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Thursday Courses
TH203 - Prevention Convention
Time: 8 AM - 3 PM
Room: GWCC, GWCC B405/406A
Type: Registered    Handouts: No
Dentist Fee: $150.00  Other Fee: $90.00

8-8:45 a.m.

Ms. Rachel Wall and Ms. Jamie Marboe    

Health Failures and Success in the Hygiene Chair

Take the first step in transforming your hygiene team into true healthcare professionals. Through stories and strategies, you’ll be inspired to up-level the impact you have on your patients' well-being, preparing you for a day of learning ways to integrate wellness and clinical strategies into your day-to-day practice.


8:45-9:30 a.m.

Ms. Kim Miller

Inflammation and Health   

What do you do when scaling and root planing yields less than the desired result?  This session will give you insight into adjunctive products and therapies that will help your patients control their biofilm infection.  Healthy gums don't bleed! 


9:30-10:15 a.m.

Ms. Jamie Marboe and Ms. Emme Sanders

Real Life Hygiene Results

Experience a new way of thinking about periodontal diagnosis. Through real life case studies, you’ll gain an understanding of the American Academy of Periodontology's (AAP) new staging and grading periodontitis classification system.


10:15-11 a.m.

Dr. Hazel Glasper 

Engaging the Medical Community 

Research is showing a tremendous increase in the number of connections between oral health and systemic health.  Sometimes it is difficult for us to transfer our knowledge, and clinical patient diagnosis to our medical colleagues.  Dr. Glasper has successfully integrated her capabilities as a dental/total health care provider with her local medical community.  Today she will share her techniques for success in maximizing the role of dentistry in the complete health of her patients.


Lunch is on your own from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.


12-1:30  p.m.       

Dr. Brad Bale and Dr. Amy Doneen

America's #1 Killer:  Your Role in Reducing Cardiovascular Deaths

We now live in a wonderful era in which cardiovascular disease can be removed from the number one spot for death, disability and cost.  Many common conditions that are associated with increased heart attack and stroke risk will be reviewed.  The exciting technology and knowledge which makes possible generating a clinical guarantee of establishing and maintaining the health of arteries will be discussed. Oral health will be presented as a critical element in the guarantee of arterial wellness. Published clinical data will be shown illustrating the effectiveness of the BaleDoneen Method.  Participants in this course will be able to translate what they learn into a program to enhance their own arterial health, as well as their patients’.


1:30-2 p.m.

Dr. Michael Gelb

GASP: Your Role in Airway Health 

An important component of the prevention of cardiovascular disease and dementia is airway, breathing and sleep. The dental team is well poised to recognize, help diagnose, and treat sleep disordered breathing as a key part of the prevention of cardiovascular disease, stroke, diabetes and dementia.


2- 3 p.m.

Rachel Wall Leads Panel Q & A with Bale, Doneen, Gelb, Glasper, Marboe, Miller and Sanders

This panel of experts will answer questions and share their personal experience and those of the dental teams they mentor across the nation that have successfully integrated the concepts shared throughout the day.



Friday Courses
FR335 - Get Over It!
Time: 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Type: General    Handouts: Yes
Dentist Fee: $0.00  Other Fee: $0.00

Identify and clear the five most common hygiene department obstacles that may be preventing you and your team from delivering high-level care and reaping the rewards of a profitable hygiene department. Attendees will learn the five most common obstacles that keep practices from implementing new systems and services; how to resolve typical scheduling challenges that hurt hygiene productivity and the care provided to patients; and tips to get out of the prophy trap for good.

FR354 - Partners in Patient Care
Time: 2 - 5 PM
Type: General    Handouts: Yes
Dentist Fee: $0.00  Other Fee: $0.00

Are you frustrated with inconsistencies among your hygiene department? Do you wish your administrative team had more confidence in speaking clinically to the patients? This presentation will allow the administrative team to think and speak like a hygienist instead of the “insurance gal.” The course will help calibrate the hygiene team to co-diagnose and treat disease the same, allow your patients to own their own disease and say “yes” to treatment, and motivate the team to partner up in complete patient care.

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