A Message from the Chair of the Banff Organizing Committee
Ah, Banff… What can we say that the natural splendor of this place doesn’t already proclaim with far more eloquence? These are the Rockies – we’re getting together in their heart – which in many ways is my own heart as well. I grew up here – well, not right here, but all around here. My winters were spent in these mountains – skiing, snowshoeing, hiking, just breathing in that cool, clean air. My summers likewise – hiking, biking, golfing – amidst the wildlife, the wilderness and the monument that is this place. Nowadays, if I’m not at my practice, or in Guatemala, I’m in Bragg Creek – at my home – my tiny mountain oasis amid this great oasis.
I am awed by this place, as I always have been. Indeed, we should all be awed by it. It’s the perfect backdrop to the business we have at hand; business that is – that equals in significance to our surroundings. And we have much to accomplish. But then, that is what we do – we accomplish. As individuals, as professionals, as healers, as philanthropists and entrepreneurs – ours is the business of doing. Together, we can do more… we can do better – we can be better. I for one can’t wait to see what we stand to learn, inspire, and of course, accomplish as a group.
With that in mind, I look forward to welcoming each and every one of you to Banff, to this conference, and to this place that is so dear to me. See you soon!
Brad Krusky, Chair, Local Organizing Committee
Banff is a town within Banff National Park in Alberta, Canada. It is located in Alberta’s Rockies along the Trans-Canada Highway, approximately 126 km (78 mi) west of Calgary and 58 km (36 mi) east of Lake Louise. At an elevation of 1,400 m (4,600 ft) to 1,630 m (5,350 ft), Banff is the community with the second highest elevation in Alberta after Lake Louise.
Banff was first settled in the 1880s, after the transcontinental railway was built through the Bow Valley. In 1883, three Canadian Pacific Railway workers stumbled upon a series of natural hot springs on the side of Sulphur Mountain. In 1885, Canada established a federal reserve of 26 sq. km (10 sq mi) around the Cave and Basin hot springs, and began promoting the area as an international resort and spa as a way to support the new railway. In 1887, the reserve area was named “Rocky Mountain Park”. This was the beginning of Canada’s National Park system.
The area was named Banff in 1884 by George Stephen, President of the Canadian Pacific Railway, recalling his birthplace in Banff, Scotland. The Canadian Pacific built a series of grand hotels along the rail line and advertised the Banff Springs Hotel as an international tourist resort.
Banff is a resort town and one of Canada’s most popular tourist destinations. Known for its mountainous surroundings and hot springs, it is a destination for outdoor sports and features extensive hiking, biking, scrambling and skiing destinations within the area. Sunshine Village, Ski Norquay and Lake Louise Mountain Resort are the three nearby ski resorts located within the national park. (Source: Wikipedia)
The Conference Theme
Thursday Conference Pre-Courses – FIRST TIME EVER!
08:00 to 14:00
Zirconia Hands-On Workshop, with Nu Smile
Breakfast and Lunch included plus an invitation to the evening Reception
Come early to CAPD and learn everything you need to know to provide biocompatible zirconia
restorations in your practice. This workshop is exclusively offered to CAPD Banff attendees.
• Diagnosis, treatment planning, common errors and MORE
• Expert, individual hands-on training for EVERY tooth position
• Express Prep technique for (4 MINUTE) crown placement
• DETAILED instructional materials and clinical videos
14:30 to 17:30
Early Diagnosis and Minimally Invasive Restorative Care for Children, Dr. Kevin Donly
Pre-Course Special Conference Fee: $99.00, with Conference Registration
Invitation to the evening Reception is included.
Kevin Donly, D.D.S., M.S. is currently a Professor and Chair in the Department of Developmental Dentistry and Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. Previous positions include Professor and Associate Director of the Center for Clinical Studies at the University of Iowa, Associate Professor, Pediatric Dentistry at the University of Texas Dental Branch at Houston and Associate Professor, The University of Texas Medical School. He received his D.D.S. in 1984, Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry in 1986, and M.S. in 1986 from the University of Iowa.
