2:00 PM-6:00 PM
Room: Texas Pre-Function

5:00 PM-6:00 PM
Room: Texas C
Format: Networking Activity
All delegates are invited! This event is all about celebrating YOU and the vital role hygienists play in dentistry. Join our sponsor-Straumann- for an evening of fun and merry-making as we kick off RDH Under One Roof. Enjoy a specially-designed cocktail and yummy hors d’oeuvres a we Rev-It-Up with fun read more...
Session Moderator
Tracy Anderson Butler, CRDH, MFT
National Director Hygiene Education/Public Relatio
Straumann
United States

7:00 AM-6:00 PM
Room: Texas Pre-Function

8:00 AM-10:00 AM
Room: SA4-6
CEU Credits: 2.00
Format: General Session
Today, patients have complex dentitions of natural teeth, restorations, and Implants. Biofilm disruption, proper tools for debridement, and detoxification to eliminate inflammation are key! This course will provide you with the latest tools, protocols, and products for safe, effective implant maintenance. Learn the most effective neutral pH preventive oral home-care read more...
Speaker
Susan Wingrove, RDH, BS
BS, RDH
Wingrove Dynamics
United States

8:00 AM-10:00 AM
Room: Texas B
CEU Credits: 2.00
Format: General Session
Course Description Dental professionals must re-examine how to treat pain and anxiety in this era of opioid crisis. This course is a comprehensive review of current research and applications to dentistry. THC, CBD, CBG, CBN and all the essential oils of the cannabis plant known as terpenes will be covered read more...
Speaker
Nicole Greco
Nicole Greco, B.S.D.H., M.A.
United States

8:00 AM-10:00 AM
Room: DALLAS 5-7
CEU Credits: 2.00
Format: General Session
Pneumonia can steal a life quickly! Patients dependent on others for oral care are at increased risk of pneumonia from aspiration of pathogenic oral bacteria. Can pneumonia be prevented with the power of a toothbrush? This course explores research by a dental hygienist and nurse practitioner to establish interdisciplinary oral read more...
Speaker
Cindy Kleiman, RDH, BS
Oral Care Consultant and Speaker
United States

8:00 AM-10:30 AM
Room: Texas D
CEU Credits: 2.00
Format: General Session
Most periodontal patients struggle between office visits, and it’s no wonder why. Toothbrush, rinse and floss don’t reach past 3mm. Break the cycle of gingival inflammation and disease with the power of oxygen delivered deep into periodontal pockets via a prescription tray. If you are frustrated by tissue that chronically read more...
Speaker
Tanya Dunlap, PhD
Program Development Director
Perio Protect, LLC
United States
Sponsored by: Perio Protect

10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Room: Texas C
CEU Credits: 2.00
Format: General Session
The mere mention of HPV can strike fear in the hearts of dental clients. Oral lesions associated with human papilloma virus infection are of great significance to the dental community and their diagnosis prompts many questions and concerns from patients. Responsible for a variety of lesions in the oral cavity, read more...
Speaker+
Sherri Lukes, RDH, MS, FAADH
RDH, MS, FAADHAssociate Professor Emerita, SIUC
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
United States
Sponsored by: P&G C+OB

10:00 AM-6:00 PM
Room: Dallas 1
Redeeming your CE codes while on-site is as easy as read more...

10:30 AM-12:30 PM
Room: SA4-6
CEU Credits: 2.00
Format: General Session
Most dentists just let things happen. Face it, this leadership style is the least confrontational, and dentists simply don't want to create conflict. How many dentists even run the show in their own home? The women in their lives are often the leaders. Perhaps they are waiting for you, the read more...
Speaker
Timothy Johnston
Dentist
United States

10:30 AM-12:30 PM
Room: Texas C
CEU Credits: 2.00
Format: General Session
This creative concept in education offers attendees an opportunity to hear directly from manufacturers as they present their newest products with education. Company representatives speak for 10 minutes presenting education—not pricing or competitive information—on their products. The pace is fast and the information extremely valuable while respecting your time. This read more...
Speaker
Tricia Osuna, RDH, BSDH, FAADH
United States

