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ROBERT A. CONVISSAR, D.D.S., F.A.G.D.

TEACHING/LECTURES PRESENTED

September 2011 Delaware Academy of General Dentistry Meeting. Participation Course with Multiple Hard and Soft Tissue Lasers – an Academy of Laser Dentistry Standard Proficiency Certification Course

August 2011 Northern California Academy of General Dentistry San Jose.  Lasers in Periodontics and Restorative Dentistry.

July 2011 Academy of General Dentistry 2011 Annual Conference San Diego, CA. 
 Participation Course with Multiple Hard and Soft Tissue Lasers – an Academy of Laser Dentistry Standard Proficiency Certification Course
 
June 2011 Missouri AGD, St. Louis. MO.  Participation Course with Multiple Hard and Soft Tissue Lasers – an Academy of Laser Dentistry Standard Proficiency Certification Course 

May 2011  New Jersey Health Practitioner Development Institute Participation Course with Multiple Hard and Soft Tissue Lasers – an Academy of Laser Dentistry Standard Proficiency Certification Course

April 2011 Tufts University College of Dentistry  - Participation Course with Multiple Hard and Soft Tissue Lasers – an Academy of Laser Dentistry Standard Proficiency Certification Course

March 2011 Chicago AGD Lasers in Periodontics and Restorative Dentistry

March 2011  University of Toronto College of Dentistry, Toronto, CA  Participation Course with Multiple Hard and Soft Tissue Lasers – an Academy of Laser Dentistry Standard Proficiency Certification Course

February 2011 – Louisiana Academy of General Dentistry
Participation Course with Multiple Hard and Soft Tissue Lasers – an Academy of Laser Dentistry Standard Proficiency Certification Course

February 2011 New Jersey Health Practitioner Development Institute Participation Course with Multiple Hard and Soft Tissue Lasers – an Academy of Laser Dentistry Standard Proficiency Certification Course

January 2011 Rocky Mountain Dental Meeting, Denver. CO – 3 days of various laser courses – both advanced and beginners participation courses

December 2010 Tufts University, Boston, MA. Multiple Hard and Soft Tissue Lasers – an ALD Standard Proficiency Certification Course

November 2010 Ontario Dental Association Meeting, Ottawa, CA Lasers in Periodontics and Restorative Dentistry

October 2010  American Academy of Implant Dentistry Annual Meeting, Boston, MA
Lasers and Implants – A Perfect Match

July 2010 Instituto de Tecnologia Avanzada, Monterrey, Mexico – CO2 Lasers in Dentistry – a Participation Course

June 2010 Arizona AGD Academy of Laser Dentistry Standard Proficiency Certification Course

May 2010 Ontario Dental Society –Lasers in Periodontics and Restorative Dentistry

April 2010 N.Y. State AGD Lasers in Periodontics and Restorative Dentistry

April 2010 Nation’s Capital Dental Meeting, Washington, D.C. – Lasers in Periodontics and Restorative Dentistry
 
April 2010 Academy of Laser Dentistry Annual Meeting Miami, Fl. – The Importance of Tissue Biotype in Selection of Proper Laser Parameters

March 2010 Tufts University College of Dentistry, Boston MA Lasers in Periodontics and Restorative Dentistry

January 2010 Georgia AGD Atlanta, GA. Lasers in Periodontics and Restorative Dentistry

December 2009 Great Lakes Study Club, Minneapolis, MN Academy of Laser Dentistry Standard Proficiency Certification Course

December 2009 Seattle Study Club – Houston, Texas Chapter – Lasers in Periodontics and Restorative Dentistry

November 2009  All Dent Learning Center, Glen Cove, N.Y. Lasers in Periodontics and Restorative Dentistry

November 2009 New England Dental Society – Lasers in Periodontics and Restorative Dentistry

November 2009 Greater NY Dental Meeting, NYC
Lasers in Periodontics and Restorative Dentistry

