Event Details


Speed Learning: 6 Speakers, 6 Hours, 5 Credits

  • Fri, Oct 27, 2023 | 8:30 AM - Fri, Oct 27, 2023 | 4:30 PM
  • Address: 622 Third Ave, New York, NY 10017
  • Contact: Valerie Burgos
  • Email: vburgos@nycdentalsociety.org

ADA members: $99.00 
Non-Members: $145.00 CE hours: 5



Course Description:

This full-day program brings together cutting-edge dental lectures featuring clinicians who will provide a wealth of expertise on topics applicable to your practice. Our Speed Learning events provide an opportunity for speakers to present tips and techniques in a variety of dental disciplines. Join us for a day of new ideas and learning!

Learning Objectives:

You will take away practical ideas, new theories, and relevant concepts to support your patient care.

Meet Our Speakers | Speed Learning Oct 2023 

Dr. John Young 

Lecture Topic: The Use and Abuse of Antibiotics in Endodontic Infections

 Lecture Description:

It is estimated that 30% of the world's population suffers from untreated pulpal infections. These infections cause reduced quality of life from pain, swelling, and limits one’s ability to eat, drink and speak. Scientific literature consistently highlights the tremendous benefits of the use of antibiotics to help control these infections. However, the value of these drugs in preventing serious health complications can be undermined by the misuse of antibiotic prescriptions and lead to adverse consequences.

Learning Objectives:

1) Appreciate the complex microbiological nature of endodontic infections.

2) Know the indications for the use of adjunctive antibiotics.

3) Identify the conditions not requiring adjunctive antibiotics.

4) Avoid the risk of developing antibiotic resistance through proper prescribing.

5) Recognize the antibiotics that should be considered for odontogenic infections.


Speaker Biography:

Dr. John J. Young Jr. DDS received his degree from New York University College of Dentistry in New York City and completed a General Practice Residency at Staten Island University Hospital. He then joined his father's general dental practice, where he worked for over 30 years. In addition to private practice, Dr. Young was a consultant and treated developmentally disabled children and adults at the Terence Cardinal Cooke Health Care Center for 25 years. He is a Fellow and past President of the New York Academy of Dentistry and Fellow and past Chair of the New York Section of the American College of Dentists. He is also a Fellow of the International College of Dentists, Pierre Fauchard Academy, and the Academy of

General Dentistry. A member of the American Dental Association, the New York State Dental Society and the New York County Dental Society, Dr Young serves as General Chair Elect of the Greater New York Dental Meeting.

Julie Connolly DDS, MPH, MS   

Lecture Title: "Applying the NYSDA Code of Ethics to Real-World Dentistry"

Lecture Description:

This Lecture will be a mix of didactic presentation and interactive group discussion. The lecture will start with a review of the NYSDA Code of Ethics and as well as Methodologies that can be employed when faced with an Ethical Dilemma. Then Ethical Dilemma cases that represent common issues seen at the NYSDA Ethics Council will then be presented to the group. Interactive discussion amongst the attendees will be encouraged as the cases are reviewed.

Learning Objectives: 

1) An update on the current NYSDA Code of Ethics.
2) Different analytical approaches to use when faced with an Ethical Dilemma.
3) Real-world examples of Ethical Dilemmas and how they relate to the NYSDA Code of Ethics.

Speaker Biography:

Dr. Connolly is a Periodontist in Private Practice in Manhattan. She is also Volunteer Faculty at Columbia College of Dental Medicine where she teaches in the PG Periodontics Clinic and leads the Dental Ethics Training for the Dental Students and Perio Residents. She is the current Chair of the NY Section of the American College of Dentists as well as Regent of Regency 1 of the ACD. 

Edward Goldin, DDS 

Lecture Title: Implant restorations in the digital age; from single unit to full arch restorations

Lecture Description:

Implant restorations, from over dentures to single units to full arches, have traditionally been made using conventional impression techniques. However, today, there are multiple digital and hybrid techniques that can be utilized for the creation of implant restorations that are faster, easier and more user friendly than those of yester-year. Intra oral and bench top scanners have revolutionized implant dentistry along with techniques such as photogrammetry. Learn how all of these tools and techniques can make your implant restorations better, faster and easier than before.

Learning Objectives:

1) The participant will understand how to choose from fixed or removable implant restorations that best serve their patient.
2) The participant will see techniques such as intra oral scanning and lab bench top scanning used to create implant restorations.
3) The participant will be introduced to the concept of photogrammetry and its uses in dentistry.

Speaker Biography:

Edward Goldin, DDS, is a third-generation prosthodontist and partner at Prosthodontic Associates of NY, PC in Manhattan where he maintains a private practice 4 days a week. He graduated from Columbia University School of Dental and Oral Surgery and was inducted into OKU in 2001. In 2004, Dr. Goldin completed a 3-year residency in Prosthodontics at New York University College of Dentistry followed by a 2-year fellowship in implant dentistry that included both surgical and restorative training. While at NYU, he received one of four nation-wide ACP education foundation scholarships. Dr. Goldin’s research on the marginal fit of all ceramic restorations was published in The Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry. He has also published on immediate loading of dental implants and other Prosthodontic techniques in peer reviewed journals. He is a member of the ADA, AO, The New York Academy of Dentistry and is a Fellow of the Greater New York Academy of Prosthodontics. Dr. Goldin has been an assistant professor in the Periodontics/Implant Department and Prosthodontics departments at NYU for the past 12 years. He was recently awarded his 3rd teaching award in 2018. He lectures nationally and internationally on the topics of digital dentistry, dental implants and Prosthodontics.