10:30 AM-12:30 PM
CEU Credits: 2.00
Format: General Session
Are you curious about how a laser works and how it can be utilized in the hygiene department? Take a fresh new approach to your everyday periodontal program and learn how adding a laser can not only recharge you but also revitalize your patients and your practice. Note! This general read more...
Speaker
JOY RASKIE
RDH
DENTSPLY SIRONA
United States

10:30 AM-12:30 PM
Room: Texas D
CEU Credits: 2.00
Format: General Session
Teledentistry is already making a significant impact in a range of dental care settings. The introduction in 2018 of CDT codes for teledentistry services and the increasing number of state practice acts enabling direct access are rapidly changing the landscape for dental hygiene. The time is right for a conversation read more...
Speaker
Brant Herman
Founder and CEO
Mouthwatch
United States
Speaker
EDEN IVIE
TELEDENTISTRY SPECIALIST
MOUTHWATCH, LLC
United States
Sponsored by: Mouthwatch

1:00 PM-3:00 PM
CEU Credits: 2.00
Format: Small Group Session - Not Hands-On
In today’s economy patients are looking for long-term, predictable results when making decisions on treatment options. Dental patients have become more than simply a patient, they are also a consumer. Tooth loss and replacement pose both physical and emotional effects on patients. According to the American College of Prosthodontists over read more...
Speaker
Tracy Anderson Butler, CRDH, MFT
National Director Hygiene Education/Public Relatio
Straumann
United States
Sponsored by: Straumann

1:30 PM-2:30 PM
Room: Texas C
CEU Credits: 1.00
Format: General Session
The number of Americans over the age of 65 exceeds 15% of the population and that number will increase by more than an additional 20% over the next few decades. As patient longevity increases, so will the number of conditions, diseases and potential disabilities that these patients will present with read more...
Speaker
Amber Riley
RDH, MS, FAAFS
United States

1:30 PM-2:30 PM
Room: Texas B
CEU Credits: 1.00
Format: General Session
An extraoral examination can save a patient’s life. As clinicians, the goal is early detection and identification of pathological lesions. The focus for dental hygienists has been oral pathology which, as allied healthcare professionals, there are components of your extraoral examination that have been uncharted territory. This lecture is designed read more...
Speaker
Irene Iancu
BSc, RDH, CTDP
Canada

1:30 PM-2:30 PM
Room: Texas D
CEU Credits: 1.00
Format: General Session
The delivery of care not only involves the diagnosis of disease but also the identification of risk factors that may lead to disease. Hygienists’ role as preventative health care providers involves utilizing protocol that looks at multiple factors which may preclude the loss of health. Linking these factors effectively influences read more...
Speaker
Dorothy Garlough, RDH, MPA
Owner of Innovation Advancement
Innovation Advancement
Canada

1:30 PM-2:30 PM
Room: SA 4-6
CEU Credits: 1.00
Format: General Session
Practices are utilizing practice management software to enhance the patient experience and improve overall care. Most dental teams however are only surviving in the software and not thriving in its use. As dentistry moves towards the medical model of care, technology and software will become a more integral part of read more...
Speaker
Ann Marie DePalma, CDA, RDH, MEd, FADIA, FAADH
CDA, RDH, MEd, FADIA, FAADH
United States

1:30 PM-2:30 PM
Room: Dallas 5-7
CEU Credits: 1.00
Format: General Session
Tongue analysis can swiftly advance your clinical skills in recognizing imbalances within the body. A quick look at the tongue can tell much about the overall health of a person. This screening process can easily be included in the oral cancer exam in just a few minutes without any equipment. read more...
Speaker
Alyse Shockey
RDH, CHHP, OMT
United States

3:00 PM-5:00 PM
CEU Credits: 2.00
Format: General Session
As dental hygienists we are consistently concerned about the health of our patients while our doctors are concerned about the health of their practice. With production goals in place, dental hygienists set out to ensure a thriving hygiene department without feeling like a sales team. This 2CE hour course for read more...

