Prof Tony Pogrel

Tony Pogrel

With a keen interest in archaeology, Professor Anthony Pogrel is a man who is well-acquainted with many and varied stages of the human and natural world.  In his professional capacity, Tony is very much in the here-and-now where he is currently a professor of the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of California. His current position follows training in general surgery and oral and maxillofacial surgery in the UK, Holland and USA, Dr Pogrel was appointed consultant oral and maxillofacial surgeon in Peterborough and Cambridge, England. A fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons, the American College of Surgeons and the British Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, among many others, Tony holds both medical and dental licenses in California and is board certified in oral and maxillofacial surgery. A frequent presenter at specialty meetings throughout the world, he has been published in more than 200 publications on a variety of topics.

Sessions

Nerve damage in dentistry
Main Scientific Program
Thursday 2nd May
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
HALL C

The inferior alveolar and lingual nerves can be damaged by a number of dental procedures including local anesthesia, root canal therapy, implant insertion, periodontal surgery and dentoalveolar surgery (especially third molars surgery). This talk will discuss the etiology of these conditions, their prevention and management.

Issues regarding wisdom teeth - Part 1
Main Scientific Program
Thursday 2nd May
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
HALL C

Removal of third molars is one of the most frequently performed surgical procedures and the necessity for their removal has been discussed. This talk will discuss the indications for and against removal of third molars, the different techniques employed, including the possible role for lingual nerve protection and also the role for coronectomy or deliberate root retention.  Some of the possible complications of third molar removal will also be discussed including their prevention and management. 

Issues regarding wisdom teeth - Part 2
Main Scientific Program
Friday 3rd May
8:05 AM - 9:00 AM
HALL C

Removal of third molars is one of the most frequently performed surgical procedures and the necessity for their removal has been discussed. This talk will discuss the indications for and against removal of third molars, the different techniques employed, including the possible role for lingual nerve protection and also the role for coronectomy or deliberate root retention.  Some of the possible complications of third molar removal will also be discussed including their prevention and management. 

Oral manifestation of systemic disease
Main Scientific Program
Saturday 4th May
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
HALL C

A number of systemic diseases have manifestations in the oral cavity which may have a distinctive appearance.  This talk will identify these conditions and set out guidelines for their management. 

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