Fall MasterTrack

September 28, 2018 @ 8:30 am – September 29, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

Fall MasterTrack

September 28-29, 2018

8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

 ProTech Dental Studios

1890 Preston White Drive, Ste 300

Reston, VA 20191


$950 Members

$1199 Non-Members

$198 Staff

A Simple Approach to Medical Management, Odontogenic Infections, Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Prosthetically Driven Implant Placement

Ziad Ali, DMD, MD

16 Participation Credits, Code 310

*Course credits may be doubled following case presentations at the next session

Medical Management, Oral Sedation, and Emergencies: A Simple Approach

Doctors and their staff are welcome to come join us for a comprehensive talk on medically managing patients, giving oral sedatives, and recognizing and managing medical emergencies.


The course objectives include:

  • Management of conditions such as Hypertension, Coronary Artery Disease, Blood Thinners, Oral Steroids, Liver Disease, Kidney Disease, Bipolar disorder, Schizophrenia, Thyroid disease, etc.
  • Understanding the basis of Oral Sedative use
  • Learn how to choose the right medication, pick the correct dosage, and administer the medications safely.
  • Recognize the effects of medications on patients and how to manage related complications.
  • Management of Medical Emergencies related to but not limited to the above medical conditions


Odontogenic Infections: A Simple Approach to Diagnosis and Decision Making


Doctors and their staff are welcome to come join us for a comprehensive talk on Odontogenic Infections.


The course objectives include:

  • Recognizing and assessing infections of the Head and Neck
  • Understanding the surgical and antimicrobial management of odontogenic infections
  • Emphasis will be placed on recognition and decision making


Non-CPAP Management of Obstructive Sleep Apnea: How Dentists can save lives

Doctors and their staff are welcome to come join us for a comprehensive talk on Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA).


The course objectives include:

  • Diagnosis and pathophysiology of OSA
  • The Multi-Specialty Team approach to management
  • The role of the Dentist as part of the team
  • The Oral Appliance – design and science
  • Implementing In-Office flow and Out-Of-Office communication
  • Using new technologies such as intra-oral digital scanning
  • Marketing and practice building
  • Billing and reimbursement strategies that match your Goals


Dental Implants: Using a digital work-flow for safe and prosthetically-driven placement


Doctors and their staff are welcome to come join us for a comprehensive talk on dental implants.


The course objectives include:

  • A prosthetically-driven approach to implant placement
  • Communicating and treatment planning with dental lab technicians
  • Using intra-oral digital scanning and 3D planning software for optimal results
  • Establishing a high standard for simple implant placement by the General Practitioner
  • Understanding limitations and establishing your “comfort level”
  • Avoiding complications such as predictable bone loss/implant failure
  • Mechanically, hygienically, and prosthetically unfavorable implant placement
  • Nerve injuries


All talks emphasize a SIMPLE and BOTTOM LINE approach for Dentists.



Ziad Ali DMD, MD grew up in Montreal, Canada, where he received both his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from McGill University. He then moved to Philadelphia, PA, where he completed his dental degree at the University of Pennsylvania. Realizing his strong interest in the field of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, he moved to Houston, TX, where he received his medical degree and certificate in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery from the University of Texas. Dr. Ali is board-certified and is a diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (ABOMS). He is also a member of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS).

Currently, Dr. Ali is Clinical Director at Elevation Implant Services and Integrative Oral and Facial Surgery in McLean, VA. He has strong interest in the fields of dental implants, bone grafting, wisdom teeth removal, corrective jaw surgery, as well as Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA). He operates and teaches at the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery/Washington Hospital Center in Washington, D.C.

Dr. Ali enjoys spending time with his wife and two sons in McLean, Va, and enjoys exercising, soccer, traveling, and scuba diving.