5:00 PM-7:30 PM
Room: Longhorn Hall A-C
Format: Networking Activity

7:00 AM-6:00 PM
Room: Dallas 1

7:00 AM-6:00 PM
Room: Texas Pre-Function

8:00 AM-10:00 AM
Room: Texas AB
CEU Credits: 2.00
Format: General Session
Ben Nemtin is on a mission to achieve the unthinkable. From playing basketball with President Obama to streaking a soccer field, from raising over $400,000 for charity to placing a record-breaking $250,000 bet on roulette—Ben’s bucket list quest has inspired millions to strive for greatness. Ben weaves the compelling story read more...
Sponsored by: Philips

10:00 AM-2:30 PM
Room: Longhorn Hall A-C
Format: Networking Activity

10:30 AM-12:30 PM
Room: Texas 3
Format: Networking Activity
Sponsored by: AADH

10:30 AM-12:30 PM
Room: SA4-6
CEU Credits: 2.00
Format: General Session
In 2030 the last of the boomers will be over the age of 65 contributing to approximately 1/3 of the US population being over 65. Baby boomers are living longer due to: better health care and medications; more focus on health related issues; and better education and incomes. This interactive read more...
Speaker
Cindy Saylors, M.Ed., RT(R)(CT)(ARRT)
Assistant Professor
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
United States
Speaker
Katy Warren, RDH, M.Ed.
Associate Professor
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
United States

10:30 AM-12:30 PM
Room: Texas C
CEU Credits: 2.00
Format: General Session
This creative concept in education will offer attendees an opportunity to hear directly from manufacturers as they discuss their newest products. Company representatives will speak educationally for 10 minutes; they will not talk pricing or competition. The pace is fast and the information is extremely valuable. Come prepared for a read more...
Speaker
Tricia Osuna, RDH, BSDH, FAADH
United States

11:00 AM-1:00 PM
Room: Texas D
CEU Credits: 2.00
Format: General Session
Inflammation, it’s everywhere. After years of trickling research around oral and systemic connections, we now have an avalanche of data about the main connector and culprit: Inflammation. Inflammation can be pegged as responsible for everything from aging skin to autoimmune diseases. The more we learn about inflammatory processes and actions, read more...
Speaker
Kelli Swanson Jaecks, MA, RDH
MA, RDH
United States

11:00 AM-1:00 PM
Room: DALLAS 5-7
CEU Credits: 2.00
Format: General Session
This course will demonstrate the role of periodontal endoscopy in non-surgical treatment of periodontal disease and peri-implant diseases. The advanced diagnostics of magnified sub-gingival visualization allow the clinician to identify periodontal and peri-implant etiologies and potential complications with healing. The use of sub-gingival visualization allows the clinician to thoroughly decontaminate read more...
Speaker
NICOLE FORTUNE
RDH MBA
CHAMPLAIN PERIODONTAL
United States

12:30 PM-2:30 PM
CEU Credits: 2.00
Format: General Session
Tooth sensitivity is a common problem that affects millions of people. Sensitivity problems emanate from sugary foods and beverages to poor dental hygiene. As attendees to this course you will be educated in alternative clinical applications and multiple therapeutic treatments that your patients can use to arrest their ever-growing sensitivity read more...
Speaker
William Pateletz
DMD
VOCO
United States
Sponsored by: VOCO

3:00 PM-5:00 PM
Room: Texas AB
CEU Credits: 2.00
Format: General Session
Hygienists all over are trying to connect the dots and make sense of their professional pathways. Many know they have chosen the right profession, while others wonder about their career choice. This custom program is designed to answer questions, shed light on different approaches, and help clarify the next step read more...
Speaker
Anne Guignon, RDH, MPH, CSP
RDH, MPH, CSP
United States

5:00 PM-7:30 PM
Room: Longhorn Hall A-C
Format: Networking Activity

7:00 AM-1:00 PM
Room: Texas Pre-Function

7:30 AM-1:00 PM
Room: Dallas 1

8:00 AM-10:00 AM
Room: Texas D
CEU Credits: 2.00
Format: General Session
Armed with limited, and often biased, information and faced with rising prescription drug costs, our patients continue to self-medicate with a variety of prescription and non-prescription drug products. Many patients add or substitute prescription and non-prescription drug products in their medication regimen, unaware of potentially serious adverse outcomes and often read more...
Speaker
Thomas Viola, R.Ph., C.C.P.
Clinician. Educator. Speaker. Author. Founder, Pharmacology Declassified
United States

