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November 2020

CDHO Record Keeping

November 9, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
ZOOM LECTURE

Speaker: Kyle Fraser RDH, BComm, BEd, Med The presentation will cover the importance of how to properly document, maintain, retain, and protect dental hygiene records according to the Records Regulations and other guiding documents.   Topics will also include: Documentation Changes Formats Source of Authority Consent Documentation Errors Speaker Kyle Fraser RDH, BComm, BEd, MEd Kyle is a Practice Advisor with the College of Dental Hygienists of Ontario (CDHO). Kyle is staff support to the Patient Relations Committee and also…

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Don’t get caught with your pants down! by Judith Bendit

November 24, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
ZOOM LECTURE

Focus on what works what does not.   Over the counter dental products.  With focus on toothpastes and toothbrushes.  More information below. About the speaker:  Judy has been invited to present programs at more than 300 dental and hygiene meetings in the United States and Canada. She currently holds an Adjunct Faculty position in the Periodontal Department, Temple-Kornberg School of Dentistry. In addition to speaking, Judy also has written many articles on dental related topics, and is a volunteer for the…

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December 2020

Oral Cancer- What’s changed? What’s New? Jo-Anne Jones

December 7, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Oral Cancer Screening:  What’s New? Now is the time to look at evaluating your current practices making certain they are updated and compliant with the needs of today’s population. Historically the vulnerable populations were those who used tobacco and alcohol.  This is no longer the case.   We are living in a viral world with the fastest growing profile being attributed to a very common virus.  How does this impact our screening practices? Join Jo-Anne Jones, international speaker and thought leader…

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January 2021

Pharmacologic Considerations with the Geriatric Patient

January 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
ZOOM LECTURE

  Speaker Dr. Ann Spolarich Description:  The purpose of this course is to review risks associated with medication use among older adults.  Most patients take multiple medications, many of which have oral complications and drug interactions of significance to dentistry.  Medication therapies, oral drug and disease complications, drug interactions and dental practice management considerations will be discussed. Learning Objectives:  Upon completion of this continuing education program, course participants will be able to:   Describe common oral disorders observed in the elderly population related…

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February 2021

Periodontal Nutrition

February 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
ZOOM LECTURE

Reducing periodontal inflammation through nutrition: It’s not only possible, it’s wonderful!   Course Description Maximally effective periodontal therapy is about much more than just cleaning teeth.  Yes, bacteria initiate periodontal disease, but it is the host inflammatory response that adversely affects oral and overall health. There is now ample evidence, (which will be reviewed during this course) demonstrating the role that nutrition plays in affecting the host response.     Course Outline: The role inflammation plays in periodontal pathogenesis Modulating…

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March 2021

Naloxone use

March 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
ZOOM LECTURE

  Naloxone Presentation Synopsis.   Opioid consumption and overdose has reached record levels in Canada - from 2016 to 2019, over 15000 people died in Canada from opioid-related causes. In Canada in 2018, 4400 people died from opioid use with 1337 being from Ontario alone. Because this problem is expected to grow over the next few years, Ontario Ministry of Health’s has invested in a publically funded naloxone program which started in 2016.  Naloxone nasal spray is a drug that…

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Implant Guidelines

March 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
ZOOM LECTURE

This session takes an in-depth look at the World Dental Federation's consensus report on the "Diagnosis and non-surgical treatment of peri-implant diseases and maintenance care of patients with dental implants." This paper is based on the Classifications of Peri-implant Disease and Conditions and was published in the International Dental Journal last year. This information will be critical to your dental hygiene practice. Identify, classify and implement treatment non-surgical therapy and supportive maintenance of peri-implant clients disease Implement individualized self-care programs including neutral pH products and oral healthcare apps…

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April 2021

Make the Connection Intro to Orofacial Myology

April 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
ZOOM LECTURE

Free with membership *Considered a Pre-Certification Requirement Speaker Dianah Davidson  BS, RDH, COM®,  IAOM Certified Orofacial Myologist® Speaker Bio Dianah Davidson, BS, RDH, COM® • Dianah graduated from the University of Missouri-Kansas City Dental School with a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene. Dianah practiced in oral surgery, periodontal, general dentistry for many years. • Dianah served as an active Member of the IAOM Mentoring Committee from 2008-2014. • She co-chaired the IAOM Annual Convention in 2011. • In 2012, she was…

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Back by popular demand ! Navigating Your Way Through the New AAP Classifications

April 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
ZOOM LECTURE

About The Speaker Kerry Lepicek is a highly focused and engaging presenter with over a decade of experience using an interceptive and preventive approach to treating periodontal disease, peri-implantitis, and halitosis.  She is a trustworthy expert on oral biofilm, halitosis and the oral-systemic link research. About the Lecture Join the webinar and take away verbal skills and techniques your whole team can use in your practice. Explain why we need to consider risk factors in disease classification Explore the difference…

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May 2021

21st Century Preventive Care with Guided Biofilm Therapy: Are you Practicing in this Century?

May 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
ZOOM LECTURE

Dr. Pamela Maragliano-Muniz Brought to us by: Course Description: Assess, scale, polish. Assess, scale, polish. Dental hygienists have treated patients in this order for decades and while this approach is sufficient to remove local deposits on teeth, it does not address biofilm. Oral biofilm has been implicated in numerous systemic conditions and dental professionals have a unique opportunity to effectively and efficiently remove biofilm. This  promotes a positive impact on oral health and mitigates the oral contribution on the exacerbation…

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