Saturday Speakers

Lee Young was born and raised in the low country of South Carolina. He attended the public school system in Hampton, and graduated from the University of South Carolina, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. He received his DMD degree from the Medical University of South Carolina, and also received a Master of Medical Science (MMSc) (Anesthesiology) from Emory University.  Dr. Young completed his residency in Periodontics at the Medical University of South Carolina, and also received a Masters in Health Science at that time. He was a Clinical Assistant Professor of Periodontology at the Medical University of South Carolina from 1982 – 2016. Dr. Young is a member of the American Dental Association, American Academy of Periodontology, Southern Academy of Periodontology, the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology, American Society of Dentist Anesthesiologists, as well as many local and state organizations.  Dr. Young is a diplomat of the American Dental Board of Anesthesiology and a fellow of the International College of Dentists. For over 20 years, Dr. Young has maintained an international lecture series for periodontists, concentrating on Anesthesiology and Emergency Medicine. Dr. Young maintains a full-time private practice, limited to periodontology and dental implants, serving the residents of the coastal empire of Georgia, as well as the low country of South Carolina.

Moderate Sedation & Emergency Management
Saturday, May 5th 8:30am - 11:30am

Credit Hours:

Session Objectives:
  • Current guidelines for moderate sedation, deep sedation
  • Focused physical examination
  • Medications recommended for minimal/moderate sedation
  • Recommended emergency medications
  • Emergency protocols

Renee Russell completed the Dental Assistance Course in 1988 and earned an associate degree in dental hygiene from Florence Darlington Technical College in 1992. She graduated with a Bachelor of Health Science degree from the Medical University of South Carolina in 2006. Renee is an active member of the South Carolina Dental Hygiene Association, the American Dental Hygiene Association, and The Organization for Safety and Asepsis Procedures. Renee has been selected as a Hu-Friedy Key Opinion Leader.

OSHA & Infection Control-How Safe is your Practice?
Saturday, May 5th 8:00am - 12:00pm

Credit Hours:

Session Description:
Attend this fast paced, lively session on how to position your practice to be in compliance with applicable state and federal regulations, as well as the 2003 CDC dental infection control guidelines. This session will meet the requirements of the Dental Practice Act (SC Code of Regulations 39-5 and 39-10).
This training will address measures to reduce the likelihood of a bloodborne exposure, the post exposure process, and a review of the Hazard Communication Standard and the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling (GHS), and t 4 critical steps in instrument processing.

Upon completion of this presentation, the learner will be able to discuss basic infection control principles, including proper disinfection process for environmental surfaces, patient equipment and prevention of spread of respiratory illness.
Come join this session and learn how to keep your employees and your patient’s safe in the work environment.

The South Carolina Dental Association is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. This continuing education activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the standards of the ADA Continuing Education Recognition Program (ADA CERP) through joint efforts between the South Carolina Dental Association, South Carolina Dental Assistants Association and South Carolina Dental Lab Technicians Associations. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to ADA CERP at