Winter Dental Assistants' Seminar
Winter Dental Assistants' Seminar
Saturday, November 16, 2013
Are you looking for a course that is focused on the professional development needs of the dental assistant?
In just one day you will obtain six continuing education credits, fulfill your core competency requirements for Minnesota relicensure, and receive useful information that can be applied to your practice setting. You will enjoy and benefit from six informative and engaging speakers as they bring you up to date and answer your questions related to:
- OSHA and infection control protocols,
- endodontic therapies,
- panoramic radiography,
- dental missions,
- medical history assessment, and
- ethics in patient management.
You will discover how to:
- comply with current OSHA regulations and infection control guidelines.
- describe new trends in endodontic therapy.
- recognize and correct common errors with panoramic radiographs.
- provide for the oral health needs of marginalized communities.
- assess a patient’s medical history for conditions that may affect dental treatment.
- apply ethical principles in the management of noncompliant/difficult patients.
Who Should Attend
Dental assistants who want to meet their professional development requirements and receive helpful tips for everyday practice.
Illustrated lectures and panel discussions.
Paul C. Belvedere, D.D.S., Adjunct Professor, University of Minnesota School of Dentistry. Dr. Belvedere is an internationally renowned teacher, lecturer, author, inventor and innovator in composite dentistry. He maintained a full-time general and cosmetic dental practice in Edina, Minnesota for 56 years.
Mohammad S. Islam, B.D.S., Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Division of Oral Medicine, Diagnosis and Radiology, Department of Diagnostic and Biological Sciences, University of Minnesota School of Dentistry; Diplomate, American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology.
Alan S. Law, D.D.S., Ph.D., is in full-time endodontic practice with The Dental Specialists in Lake Elmo and Woodbury, Minnesota; Diplomate, American Board of Endodontics (ABE). In addition to being president of The Dental Specialists, a multi-specialty dental practice, Dr. Law serves as president of the ABE, and is an Adjunct Associate Professor at the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry.
Leesa Morrow, Ph.D., J.D., L.P., Health Psychologist and Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of TMD and Orofacial Pain, Department of Diagnostic and Biological Sciences, University of Minnesota School of Dentistry.
Kevin N. Nakagaki, D.D.S., is currently in private practice with HealthPartners in St. Paul, Minnesota, which includes managing patients in the hospital/ambulatory surgery setting. Dr. Nakagaki spent 10 years serving as Director of the Hospital Dental Clinic at the University of Minnesota.
R. David Resch, D.D.S., Private Practitioner, St. Paul, Minnesota; member of the Organization for Safety and Aseptic Procedure.
Here’s what some of last year’s participants liked about this continuing dental education seminar:
“Have always enjoyed this course for lots of years. Atmosphere, topics, credit, kept short and to the point. A+ rating.”
“Geared towards assistants instead of just doctors. Like the time, varied subjects and information.”
“Love one day with lots of credits, and it applies to assistants.”
“Like being able to get six credits and two being core. Really like the time allowed per presenter, it is just the right amount!”
“As always, very useful topics.”
“Great speakers, perfect amount and timing of breaks. Great food.”