Dr. Larry Williams Geriatrics & Smoking Cessation Downers Grove, IL
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  • Served 30 years in the United States Navy Dental Corps
  • Associate Professor, Midwestern University College of Dental Medicine
  • Fellow, American College of Dentists and International College of Dentists

Thursday Courses
TH313 - How Much Do You Know About Vaping?
Time: 9:30 - 11 AM
Room: GWCC, GWCC A311/312
Type: General    Handouts: Yes
Dentist Fee: $0.00  Other Fee: $0.00

Vaping is a new form of tobacco use that is poorly understood by health-care providers. This lecture will introduce attendees to factual information about vaping and provide information for better patient education about the hidden hazards.

 

TH233 - Geriatric Dentistry: Treatment Planning, Treatment Concerns, and Communication
Time: 12 - 3 PM
Room: Omni, OMNI COTTONWOOD B
Type: Registered    Handouts: Yes
Dentist Fee: $80.00  Other Fee: $50.00

Attendees will be introduced to the issues surrounding the treatment planning and care of geriatric patients to include polypharmacy, oral hygiene, oral health, mental deficit and systemic illness. Attendees will also be introduced to the skills necessary to provide better communication with older patients.

Friday Courses
FR267 - Geriatric Dentistry: Treatment Planning, Treatment Concerns, and Communication
Time: 9 AM - 12 PM
Room: Omni, OMNI COTTONWOOD A
Type: Registered    Handouts: Yes
Dentist Fee: $80.00  Other Fee: $50.00

Attendees will be introduced to the issues surrounding the treatment planning and care of geriatric patients to include polypharmacy, oral hygiene, oral health, mental deficit and systemic illness. Attendees will also be introduced to the skills necessary to provide better communication with older patients.

FR355 - Tobacco Cessation for the Dental Team
Time: 2 - 5 PM
Room: GWCC, GWCC A303
Type: General    Handouts: Yes
Dentist Fee: $0.00  Other Fee: $0.00

Attendees will be introduced to the most current information regarding tobacco including policies, systemic and oral health hazards. The hazards of various tobacco products including smoked, smokeless, and electronic, and the pharmacotherapy involved with tobacco cessation will be discussed. Attendees will also be introduced to chairside techniques for addressing tobacco in a positive manner to limit offending a patient while maximizing a needed health message.


Registering for the Hinman Dental Meeting is required to attend ALL courses and Special Events.
Course type description:
General = No additional fee (registration required for these courses – we no longer accept walk-ups)
Registered, Interactive, Participation and Special Events = Fee courses