Stacy Geisler, DDS, PhD

Stacy GeislerStacy Geisler, DDS, PhD

1. Thursday, April 2, 2009
9 am - 12 pm
3 CE credits
Guest Speaker: Jody Kujovich, MD
2. Friday, April 3, 2009
9 am -12 pm
3 CE credits
ODA course
Recommended for: Dentists
1. Help! I Can't Stop the Bleeding:
A Review of Hematologic Issues for Dentistry

A collaborative lecture with Dr. Jody Kujovich on hematology and bleeding disorders and how they affect dentistry.  The three hour lecture provides a didactic lecture from Dr. Kujovich (components of the hematologic system; components of basic lab values, etc) and features case based learning from Dr. Geisler. 

Topics discussed:

  1. Von Willenbrand's Disease
  2. Liver Failure 
  3. Kidney Failure
  4. Hemophilia A and B
  5. Thrombocytopenia
  6. Medications such as Plavix and Coumadin and how they effect Hemostasis

Approximately 80 million Americans use aspirin daily and 30 million use Coumadin: blood thinning medications that can have an impact on complications related to dental therapy.  This course will review hematology principles and management strategies for patients using blood thinning medication and requiring invasive dental therapy.  An overview of hematology, Von Willenbrand's disease, organ failure and hemophilia will be presented.

 2. What Does the Evidence Say?
A Morning of Evidence Based Dentistry

Evidence Based Dentistry (EBD) is an emerging field in both medicine and dentistry that uses the available evidence to guide clinical treatment.  What does the evidence say regarding fluoride, ideal recall periods, partial caries excavation, and immediate implants? Come and find out!


Dr. Stacy Geisler is a board certified oral and maxillofacial surgeon with over 16 years of surgical experience.  She is an American Dental Association Evidence Based Reviewer and has served as a peer reviewer for journals such as the Lancet, Community Dentistry and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Cancer Detection and Prevention and the Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.  Dr. Geisler practices in Lake Oswego.