The Traveling Exodontist: Understanding Traditional Oral Surgery Principles With An Innovative Practice Option

June 3, 2021 at 7:00 PM

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Join Dr. Snell as he shares his experience as a general dentist that provides oral surgery and anesthesia services. When tooth removal is indicated, having the skills to properly evaluate teeth preoperatively is essential for successful surgery and proper healing. Additionally, having the skills to administer anxiolysis treatment to aid in the patient's comfort during surgery can make every experience better for the patient. And finally, Dr. Snell will share innovative options to build a successful practice in today's fast-growing world.


Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to:

  1. Better understand real-world surgery principles related to extractions.
  2. Understand how to properly evaluate a patient and their X-ray preoperatively to better prepare for the surgical experience.
  3. Learn and appreciate the demand for innovative practice options in today’s dental environment.

Dr. Heath SnellHeath C. Snell, DDS

Dr. Heath Snell completed his undergraduate studies, graduating Summa Cum Laude, from Arizona State University.  He then went on to pursue his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Colorado School of Dentistry.  While in dental school, Dr. Snell received several honors and awards and was nominated into the prestigious Omicron Kappa Upsilon dental honors society.

Following dental school, Dr. Snell completed a one-year course of study in Advanced Education in General Dentistry where he gained the needed training to perform such complex dental procedures as placement of dental implants and extraction of wisdom teeth.  Because of this extra training, he is also certified to perform oral and IV sedation.

When he is not working, Dr. Snell enjoys spending time with his wife, Chelsea, and their four kids.  He also enjoys athletics and photography and is very active in his church and community.


This session is presented by

Academy of General Dentistry