Saturday, March 11, 2023
Hotel Indigo (Oakland), 329 Technology Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15219

8am-1pm (7:30am Registration/Breakfast)
Break and working lunch also provided

2023 Anesthesia Update for Office Anesthesia

5 Credit Hours

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Learning Objectives:

  • Airway evaluation and management during anesthesia
  • Ketamine effects for sedation in office setting
  • Management of allergic reactions
  • Complications induced by marijuana

Presented by:

Dr. Edward Adlesic
and
Dr. Mark Sosovicka

Dr. Edward C. Adlesic received his dental degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine in 1980 and then completed an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency program at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1984. He returned to Pittsburgh and established a private practice in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery that he maintained from 1984 to 2015. During that time, he served as Chief of the
Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Western Pennsylvania Hospital for 18 years, and served in the United States Army Reserves from 1988 to 1998, being activated for Operation Desert Storm in 1991. In 2015, he accepted a faculty position at the University of Pittsburgh as an Assistant Professor in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery with a dual appointment in the Department of Dental Anesthesiology, which he currently maintains. Dr. Adlesic is a Fellow in AAOMS and is the Chair for the Committee on Anesthesia. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and serves on the Oral Examination Committee of ABOMS. Dr. Adlesic is a Fellow in the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology and a Diplomate of the National Board of Dental Anesthesiology. He is a past Director and the current Vice President of the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology. Dr Adlesic is a frequent lecturer at AAOMS and ADSA regional and national meetings.

Dr. Mark Sosovicka is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine. Following dental
school, he completed GPR training at Montefiore Hospital and an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery residency at the
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Dr. Sosovicka was involved in private practice in Pittsburgh for 10 years.
Since 2002, he has been an Assistant Professor at the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine, training
both dental students and OMFS residents. His practice interests include dentoalveolar surgery and out-patient
anesthesia.

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Dr. Adlesic and Dr. Sosovicka have no financial relationships relevant to this presentation to disclose.

Dental Society of Western PA is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider Approved by Pennsylvania Dental Association.
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Dental Society of Western PA designates this activity for 6 continuing education credits.