Dr. Donly is a Diplomat of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. He was on the Board of Directors for the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry Foundation, is the previous Chair of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry Council on Post-doctoral Education, is Past-President of the American Society of Dentistry for Children and past Chair of the Public Information Committee for the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. He completed his four year term as the Pediatric Dentistry Commissioner for the Commission on Dental Accreditation. He is presently the President-Elect of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. He has published over 350 chapters, manuscripts and abstracts associated with pediatric dentistry and dental restorative materials research and clinical utilization. He has received grants or research support from the National Institute of Health/National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, Health Resources and Services Administration, 3M, ESPE, Premier, Bisco, GC, Dentsply, Ivoclar, Kerr, NuSmile, Procter and Gamble, Church and Dwight, Optiva, Oral-B, Enamelon, Atrix Laboratories, Inc. and Guidor companies.
This course will discuss the early diagnosis of tooth demineralization, focusing on the use of quantitative light fluorescence (QLF). Intervention with fluoride (including fluoride varnish), silver diamine fluoride, glass ionomer surface protectants, sealants and minimally invasive products and procedures will be presented. Risk assessment utilization in decision-making for restorative care will be discussed and related to recommendations made by the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry for restorative dentistry care in children.
At the conclusion of the course, participants will:
• be exposed to early diagnosis of enamel demineralization and understand preventive regimens available, as well as appropriate intervention with these agents, using minimally invasive techniques.
• have an understanding of the clinical utilization of traditional, photopolymerized glass ionomer cements and compomers, including indications and contraindications.
• be exposed to the newer commercially available resin-based composites and dentin bonding resins, understand their mechanism of action and visualize clinical utilization of these materials.
• understand pediatric dentistry standards of care using risk assessment in decision making.
David Rothman received his B.A. cum laude from the SUNY at Buffalo and his D.D.S. from NYU College of Dentistry. He completed a GPR at Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia, Anesthesiology Residency at the Medical College of Pennsylvania, and a Pediatric Dentistry Residency at Children’s Hospital/Oakland and the University of California, San Francisco. He was Director of the Pediatric Dentistry Residency program at UCSF and in 1989 assumed the Chair of the Department of Pediatric Dentistry at the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry. He went into full time private practice in San Francisco in 1998 and is a Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Pediatric Dentistry of Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine in Cleveland.
Dr. Rothman is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. He is a member of the ADA, CDA, ADSA, AAPD and the California Society of Pediatric Dentistry. He chaired the Anesthesia and Sedation Subcommittee of the AAPD and served on Committee H of CDEL of the ADA. He is past president of the California Society of Dentistry for Children, the College of Diplomates of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and the California Society of Pediatric Dentistry. Honors include membership in the OKU Delta Delta Chapter, Pierre Fauchard Academy, American College of Dentists and International College of Dentists. He is VP of the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology and CSPD Foundation and is on CDA Presents and the Committee on Annual Meetings of the ADA. He has served on the boards of the Dental Health Foundation and Support for Families of Children with Disabilities. He provided dental care with the international medical group Heart to Heart in Leningrad/St. Petersburg, Russia.
Dr. Rothman has been published in the journals of the California Dental Association, the American Dental Association and the American Society of Dentistry for Children, ADSA Pulse as well as various component newsletters. He lectures nationally and internationally to dental and medical groups in the areas of pediatric dentistry, behavior management, sedation, anesthesia and hospital dentistry.
Behavior Management is managing pain during procedures: It’s time to establish a uniform method of procedure pain assessment in pediatric dentistry, Dr. Dennis Paul Nutter
Dr. Nutter is a board certified pediatric dentist who received his dental degree from the University of Southern California. He is the author of a series of journal articles, cited in AAPD guidelines, that reviewed the neurobiologic, iatrogenic and target considerations relating to good, clinical pain practice for pediatric procedure pain. His research focus is on the behavior assessment practices of pediatric dentists. Dr. Nutter has lectured to national audiences at the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and the California Society of Pediatric Dentists on pain assessment, pain measurement and pain justification. He is a frequent lecturer to pediatric residents and general practice residents at California dental schools, and the U.S. Veterans Administration. He has served as an expert witness for multiple plaintiffs claiming abusive use of restraints by corporate entities. Dr. Nutter is a Trustee of the Western Society of Pediatric Dentistry, and a Past President of the California Society of Pediatric Dentistry. He lives in Vacaville, California with his wife Marcia and his BMW 1200 RT touring motorcycle. His son Travis lives in NorthWest Arkansas.
