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Proper Pharmocologic Prescribing & Disposal for Dental Practitioners

Featuring Marvin Leventer, DDS

7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

2L CE Credits | AGD 010


Course Description:

The prescription drug abuse epidemic; what do we need to know as general dentists and how do we decrease its impact in our community? In this seminar, we will review proper writing of prescriptions, disposal of unused medications, and protection of prescription pads.  We will learn how to identify patients at risk for abuse and how to manage post op pain without narcotics.


This course fulfills the requirement for relicensure.

About the Speaker:

Dr. Marvin Leventer received his dental degree from the University of Maryland in 1990. He then completed a General Practice Residency, and a Dental Anesthesiology Residency at Brookdale Hospital Medical Center in New York. Dr. Leventer is a Diplomat of the American Dental Board of Anesthesiology where he is also on the Board of Directors and serves as a board examiner.  He is also a member of the American Society of Dentist Anesthesiologists, the Academy of General Dentistry and the American Dental Association. Dr. Leventer is committed to providing dental care without pain or anxiety.


Dr. Leventer started his academic career in 1997 as a part time clinical instructor in Dental Anesthesiology at the University of Maryland Dental School while maintaining a private general dental practice with a focus on anesthesia for dentistry. In 2009 he  became a full time Assistant Professor at the University of Maryland. He provides sedation and general anesthesia within the dental school, practices general dentistry in the faculty practice and provides dental services at the University of Maryland Hospital. He has presented many CE courses for the use of sedation and anesthesia in dentistry.

He spends much of his spare time running and mountain biking and has completed many ultra-marathons and triathlons.

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