 hours.November 22, 2004, Peter Lougheed Hospital Surgical Suite 12; Assisted Dr. DougVincelli, Maxillo - Facial surgeon from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. 6.5 hours; Patient #1. Nineyear old Asian female unilateral maxillary left cleft palate, missing tooth 22, orthotreatment ongoing; anterior ileac crest bone harvest; flapped, grafted cleft with block andcancellous bone and bone screws; sutured and repaired nasal fistula on floor of nose andclosed site. 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.. Patient #2. Forty five year old Caucasian male; Skeletaland Dental class lll, ongoing orthodontic treatment by Dr. Lawson; Harvested bone graftfrom anterior ileac crest, Maxillary Le fort osteotomy to advance and lower upper jaw withsurgical stent 4 – 6mm, Screw was placed in-between orbits in the frontal/ nasal bone for atemporary reference point. Calcium carbonate blocks placed as well as block andcancellous bone grafts with rigid fixation via bone screws, ligature wire and adjustablebone plates. Patient medicated with anceph, dexamethasone and morphine pump.
  • 11. November 3 – 7, 2004; American Academy of Implant Dentistry 53rd annual meeting,New York, New York State, USA; 21 hoursWednesday, Nov. 3: 8:30 – 9:00 a.m. ½ hour Rehabilitating the Atrophic Jawbone, ArthurAshman DDS, 9:00 – 9:30 a.m. ½ hour Immediate Temporary restorations Joel RosenlichDMD, 10:00 – 10:30 a.m., ½ hour Advances in implant dentistry with an implant systemwith progressive thread design, George Ramanos DDS, 10:30 – 11:00 a.m. ½ hour, Boneand soft tissue Integration for optimal esthetics, Peter Schupbach, Phd, 11:00 – 11:30 a.m.½ hour, Combining technique and technology in the management of the edentulousmandible, Harold Baumgarten, DMD,11:30 – 12:00 a.m. ½ hour The impact of implant design on clinical performance, ScottGanz, DMD, 1:00 – 1:30 p.m. Biological Rational and prosthetic applications of immediateimplant loading in the partially and fully edentulous patient. Jorge Barrios DDS1:30 – 2:00 p.m., ½ hour, Superior osseointegration with primary stability, RobertSchroering DMD, 2:00 – 2:30 p.m. ½ hour, Immediate replacement of two anterior teethusing Renova tapered implants, Barry Bartusiak, DMD, 2:30 – 3:00 p.m., ½ hour, Nobeldirect one – piece implant – a natural choice Mick Dragoo DDS, MSD3:30 – 4:00 p.m. ½ hour, Implant design: Consistent gingival aesthetics and clinicalversatility for immediate loading and stabilization, Rainer Urdaneta DMD, 4:00 – 4:30 p.m.½ hour, Bone grafting : materials and modes of action, Dennis Smiler, DDS.Thursday, Nov 4, The custom endosteal Implant 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 3.5 hours, Dr. BillNordquist DMD MS, Dr. Jerry Soderstrom DDS, 1:30 – 2:10 p.m. 40minutes, Jack Hahn,DDS2:15 – 3:00 p.m. 45 min Successful implant socket formation in thin mandibles andmaxillas, O. Hilt Tatum Jr., DDS, 4:00 – 4:45 p.m., 45 minutes, Scott Ganz, DMDPlanning Immediate loading with CT imagingFriday, Nov. 5, 8:30 – 9:15 a.m. forty five minutes, Treatment plans for the completelyedentulous maxilla, Carl E. Misch, DDS, MDS, 9:20 – 10:00 a.m. forty minutes,Reconstruction posterior mandible: Particulate vs. block and resorbable vs. nonresorbable,Joel Rosenlicht, DMD11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Esthetic zone reconstruction: Synergy of hard and soft tissuegrafting., 1:30 – 2:05 p.m. 35 minutes, Immediate vs. delayed implant placement, RichardSmith, DDS, 2:10 – 4:40 p.m. Optimal gingival esthetics with tissue- directed placement ofimmediately restored dental implants: Prosthodontic and surgical procedures. Robert E.Lamb, DDS.Saturday, Nov 5, 2004 8:30 – 9:05 a.m. forty five minutes, Bone grafting : particulate andblock, A. Norman Cranin, DDS., 9:10 – 10:00 a.m. fifty minutes, Immediateprovisionalization, Peter Scheer, DDS, MS , 11:00 – 12:00 p.m. one hour, Solving Softtissue problems for Implant Health and esthetics, Anthony Sclar, DMDJune 24 – June 27 , 2004 24 hours; ICOI International Congress of Oral Implantologists;World Congress XXll; Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.June 24; 8:00a.m.– 12:00 p.m. 8 hours; Reconstructive Esthetic Implant Surgery Dr. AbdEl Salam El Askary; 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. Bone Grafting: The Cornerstone of 21st CenturyImplant Dentistry, Dr. Jeffrey Gross & Dr. Arthur Ashman.
