Ms. Diane Millar Advanced Instrumentation Techniques


*Registration opens December 6, 2022.
  • Published Author of a dental hygiene book on Advanced Instrumentation and Ergonomics
  • Dental Hygiene Instructor at West Coast University in Anaheim, California
  • International Speaker for Advanced Instrumentation lectures and hands-on workshops

Friday Courses
Fr319 - Sharpen Your Skills Virtually to Improve Your Competency: Elevate Your Career To a New Level!
Time: 9 - 11:30 AM
Type: General    Handouts: Yes
Dentist Fee: $0.00  Other Fee: $0.00

Improve your scaling skills while learning to protect your hands and wrists from prevent repetitive motion injuries! This course will provide participants with a virtual hands-on experience to learn innovative advanced and reinforced periodontal instrumentation skills. Instrumentation videos and photographs will be used to demonstrate advanced scaling techniques. Reinforced, extraoral, intraoral, and opposite arch fulcrums in a seated posture and while standing will be demonstrated and practiced.  Ideal ergonomic seated postures to help prevent pain and musculoskeletal injuries will be demonstrated and then applied through audience participation. You will learn state-of-the-art instrument selection for improved scaling outcomes. 

Fr129 - Advanced Reinforced Scaling and Ergonomics: Elevate Your Career to a New Level!
Time: 1 - 4 PM
Type: Participation    Handouts: Yes
Dentist Fee: $235.00  Other Fee: $235.00

This interactive course will provide a hands-on scaling experience to improve scaling effectiveness and ideal postural ergonomics. Attendees will understand how to prevent work-related pain that can cause musculoskeletal injuries and disability. Instrumentation photos and video clips will be shown during the scaling experience as attendees work on a periodontal typodont attached to a simulation unit. Ergonomically advanced scaling techniques and fulcrum placements to enhance precision and injury preventions (which will protect your hands and wrists from repetitive motion injuries) will be demonstrated. As part of the registration fee, attendees will receive a manual on advanced reinforced instrumentation and ergonomics valued at $54.00.

Saturday Courses
Sa141 - Advanced Reinforced Scaling and Ergonomics: Elevate Your Career to a New Level!
Time: 9 AM - 12 PM
Type: Participation    Handouts: Yes
Dentist Fee: $235.00  Other Fee: $235.00

This interactive course will provide a hands-on scaling experience to improve scaling effectiveness and ideal postural ergonomics. Attendees will understand how to prevent work-related pain that can cause musculoskeletal injuries and disability. Instrumentation photos and video clips will be shown during the scaling experience as attendees work on a periodontal typodont attached to a simulation unit. Ergonomically advanced scaling techniques and fulcrum placements to enhance precision and injury preventions (which will protect your hands and wrists from repetitive motion injuries) will be demonstrated. As part of the registration fee, attendees will receive a manual on advanced reinforced instrumentation and ergonomics valued at $54.00.