(130)Tobacco, Alcohol, Marijauna and Other Substances Misuse and the Potential Impact on Oral Systemic Health by Jill Lowen, RDa, BS, MS (VCS, LLC
(200)Dental Pain? Or Not! Differentiating Facial Pain (2 hours pain management) by Susan Paurazas, DDS, MS MHSA (VCS, LLC)
(730)Sex, Drugs and Oral Cancer, by Tiffany Fay RDH (Forward Science and VCS, LLC)
Friday May 29th, 2020 - 9:00am-3:45pm
(730)Change Your Thoughts and Improve Your Outcomes by Tricia Osuna, RDH, BSDH, FAADH (Hu-Friedy, Orascoptic, Directa Dental, VCS, LLC)
(490)Walking the Tightrope of Gingivitis by Wendi Sparks, RDH, BS (VCS, LLC)
(770) Life in a Fishbowl: Positive Communication Creates Positive Relationships by David Weinhandy PhD (VCS, LLC)
Sorry NO REFUNDS but you may substitute another class or home study by contacting the office one week prior to the workshop by email firstname.lastname@example.org or 586-337-3822
Deadline: 3-13 class and package is Feb 15th, 2020 May 29th Deadline is May 3rd $10 Late fee
New! AGD PACE Approved 7-1-2018 to 6-30-22 Provider ID 387816
Approved Sponsor Michigan State Board of Dentistry #299190039
VistaTech Center, Schoolcraft College
18600 Haggerty Road, Livonia, MI 48152 (on Haggerty just South of 7 Mile) 734 462-4610 directions only
Friday March 13th, 2020 - 9am-3:45pm
Tobacco, Alcohol, Marijauna and Other Substance Misuse and the Potential Impact on Oral Systemic Health and Decisions in Dental Trauma by Jill Loewen, RDA, BS, MS (VCS, LLC)
What is the role of the dental professional in assessing the misuse of tobacco, marijuana, alcohol and other drugs? Examine the impact of these substances on systemic health. Treatment, prevention for youth, motivational strategies and FDA approved medication will be covered.
Dental Pain? Or Not? Differentiating Facial Pain (2 hours pain management) by Susan Paurazas DDS, MS MHSA (VCS, LLC)
What are the conditions that mimic dental pain? We will examine the proper diagnosis in treating dental pain. And, take a look at non odontogenic sources of pain as well as the management of conditions such as trigeminal neuralgia, atypical facial pain and sinusitis.
Sex, Drugs and Oral Cancer by Tiffany Fay RDH (Forward Science and VCS, LLC)
Oral Cancer has risen each of the past seven years and is now affecting younger patients with no traditional risk factors. Due to a 225% increase in HPV related oropharyngeal cancers you need to know how to perform a comprehensive extra-oral and intraoral exam and have excellent communication skills. Learn about adjunctive technologies for early discovery of oral cancer.
Friday May 29th, 2020 9:00am-3:45pm
Change Your Thoughts and Improve Your Outcomes by Tricia Osuna, RDH, BSDH, FAADH (Hu-Friedy, Orascoptic, Directa Dental, VCS, LLC)
This course is an update on protocols, products and treatment options to help determine our patient's specific needs. Advances in products and technology means we need information to determine when and how to add them into our armamentaria. Infection control, dental hygiene therapy, oral cancer screening, patient communication and instrumentation will be covered.
Walking the Tightrope of Gingivitis
Speaker: Wendi Sparks, RDH, BS (VCS, LLC)
We are often left questioning whether we have provided the standard of care suitable to halt the progression of periodontal disease for the gingivitis patient. What are the current inconsistencies and treatment planning for the gingivitis patient? Review the D4648 CDT Code and examine the most current periodontal classifications.
Life in a Fishbowl: Positive Communication Creates Positive Relationships Speaker: David Weinandy, PhD (VCS, LLC)
Effective relationships depend on positive communication. Learn communication strategies that help insure messages are delivered and received accurately. Emphasis also on choosing communication that increases relational satisfaction. We will also focus on high quality customer service for external and internal audiences.
Where: VistaTech Center, Schoolcraft College
18600 Haggerty Road, Livonia, MI 48152
(On Haggerty just South of 7 Mile Road)
734-462-4610 (directions only)