  • 12. June 25 : 8:00a.m. – 10:00a.m., 8 hours Opening Address; The future of Dental Implants:An overview of methods to Increase Implant Dentistry in any Practice, Dr. Roger Levin;10:30a.m. – 11:30a.m Clinical Factors in Implant Esthetics, Dr. Dennis Tarnow.; 11:30 –12:30 a.m., Lessons learned lives changed Dr. Richard Kraut.; 1:30 – 2:15 p.m. EstheticSoft tissue management around dental Implants Dr. Hom – Lay Wang ; 2:15 – 3:00p.m.Risk Management to Increase Predictability in Implant Dentistry: Refining Our techniquesDr. Edwin Scher; 3:30 – 4:15 Sinus graft complications Dr. Michael Pikos; 4:15 –5:00p.m., Current Concepts in Graft Materials Selection, Grafting Techniques and growthfactors, Dr. Arun Garg ; 5:00 - 5:45 p.m. Predictable Aesthetic Outcomes based onBiological principles Dr. Peter Wohrle.June 26 : 8:30 – 10:00 a.m. 8 hours What, How, Why, When for Interarch Space, Dr. JohnKois;10:30 – 11:15 a.m., Mr. Renzo Casellini, A new dimension of Aesthetics; 11:15 –12:00 p.m. Maxillary Biomechanics, Esthetics, Speech and Prosthetic Considerationsrelated to crown space; 2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. Flapless Implant placement: The era ofimplant navigation, Dr. Haim Tal; 3:00 – 3:30 Limited attendance clinic, Dr. Mazor; 3:30– 4:15 p.m. Dr. Houyuki Yamamichi, utilization of PRP to promote bone augmentation.;4:15 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Site development with and without Immediate restoration: a decisionmaking tree; 5:00 – 5:45 p.m. Predictable site preservation for dental implants, Dr. DonaldCallan.April 17, 2004 pre course session Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification : 10:00a.m. – 6:00 p.m.; 7 hours; Professional Medical Associates, Calgary.May 6, 2004 Basic Life Support re-certification course BLS 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m./Certified; practice ACLS session 5:00 p.m.- 10:00 p.m. 5 hours; Dr. R. Crowell,University of Alberta, Edmonton.May 7, 2004 ACLS course 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 8 hours; Dr. R. Crowell, James Habstritt,U of Alberta Edmonton.May 8, 2004 ACLS course and final examination 8:00a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 8 hours/ ACLSCertified ; Dr. R. Crowell DDS, James Habstritt BHSc EMT -P, Dr. Scott Paterson, MD,Course medical director and Anesthesiologist, University of Alberta, Edmonton.October 2 – 4, 2004 Bone Grafting, 17 hours, Dr. Ken Hebel, Dr. Joe Armstrong Oral &maxillofacial surgeon, London, Ontario.January 23 -26, 2004 Progressive Orthodontic Seminars, Vancouver British Columbia; 32hours; Seminar 19 How Early to Start Treating; Growth Forecasting and how to enhanceyour consultations; Mixed Dentition Differential Diagnosis: Mixed dentition treatmentplanning and the efficient application of appliances in the first phase of treatment, Usingprimary teeth for anchorage; Seminar 18: Final Examination: The Entire Course inPerspective More Than 1000 Orthodontic Principles; Student presentation of 2 cases;
  • 13. Review of specific treatment problems seen in the case presentations; Certificate of CourseCompletion and Graduation Banquet.November 21 – 24, 2003 Progressive Orthodontic Seminars, Vancouver BritishColumbia; 32 hours; Seminar 21: Class III Diagnosis and Treatment ; Early class IIITreatment Without Surgery ;Dental and Skeletal Class III Characteristics ; Adult Class IIITreatment Without Surgery ; Surgical Evaluation ;Class III Non Extraction/ExtractionConsiderations; Customized appliance and Specific Mechanics for class III cases. Seminar22: Using the 146 treatment plans in POS software for your maximum efficiency;Diagnosis, treatment planning, and appliance diagnosis for the student homework cases#423,457,465, 460, 478, 494 ; Early extraction of molars in the mixed dentition.September 25 – 28, 2003 Comprehensive Implant Training Program Session 1, 24 hoursHebelGajjar seminars; Dr. Ken Hebel and Dr. Rena Gajjar; London, Ontario.Introductory reviews of all aspects of implant dentistry over the course of four days.September 12 – 15, 2003, Vancouver, British Columbia; 