Disaster Dentistry

Disaster Dentistry

  • $ 1.00

Disaster dentistry is an 8 hour Edu-tainment Presentation by Dr. Sherman A. House

In a disaster situation, do you have the capability to help someone that is experiencing a dental emergency? If not, this class is for you! This course is ideal for health care providers, first responders, concerned citizens, international travelers, medical missionaries and the prepper community!

Dr. House has been an emergency health care provider his entire adult life. He began his service as an Emergency Medical Technician and Fireman in Western Washington State. He also worked concurrently during that time as an armored truck guard, and participated in security operations at the WTO riots in Seattle, in 1999. He graduated with dual degrees in Biology and Philosophy from Gonzaga University. While enrolled in dental school, Dr. House was a firearms instructor and Medical Program Director for Tactical Response in Camden, TN. He later graduated from the Meharry Medical College School of Dentistry, and the Metro General Hospital/Matthew Walker Comprehensive Health Center, Hospital Dentistry/General Practice Residency program, where he served as the program's Chief Resident. Following graduation, he went to work immediately, serving the medically indigent community of Middle Tennessee, as well as working in corrections dentistry, and military dentistry for the Army National Guard. He currently works in two dental clinics that emphasize emergency, same-day treatment for their diverse patient populations. Dr. House lives and works in Nashville, TN. He has been published in multiple tactical, scientific and dental publications, and is the blogger behind, “Revolver Science.”


  • Following attendance of this course, the student will be able to identify, triage and stabilize/temporize these conditions:
  • dental trauma (broken, knocked out, or fractured teeth)
  • dental infections (abscessed teeth or periodontal abscesses)
  • lost fillings or crowns
  • irreversible pulpitis (a dying tooth)
  • mandibular/maxillary jaw fractures
  • Fabricate a temporary filling, a mouthguard, a jaw splint, and other dental treatment modalities
  • Students will also learn how to assemble a dental emergency kit (some products will be available for purchase), as well as learn the BEST ways to prevent dental emergencies from occurring.
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Equipment List:

  • Pen/pencil and notebook
  • Non latex surgical gloves (two pairs)
  • Drinking water
  • Snacks
  • Any current medications you need
  • Lunch (we will work through lunch)