The New York AGD Learning Center Presents
"Tethered Oral Tissues: What Are They and Why Should a Dentist Care?"
Date: Thursday, January 14, 2021
Lecture: 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Course Code: 310
The Installation of 2021 New York AGD Officers will be conducted before the lecture
Presentation by: Scott A. Siegel, MD, DDS, FACS, FICS, FAAP
Summary: Tethered oral tissues (TOTs) can affect infants and adults. Tongue-tied infants may face a lifetime of difficulties as a result of an inability to properly breast or bottle feed. These difficulties can extend into adulthood and may predispose this population to disturbances in dental and orofacial growth and development as well as airway disorders. The dentist and auxiliary staff are in a unique position to help identify these issues and refer for further evaluation and treatment. This presentation will discuss these conditions and complications as well as the surgical procedures that can alleviate these conditions.
Objectives: The participants will learn:
New York AGD is designated as an Approved PACE Program Provider by the Academy of General Dentistry. The formal continuing education programs of this program provider are accepted by AGD for Fellowship, Mastership and membership maintenance credit. Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial board of dentistry or AGD endorsement. The current term of approval extends from 01/01/2019 to 12/31/2020. Provider ID # 219318