32 hours; Seminar 17:Anchorage and Root Surface Area Optimal Force=Optimal Movement; The Effect ofFriction on Results ; Frictionless Mechanics; Practitioner Controlled Mechanics; MaximumAnchorage Cases Seminar 20: Specific emphasis on treatment planning in orthodontics forthe most consistent treatment results; Differential Diagnosis and Specific Applications;How to manage the non-compliant patient ; Midline corrections.July 11 – 13, 2003, Vancouver, British Columbia; 32 hours; Seminar 14: Malocclusionand Periodontal Breakdown; How to Prevent/Treat Perio Problems During OrthodonticTreatment; Root Resorption: how to find it and what to do about it ; The Management ofthe Ortho/Perio Case ; How ORTHO Can Improve Periodontal Prognosis ; Gingivalgraphs, corticotomy, crown lengthening procedures to improve the orthodontic result;Seminar 16: Which TMD Patients to Treat With Orthodontics ; What Ortho Problems CanDisturb the TMJ ; Diagnosis of incisor and canine torque for a healthy TM joint. What toDo After the diagnostic splint ; How to Avoid Causing TMD Problems ; Flow Chart of theThinking Process in TMD CasesMarch 21 and 22, 2003, Edmonton, Alberta; 16 hours; Dr. David Vassos DDS, FICOI,DICOI; Introductory Surgical Implant and Prosthetic Program; Observed various surgicalprocedures such as bilateral sinus lifting and root form implant placement; Dr. Vassosdiscussed his surgical and patient management approach as well as materials andtechniques he utilizes in implant dentistry.March 7 – 9, 2003, Vancouver, British Columbia; 32 hours; Seminar 12: Diagnosis andtreatment of dental and skeletal Open bite; Tongue Thrust: diagnosis and what to do aboutit. ; Myofunctional Considerations in everyday orthodontics ; 16 methods to correct openbite. Designing the most comprehensive treatment plan. Seminar 15 : Retention ResearchExplored; Anticipating Relapse and what to do about it ; Features of the POS RetentionSystem ; Cases With Long-term Retention ; Practical Retainer Design and application;Clear Overlay Retainer Techniques
  • 14. January 24, 2003, Calgary, Alberta, 4 hours BeYou Inc. Jeanette Kasper; Practicemanagement “ Winning with Difficult People”.January 17 – 20, 2003, Vancouver, British Columbia; 32 hours; Seminar 11: AdvancedCase Diagnosis ; Diagnosis and Treatment of 10 Orthodontic Cases; Customized appliancediagnosis for each treatment plan. Selecting incisor torque, molar buccal tubes, rotations,bracket position, and archwires for the best clinical effectiveness . Seminar 13: WireBending Techniques for case finishing; Intra-oral finishing bends; Determining under orover-correction for an improved retention experience; Full correction of rotation and torquewith the IP Appliance(R); Fiberotomy-Why, When, and Where; Hands on Exercises inWire Bending Proficiency.November 30, 2002 ITI Strauman Canada & The Graduate Orthodontic ProgramOrthodontic implants, Strauman Orthosystem; Case selection, placement , case histories,Treatment. 6 hoursNovember 15 – 18, 2002, Vancouver, British Columbia; 32 hours; Seminar 9:Distalization Mechanics ; Utility Arch force systems and appliance applications ;Correcting Over-Retracted Cases; Correcting gingival display in the adolescent andadult ;Review of student homework cases 254,297,372,671. Seminar 10 : OrthodonticPreparation of Orthognathic Surgery Cases, including transverse and vertical diagnosis;Types of Surgical Procedures and Applications ; Finishing Cases After Surgery ; SkeletalResistance: what it is and why orthodontic treatment without surgery fails; Introduction tocorticotomy as a method to increase tooth movement ; Generating a visual treatmentobjective ; Review of student homework cases 56,61,170,214 Diagnosis and Treatment ofseveral cases treated with and without surgery.October 4 & 5, 2002, ITI Strauman ; 12 hours “ Surgical Implantology” Dr. ListromOral & Maxillo - Facial surgeon.September 13 – 16, 2002, Vancouver, British Columbia; 32 hours; Seminar 7: Retrievalof Impacted Teeth in adolescent and adult patients; Why adult orthodontic patients aredifferent and how to provide effective treatment ;Rapid vs. slow maxillary expansion ;Calculating the amount of expansion and over-correction needed for mixed, adolescent, andadult expansions ; Piggyback archwires to reduce treatment time; Review of studenthomework cases 41,118,139,242,251 ; Seminar 8: IP Appliance(R) Ceramic Brackets androtation wedges ; Molar uprighting ;Bicuspid Distalization to avoid removable partialdentures ; Pre-restorative orthodontic setups ; Bonding the straight tooth articulator with IPAppliance Ceramic brackets ; Review of student homework cases 48,49,356,415,427,728June 21 – 24, 2002, Vancouver, British Columbia; 32 hours; Seminar 29 & 30: POSComputer/Software as Diagnostic & Treatment ToolsMay 24 – 27, 2002, Vancouver, British Columbia; 32 hours; Seminar 5: Practical use ofHeadgear, Transpalatal bars, Lower lingual arches ; Methods of applying torque ; The
  • 15. Mechanics for Extraction Cases ; How to Utilize Anchorage to Achieve Your TreatmentGoals ; Review of student homework cases 186,205,314. Seminar 6: Computerized MixedDentition analysis ; Preadolescent Treatment ; Serial Extraction ; How to Gain Arch lengthin the mixed dentition ; Basic utility arch diagnosis and application ; Phase I treatmentplanning of class I, II, and III cases ; Review of student homework cases 4,9,39April 26, 2002, Calgary, Alberta, 7 hours Anita Jupp, Practice management; “ I cantwait to get to work Monday Morning”April 19 – 22, 2002, Vancouver, British Columbia; 32 hours; Seminar 2: Hands-onBanding and Bonding of Typodonts with the straight wire Appliance ; Customizedappliance diagnosis for maximum clinical efficiency and consistently excellent treatmentresults ; Archwire tie-in techniques and wire progression ; Direct Bonding and bandingtechniques ; Bracket Positioning prescription for clinic efficiency ; Maintaining orthodonticinstruments ; Diagnosis and Treatment of cases 111,442 . Seminar 4: When to ConsiderExtraction ; Which Teeth to Extract, and What Forces to Apply ; Sliding Mechanics ; Studymodel and cephalometric tracing, Generating a patient consultation report, Photographicmanagement, scanning, exporting patient files for diagnosis assistance ; Review of studenthomework cases 237,209, 792 ; Diagnosis and treatment of several extraction casesMarch 8 – 11, 2002, Vancouver, British Columbia; 32 hours; Dr. Mc Gann; Seminar 1:The POS Cephalometric System ; The Clinical Significance of CephalometricMeasurements ; Initial ortho examination and consultation ; Records processing anddiagnosis to start a case ;Case diagnosis and treatment of Case A, adult class I crowdedwith a missing lower incisor ; The alignment phase (straightening teeth) . Seminar 3:Understanding What Non Extraction Treatment Will Do (and will not do) ; Functionalappliance use in POS ; Learning the Essentials of Proper Case Diagnosis and TreatmentPlanning ; Growth and wrist x-rays ; Diagnosis and treatment of several non-extractioncases.Professional Employment HistoryOwner and Associate operator of Academy Dental Associates, Calgary Alberta 1990 –1995. Owner and operator of Kensington House Dental Implant & Oral Wellness Centresince 1992, now called Lawson Dental Implant Centre and Renew Dental.Professional ExperienceYears of practice in the areas of Implant, Orthodontic, Cosmetic, Sedation andReconstructive Dentistry has given Dr. Lawson the unique ability to understand and
  • 16. interpret the complex nature of a patients dental needs. It means that he can dramaticallyimprove an un-aesthetic poorly functioning smile or bite, in an extremely efficient manner,with out the need for a patient to see numerous other dentists or specialists for the samepurpose.Other Activities or AssociationsMember of the Canadian Dental Association,Member of the Alberta Dental Association,Member of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry,Member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry,Member of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists,Member of the Progressive Orthodontic Seminars Group,Member of the Force Orthodontic Seminars Group,Member of the International Straight Wire Group