2024 UDA Convention
CPR & BLS Certification Hands-on Workshop
G. CowleyGabriel Cowley
Cost $40
4 sessions available
Thursday, February 1, 9:00-11:00  
Thursday, February 1, 2:00-4:00
Friday, February 2, 9:00-11:00 
Friday, February 2, 2:00-4:00

Dental Equipment Maintenance
Presented by Patterson Dental
Cost $35
2 sessions available
Thursday, February 1, 8:30-11:30
Thursday, February 1, 2:00-5:00


Advanced Periodontal Scaling & Ergonomics:  Elevate Your Career to a New Level!
Diane Millar photo Diane Millar, RDH, MA
 Cost $100 (includes book)
 2 Sessions available
 Thursday, February 1, 2:00-5:00
 Friday, February 2, 8:30-11:30

This course will provide hands-on scaling experience designed to enhance scaling efficacy and proper ergonomics to prevent work related pain, musculoskeletal injuries, and disability. Through video clips and hands-on participation coupled with the use of instruments with wider handles, attendees will learn advanced reinforced scaling techniques in every quadrant on a typodont model attached to a portable simulation unit. Attendees will receive personalized instruction while scaling during the workshop to improve upon instrumentation skills, and postural ergonomics for career enhancement and musculoskeletal protection from injury. 

Strategies for Injury Prevention While Practicing Dental Hygiene Handout



Utilizing Laser Technology in a Periodontal Environment
.JPEG  SLow photo Samuel Low, DDS, MS, MEd
 Cost $100
 Friday, February 2, 8:30-11:30

 Ready to enter the laser world or have an “unused” laser in the closet? Lasers offer a   very safe and effective alternative for a wide range of dental procedures from   periodontics to facilitating quality restorative dentistry. Advantages include increased   precision, controlled bleeding, accelerated healing, reduced post-operative issues, shorter procedure time, less pain, greater case acceptance and a more relaxed experience for the patient. Roll up the sleeves and get direct hands-on experience with diode to all tissue lasers from frenectomy to crown length gingivectomy.


User Friendly Crown Lengthening Procedures to Enhance Excellent Restorative Dentistry
.JPEG  SLow photo Samuel Low, DDS, MS, MEd
 Cost $100
 Friday, February 2, 1:30-4:30
 Limited to 30 participants

Challenged by subgingival margin placement? Want to manipulate gingival tissue with ease? Ready to add value-based procedures to your practice? Subgingival margin placement can be a challenge for the restorative dentist, including patient satisfaction with esthetic appearance. We overcome the limitations by gaining the confidence to provide an array of straight forward surgical procedures with patient comfort and acceptance as a priority. In this hands-on workshop, experience manipulation of gingival and boney margins to obtain satisfying restorative results with defining end points and creating essential biologic width. We incorporate all techniques from traditional flaps to today’s micro-invasive dental lasers. Billing and coding are reviewed to ensure effective reimbursement with case acceptance.


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