October 2009  American Dental Association Annual Session, Honolulu Hawaii 
The Biologic Rationale for the Use of Lasers in Non Surgical, Surgical and Regenerative Periodontics
Oral Cancer Detection and Biopsy Techniques for the General Dentist and Dental Hygienist

October 2009 Instituto de Tecnologia Avanzada, Monterrey, Mexico – CO2 Lasers in Dentistry – a Participation Course

September 2009  Oklahoma AGD Academy of Laser Dentistry Standard Proficiency Certification Course

July 2009  Academy of General Dentistry Annual Session
The Biologic Rationale for the Use of Lasers in Periodontics and Restorative Dentistry – An Advanced Laser Participation Course

June, 2009  Florida National Dental Congress, Orlando, FL Lasers in Periodontics and Restorative Dentistry

May 2009 Second District Dental Society, New York City Lasers in Periodontics and Restorative Dentistry

April 2009 Tufts University College of Dentistry, Boston, MA  Lasers in Periodontics and Restorative Dentistry

April 2009 Academy of Laser Dentistry Annual Conference Las Vegas, NV  Participation Course in Laser Biopsy Techniques
Importance of Tissue Biotype in Selection of Parameters for Laser Dentistry

March 2009  New Jersey Health Professional Development Institute River Edge, N.J.
Academy of Laser Dentistry Standard Proficiency Certification Course

February 2009  Creighton University College of Dentistry, Omaha, Nebraska  Academy of Laser Dentistry Standard Proficiency Certification Course

January, 2009  University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA Lasers in Periodontics and Restorative Dentistry

January, 2009  All Dent Dental Learning Center, Glen Cove, N.Y.
Lasers in Periodontics and Restorative Dentistry

December 2008 Tufts University, Boston. MA Lasers in Periodontics and Restorative Dentistry

November 2008  Instituto de Tecnologia Avanzada, Monterrey, Mexico – CO2 Lasers in Dentistry – a Participation Course

September 2008 Japanese Society of Laser Dentistry Annual Meeting: Multiple Workshops to be determined

September 2008 Ft. Worth Academy of General Dentistry  Academy of Laser Dentistry Standard Proficiency Certification Course

August 2008 Deka Annual Meeting, Florida Participation Course in Laser Biopsy Techniques

July 2008 World Federation of Laser Dentistry Meeting, Hong Kong
1) Think Like a Laser Dentist
2) Participation Course in Laser Biopsy Techniques
3) Lasers in Periodontics: Initial Therapy and Osseous Regeneration

May 2008 New Jersey Health Professionals Development Institute Academy of Laser Dentistry Standard Proficiency Certification Course

April 2008  Academy of Laser Dentistry Annual Meeting  San Diego, CA Participation Course in Laser Biopsy Techniques

March 2008 Instituto de Tecnologia Avanzada, Monterrey, Mexico  Lasers in Periodontics and Restorative Dentistry – a Participation Course

March 2008  Tufts University School of Dental Medicine
Lasers in Periodontics and Restorative Dentistry -  a Participation Course

December 2007 Instituto de Tecnologia Avanzada, Monterrey, Mexico: CO2 Lasers in Dentistry – a Particpation Course

November 2007 New Hampshire Dental Association, Concord New Hampshire. Introductory course on Laser Dentistry

August 2007 Deka Users Annual Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl Participation Course in Laser Biopsy Techniques

April 2007 Star of the South Dental Meeting, Houston, Texas
Lasers in Periodontics and Restorative Dentistry  - a Participation Course

January, 2007 Instituto de Tecnologia Avanzada, Monterrey, Mexico:
Lasers in Periodontics and Restorative Dentistry – a Participation Course

November, 2006 Northern Nevada Dental Association.  Academy of Laser Dentistry Standard Proficiency Certification Course, Reno, Nevada

October 2006 Houston Academy of General Dentistry, Houston, Texas.  Lasers in Periodontics and Restorative Dentistry – a Participation Course

July, 2006 New York County Dental Society, NYC.  Academy of Laser Dentistry Standard Proficiency Certification Course

May, 2006 Instituto de Tecnologia Avanzda, Monterrey, Mexico: Participation Course in Biopsy Techniques for the Laser Dentist

