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  1. 1. Curriculum Vitae for Dr. Keith R. Lawson Comprehensive Dental Services Currently Provided: Full Mouth Reconstruction Dental Implants: Single, multiple, immediate placement, guided, Fixed appliances, Removable appliances and Denture support. Conscious Sedation / Sedation Dentistry: IV, IM and Oral routes CT imaging and diagnostics: I-cat and Nobel guide software Bone grafting: block bone grafting, socket grafting, ridge augmentation, Sinus Tatum lift and green stick fracture surgery, osteotome expansion and ridge splitting. Orthodontic Implants; Strauman palatal implant, bone anchorage screws Orthodontics for Adults and Children: functional appliances, head gear, Straight wire appliances, Invisiline. Cosmetic Dentistry / Restorative Dentistry (crowns, bridges, veneers, fillings, inlays, onlays, whitening, cosmetic reshaping) Periodontal surgery (gum surgery) and routine maintenance (dental cleanings, scaling and root planing) Endodontics (root canals) Dentures: complete, partial, conventional and/or implant or tooth supported Oral 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 Development Doctor 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 2009 Basic Implant Prosthetics, A primer for the General Practice Dr. Samuel Strong DDS, Dental Town.com 2hours AAID 58th Annual Meeting : “New Opportunities in Implant Dentistry” November 11 – 15, 2009; Nov 12: Henry Salma DMD, Maurice Salama DMD, David Garber, DMD, Success by design 75min; Stanley F. Malamed, DDS, Emergency Medicine – the Basics, 60min; Eric Van Dooren, DDS, New Opportunities for Enhancement in the Esthetic zone, 45min; David Vassos, DDS, Case planning for particulate grafting 60min; Andre Saadoun, DDS, MS, Practical Strategies for Achieving Ideal Esthetics with Implants, 60 min; Michael Pikos, DDS; Case Planning and sequencing for Managing Horizontal deficiencies with blocks 60min; Nov 13: O. Hilt Tatum Jr., DDS, Is implant dentistry heading in the right direction?, Carl Misch, BS, DDS, MDS, PhD(hc), Planning Implant cases with key implant positions to achieve predictable outcomes – astep by step approach, Eduardo Anitua, Bs, DDS, MDS, PhD, Treatment of the atrophic mandible with minimally invasive procedures, Ken Hebel, DDS, MSc, Efficient Prosthetic sequencing for
  2. 2. comprehensive rehabilitation, Anthony Sclar, DMD, Avoiding Managing complications in esthetic implant therapr: hard and soft tissue considerations.Nov 14, 2009 Awarded Associate Fellow at the Annual meeting and sworn in by the President of the AAID. Immediate Placement and Provisionalization of Dental Implants: from Single Teeth to Full Arches using All- on- 4 November 6, 2009 7 hours, Dr. Ken Parrish, DMD, PHD sponsor Nobel Biocare Associate Fellow Examination Part ll Oral examination and case presentations Chicago, Illinois, AAID Headquarters. Saturday, April 26, 2008, 2:30PM – 5:00P.M. 2.5 hours. Sage Software University: Introduction to Simply Accounting Calgary, Alberta: 7 hours February 09, 2009 Maureen Vink, Cochrane Accounting and Support Essentials Ltd. Implant Direct Introductory Lecture Dr. Gerald A. Niznick, June 24, 2008, Calgary, Alberta, 2008, 3 hours An Introduction to Implant Direct and a discussion of implant surgery, placement, healing and 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 5527 Lasers In Dentistry Educational Seminar December 5th and 6th, 2008 15 hours. Dr. Ian Raskin and Christopher Schmid Program provider ID# 217596 AGD code# 90982 Calgary, Alberta; Delta Airport Hotel. THE TWENTY-FIRST MCG/AAID MAXI-COURSE® IN IMPLANT DENTISTRY Atlanta 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- Course In 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. 3. Autonomic/sympathetic/parasympathetic nervous systems, lymphatics, arteries, veins, muscular and carotid triangles, infra temporal fossa, pterygoid fossa. Information was studied and applied to clinical situations such as diagnostics and treatment planning, broadened approaches to local anaesthesia and emergencies such as hemorrhage and pressure application points and cricothyrotomy Fri 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 Preparation Sat 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 Lab Sun 4 8:00am – 11:00pm Mohamed Sharawy Anatomy Lecture and Lab and Case Reports Presentations Mon 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 1703 April (22hours) Thurs 19 8:00am – 6:00pm Atlanta Institute for Advanced Education Edward Mills Rationalization for Dental Implantology, Roman Cibirka Terminology and Dental Implant Component Fri 20 8:00am – 12:00pm Kevin Plummer Digital Photography 1:00pm – 5:00pm Thomas Schiff Computed Tomography Radiograph and 3-D Cone Beam Sat 21 8:00am – 4:00pm James Rutkowski
