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Hinman Introduces Mini-Residencies
Posted: 2/25/2016


This year, Hinman is introducing “Mini-Residencies” that provide in-depth courses on pediatrics, geriatrics and cone beam anatomy.   These multi-day courses provide dentists and dental professionals with greater detail on topics of interest. 

A Pediatric Oral Health Conference

In partnership with Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, Hinman is offering a Pediatric Oral Health Conference: The Importance of Early Intervention and Interdisciplinary Collaboration.  Drs. Melinda B. Clark; Gregory Psaltis and David Rothman will be speaking with Dr. J.C. Shirley moderating.  The two-day course will be offered on Friday, March 18, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Saturday, March 19, from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.  Topics include:

Friday, March 18:
• “Pediatric Dentistry – Introduction”
• “Exam, Diagnosis and Treatment Planning for Infants and Children”
• “A Little Prevention Goes a Long Way!”
• “Behavior Guidance in Children”
• “Management of Dental Caries – Options and Treatment Planning”
• “Guidance of the Developing Dentition: Space Maintenance/Interceptive Orthodontics”
• “Diagnosing and Assessing Medical Emergencies in Children”

Saturday, March 19:
• “Improving Oral Health for Children – Early Intervention, Risk Assessment and the Role of the Pediatrician in Improving Oral Health”
• “Providing Oral Healthcare for Children with Special Healthcare Needs Using the Physician/Dentist Team Cases”

Geriatric Mini-Residency

With the number of geriatric patients on the rise, this mini-residency is designed to provide the tools necessary to be more proficient at treating the aging, more challenging dental patient.  Courses will be taught by Drs. Randy F. Huffines; Gretchen Gibson and Linda Niessen on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, March 17-19.

Thursday, March 17, 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.
• “Evidence-Based Prevention for High Risk Adults”
• “Root Caries:  Proven Techniques for Frustrating Situations”

Friday, March 18, 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
• “Reducing the Stress in Treatment Planning for Seniors”
• “Prosthodontics Pearls”

Saturday, March 19, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
• “A Panel Discussion with Drs. Gretchen Gibson, Randy Huffines and Linda Niessen”

Cone Beam Technology and Anatomy Mini-Residency

In this two-day course, attendees will learn the latest in cone beam from expert Dr. Dale Miles.  The course will be held on Friday and Saturday, March 18-19.

Friday, March 18, 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
• “Basic Principles of Cone Beam CT: It’s NOT Brain Surgery!”
• “Cone Beam CT: More than 50 Shades of Gray!”

Saturday, March 19, 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
• “Cone Beam Anatomy: Let’s Review What You May Be Missing”




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