2021 PEAK Track II Spring Meeting and PAGD Annual Meeting

Starts:  May 13, 2021 08:30 AM (ET)
Ends:  May 16, 2021 12:00 PM (ET)
PEAK is back! Join your colleagues from across the state at the 2021 PEAK Track II Spring Meeting General practitioners will be gathering with one common goal: The pursuit of excellence in dentistry.

Thursday - PEAK Presentations from Your Colleagues

Hear your colleagues present real-world examples of how they implemented lessons learned on pathology and sleep all the way back from Fall 2019. Nothing to present? Come anyway and participate in a tradition that makes PEAK meetings unique.

Thursday evening will feature an off-site social event.
Friday - B
eyond the Basics: Contemporary Endodontics in 2021 by Karl Woodmansey, DDS, MA

This CE presentation will enhance endodontic proficiency at all skill levels. From diagnosis through instrumentation and obturation, all aspects of contemporary endodontic treatment will be comprehensively explored. Take your practice to the next level by reviewing core concepts and learning about state-of-the-art endodontic materials and techniques. Both novice and expert practitioners will appreciate this fresh perspective focusing on efficiency and predictability.

Following completion of this course the participant should be able to understand the following:

  • The value of CBCT for endodontic diagnosis
  • The importance of proper canal shaping
  • Procedural complications: Prevention and management.
    • Implants vs. endodontic treatment
    • Resorptive mechanisms and treatment
    • The hi-tech and low-tech futures of endodontic treatment.

    AGD Subject Code - 070 Endodontics

    Friday Evening - President's Banquet

    Join PAGD as we recognize our Masters and Fellows, recognize departing PAGD leadership, welcome new leadership, and pay tribute to friends that we lost in 2020. 


    Saturday - I Have It, You Need It!
    by Howard Glazer, DDS, FAGD

    This is a program about real dentistry for real people by a real dentist! Dr. Glazer will present a potpourri of the materials and techniques that he uses to make the day more productive, easier and fun! The entire dental team will benefit from learning together about the latest products and how they will benefit your patients. Dr. Glazer writes a bi-monthly column by the same title for Dental Economics magazine, and reviews new products and materials on a regular basis for his column.

    Following completion of this course the participant should be able to understand the following:

    1. To learn the different types of materials in various product categories
    2. To learn what is faster, easier and better
    3. To be able to evaluate product claims and merit
    4. To understand the benefits of "ouchless" anesthesia
    5. To understand the value of continual doctor/patient communication
    6. To understand how to utilize many of the newer bioactive materials

    AGD Subject Code - 010 Basic Sciences

    Saturday Night - Dinner On Your Own

    Harrisburg opens up on weekends for outdoor dining. Enjoy the many options available to you!


    Sunday - Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office
    by R. John Brewer, EMT-P

    Medical emergencies can occur at anytime in the dental office. Preparation for such emergencies is extremely important. A team approach ensures that all members of the dental team are prepared to handle emergency situations effectively. Through lecture and emergency case review, participants will improve their recognition and understanding of medical emergencies in the dental office setting. Perfect for both doctors and the entire dental team!

    Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:
    • Discuss the most common medical emergencies
    • Discuss drug related emergencies
    • Identify drugs/ supplies  required for  the Dental Office Emergency Kit
    • Review  the  medical history and identify patients at risk for medical emergencies
    • Systematically approach the management of an in office emergency.
    AGD Subject Code - 130 Electives


    Registration Costs (early bird rates expire April 1, 2021):

    Dentist (All inclusive) - Members $995.00, Nonmembers $1,095
    1st Year Graduate or Resident (All inclusive) - Members $199, Nonmembers $219
    2nd Year Graduate (All inclusive) - Members $398, Nonmembers $438
    3rd Year Graduate (All inclusive) - Members $597, Nonmembers $657
    4th Year Graduate (All inclusive) - Members $796, Nonmembers $876
    Thursday Only (Host Home not included) - Members $225, Nonmembers $250
    Friday Only (Evening Banquet not included) - Members $325, Nonmembers $350
    Saturday Only - Members $325, Nonmembers $350
    Sunday Only - Members $225, Nonmembers $250
    Non-Dentist Staff - Thursday (Host Home not included) - $75
    Non-Dentist Staff - Friday (Evening Banquet not included) - $100
    Non-Dentist Staff - Saturday - $100
    Non-Dentist Staff - Sunday - $75
    Thursday Evening Event - Member or Guest - $60.00
    Friday Evening Dinner - Member or Guest - $80.00


    Harrisburg Hilton
    1 N 2nd St
    Harrisburg, PA 17001
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    Steve Neidlinger