  4. 4. Pharmacology and Infectious Disease Control Sun 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 Biocompatibility May (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 Restorations Sat 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 Suturing June ( 34 hours) Thurs 21 8:00am - 5:30 pm Michael Pruett Medical Evaluation of the Dental Implant Patient Fri 22 8:00am – 6:00pm Edward Mills Diagnosis & Treatment Planning Sat 23 8:00am – 6:00pm Edward Mills Three-dimensional Evaluation of Bone and Bone Manipulation Radiographic Imaging Sun 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. 5. And Defibrillators July (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 Demonstration Fri 20 8:00am – 5:30pm Jaime Lozada Root Form Implants Surgical and Prosthetic Considerations Sat 21 8:00am – 12:00pm Roger Meyer Nerve Injury Repair Shahrokh Bagheri 1:00pm - 5:00pm Edward Mills Mandibular Subperiosteal Implants Sun 22 8:00am – 12:00pm Edward Mills Surgery - Surgical Prosthetic Demonstration 1:00pm – 3:00pm Edward Mills Mock Exam August (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 Exam Fri 17 8:00am – 6:00pm David Garber Esthetics and the Dental Implant Patient Maurice Salama Sat 18 8:00am – 12:00pm Edward Mills Addressing Challenges in the Esthetic Zone
  6. 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 injections Sun 19 8:00am – 5:00pm Ricardo Mitrani All Ceramic Restorative Options September (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 Communication Fri 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. 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 Education Sat 13 8:00am – 12:00pm Hilt Tatum Subantral Augmentation (sinus lift) 1:00pm – 5:00pm Hilt Tatum Ramus Frame Sun 14 8:00am – 5:00pm Rolf Ewers Advanced Boned Grafting and Regeneration Mon 15 8:00am – 5:00pm Michael Pikos Intra Oral Bone Grafting November ( 30hours) Fri 16 7:30am – 7:00pm Edward Mills Live Surgical Demonstration Atlanta Institute for Advanced Education Sat 17 7:30am – 7:00pm Roman Cibirka Participants Will be Allowed to Observe and Interact with Experienced Clinicians During Three Days of Extensive Implant Surgery Sun 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 Surgery December (21 hours) Fri 7 8:00am – 12:00pm Edward Mills Program Review 12:45pm – 5:00pm AAID Representative AAID Written Exam
  8. 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 Londono January 26, 2007, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 8 hours and January 27, 2007, 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., 4 hours; Nobel Guide Perfect Planning for Perfect Teeth/ All on Four Dr Steven Bongard DDS., An introduction to the “All on four” concept of using four angled implants in the premaxilla immediately loaded with a fixed full upper arch restoration using Nobel Guide software, surgical planning and guided Nobel stent construction. July 2006 Nobel Guide Perfect Planning for Perfect Teeth An 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 form dental implants utilizing Nobel Guide planning software and surgical stent construction. Software was reviewed using actual case studies. Surgery was planned using Nobel Biocare’s various implant types and a surgical guide was designed. 14 hours October 21 – 28, 2005 University of Alberta “ Modular Curriculum in Conscious Sedation” 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 at the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry at the University of Alberta.
  9. 9. Nobel Biocare August 5, 2005 Imaging Sciences International: Eight hours of operation training on the i – Cat Imaging System.