Bhagwati Mistry, DDS, MDS

Lecture Title: Easy-Short, Yoga-Mindfulness Tools To Reduce Stress-Burnout -Ergonomic Issues & Enhance Resilience -Health -Wellness

Lecture Description:

Participative Breath-Body-Mind Integrated Yoga -Mindfulness Tools to practice sitting or standing at office or home by all to Relax-Renew-Recharge, Mind & Body, increase resiliency, focus, productivity and create calm in chaos.

Learning Objectives:

1) Yoga-Mindfulness based gentle movements & stretches for lubrication & flexibility of joints, to create Spinal flexibility & strength to prevent or reduce neck & back pains. 
2) Breath-Based Mindfulness stress reduction & relaxation of mine & body.

Speaker Biography:

 Dr. Mistry has experience of Pediatric Dentistry Private practice for 40 yrs., part-time faculty for Pediatric residency for 20 years, she is a Certified Yoga, Meditation & Wellness teacher & coach for 12 years. Has given lectures in Pediatric Dentistry, lectures & workshops in Yoga-Meditation at AAPD, GNYDM,9th Dental Association, Dental schools, currently serves on ADA Dentist Wellness Council, ADA & AAPD Advocacy team. Past President of 9th District. 

Dr. Juliana Ramalho 

Lecture Title: Smile and Beyond: Botox and Fillers for Facial Aesthetics in Dentistry

Lecture Description:

Join us for an engaging exploration of the exciting intersection between dentistry and facial aesthetics. In this lecture, we will delve into the transformative world of Botox and dermal fillers, unveiling their potential to enhance both smiles and overall facial harmony. Discover how these minimally invasive treatments can complement traditional dental procedures, improving patient satisfaction and boosting your practice's success. Through informative case studies and expert insights, we'll navigate the art and science of achieving radiant smiles that go beyond teeth, transforming lives in the process.

Learning Objectives: 

1) Gain a comprehensive understanding of the role of Botox and dermal fillers in dental aesthetics.
2) Learn how to integrate facial aesthetics into dental practice to offer comprehensive patient care.
3) Explore the latest techniques and best practices for safe and effective Botox and filler treatments.
4) Understand the potential benefits of adding facial aesthetics services to your practice, including patient retention and practice growth.
5) Gain insights into ethical considerations and legal aspects of offering these treatments within a dental setting.

Speaker Biography:

Dr. Juliana Ramalho is a distinguished Dental Professional, renowned for her expertise in Implant Dentistry, Prosthodontics, Aesthetic Dentistry, and Facial Aesthetics. With over 18 years of unwavering dedication to dentistry, dental education, and healthcare training, she has made a significant impact in these fields. Currently associated with GREEHOF, a leading Brazilian healthcare education and scientific writing support company, committed to excellence, and healthcare innovation. Her passion for setting exceptional standards, orchestrating transformative patient experiences, and driving innovation across disciplines has solidified her reputation as a trailblazer in the healthcare industry. Her extensive professional journey has seen her working in diverse settings, including universities, fellowship courses, and multinational companies in the pharmaceutical sector. Her areas of expertise encompass a wide spectrum, including Dental Implants, Dental Veneers, Dental Surgeries, Oral Surgery, Pain Management, and more.

Angelo Ostuni, DDS MD 

 Lecture Title: Coronectomy in the management and treatment of impacted third molars or “at risk” teeth

Lecture Description:

The indications for removal of third molars will be reviewed along with classification of impactions. Participants will be introduced to the coronectomy as a surgical technique to manage complex third molars when in need of removal.

Learning Objectives: 

Participants should become familiar with the classification of and indications for removal of impacted third molars and able to describe what a coronectomy is, its indications, basic surgical technique and follow-up protocol.

Speaker Biography:

Angelo Ostuni, DDS MD, is a board certified Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon.  He is a graduate of Columbia University’s College of Dental Medicine and completed a six-year Oral Surgery program at the New York Presbyterian Hospital (Columbia University Campus).  He completed his residency in 2008 and served as an Assistant Clinical Professor at Columbia University’s College of Dental Medicine.

Dr. Ostuni lived and practiced in his native Italy from 2009 until 2013, expanding his education and training as a surgical research Fellow at the European Institute of Oncology in Milan and as a surgeon at Ostuni MD – Center for Plastic Surgery in the beautiful region of Puglia in southern Italy.  Upon his return to New York, he was an associate surgeon in a multi-doctor group practice and in 2015 he founded his own state of the art oral surgery practice, Carnegie Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery.

Dr. Ostuni is currently on staff at the Mount Sinai Hospital, Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery.

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