8:30 – 9:30 a.m.
Mr. Kevin Henry
5 Ways Dental Assistants Can C.R.U.S.H. Their Careers
In this fun, fast-paced, interactive course, we will talk about five key points following the C.R.U.S.H. acronym that will help you not only enjoy what you do more, but also see the fruits of a more fulfilling career. Join us and re-ignite your passion for your career!
Dr. Amy Doneen and Dr. Michael Gelb
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. 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 Bale Doneen Method. Dr. Gelb will address the necessity of screening our Patients' for Airway Health, and the associated connections between airway health and systemic diseases. Screening is a must! Treatment is optional. The ADA recently passed a resolution stating that Dentists should screen their patients for Airway issues.
Ms. Tija Hunter
Implants for Assistants
As with any procedure, dental assistants play a huge part in the success of dental implants. From setting up and preparing, to post op patient management, we will discuss the dental assistant’s vital role in dental implants. The participant will learn the assistant's role in implant treatment, learn key terminology and important pre and post operative management procedure.
Lunch is on your own from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Ms. Tija Hunter
Top Products Every Assistant Uses
We will be discussing some of the top products that dental assistants from around the country say they love best! We will be exploring cements, temp and impression material, infection control products, and so much more! We will also talk about tips and tricks to help your day flow better. Join us for this up to date, interactive course!
Battling and Beating the Demons of Dental Assisting
Every day, dental assistants face a variety of challenges in their job. How those challenges are met can affect the professional and personal lives of these valuable team members. Let’s identify the issues that can "get under your skin" and how to deal with them.