  10. 10. January 16, 2005, London Drugs School of Digital Photography; An overview of digital photography and the enhancement of photographs using Adobe software. 2.5 hours. November 22, 2004, Peter Lougheed Hospital Surgical Suite 12; Assisted Dr. Doug Vincelli, Maxillo - Facial surgeon from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. 6.5 hours; Patient #1. Nine year old Asian female unilateral maxillary left cleft palate, missing tooth 22, ortho treatment ongoing; anterior ileac crest bone harvest; flapped, grafted cleft with block and cancellous bone and bone screws; sutured and repaired nasal fistula on floor of nose and closed site. 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.. Patient #2. Forty five year old Caucasian male; Skeletal and Dental class lll, ongoing orthodontic treatment by Dr. Lawson; Harvested bone graft from anterior ileac crest, Maxillary Le fort osteotomy to advance and lower upper jaw with surgical stent 4 – 6mm, Screw was placed in-between orbits in the frontal/ nasal bone for a temporary reference point. Calcium carbonate blocks placed as well as block and cancellous bone grafts with rigid fixation via bone screws, ligature wire and adjustable bone plates. Patient medicated with anceph, dexamethasone and morphine pump.
  11. 11. November 3 – 7, 2004; American Academy of Implant Dentistry 53rd annual meeting, New York, New York State, USA; 21 hours Wednesday, Nov. 3: 8:30 – 9:00 a.m. ½ hour Rehabilitating the Atrophic Jawbone, Arthur Ashman DDS, 9:00 – 9:30 a.m. ½ hour Immediate Temporary restorations Joel Rosenlich DMD, 10:00 – 10:30 a.m., ½ hour Advances in implant dentistry with an implant system with progressive thread design, George Ramanos DDS, 10:30 – 11:00 a.m. ½ hour, Bone and 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 edentulous mandible, Harold Baumgarten, DMD, 11:30 – 12:00 a.m. ½ hour The impact of implant design on clinical performance, Scott Ganz, DMD, 1:00 – 1:30 p.m. Biological Rational and prosthetic applications of immediate implant loading in the partially and fully edentulous patient. Jorge Barrios DDS 1:30 – 2:00 p.m., ½ hour, Superior osseointegration with primary stability, Robert Schroering DMD, 2:00 – 2:30 p.m. ½ hour, Immediate replacement of two anterior teeth using Renova tapered implants, Barry Bartusiak, DMD, 2:30 – 3:00 p.m., ½ hour, Nobel direct one – piece implant – a natural choice Mick Dragoo DDS, MSD 3:30 – 4:00 p.m. ½ hour, Implant design: Consistent gingival aesthetics and clinical versatility 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. Bill Nordquist DMD MS, Dr. Jerry Soderstrom DDS, 1:30 – 2:10 p.m. 40minutes, Jack Hahn, DDS 2:15 – 3:00 p.m. 45 min Successful implant socket formation in thin mandibles and maxillas, O. Hilt Tatum Jr., DDS, 4:00 – 4:45 p.m., 45 minutes, Scott Ganz, DMD Planning Immediate loading with CT imaging Friday, Nov. 5, 8:30 – 9:15 a.m. forty five minutes, Treatment plans for the completely edentulous 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, DMD 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Esthetic zone reconstruction: Synergy of hard and soft tissue grafting., 1:30 – 2:05 p.m. 35 minutes, Immediate vs. delayed implant placement, Richard Smith, DDS, 2:10 – 4:40 p.m. Optimal gingival esthetics with tissue- directed placement of immediately 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 and block, A. Norman Cranin, DDS., 9:10 – 10:00 a.m. fifty minutes, Immediate provisionalization, Peter Scheer, DDS, MS , 11:00 – 12:00 p.m. one hour, Solving Soft tissue problems for Implant Health and esthetics, Anthony Sclar, DMD June 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. Abd El Salam El Askary; 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. Bone Grafting: The Cornerstone of 21st Century Implant Dentistry, Dr. Jeffrey Gross & Dr. Arthur Ashman.
