Fall Dental Hygiene Seminar
Fall Dental Hygiene Seminar
Friday, September 6, 2013
Make plans to convene with colleagues while fulfilling your core competency requirement at this “great fall dental hygiene get-together.”
The momentum and diversity of program topics will hold your attention as you take in clinical tips targeted specifically to the practice of dental hygiene. Seven well-versed speakers will share key insights from their clinical fields and will respond to your specific questions. You will receive practical updates on:
- myofunctional disorders,
- caries detection technology,
- medical emergency prevention and management,
- vulnerable adult issues,
- the latest in practice-based research findings, and
- periodontal disease management of challenging furcation areas.
The 2013 program will show you how to:
- distinguish a myofunctional disorder from other conditions.
- recognize and strategize treatment of dental caries in various stages of progression.
- avoid and manage medical emergencies in the dental office.
- respond appropriately to neglect or abuse in the vulnerable adult.
- describe research findings from the National Practice-based Research Network.
- manage periodontal disease in teeth with furcation involvements.
Who Should Attend
This continuing dental education program is designed exclusively for dental hygienists.
Illustrated lecture and panel discussions.
Sarah Verville Basile, R.D.H., M.P.H., Regional Coordinator, Midwest Region, National Dental Practice-based Research Network, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Jennifer Connelly, M.S., C.C.C.-S.L.P., licensed speech-language pathologist with a post-graduate specialization in orofacial myology, Verbal Design Services, Incorporated, in Bloomington, Minnesota.
Roger Ettel, D.D.S., Clinical Associate Professor, Division of Periodontology, University of Minnesota School of Dentistry; full-time clinical practice limited to periodontology in White Bear Lake, Minnesota.
Kimberly S. Johnson, R.D.H., M.D.H., Research Coordinator, HealthPartners Institute for Education and Research, Bloomington, Minnesota.
Douglas L. Lambert, D.D.S., F.A.C.D., F.A.S.D.A., A.B.A.D., senior partner in an esthetic-based practice in Edina, Minnesota, emphasizing cosmetic, comprehensive and sports dentistry. Dr. Lambert serves as an independent consultant and clinical researcher for numerous dental manufacturers.
Stephen K. Shuman, D.D.S., M.S., Associate Professor and Director, Oral Health Services for Older Adults Program, Department of Primary Care, University of Minnesota School of Dentistry; Dental Director, Walker Dental Clinic, Walker Methodist Health Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
R. Bruce Templeton, D.M.D., Chief of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, VA Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN; Clinical Professor, Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Department of Developmental and Surgical Sciences, University of Minnesota School of Dentistry, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Here’s what some of last year’s participants had to say about the program:
“Great pace, concise, relevant.”
Michelle Ottosen, Plymouth, Minnesota
“It’s always nice to have a seminar for hygienists with course topics geared towards us and our practice.”
Jill Zats, St. Paul, Minnesota
“Applicable to my work on a daily basis!”
Suzanne Piersak, Scottsdale, Arizona
“Useful information that can be applied to clinical practice or to update current techniques that we use in practice. Nice pace for lectures, as well.”
Michelle Clare, Delano, Minnesota
“I think I have missed one fall seminar in the past many years—I like these so much I give up my day off to attend. Always very practical information and motivating.”
Gail Jaeger-Hymel, Plymouth, Minnesota
We recognize that course dates may fall on different holidays for some individuals. Due to scheduling reasons, we are sometimes forced to hold programs on dates that may pose conflicts for some members of the community. As an alternative, please consider joining us for the Winter Denal Hygiene Seminar on February 21, 2014. We appreciate your interest in our continuing education programs, value all members of the community and apologize in advance for any conflicts.