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8:00 AM-10:00 AM
Room: Texas 3
CEU Credits: 2.00
Format: Workshop

This course introduces the pivotal role of the dental hygienist and doctor to identify occlusal issues and provide guidelines on how to create patient value from the hygiene read more...

Speaker
SHANNON CARROLL
RDH
ALIGN TECHNOLOGY
United States

8:00 AM-10:00 AM
Room: Texas 2
CEU Credits: 2.00
Format: Workshop
Instrumentation can play an integral role in patient comfort, quality of care, and career longevity. High Tech, Light Touch engages course participants by training them in an innovative technology not traditionally taught while completing a dental hygiene program. New techniques may easily be integrated immediately into a practice setting, improving read more...
Speaker
WHITNEY HOWERTON
CLINICAL EDUCATION MANAGER
YOUNG DENTAL
United States

8:00 AM-10:00 AM
Room: Texas 4
CEU Credits: 2.00
Format: Workshop

Dental professionals are at high risk for developing workplace-related musculoskeletal disorders. Two decades ago it would have been impossible to forecast the physical, emotional, and psychosocial impact of modern-day devices. 24/7 convenience and connectivity create additional health challenges. Incessant use of cell phones, tablets, laptops, and desktop computer contributes to read more...

Speaker
Anne Guignon, RDH, MPH, CSP
RDH, MPH, CSP
United States

8:00 AM-11:00 AM
Room: Texas 1
CEU Credits: 3.00
Format: Workshop
This course will focus on the interrelationship between cumulative trauma disorders and instrumentation techniques. A variety of hands-on activities utilizing a wide array of dental instruments on typodonts will give participants the opportunity to discover the joy of implementing new approaches to help reach peak performance with minimal stress and read more...
Speaker
Tami Wanless, RDH, MEd
United States

10:30 AM-12:30 PM
Room: Texas 3
CEU Credits: 2.00
Format: Workshop
We all want to be the best version of ourselves, both in our personal and professional lives to better support our patients. Learn how to “10x” your productivity to reach your highest potential by tapping into the latest science-backed insights and tactics in this interactive session. Takeaways for participants include read more...
Speaker
Tonya Lanthier, RDH
CEO
DentalPost
United States

10:30 AM-12:30 PM
Room: Texas 4
CEU Credits: 2.00
Format: Workshop
Studies show that on average, healthcare providers clean their hands less than half of the times they should. Skin is laden inherently with resident and transient flora. Inadequate hand hygiene allows opportunistic pathogens to transfer between patients and other surfaces in our everyday activities in the dental read more...
Speaker
*Noel Kelsch, RDHAP, MS
RDHAP, MS
United States

10:30 AM-12:30 PM
Room: Texas 2
CEU Credits: 2.00
Format: Workshop
Oral bacteria have been implicated in correlation with a host of systemic diseases including heart disease and diabetes as well as many other chronic illnesses. By committing to an interdisciplinary approach to care we can be key stakeholders in facilitating our patients’ journey to whole body health. Attendees will explore read more...
Speaker
Amy Kinnamon, RDH, MS
United States

10:30 AM-12:30 PM
Room: Texas 1
CEU Credits: 2.00
Format: Workshop
Learn how lasers are breaking waves in the hygiene department. Join us to learn the different strokes of using a laser clinically in your daily practice. Note! This course was a prerequisite: attendance of the Wednesday, July 31st general session Ride the Wave (length) into a More Productive Practice is read more...
Speaker
JOY RASKIE
RDH
DENTSPLY SIRONA
United States

10:30 AM-12:30 PM
Room: Texas 3
CEU Credits: 2.00
Format: Workshop
An increasing number of dental hygienists now work in temporary positions rather than permanent employment settings. Temping has always been an option for new graduates. An increasing number of hygienists now earn income as a temp when family obligations shift, they relocate to a new community, when long-term employer retires, read more...
Speaker
Anne Guignon, RDH, MPH, CSP
RDH, MPH, CSP
United States

11:00 AM-1:00 PM
Room: Texas 3
CEU Credits: 2.00
Format: Workshop
The only thing dull in this course will be the instruments we provide to practice your sharpening skills. It’s time to make the successful transition into consistent precise instrument sharpening leading to healthier patient outcomes. This lively hands-on course will explore the reasons you may avoid sharpening and inspire you read more...
Speaker
Tami Wanless, RDH, MEd
United States

11:00 AM-1:00 PM
Room: Texas 4
CEU Credits: 2.00
Format: Workshop

Handheld X-ray systems are gaining popularity across the world. Whether or not you’ve used handheld X-ray technology before, this workshop is for you! Attendees will learn how to ensure your safety when using these portable devices. Participants will also leave with a deeper understanding of patient positioning techniques and tips read more...

Speaker
Pamela Maragliano-Muniz, DMD
United States

1:30 PM-2:30 PM
Room: Texas 1
Format: Workshop
Did you know RDH and DentistryIQ consider contributions from readers like you? This workshop will cover how to submit an article, how to choose a topic, an overview of research methods, best writing practices, and more! Learn from RDH editors and authors, plus meet your peers who are interested in read more...

8:00 AM-10:00 AM
Room: Texas 2
CEU Credits: 2.00
Format: Workshop
The world of dental diagnostics has moved beyond relying on X-rays alone—are you ready? Understanding transillumination technology can not only help clinicians to better detect caries and cracks but can help you elevate your career to the next level. Get hands on experience in capturing images with transillumination read more...
Speaker
Kimberly Fuller
RDA
United States

8:00 AM-10:00 AM
Room: Texas 3
CEU Credits: 2.00
Format: Workshop

As the number of patients opting for dental implants is increasing, it becomes essential to know the differences between natural teeth and implant care and accept the challenges of maintaining these restorations.  A comprehensive maintenance protocol should be followed to ensure the longevity of the read more...

Speaker
Alison Stahl, RDH, BS
United States
Speaker
Anna Pankow-Wilson
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

10:30 AM-12:30 PM
Room: Texas 3
CEU Credits: 2.00
Format: Workshop

Patients are bombarded with social media pop-up ads and commercials about the cosmetic benefits of straightening their teeth. They look to their hygienist for guidance.



This course will provide you with background information on how clear aligner therapy goes way beyond the “selfie smile”. Learn this highly effective treatment modality to read more...

Speaker
Lauren Gueits, RDH, BS
United States

11:00 AM-1:00 PM
Room: Texas 2
CEU Credits: 2.00
Format: Workshop

This course introduces the pivotal role of the dental hygienist and doctor to identify occlusal issues and provide guidelines on how to create patient value from the hygiene chair using diagnostically driven intraoral scanning software.  The participant will acquire read more...

Speaker
SHANNON CARROLL
RDH
ALIGN TECHNOLOGY
United States

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