  12. 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. Esthetic Soft tissue management around dental Implants Dr. Hom – Lay Wang ; 2:15 – 3:00p.m. Risk Management to Increase Predictability in Implant Dentistry: Refining Our techniques Dr. 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 growth factors, Dr. Arun Garg ; 5:00 - 5:45 p.m. Predictable Aesthetic Outcomes based on Biological principles Dr. Peter Wohrle. June 26 : 8:30 – 10:00 a.m. 8 hours What, How, Why, When for Interarch Space, Dr. John Kois;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 Considerations related to crown space; 2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. Flapless Implant placement: The era of implant 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 decision making tree; 5:00 – 5:45 p.m. Predictable site preservation for dental implants, Dr. Donald Callan. April 17, 2004 pre course session Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification : 10:00 a.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/ ACLS Certified ; 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; 32 hours; Seminar 19 How Early to Start Treating; Growth Forecasting and how to enhance your consultations; Mixed Dentition Differential Diagnosis: Mixed dentition treatment planning and the efficient application of appliances in the first phase of treatment, Using primary teeth for anchorage; Seminar 18: Final Examination: The Entire Course in Perspective More Than 1000 Orthodontic Principles; Student presentation of 2 cases;
  13. 13. Review of specific treatment problems seen in the case presentations; Certificate of Course Completion and Graduation Banquet. November 21 – 24, 2003 Progressive Orthodontic Seminars, Vancouver British Columbia; 32 hours; Seminar 21: Class III Diagnosis and Treatment ; Early class III Treatment Without Surgery ;Dental and Skeletal Class III Characteristics ; Adult Class III Treatment Without Surgery ; Surgical Evaluation ;Class III Non Extraction/Extraction Considerations; Customized appliance and Specific Mechanics for class III cases. Seminar 22: 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 hours HebelGajjar 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 of Friction on Results ; Frictionless Mechanics; Practitioner Controlled Mechanics; Maximum Anchorage Cases Seminar 20: Specific emphasis on treatment planning in orthodontics for the 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: Malocclusion and Periodontal Breakdown; How to Prevent/Treat Perio Problems During Orthodontic Treatment; Root Resorption: how to find it and what to do about it ; The Management of the Ortho/Perio Case ; How ORTHO Can Improve Periodontal Prognosis ; Gingival graphs, corticotomy, crown lengthening procedures to improve the orthodontic result; Seminar 16: Which TMD Patients to Treat With Orthodontics ; What Ortho Problems Can Disturb the TMJ ; Diagnosis of incisor and canine torque for a healthy TM joint. What to Do After the diagnostic splint ; How to Avoid Causing TMD Problems ; Flow Chart of the Thinking Process in TMD Cases March 21 and 22, 2003, Edmonton, Alberta; 16 hours; Dr. David Vassos DDS, FICOI, DICOI; Introductory Surgical Implant and Prosthetic Program; Observed various surgical procedures such as bilateral sinus lifting and root form implant placement; Dr. Vassos discussed his surgical and patient management approach as well as materials and techniques he utilizes in implant dentistry. March 7 – 9, 2003, Vancouver, British Columbia; 32 hours; Seminar 12: Diagnosis and treatment of dental and skeletal Open bite; Tongue Thrust: diagnosis and what to do about it. ; Myofunctional Considerations in everyday orthodontics ; 16 methods to correct open bite. Designing the most comprehensive treatment plan. Seminar 15 : Retention Research Explored; Anticipating Relapse and what to do about it ; Features of the POS Retention System ; Cases With Long-term Retention ; Practical Retainer Design and application; Clear Overlay Retainer Techniques
  14. 14. January 24, 2003, Calgary, Alberta, 4 hours BeYou Inc. Jeanette Kasper; Practice management “ Winning with Difficult People”. January 17 – 20, 2003, Vancouver, British Columbia; 32 hours; Seminar 11: Advanced Case Diagnosis ; Diagnosis and Treatment of 10 Orthodontic Cases; Customized appliance diagnosis for each treatment plan. Selecting incisor torque, molar buccal tubes, rotations, bracket position, and archwires for the best clinical effectiveness . Seminar 13: Wire Bending Techniques for case finishing; Intra-oral finishing bends; Determining under or over-correction for an improved retention experience; Full correction of rotation and torque with the IP Appliance(R); Fiberotomy-Why, When, and Where; Hands on Exercises in Wire Bending Proficiency. November 30, 2002 ITI Strauman Canada & The Graduate Orthodontic Program Orthodontic implants, Strauman Orthosystem; Case selection, placement , case histories, Treatment. 