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L. Parnell Taylor, DDS
Associate Professor, Restorative Dentistry
School of Dentistry
Professional Development    Classes
  • Orognathic Bioesthetic- Level IV

    ( 5/2010 - 9/2012 )

     Completed Level IV audit of Orognathic Bioesthetics International  "Bioesthetic Rahabilitation"

  • Orognathic Bioesthetic International- Level III Course ( 8/2009 - 3/2010 )
    I am auditing this course in order to be eventually appointed as a teaching faculty for OBI.  This involves auditing 2 Level II courses, a Level III and a Level IV course over three to four years. While auditing, I am expected to help teach students that are taking the course for the first time.
  • Loma Linda Implant Maxicourse ( 3/2009 - 12/2009 )
    The thrust of this program is to prepare the student to sit for the AAID test to become and Associate Fellow.  The course is and extensive literature review as well as didactic teaching of all things relating to placing implants, grafting sites and restoring the implants prosthodontically.  It meets two days per month and has one online session per month along with required reading per month.
  • Oral Surgery for the General Practicioner ( 5/2009 )
    One day course present through the Indian Dental Association, involving techniques used to make impactions easier and quicker.
  • 2008 Anual Orognathic Bioesthetics International Meeting ( 10/2008 )
                             Two day meeting: Dr Ross Nash-“Contemporary Esthetic and Cosmetic Dentistry for the General Practice”. Brad Jones-“Hollywood vs Nature”, Dr DavidWay-“Computer Technology in the Determination of Vertical Dimension- from an Orthodontic Perspective”, Dr. Paul Rigalli-“Accelerated Osteogenic Orthodontics and Dentoalveolar Distraction Osteogenisis”, Dr.Alejandro James-“Esthetics and Bioesthetics”
  Seminars and Conferences
  • Annual OBI meeting held in Albuquerque, NM. Dealt promarily with the biology and function of the stomatognathic system ( 11/2007 )
  • "Oral Biology II" This two day course by Dr. Jeff Rayle of OBI is the second half of Oral Biology I. More on the biochemical and cellular level of the Stomatognathic System and health. ( 11/2006 )
  • OBI Annual Meeting. This three day meeting featured Steve Milam D.D.S., PH.D. His topic was TMD:Emerging Concepts and Therapies. This course provided insights into the possible molecular mechanisms that underly temoro-mandibular disorders. Dr. John Grippo lectured on the dynamics of occlusion and its relationship to worn dentition. ( 10/2006 )
  • "Oral Biology I" OBI course presented by Dr. Jeff Rayle on integrating and "connecting the dots" of what happens at the biochemical and cellular level of the stomatognathic system. In particular he talked about specific nutritional deficiencies that are apparent in blood chemistries, the six sub-clinical signs of disease (From Sam Queen''s a Mouthful of Evidence) and how this relates to the beginning of tooth decay, periodontal disease, TMD and other systemic signs and symptoms of disease s... ( 9/2006 )
    "Oral Biology I" OBI course presented by Dr. Jeff Rayle on integrating and "connecting the dots" of what happens at the biochemical and cellular level of the stomatognathic system. In particular he talked about specific nutritional deficiencies that are apparent in blood chemistries, the six sub-clinical signs of disease (From Sam Queen''s a Mouthful of Evidence) and how this relates to the beginning of tooth decay, periodontal disease, TMD and other systemic signs and symptoms of disease such as arthritis, cardiac disease and infecton.
  • OBI Annual Meeting. This meeting focused on a presentaion by a professor from UCLA on TMD treatment and research. Dr. Jess Clifford and his work in immunolgy and toxicology as it relates to the immunological responses of the blood of individual patients to different chemical, agents and dental materials. the last presentation was by Dr Mitch Turk from Los Angeles. He presented a retrospective follow-up of restored Bioesthetic (OBI) cases ten to eighteen years post treatment. ( 10/2005 )
  • "Management II" This three day course is a follow up of "Management I" (also a three day course) at the Schuster Center for Professional Development. These courses provide intruction, systems, homework and person coaching for the doctor and staff in developing polcies and systems to manage a dental practice including, but, not limited to, accounts receivabel/payable control, overhead control, escrowing and patient management. ( 5/2005 )
  • "Blueprint" This two day course with the Schuster Center for Professional Development,provided instruction, systems, homework and coaching in developing a business plan for a dentist to go to a financial institution and secure financing for a new practice and/or upgrading an existing one. Also, this could be modified into a prospectus that would allow a prospective buyer and/or financial istitution to asess tthe value of an existing dental practice. ( 10/2004 )