8:00 AM-10:00 AM
Room: DALLAS 5-7
CEU Credits: 2.00
Format: General Session
According to The Oral Cancer Foundation, one person dies every hour of every day from oral and oropharyngeal cancers in the U.S. For years, the leading cause was tobacco use in all forms and heavy alcohol use. That has changed with the emergence of the human papilloma virus (HPV-16). Dental read more...
Speaker
Susan Cotten
RDH, BS, OMT, Founder of Oral Cancer Consulting LLC
United States

8:00 AM-10:00 AM
Room: SA4-6
CEU Credits: 2.00
Format: General Session
Many sources shed light on the fact that the majority of the population will experience periodontal disease at some point in their lifetime. We also know that the risk is significantly higher as people age. But when does periodontal disease start? Are we doing enough to prevent it and most read more...
Speaker
Lancette VanGuilder
AI: Artificial Intelligence and Oral Health
United States

8:00 AM-10:00 AM
Room: Texas C
CEU Credits: 2.00
Format: General Session
The popularity of vaping among all ages is on the rise, often with unregulated products. The market is catering to the younger generation, marketing appealing and concealing devices and flavors. Few studies and long-term effects are widely unknown, education and screening patients is a key element in any dental practice. read more...
Speaker
Jamie Collins, RDH
RDH
United States

8:00 AM-11:00 AM
Room: Texas 1
CEU Credits: 3.00
Format: Workshop
Why is your resume so important? The sole purpose of your resume is to get an interview. With today's application software and increasing numbers of job seekers it is getting harder to rise to the top of the desirable candidate list. Regardless of whether you are looking for a clinical read more...
Speaker
Mike Cindrich, MS
United States

10:00 AM-2:30 PM
Room: Longhorn Hall A-C
Format: Networking Activity

10:30 AM-12:30 PM
Room: SA4-6
CEU Credits: 2.00
Format: General Session
This course will discuss and apply the current evidence surrounding ultrasonic instrumentation. Emphasis will be on the need for a methodical, sequenced approach with various inserts/tips to achieve thorough debridement and biofilm disruption. Proper ultrasonic technique including adaptation, angulation and adaptation will be covered along with advanced instrumentation in the read more...
Speaker
Marianne Dryer
Marianne Dryer RDH, MEd
United States

10:30 AM-12:30 PM
Room: Texas C
CEU Credits: 2.00
Format: General Session
As the US population continues to expand, there will be a greater number of people who live with chronic diseases. With the shortage of primary healthcare providers (e.g., physicians and nurses), detection and management of these diseases poses a challenge for our current healthcare delivery system. The concept of Non-Physician read more...
Speaker
Casey Hein, BSDH, RDH, MBA
United States
Sponsored by: Sunstar

11:00 AM-1:00 PM
Room: DALLAS 5-7
CEU Credits: 2.00
Format: General Session
Today more than ever consumers are being ‘educated’ through social media, home shopping networks and the press regarding not only the latest and greatest oral health technologies and products, but also ‘news’ debunking long standing oral hygiene practices. From oil pulling to magic solutions that cure tooth decay; to apps read more...
Speaker
Kristy Menage Bernie, RDH, MS, RYT
Director, Educational Designs and Assistant Clinical Professor, UC San Francisco
United States
Sponsored by: GC America

11:30 AM-1:30 PM
Room: Texas D
CEU Credits: 2.00
Format: General Session
Domestic Violence: Bruises Deeper Than Black n Blue™ & The Role of Dental & Health Care Providers Perspective , Assumptions, Guilt, Terror, Uncertainty, Perception,Not me No one will understand, No One will believe me… As health are providers we are at the forefront of patient care. We have the time read more...
Speaker
Debra Zafiropoulos, RDH
RDH
United States
Speaker
Randy Houska
Domestic Violence: Bruises Deeper Than Black n Blue & The Role of Dental & Health Care Providers
United States

3:00 PM-5:00 PM
Room: Texas AB
CEU Credits: 2.00
Format: General Session
If you are not familiar with the term Whole Mouth Health you must attend this session. The desires of our patients are changing from the goal of managing illness and disease toward achieving a state of whole mouth health. In this program we will discuss the trends in dentistry towards read more...
Speaker
Annette Wolfe
Academic Relations Manager and Dental Hygienist
United States
Speaker
Phyllis Martina, RDH, MBA
Senior Academic Relations Manager
Colgate Oral Pharmaceuticals, Inc
United States
Sponsored by: Cologate

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