Scientific Session 2022

2022 Annual Scientific Session and General Assembly of Members Meeting

Thursday, April 28– Saturday, April 30, 2022

The session has ended, and registration has closed.

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JW Marriott Atlanta Buckhead

3300 Lenox Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30326
Room block is available April 26– April 30

Room Reservations can be made through the ASDA’s room block: or by calling (404) 262-3344 to speak directly to reservations


*Separate registration required for the Difficult Airway Management: Hands-on Course. In-person only, seating limited


All times listed below are in Eastern Standard Time (EST)

Thursday, April 28, 2022

7:45-8:00 AM

Welcome, Introductory Remarks

Program Chair: Bryant Cornelius, DDS

8:00-9:00 AM

Non-Technical Aspects of Airway Management: Anticipating and Preventing Problems

Speaker: Michael Lyaker, MD

9:00-10:00 AM


Anesthetic Requirements of TMJ Surgery /Best Cases

Speaker: Greg Ness, DDS

10:15-11:15 AM

Hypotensive Anesthesia Techniques

Speaker: Simon Prior, DDS, PhD, MS

11:15 AM-12:15 PM


TXA for Bleeding Control

Speaker: Lenny Naftalin, DDS

1:15-2:15 PM

Neuromuscular Monitoring: Qualitative v. Quantitative Monitoring and the Various Technologies Available

Speaker: Jonathan Ross Renew, MD

2:15-3:15 PM

Basic Concepts in Lobbying for State Dental Laws

Speaker: Chad Olson, Director of State Government Affairs,  American Dental Association 

3:15-4:15 PM


Panel Discussion: Working with State Dental Boards, Legislators, and Lobbying Firms

Speaker: Jarom Heaton DDS

Speaker: Katie Bradford DDS

Speaker: Jason Brady DMD

Speaker: Josh Jackstien DMD

Speaker: Joel Weaver DDS, PhD

Speaker: Jonathan Wong DMD


Leonard M. Monheim Distinguished Service Award Presentation and Lecture

2022 Award Recipient:  James Tom, DDS, MS 

5:30 PM

Cocktail Reception/ Happy Hour

Friday, April 29, 2022

7:00 – 7:45 AM

Demystifying Parliamentary Procedure: Be More Effective in Meetings Today! (Pre-session, no additional CE offered for this presentation)

Speaker: Ken Reed, DMD

7:45 – 8:00 AM


8:00 – 9:00 AM

John A. Yagiela, DDS, PhD Memorial Lecture: Anesthetic Requirements of Orthognathic Patients / Best Cases

Speaker: Bernard J. Costello, DDS

9:00 – 10:00 AM


Behind the Mask: When Was the Last Time You Were a Second Victim?

Speaker: Princy Thottathil, MD

10:15 – 11:15 AM

Trends in Perioperative Assessment

Speaker: Robert Busto, DMD

11:15 – 12:15 PM


Management of an Ambulatory Surgery Center

Speaker: Steven Kupferman, DMD, MD

1:30 – 3:00 PM


American Dental Board of Anesthesiology Diplomate Meeting

Attendance limited to ADBA Diplomates 

3:15 PM – 4:45 PM

ASDA General Assembly of Members Meeting

Attendance limited to current ASDA members, only Active and Life members in good standing may participate in voting. 

Saturday, April 30, 2022

7:45 – 8:00 AM


8:00 – 10:00 AM


Dental Anesthesiology Resident Presentations


Thomas Whitmer, DMD Jacobi Medical Center
Michael Aglietti, DMD   NYU Langone
Alyzah Quereshy, DMD   Ohio State University
Brandon Key, DDS   Stony Brook University Hospital
Daniel Lim, DMD   Stony Brook University Hospital
Cameron Goertzen, DDS   University of Toronto
Ji Yoon Choi, DDS   Wyckoff Hospital

10:15 – 11:15 AM

Review of Current Influential Journal Articles

Speaker: Andrea Fonner, DDS

Speaker: David Guthrie, DMD

Speaker: Martin Boorin, DMD

11:15 – 12:15 PM

Practice accreditation through AAAHC and/or AAAASF

Speaker: Zakaria Messieha, DDS

Speaker: Mark Saxen, DDS , PhD 

12:15- 1:15 PM

Non-pharmacologic options for pre-procedural anxiolysis

Speaker: Jamie Kitzman, MD

1:30- 4:15 PM

Lunch provided for course attendees

Difficult Airway Management; Hands on Course

This session requires separate course registration and has been approved for 2.5 additional hours of continuing education. 

Course seating is limited to 24 participants.

In accordance with the ADA CERP Standards for Commercial Support,
the ASDA has taken steps to ensure that there are no conflicts of interest with any course faculty

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