April, 2006 Tufts University College of Dentistry, Boston. MA.  Academy of Laser Dentistry Standard Proficiency Certification Course

April 2006
Star of the South Dental Meeting, Houston, Texas 
From Class III Mobility to Rock Solid in Twelve Easy Steps

April 2006  Special Laboratory for Lasers in Dentistry, University of Sao Paolo College of Dentistry, Sao Paolo, Brazil: Participation Course With Multiple Hard and Soft Tissue Lasers

January, 2006 Yankee Dental Meeting, Boston, MA Participation Course With Multiple Hard and Soft Tissue Lasers

January 2006 University of Nevada College of Dentistry, Las Vegas.NV.  Academy of Laser Dentistry Standard Proficiency Certification Course

October 2005 NY County Dental Society, NYC Academy of Laser Dentistry Standard Proficiency Certification Course in Laser Dentistry

September 2005 Calgary Dental Association, Alberta, CA. Participation Course With Multiple Hard and Soft Tissue Lasers

June 2005 Boston University Division of Continuing Education Lasers in Periodontics and Restorative Dentistry

May 2005 European Society of Oral Laser Applications, Barcelona Spain   The Biologic Rationale for the Use of Lasers in Non Surgical, Surgical, and Regenerative Periodontics

April 2005 Academy of Laser Dentistry Annual Meeting,  New Orleans, LA.  The Biologic Rationale for the Use of Lasers in Non Surgical, Surgical, and Regenerative Periodontics

Participation Course in Laser Biopsy Techniques for the General Dentist

July 2004 – Caribbean American Regional Dental Association Annual Meeting, Miami, Florida  Participation Course With Multiple Hard and Soft Tissue Lasers

May, 2004  26th Annual Asia/Pacific Dental Congress, Hong Kong Participation Course With Multiple Hard and Soft Tissue Lasers

April, 2004  Quintessence International Dental Symposium, Sydney, Australia.  Lasers in Restorative Esthetics

January, 2004 Hawaii Dental Association - Multiple Hard and Soft Tissue Lasers - a Standard Proficiency Course

November 2003 LaserFlorence Conference, Florence, Italy. A Rationale for the use of Er:YAG lasers in Endodontics

September, 2003 26th Annual Meeting of the Association for Dental Sciences of the Republic of China, Taiwan.  Multiple Hard and Soft Tissue Lasers 

June, 2003 SIDEX Exhibition (South Korea International Dental Exhibition), Seoul, Republic of Korea - Participation Course With Multiple Hard And Soft Tissue Lasers

May, 2003  Ye Dental Hospital, Seoul, Republic of Korea - Multiple Hard and Soft Tissue Lasers - A Participation Course

March, 2003 Nations Capital Dental Association, Washington, D.C. Multiple Hard and Soft Tissue Lasers

March, 2003 Academy of Laser Dentistry Annual Meeting, Destin, Florida.  Laser Palliation of the Oral Manifestations of HIV+ Infection
Er.YAG Lasers in Endodontics

February 2003 Indiana University School of Dentistry - Multiple Hard and Soft Tissue Lasers - a Standard Proficiency Course

December, 2002 West Middlesex Hospital Post Graduate Center, London, England Multiple Hard and Soft Tissue Lasers

November, 2002  Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide and Perth Australia  Multiple Hard and Soft Tissue Lasers - a Standard Proficiency Course 

November, 2002  New York County Dental Society - Multiple Hard and Soft Tissue Lasers

October, 2002 Laser Florence Conference, Florence Italy.  Laser Palliation of the Oral Manifestations of HIV Infection

January, 2002  - Yankee Dental Meeting, Boston, MA Participation Course With Multiple Hard and Soft Tissue Lasers

November, 2001 - Greater New York Dental Meeting, New York City   Participation Course With Multiple Hard and Soft Tissue Lasers
 
October, 2001 - American Dental Association Annual Session, Kansas City, MO  - Participation Course in Soft and Hard Tissue Lasers

