Dr. Leon Assael DMD is Professor in Public Health and Oral Maxillofacial Surgery at University of California San Francisco. He is Chair of the Board of the American Dental Education Association. He is Dean Emeritus of the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry He is holds a BA from Columbia University and earned a DMD from Harvard University School of Dental Medicine, as well as a Certificate in Medical Management from the University of Kentucky. He completed his residency in oral and maxillofacial surgery at Vanderbilt University.

Dr. Assael was in medical school and hospital based practice until entering dental education at the University of Connecticut in 1989.   He has served as residency program director in oral and maxillofacial surgery at Medical College of Wisconsin, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, the University of Connecticut and Oregon Health & Sciences University.


08:00 – 08:30AM
Check In & Vendor Expo Open
08:30 – 10:00 AM
Welcome/Breakfast/Key Note Speaker: Dr. Leon Assael
10:00 – 10:30 AM
Break/Vendor Expo Open
10:30 – 12:00 PM
Key Note Speaker: Dr. Leon Assael
12:00 – 01:00 PM
Lunch/Vendor Expo Open
01:00 – 02:30 PM
Key Note Speaker: Dr. Leon Assael
02:30 – 02:45 PM
Break/Vendor Expo Open
02:45 – 03:30 PM
Dr. Creed Haymond, OAE Chair
Subject: “Legislative Changes for OAE”
03:30 – 04:15 PM
Greg Curtis, Lobbyist
04:15 – 05:00 PM
Dr. Adam McCormick, UAOMS President
Current Business & New Member Introductions

CE Educational objectives

The participant will be able to

  1. 1. Understand the etiology, diagnosis and management of maxillofacial nerve injuries
  2. 2. Assess the patient with a maxillofacial neurologic disorder
  3. 3. Relate the features of change in clinical practice impending in oral and maxillofacial surgery
  4. 4. Develop a further understanding of the evolution of oral health care in a new way of practice.

Leon A. Assael DMD
Director and Clinical Professor
Community Based Education and Practice

UCSF School of Dentistry
707 Parnassus Avenue, D1025
Box 0758
San Francisco, CA  94143

Office: 415 4766327
Cell: 415 410 3766


This Presentation Qualifies for Continuing Education Credits

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