6 hours November 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 and adult ;Review of student homework cases 254,297,372,671. Seminar 10 : Orthodontic Preparation of Orthognathic Surgery Cases, including transverse and vertical diagnosis; Types of Surgical Procedures and Applications ; Finishing Cases After Surgery ; Skeletal Resistance: what it is and why orthodontic treatment without surgery fails; Introduction to corticotomy as a method to increase tooth movement ; Generating a visual treatment objective ; Review of student homework cases 56,61,170,214 Diagnosis and Treatment of several cases treated with and without surgery. October 4 & 5, 2002, ITI Strauman ; 12 hours “ Surgical Implantology” Dr. Listrom Oral & Maxillo - Facial surgeon. September 13 – 16, 2002, Vancouver, British Columbia; 32 hours; Seminar 7: Retrieval of Impacted Teeth in adolescent and adult patients; Why adult orthodontic patients are different and how to provide effective treatment ;Rapid vs. slow maxillary expansion ; Calculating the amount of expansion and over-correction needed for mixed, adolescent, and adult expansions ; Piggyback archwires to reduce treatment time; Review of student homework cases 41,118,139,242,251 ; Seminar 8: IP Appliance(R) Ceramic Brackets and rotation wedges ; Molar uprighting ;Bicuspid Distalization to avoid removable partial dentures ; Pre-restorative orthodontic setups ; Bonding the straight tooth articulator with IP Appliance Ceramic brackets ; Review of student homework cases 48,49,356,415,427,728 June 21 – 24, 2002, Vancouver, British Columbia; 32 hours; Seminar 29 & 30: POS Computer/Software as Diagnostic & Treatment Tools May 24 – 27, 2002, Vancouver, British Columbia; 32 hours; Seminar 5: Practical use of Headgear, Transpalatal bars, Lower lingual arches ; Methods of applying torque ; The
  15. 15. Mechanics for Extraction Cases ; How to Utilize Anchorage to Achieve Your Treatment Goals ; Review of student homework cases 186,205,314. Seminar 6: Computerized Mixed Dentition analysis ; Preadolescent Treatment ; Serial Extraction ; How to Gain Arch length in the mixed dentition ; Basic utility arch diagnosis and application ; Phase I treatment planning of class I, II, and III cases ; Review of student homework cases 4,9,39 April 26, 2002, Calgary, Alberta, 7 hours Anita Jupp, Practice management; “ I cant wait to get to work Monday Morning” April 19 – 22, 2002, Vancouver, British Columbia; 32 hours; Seminar 2: Hands-on Banding and Bonding of Typodonts with the straight wire Appliance ; Customized appliance diagnosis for maximum clinical efficiency and consistently excellent treatment results ; Archwire tie-in techniques and wire progression ; Direct Bonding and banding techniques ; Bracket Positioning prescription for clinic efficiency ; Maintaining orthodontic instruments ; Diagnosis and Treatment of cases 111,442 . Seminar 4: When to Consider Extraction ; Which Teeth to Extract, and What Forces to Apply ; Sliding Mechanics ; Study model and cephalometric tracing, Generating a patient consultation report, Photographic management, scanning, exporting patient files for diagnosis assistance ; Review of student homework cases 237,209, 792 ; Diagnosis and treatment of several extraction cases March 8 – 11, 2002, Vancouver, British Columbia; 32 hours; Dr. Mc Gann; Seminar 1: The POS Cephalometric System ; The Clinical Significance of Cephalometric Measurements ; Initial ortho examination and consultation ; Records processing and diagnosis to start a case ;Case diagnosis and treatment of Case A, adult class I crowded with a missing lower incisor ; The alignment phase (straightening teeth) . Seminar 3: Understanding What Non Extraction Treatment Will Do (and will not do) ; Functional appliance use in POS ; Learning the Essentials of Proper Case Diagnosis and Treatment Planning ; Growth and wrist x-rays ; Diagnosis and treatment of several non-extraction cases. Professional Employment History Owner and Associate operator of Academy Dental Associates, Calgary Alberta 1990 – 1995. Owner and operator of Kensington House Dental Implant & Oral Wellness Centre since 1992, now called Lawson Dental Implant Centre and Renew Dental. Professional Experience Years of practice in the areas of Implant, Orthodontic, Cosmetic, Sedation and Reconstructive Dentistry has given Dr. Lawson the unique ability to understand and
  16. 16. interpret the complex nature of a patients dental needs. It means that he can dramatically improve 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 same purpose. Other Activities or Associations Member 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

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