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“Periodontal Therapy in 2021, It takes a Village!”  January 23, 2021      9am – 12pm     3 CEUs 

                                                                          Emerging from an unprecedented year in a global pandemic, the challenges forced on the                                                                               dental team has strengthened our resolve to adapt new protocols going forward.

“How to Practice 21st Century Dental Hygiene”   Saturday, January 23, 2021      12:30pm – 3:30pm   3 CEUs

Prevalence rates of periodontal disease in the United States continues to grow as does the percentage of dentally uninsured adults as the GDP (gross domestic product) dollars spent on oral care decrease annually.

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SAN ANTONIO DENTAL HYGIENISTS’ ASSOCIATION PRESENTS:

Lil Caperila, RDH, BSDH,M.Ed. celebrates her 40th year as a licensed dental hygienist in Pennsylvania and a proud and active member of the American Dental Hygienists’ Association. Her career experience includes twenty years as a periodontal co-therapist, faculty instructor positions in three dental hygiene programs in the Philadelphia area, and during the past twenty years she has presented well over 600 seminars in the U.S. and Internationally serving in her role as professional educator for Premier Dental Products Company in Plymouth Meeting, PA.

Lil is a widely-recognized ambassador of dental hygiene excellence among her peers and a proud recipient of the ADHA Irene Newman Award for Professional Achievement. In 2009, Lil was selected by her faculty mentor at Montgomery County Community College to be named to their elite Alumni Hall of Fame.

“Periodontal Therapy in 2021, It takes a Village!”

Saturday, January 23, 2021      9am – 12pm     3 CEUs

Course Description

Emerging from an unprecedented year in a global pandemic, the challenges forced on the dental team has strengthened our resolve to adapt new protocols going forward.  As we approach a new year in 2021, our management of disease transmission and oral disease prevention will be tested as a result of the revised periodontal classifications and patient care processes.

In 2018, the American Academy of Periodontology published new guidelines entitled: “Three Steps to Staging and Grading a Patient” and “Staging and Grading Periodontitis.” This program will review the steps in implementing the new guidelines, patient screening, diagnosis, treatment planning and appropriate therapies. Achieving successful outcomes is contingent on optimal instrumentation skills in compliance with the dental setting of 2021.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Identify and implement a proper periodontal diagnosis using the updated Staging and Grading system to classify the dental patient.
  • Review a case study to familiarize yourself with updated criteria in the new periodontal classification system.
  • Choose proper instrumentation with consideration to safe protocols and sound clinical judgement.
  • Discuss and apply evidence-based products in prevention of disease transmission.
  • Differentiate between natural and implant structures with attention to examination, debridement and home care aids.
  • Improve ergonomics with focus on extra-oral fulcrums, sharpening and selecting advanced hand and power instruments

 

Lisa Mayo, RDH, BSDH, MHA received a bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene from Baylor College of Dentistry in Dallas TX and her master’s degree in healthcare administration from Ohio University. She begins her doctoral program in healthcare administration this summer with Franklin University. She has published over 44 peer-review continuing education courses and articles since 2006 on a broad range of topics for the Canadian Dental Journal, Dental Economics, Penn Well, RDH, Access, and Dimensions of Dental Hygiene. She has taught over 200 continuing education courses throughout the United States to medical and dental professionals over the past 15 years.

Lisa has over 20 years of clinical experience in general and periodontal dental practices and currently is on faculty at Concorde Career College Dallas in the dental hygiene department. She can be contacted through her website at www.lisamayordh.com

“How to Practice 21st Century Dental Hygiene”

Saturday, January 23, 2021      12:30pm – 3:30pm   3 CEUs

DESCRIPTION

Prevalence rates of periodontal disease in the United States continues to grow as does the percentage of dentally uninsured adults as the GDP (gross domestic product) dollars spent on oral care decrease annually. This public health crisis puts added pressure on dental practitioners to treat patients in oral and systemic dysbiosis. This course will discuss current research trends in biofilm management utilizing the most current technology available on the market such as lasers, ozone, ultrasonics and air abrasion systems. The oral microbiome states of health and disease, and its relation to systemic health and disease management will be discussed. Finally, tools for performing quality online searches to transform evidence-based research into clinical practice will be provided.

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES

At the conclusion of the course, the dental provider will be able to:

  1. Understand health statistics in the United States as it pertains to dental services.
  2. Differentiate between systemic symbiosis and dysbiosis and relate those concepts to the etiology of oral disease.
  3. Perform quality online searches to access credible information through appropriate search engines.
  4. Incorporate evidence-based technology for biofilm management to promote oral symbiosis.
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