8 - 9:30 a.m.
Dr. Tieraona Low Dog
Boning Up on Osteoporosis: An Update for the Dental Team
This highly informative session will provide the most current evidence for the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis. Intertwining medical
and dental management throughout, allowing participants to gather personal and professional insights.
9:30 - 11 a.m.
Ms. Judy Bendit
Something to Chew On: The Effects of Aging on Oral Health
Just like all of us, our patients are advancing in age and are facing some complicated age-related consequences . Food impactions,
expanding restorations, temperature sensitivity, xerostomia, grinding and erosion are just a few of the many issues they will face as they
grow older. This course looks at the contributing factors that will be affecting our aging patients and provides an opportunity to discuss their
personal, and our professional dilemmas. We will chew on the facts and spit out potential solutions that will help us all age tastefully.
Note: Lunch is on your own from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Attendees will receive a $10 food and beverage voucher when arriving at the course, courtesy of Hinman Housing Powered by Eventsphere. The voucher can be redeemed at any Levy outlet in the Georgia World Congress Center.
12 - 1:30 p.m.
Dr. Samson Ng
Oral Pathology Update for the Hygienist
Please join us for this interactive clinical-radiological-pathological correlation seminar designed to review clinical relevance of radiology/
pathology and dental therapeutics that hygienists commonly encounter in a community practice. This seminar will focus on clinical mucosal
examination identifying “WNL” versus “atypical” findings; principle of radiographic interpretation (nothing black and white, only something
in between; and clinical identification and management of oral viral, and fungal infection.
1:30 - 3 p.m.
Ms. Shannon Nanne
Jump With Me! Take That Step to Treating the Entire Patient, Not Just the Oral Cavity We Are Used To!
We are experts in our field trained to recognize abnormalities, provide patients’ education, teach prevention techniques, screen for early
detection, and provide prompt treatment. This is good intra-orally, but what happens when we see a mole on a patient’s face, lip, eye or skin
that keeps getting bigger every time we see them? About three million non-melanoma skin cancers and 132,000 melanoma skin cancers
occur globally each year. By the end of this course you will have the knowledge to save a life!
Date/Time: 3/19/2020 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Audience: Dentists, Hygienists, Assistants, Office Staff, Spouses, StudentsDentist Fee:
GWCC , Thomas Murphy Ballroom 4Keyword(s):
Health and Wellness/Nutrition