Ms. Rachel Wall and Ms. Jamie Marboe
Health Failures and Success in the Hygiene Chair
Take the first step in transforming your hygiene team into true healthcare professionals. Through stories and strategies, you’ll be inspired to up-level the impact you have on your patients' well-being, preparing you for a day of learning ways to integrate wellness and clinical strategies into your day-to-day practice.
Ms. Kim Miller
Inflammation and Health
What do you do when scaling and root planing yields less than the desired result? This session will give you insight into adjunctive products and therapies that will help your patients control their biofilm infection. Healthy gums don't bleed!
Ms. Jamie Marboe and Ms. Emme Sanders
Real Life Hygiene Results
Experience a new way of thinking about periodontal diagnosis. Through real life case studies, you’ll gain an understanding of the American Academy of Periodontology's (AAP) new staging and grading periodontitis classification system.
Dr. Hazel Glasper
Engaging the Medical Community
Research is showing a tremendous increase in the number of connections between oral health and systemic health. Sometimes it is difficult for us to transfer our knowledge, and clinical patient diagnosis to our medical colleagues. Dr. Glasper has successfully integrated her capabilities as a dental/total health care provider with her local medical community. Today she will share her techniques for success in maximizing the role of dentistry in the complete health of her patients.
Lunch is on your own from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Dr. Brad Bale and Dr. Amy Doneen
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. Many common conditions that are associated with increased heart attack and stroke risk will be reviewed. 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 BaleDoneen Method. Participants in this course will be able to translate what they learn into a program to enhance their own arterial health, as well as their patients’.
Dr. Michael Gelb
GASP: Your Role in Airway Health
An important component of the prevention of cardiovascular disease and dementia is airway, breathing and sleep. The dental team is well poised to recognize, help diagnose, and treat sleep disordered breathing as a key part of the prevention of cardiovascular disease, stroke, diabetes and dementia.
2- 3 p.m.
Rachel Wall Leads Panel Q & A with Bale, Doneen, Gelb, Glasper, Marboe, Miller and Sanders
This panel of experts will answer questions and share their personal experience and those of the dental teams they mentor across the nation that have successfully integrated the concepts shared throughout the day.