Wine About It | Mimosas and Ethics
Jul
7
9:00 AM09:00

Wine About It | Mimosas and Ethics

Course Title: Wine About It

The Dental WINEgenist is revolutionizing Continuing Dental Education!

Introducing Arizona’s most fabulous dental ethics course: Wine About It is an extraordinary workshop providing 3 CE credits to satisfy BODEX requirements for renewal. 

Skip the uncomfortable chairs, stuffy lecture hall and boring speech ~ join Katrina M Sanders RDH, BSDH, M.Ed, RF for a sensational morning of professional networking, mimosa flights and lively discussion about common ethical dilemmas occurring in the dental practice.  Get comfy at the wine bar, share ideas with colleagues and enjoy some fabulous finger foods while getting your CEs with a champagne buzz.  Dental CE shouldn’t be this fun, but with the remarkable Dental WINEgenist, IT IS!

HURRY: Limited seating is available!

Course Objectives:

·      Review common ethical dilemmas experienced by the dental professional

·      Discuss techniques for ethically and empathetically approaching dilemmas

·      Implement new techniques into clinical and ethical approaches to the dental care setting

REGISTER NOW FOR YOUR SEAT & MIMOSA FLIGHT

Event Ticket: $55 

A email with details of the event will be sent approximately 1 week before the event.

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Beyond the Prophy : Career Advancement
Oct
12
to Oct 13

Beyond the Prophy : Career Advancement

The Think Beyond the Prophy Conference 2018 will be an immersive and invaluable experience taking place over two action-packed days in Catonsville, Maryland. 

Each day will be made up of engaging keynote presentations and panels from some of the brightest minds in dentistry. The conference is designed to take you on a step-by-step journey through career advancement and will motivate you to take action in your career. You will leave with the tools necessary to elevate your career, headshots, valuable relationships and CE!

Think Beyond the Prophy will provide you:

  • Opportunity to network with movers and shakers from diverse backgrounds
  • Opportunity to meet and work with life and business coaches who can help elevate your career 
  • An introduction to new and cutting edge information that can elevate your clinical career 
  • Skills to master the art of networking
  • Skills in creating a career in speaking, writing, business, consulting, or corporate dentistry
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The ABC's of HbA1c
May
1
6:00 PM18:00

The ABC's of HbA1c

This lecture reviews the recommended paradigm for the assessment of a diabetic patient. Katrina will discuss the CDT-approved code released in 2018, permitting in-office point of service HbA1c testing as well as recommendations for patient (A) assessment, (B) blood sample gathering and (C) counseling. Course is appropriate for dentists, dental specialties, dental hygienists and dental assistants.

Course Objectives include: (1) Review current recommendations for assessment and medical history gathering of a diabetic patient; (2) Identify equipment and the clinical provision for gathering HbA1c tests as related to the CDT-approved in-office point of service HbA1c testing code for 2018; and (3) Discuss counseling strategies and guidelines for the implementation of dental services for diabetic patients.

Please come hungry and have dinner from an excellent variety of food from their menu. As soon as you know that you will coming to our meeting AND EATING at 6 p.m. or just arriving for the speaker at 7 p.m, please RSVP to CentralAZDentalHygienists@gmail.com and let us know your plans. Come check out our location and network with a great group of dental hygienists!!!

Keep in mind that the room we are using at the restaurant has a limit of 46 people, so please be sure to send your RSVP!! One c.e.u. will be awarded, FREE OF CHARGE to ADHA members with a nominal fee of $15.00 for NON-members for the c.e. Please pay at the door when you arrive. RSVP to CentralAZDentalHygienists@gmail.com

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Southern Arizona Dental Hygienists' Association
Apr
7
9:00 AM09:00

Southern Arizona Dental Hygienists' Association

Course Title: Infectious Diseases: A CE Course Goes Viral

Abstract: This course walks through a historical survey of infectious diseases worldwide.  Speaker will discuss social norms from each decade as they contributed to the evolution and spread of infectious disease.  Case studies outlining infection control breaches in dental practices will be evaluated, and an ethical discussion of the responsibility of the dental provider to infection control practices will wrap up the course.  Course is appropriate for dentists, dental specialties, dental hygienists and dental assistants. Satisfies BODEX 3 CE units in Infection Control.

