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Welcome to homepage of the Jack Kent Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Foundation (JKOMSF) and the Louisiana State University Oral Maxillofacial Surgery Alumni Association (LSUOMSAA). The LSUOMSAA, through the efforts of a core group of alumni, formed the JKOMSF for the purpose of supporting the teaching, research, and service goals of the LSU OMS department in New Orleans. The Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization. Follow our tabs above to learn more about each organization.


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The Jack Kent Oral and maxillofacial Surgery foundation presents

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Pearls VIII – Pearls of Office Based Anesthesia,
Digital Implants, & Marketing

Friday – Saturday, April 12-13, 2019
New Orleans Marriott, 41st Floor
555 canal street, New Orleans, LA  70130

The OMS Pearls VIII Conference faculty features six outstanding educators and practitioners and 8.5 hours of CDE/CME credit over two days.

  • OBJECTIVES: Office Anesthesia – 1) Recognize emergency scenarios, organize emergency cart content, and prepare office staff for anesthesia complications; 2) Learn how to bring an anesthesiologist into the OMS practice and manage patients with complex medical issues and narcotic dependency. Digital Implant Practice – 1) Understand virtual surgical treatment planning and location of dental implants, final restorative abutments, prosthesis design and discover the practice impact of digital implants; 2) Appreciate the treatment modalities which includes virtual wax-ups, alveololasty reduction guides, temporization and treatment planning for partial and fully edenulous patients. Recent impacts on practice – 1) Define cyber security and the need for its immediate implementation; 2) Learn how a fully implemented digital search strategy can impact your practice. PEARLS VIII HIGHLIGHTS: Four outstanding practitioners and two health industry experts, all outstanding in their presenting fields, will provide new and updated material in the areas of Office Anesthesia, Digital Implant Dentistry, Digital Technology on Practice, and Cyber security. This two day course yields 8.5 credit hours of dental and medical continuing education. INTENDED AUDIENCE: This activity is specifically directed towards the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon and Restorative Dentist, but it is open to all other interested dentists, physicians, residents, medical and dental students, and allied health professionals.
  • FREE OMSNIC Seminar – The LSOMS is proud to sponsor a 4 hour Risk Management Seminar Overview by OMSNIC, the Defender of OMS, from 2-6 pm, Saturday, April 13, 2019. The Seminar is Free. OMSNIC will provide speakers with audience participation, textbooks, handouts, and CE credit. Speakers integrate case examples with nonclinical issues seen in OMS claims and highlight risk management techniques that can help improve patient care, reduce risk of claims, and make those claims reported more defensible. Pre-registration is required one week before the course date. Please arrive 15 minutes early to received course materials. This course is FREE.

The Louisiana Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and The LSU Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Alumni Associations are proud to join the Jack Kent Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Foundation (JKOMSF) in sponsoring OMS Pearls. The American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS) is also jointly providing this activity with the LSOMS and LSU OMS to provide CDE/CME credit.
The LSU OMS Alumni Association, through the efforts of a core group of concerned alumni, formed the Jack Kent Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Foundation (JKOMS Foundation) in 2010 for the purpose of supporting the teaching, research, and service goals of the LSU OMS department in New Orleans. The foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization, and all donations are tax-deductible.

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