Establishing a valid method of pain assessment for pediatric dental procedure pain.
1) Pain Basics
2) Description of the Assessment Problem: Pediatric Dentists have been using two contradictory methods to assess pediatric procedure pain.
3) What is wrong about the Authoritarian method of pediatric procedure pain assessment
4) What is right about accepting the pain report of the child when there is evidence of tissue trauma.
Alan Rudakoff has practised civil litigation since graduating from law school in 1982. The first 35 years of his career were spent at the Macleod Dixon/Norton Rose Fulbright law firm. In December 2016 he moved his practice to Scott Venturo Rudakoff LLP, which was a better fit for his clients and his practice. Alan has appeared as counsel in the Provincial Court of Alberta (Civil and Criminal Divisions), Court of Queen’s Bench, Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of Canada. He has extensive experience in alternate dispute resolution proceedings and has acted as a mediator in the successful resolution of insurance claims.
Mr. Rudakoff’s practice is principally in the tort/liability defence and insurance fields with an emphasis on the defence of sophisticated, complex commercial claims, including product liability, commercial liability, fire/explosion, energy, aviation, professional negligence, and serious personal injury/wrongful death. He regularly acts for a diverse group of international insurers and multinational manufacturers and have wide experience handling all manner of liability, property and casualty claims.
Mr. Rudakoff has also acted as a professional sports agent, certified by the National Hockey League Players’ Association (NHLPA) and the Professional Hockey Players’ Association (PHPA), representing players in their dealings and negotiations with professional sports teams.
Pain and Sedation debate, with Drs. David Rothman and Dennis Nutter
|Dr. Warren Yunker||Dr. Barry Hoffman|
Warren Yunker is currently Clinical Assistant Professor, Pediatric Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery, Department of Surgery, Cumming School Of Medicine, Alberta Children’s Hospital/University of Calgary, Calgary, AB. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Honours Environmental Biology from the University of Alberta in Edmonton and then earned his MD at the same University, before graduating with a PhD in Cell Biology and Physiology.
His residency and fellowship training has been in Otolaryngology at the University of Calgary and then Paediatric Otolaryngology at Baylor College of Medicine/Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston, Texas, USA.
Barry Hoffman grew up in Detroit, Michigan and attended the University of Michigan for undergraduate studies and Dental School. His specialty training in Orthodontics was at the University of Minnesota, culminating in a Clinical Certificate in Orthodontics and Masters of Science degree in Anatomy. His research described the Craniofacial pattern of families of patients with Osteogenesis Imperfecta.
Dr. Hoffman has been in clinical practice in Calgary since 1977. He was a founder of the Calgary alumni component of Alpha Omega Dental Fraternity in Calgary, served on the Board of the Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontics, and is currently a clinical instructor at the University of Alberta Graduate Orthodontic Program. Dr. Hoffman lectures internationally on the topic of Computer Assisted Design and Manufacturing (CAD/CAM) of orthodontic brackets. His interest in airway diagnosis, the relationship of predominant oral breathing, and development of the facial complex has been an integral part of his practice.
Protecting your Wealth like your Health – Enhanced Strategies Amongst New Challenges, with Yaron Orgil and Jean-Pierre Laporte
|Yaron Orgil, CIMA®, FCSI®
Director, Wealth Management & Wealth Advisor The Orgil Wealth Management Group
|Jean-Pierre Laporte, BA, MA, JD
Chief Executive Officer INTEGRIS Pension Management Corp.
Part Two: Changing Family Dynamics and the 4P’s: Psychology, Pharmacology, Physiology; Phamily (and a lot of stress), Dr. David Rothman
Annual General Meeting
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