Thomas A. Viola, R.Ph., C.C.P.

Presentation Information

The Phantom of the Operatory
An Overview of Basic Dental Pharmacology and Therapeutics

The Chamber of Herbal Secrets
Patient Herbal Self-Medication and Dental Care Considerations

I Wanna New Drug
Newly Approved Prescription Medications and Dental Care Considerations

Hurts So Good!
Management of Dental Pain and Patient Care Considerations

The Sweet Tooth Ironies
Treatment of Diabetes Mellitus and Dental Care Considerations

Street Smarts for Patient Charts
Illicit and Licit Substance Abuse and Dental Care Considerations

Making Local Anesthesia Stick
Review of Pharmacology and Therapeutics of Local Anesthetic Agents

Dead Bones Walking
Osteoporosis, Its Treatment, and the Link to Osteonecrosis

Biographical Information

In addition to his practice of the profession of pharmacy, Thomas Viola also serves the professions of dentistry, dental hygiene and dental assisting as an educator, author and speaker. Tom is a faculty member at eight colleges and universities throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey, where he also serves as a consultant to the State Board of Dentistry. Tom is a regular contributor to dental journals, with columns in AGD Impact and RDH Magazine, and serves as Subject Matter Expert for Mosby’s Dental Drug Reference. Tom has presented hundreds of continuing education courses to practicing dental professionals, both nationally and internationally.

Presentation Topics

  • Pharmacology
  • Local Anesthesia:  Pharm/Technique

Past Presentations

  • Midwest Dental Conference; Kansas City, MO
  • International Dental Professionals of Switzerland; Zurich, Switzerland
  • Liberty Dental Conference; Philadelphia, PA

Future Presentations

  • Dental Hygienists’ Association of the State of New York; Verona, NY
  • Tufts University School of Dental Medicine; Boston, MA
  • Big Apple Dental Meeting; Mahwah, NJ