September, 2001 - Texas Academy of Laser Dentistry - Participation Course with Multiple Hard and Soft Tissue Lasers

August, 2001 - Mexican Academy of Laser Dentistry, Veracruz, Mexico.  Multiple Hard and Soft Tissue Lasers in General Practice

May, 2001 - European Society of Esthetic Dentistry, Limassol, Cyprus   Multiple Soft and Hard Tissue Lasers

April, 2001 - California Dental Association, Anaheim, CA
Participation Course in Soft and Hard Tissue Lasers

March, 2001 Hinman Dental Meeting, Atlanta Georgia
Participation Course in Biopsy Techniques for the General Practitioner

March, 2001 - Academy of Laser Dentistry Annual Session, Tuscon, AZ -  Participation Course in Biopsy Techniques

January, 2001 Yankee Dental Congress, Boston, MA
Participation Course in Soft and Hard Tissue Lasers
Participation Course on Biopsy Techniques for the General Practitioner

July, 2000  Academy of General Dentistry Annual Session Toronto, Canada.  Participation Course in Soft and Hard Tissue Lasers

April, 2000  American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery Annual Meeting, Reno, NV  Co-Chair, Section on Dentistry.  Laser Palliation of the AIDS Patient

March, 2000 Academy of Laser Dentistry Annual Session, Panama City Beach, Florida Participation Course in Biopsy Techniques

December, 1998 Greater New York Dental Meeting, New York City
“Clinical Applications of Hard and Soft Tissue Lasers”

July, 1998
Academy of General Dentistry Annual Meeting, Boston, Mass
“Participation Course With Multiple Hard and Soft Tissue Lasers”
 
June, 1998
First District Dental Society, New York City
Participation Course with Multiple Hard and Soft Tissue Lasers

January, 1998
Overlook Hospital, Summit N.J.
“Clinical Course in Multiple Lasers for Dentistry”

May, 1997
Ninth District Dental Society, New York
“Common Sense Laser Dentistry in General Practice”

January, 1996
Yankee Dental Congress, Boston, MA.
“Hands-On Multiwavelength Laser Dentistry”

November 1995
Greater New York Dental Meeting, NYC
“Lasers and Oral Medicine”

April 1995
Greater Long Island Dental Meeting, Huntington, N.Y.
Lasers and Oral Medicine - A Perfect Match

February 1995
State University of New York at Stony Brook College of Dentistry
“Hands-On Multiple Wavelength Dental Laser Seminar”

April 1994
District of Columbia Dental Society Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C.
“Hands-On Multiple Wavelength Dental Laser Seminar”

October 1993
New York University College of Dentistry
Center for Continuing Dental Education
“Hands-On Multiwavelength Dental Laser Seminar”
 
June 1993 Academy of Laser Dentistry Annual Meeting, Chicago, Ill.
“Laser Therapy As An Adjunct to Removable Prosthetic Care”

“Tuberosity Reduction Using A CO2 Laser”

“Laser Treatment in Fixed Prosthetics”

April 1993
East Coast Laser Symposium, NYC
“Clinical Advantages of a High Repetition Rate Pulsed Nd.YAG Laser”

February 1993
First District Dental Society, NYC
“Hands-On Course in Dental Lasers”

November 1992
Greater New York Dental Meeting, NYC
“Superior Prosthetic Results With A Nd.YAG Laser”

May 1992
First District Dental Society, NYC
"Clinical Aspects of Lasers in Dentistry: A Hands-On Course”

February 1992
Virgin Islands Dental Association, St. Thomas, U.S.V.I.
“Lasers in Dentistry: An Update”

October 1991
First District Dental Society, NYC
“Clinical Advantages of Lasers in Dentistry

January 1991
Bronx County Dental Society, NYC
“Use of the Nd.YAG Laser in Periodontal Therapy”

November 1990 - Present
Institute for Laser Dentistry
Clinical Instructor of Laser Dentistry

October 1990
Albert Einstein College of Medicine Postgraduate Dental Continuing Education Department
“Lasers in Dentistry”