Course Objectives:

·      Review the history of infectious diseases

· Discuss the infectious disease process as it relates to dental health care workers

· Describe the immune system

· Discuss the infection control process during dental treatment

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Smiles At Sea | COZUMEL, MEXICO
Mar
15
to Mar 19

Smiles At Sea | COZUMEL, MEXICO

Course Title: The New Word of Mouth

Abstract: The platform social media provides in educating the dental community and its patients is explored in this 15-minute talk.  As trending, following and LIKES provide outreach and educational opportunities, it is important for the dental professional to ask: how do patients view dental recommendations, how do providers communicate with each other, and how does the new word of mouth change the way dentistry educates itself and its patients?

Course Objectives:

· Evaluate the role social media plays in colleague-to-colleague networking

· Discuss the sequelae of patient education associated with trending, following and LIKES in social media platforms

· Identify appropriate responses for patients seeking dental advice through social media outlets.

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Dentistry's Got Talent | LAND
Mar
14
10:30 PM22:30

Dentistry's Got Talent | LAND

Course Title: The New Word of Mouth

Abstract: The platform social media provides in educating the dental community and its patients is explored in this 15-minute talk.  As trending, following and LIKES provide outreach and educational opportunities, it is important for the dental professional to ask: how do patients view dental recommendations, how do providers communicate with each other, and how does the new word of mouth change the way dentistry educates itself and its patients?

Course Objectives:

· Evaluate the role social media plays in colleague-to-colleague networking

· Discuss the sequelae of patient education associated with trending, following and LIKES in social media platforms

· Identify appropriate responses for patients seeking dental advice through social media outlets.

REGISTER FOR YOUR 7 FREE CE CREDITS

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Sanders Board Preparatory Spring 2018
Mar
9
to Mar 11

Sanders Board Preparatory Spring 2018

DATES:

Friday March 9 2018
Saturday March 10 2018
Sunday March 11 2018

LOCATION:

Dani Dental Studio
1243 E Broadway Road
Tempe, AZ 85282

Registration to the spring 2018 course includes:

  • Three days of comprehensive, interactive lectures in all subject areas tested by the National Boards
  • Knowledgable, energetic, enthusiastic speakers who are content experts in their subject matter
  • Comprehensive Review Book 
  • Narrated lecture for how to address case studies, available on your mobile device
  • Practice Questions for all subjects
  • Beverages and snacks
  • State of the art venue with presentation equipment and materials
  • Raffle prizes and fun samples
  • SANDERS GUARANTEE ~ Sanders Board Prep has a 100% FIRST TIME passing rate, however, in the unlikely event you do not pass (let's not put that out into the universe), you will receive free admission to future board prep course offerings

Register for your seat today:
Registration Fee: $299.00

Click HERE to Register

 

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Extreme Hygiene Study Club
Feb
22
6:30 PM18:30

Extreme Hygiene Study Club

Course Title: The ABCs of HbA1c

Abstract: This 2.5 credit hour lecture reviews the recommended paradigm for the assessment of a diabetic patient.  Speaker will discuss the CDT-approved code released in 2018, permitting in-office point of service HbA1c testing as well as recommendations for patient (A) assessment, (B) blood sample gathering and (C) counseling.  Course is appropriate for dentists, dental specialties, dental hygienists and dental assistants.

Course Objectives:

· Review current recommendations for assessment and medical history gathering of a diabetic patient

· Identify equipment and the clinical provision for gathering HbA1c tests as related to the CDT-approved in-office point of service HbA1c testing code for 2018

· Discuss counseling strategies and guidelines for the implementation of dental services for diabetic patients

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What the Fluoride? | Fluoride and Flights
Feb
8
6:30 PM18:30

What the Fluoride? | Fluoride and Flights

Keynote Speaker: Katrina M Sanders RDH, BSDH, M.Ed, RF
Distinguished Speaker: Dr Tony Hashemian, DDS

Join Katrina and Dr Tony for an evening of wine flights, accoutrement pairings and 2.5 Academy of General Dentistry CE credits in discussing antifluoridationists, fluoride therapy and appropriate risk assessment.

This candid talk will prepare the clinician to create dialogue with patients regarding the risks and benefits of fluoride, as well as provide optimal preventive services to high risk patients, evaluation and management of caries risk, and evaluation of oral pH.

