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Logo for SCOA - the Southern California Orofacial AcademyThank you for visiting our website. SCOA courses scheduled for 2018 and 2019 are listed below. We will post additional presenters, topics and details as soon as they are available. Register early for the August and September courses as there is limited space available. Be sure to click on the links above for more information. You can view a list of  SCOA Members with their locations. You will enjoy reading our library of  SCOA Proceedings. LInks to the current issue, also Facebook page, are in right column. Check Sponsors link to see companies that exhibit and support our meetings, from May 2 to all upcoming courses in 2018 and 2019.

SCOA 16th Annual Spring Scientific Meeting
Wednesday May 2, 2018
Hilton Pasadena

Handouts from our Spring 2018 Presenters
are posted here


JOEL BERGER DDS MD
New Concepts in Bone Grafting

BOB BOSACK DDS
The Dental Patient Safety Foundation: Initiatives to Improve Office Anesthesia Safety;
Concepts in Geriatric Anesthesia for Longer Procedures

ART CURLEY JD
The Law and Anesthesia Complications

DAVID GILBERT DDS MS MBA
Immediate Reconstruction of the Partial Maxillectomy Defect

STEPHEN GOEI DDS MS
Interesting and Unusual Cases

CHARLES GOODACRE DDS MSD
Tooth Retention through Endodontic and Periodontal Treatments or Tooth Replacement
Using Dental Implants
or Fixed Partial Dentures; Which Treatment is Best?

MOHAMMED HUSAIN DDS
Radiographic Features of Osteomyelitis and ONJ

PETER KRAKOWIAK DMD
Results of SCOA Member Standard of Care Survey
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FUTURE SCOA COURSES 2018-2019
Register Now for All Courses (Limited Space August 4 and September 22)
626-287-1185 tel ▪ 626-287-1515 fax ▪ susan@socalorofacial.org

1►ACRM* AHA SIMULATION WITH ACLS AND BLS RECERTIFICATION
                                            SATURDAY AUGUST 4, 2018  
                         8 am to 5 pm at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital
                                     INSTRUCTORS
ROBERTA ASHLEY CRNA EdD CHSE • BLAIR OTA MD DDS
JOHN SCARAMELLA DDS
 • DENNIS-DUKE YAMASHITA DDS 
*Acute Crisis Resource Management

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2►SURGICAL AIRWAY LECTURE WITH HANDS-ON WORKSHOP
SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 22, 2018
8 am to 12 pm at the Hilton Pasadena
INSTRUCTORS
ROBERTA ASHLEY CRNA EdD CHSE
• AARON STRUMWASSER MD
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3►SCOA 16TH ANNUAL FALL IMPLANT SYMPOSIUM
WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 24, 2018
8 am to 5:30 pm at the Hilton Pasadena
PRESENTERS

MARISA BELL MD
Pediatric Anesthesia 
LAWRENCE BRECHT DDS
Maxillofacial Reconstruction and Rehabilitation:
Long Term Success Through Advanced Digital Planning

CHRISTOPHER CHURCH MD
Management of Sinus Complications 
ALAN HERFORD DDS MD

What's New in Contemporary Facial Trauma Management
TAE KIM DDS
4 Sectional-Bar Abutments and Zirconia Digital Denture Superstructure Prosthesis
RICHARD MARTIN DDS

Digital Workflow for the OMS
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4►SCOA 17TH ANNUAL SPRING SCIENTIFIC MEETING
PEARLS AND MISADVENTURES SYMPOSIUM II

WEDNESDAY APRIL 3, 2019
8 am to 5:30 pm at the Hilton Pasadena
PRESENTERS
ROBERTA ASHLEY CRNA EdD CHSE 

Near Miss Surgical Airway
W HOWARD DAVIS DDS
Little Things Could Mean a Lot

Let us know if you would like to participate. Each presenter will have 15 minutes with five minutes for Q&A. Send us an email [susan@socalorofacial.org] with your proposed topic or topics. The SCOA program committee will review your submission to eliminate duplications. Our first PEARLS AND MISADVENTURES SYMPOSIUM had the highest attendance of doctors, assistants and exhibitors in SCOA history. We expect the same response at PEARLS AND MISADVENTURES SYMPOSIUM II.