Ms. Stacy McCauley Oral-Systemic Health & Patient Communication Charlotte, NC
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  • RDH
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina School of Dentistry 
  • Consultant, Inspired Hygiene

Thursday Courses
TH303 - Big Patients and Big Consequence: Obesity and the Implications for Dentistry
Time: 8 - 11 AM
Room: GWCC,
Type: General    Handouts: Yes
Dentist Fee: $0.00  Other Fee: $0.00

Obesity has crippled the health and well-being of millions of Americans. Billions of health-care dollars are spent annually because of an association with obesity. Research continues to uncover how oral inflammatory conditions impact overall health. Only recently has science begun to look more closely at obesity and its potential influence on oral health. The attendee will be introduced to the physiology of obesity including its impact on inflammation. The course will discuss the trends associated with food consumption and physical activity and describe the oral and systemic consequences of obesity.

TH321 - The Perfect Handoff: Stellar Co-Diagnosis and Enrollment
Time: 12 - 3 PM
Room: GWCC,
Type: General    Handouts: Yes
Dentist Fee: $0.00  Other Fee: $0.00

Achieving a high level of co- diagnosis means seamless communication between hygienist, doctor, patient, and the front office. Through real-time interactivity, attendees will start to master the skills of communication to take your practice’s perio co-diagnosis skill and effectiveness through the roof. After the completion of this CE program, attendees will be able to: describe high impact communication strategies for perio co-diagnosis; demonstrate verbal strategies that increase patient compliance and case acceptance; explain non-verbal communication do’s and don’ts; discuss strategies for making communication seamless between clinician and patient; and discuss strategies for effective handoffs within the office.


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