Objectives:

  • Prepare for chairside antifluoride discussions
  • Provide appropriate caries management therapy
  • Evaluate fluoride therapy recommendations

Reserve your seat and wine flight:

Professional Affiliation:
First & Last Name
Email Address
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Case Studies, Quizlets, and Cram Session
Nov
11
6:00 PM18:00

Case Studies, Quizlets, and Cram Session

Case Studies and Quizlets

Abstract: This topic discusses strategies for addressing patient case studies in Part II of National Boards from patient assessment, classification of disease, referrals and the provision and implementation of dental hygiene services.  Quizlets discussions will cover governmental agencies, evaluation of a community oral health program and epidemiological studies, to name a few.

"Sanders, Can I Have Your Brain?" Cram Sesh

Abstract: This concluding lecture integrates and reviews all content as discussed in the above lectures.  Students are encouraged to bring their study materials, put their heads together and review all major final pieces of content needed to ensure preparedness for successful passage of the National Boards examination.

Requires registration to Fall 2017 Sanders Board Prep course or may be purchased separately. CLICK HERE to be directed to the Sanders Board Prep page where you will find registration links for this session ONLY.


 

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Biochemistry & Nutrition
Nov
7
7:00 PM19:00

Biochemistry & Nutrition

Abstract: This topic discusses micro and macronutrients of carbohydrates, proteins, lipids, fiber and water.  The digestion process is discussed as well as oral conditions affecting nutrient intake.  Understanding of nutrition’s role in oral health, nutritional screening, nutritional assessment and counseling as well as dietary guidelines for Americans is discussed.

Requires registration to Fall 2017 Sanders Board Prep course.

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Provision of Patient Care
Nov
4
6:00 PM18:00

Provision of Patient Care

Abstract: This topic discusses patient assessment as it pertains to the gathering of dental history, dental examination, occlusal analysis and periodontal assessment.  It will also discuss vital signs, ASA classifications and premedication guidelines.  The provision of preventive dentistry, nutritional counseling and biopsy/testing techniques will also be discussed. The speaker will discuss basic principles of instrumentation with: the periodontal probe, explorer, sickle scaler, universal curets and area-specific curets.  The use and contraindications of power-driven scalers is also discussed, as well as instrument sharpening techniques.

Requires registration to Fall 2017 Sanders Board Prep course.

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Histology, Embryology and Tooth Anomalies
Nov
1
7:00 PM19:00

Histology, Embryology and Tooth Anomalies

Abstract: This topic discusses orofacial structures as they relate to in utero development as well as the events that occur during the developmental process that lend themselves to tooth eruption.  A brief discussion of histology as it relates to pathological findings is covered, as well as common tooth morphology findings.

Requires registration to Fall 2017 Sanders Board Prep course.

***BONUS***

Ethics

Abstract: This topic discusses ethical principles as they relate to ethical case studies, including the discussion of informed consent, informed refusal, the regulatory process and patient and professional communication.

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Disease Prevention and Infection Control
Oct
17
7:00 PM19:00

Disease Prevention and Infection Control

Abstract: This comprehensive topic discusses the implementation of the art and science of dental hygiene, beginning with a microbiological understanding of plaque, stain and calculus formation.  Discussion ofdentifrices, mouth rinses and fluorides gives way to an understanding of the advantages and disadvantages of fluoride use, optimal fluoride levels, fluoride supplementation and treatment of fluoride toxicity.  Mechanism of sealant application and sealants in school programs are also discussed.  A brief discussion of xylitol incorporates an assessment of prevention of dental caries.  Govermental agencies that play a key role in regulations are discussed as well as the standard of care, risk of disease contraction and transmission of disease.  Principles of infection control, protective equipment and strategies to prevent disease transmission in nosicomal infections are discussed.

Requires registration to Fall 2017 Sanders Board Prep course.

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Microbiology of Periodontology
Oct
11
7:00 PM19:00

Microbiology of Periodontology

Abstract: This topic discusses anatomical considerations of the gingiva, periodontal ligament, cementum and alveolar process.  Risk factors of periodontal disease, oral factors of health and the provision of surgical and non surgical approaches to disease are discussed.  Microbiology review as well as conditions found in periodontal diseases are also discussed.  The speaker will discuss clinical assessment of disease as well as gingival curettage, endpoint to periodontal therapy and the paradigm shift of non surgical periodontal therapy.

Requires registration to Fall 2017 Sanders Board Prep course.

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