Annual End of Summer Meeting: Hot Topics at the Beach


Dates: September 4-8, 2017

Scheduled Presentation Time: 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 Noon Daily (10:00-10:15 Break each day)
Except Wednesday: CPR is offered at 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.

Location and Parking: 

Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa, 4000 Sandestin Blvd., Destin, Florida 32550

Hotel Accommodations: 1-800-367-1271 or www.hilton.com. Our code is UTD. Please be sure to use this code to receive the discounted rate.

Please check hotel reader board for meeting room location.

Registration: Registration: Registration is Online Only

 

Tuition and Credit:  Up to 20 hours of credit may be earned depending in registered courses.

Tuition includes continental breakfast each morning. All tuition and fees are due in full at the time of registration. 

Dentists

  • 1st Time Attendee (before July 15): $400
  • Early Bird Registration Fee (before July 15): $449.00
  • Standard Registration Fee (after July 15): $499.00
  • Late Registration Fee (after August 15): $524.00

Auxilliary (Half Week or Full Week Program available):

  • 1st Time Attendee (before July 15)
    Half Week (Mon – Wed) $150.00
    Full Week (Mon – Fri.) $300.00
  • Early Bird Registration Fee (before July 15):
    Half Week (Mon.-Wed.): $ 175.00 Full Week (Mon – Fri.): $ 349.00
  • Standard Registration Fee (after July 15):
    Half Week (Mon.-Wed.): $ 200.00
    Full Week (Mon – Fri.): $ 399.00
  • Late Registration Fee (after August 15):
    Half Week (Mon – Wed.): $ 215.00
    Full Week (Mon – Fri.): $ 424.00

Course Presenters:

  • Alan O. Blanton, DDS
  • Carrie Cahiil
  • N. Cory Glenn, DDS
  • Jon Harris, LSSBB
  • Wayne McElhiney, DDS
  • Beth Mobilian, RDH, MEd
  • Lynn Russell, RDH, MEd, EdD
  • Duane Schafer, DDS, MS
  • Christopher Walinski, DDS
  • Catherine Warren, RDH, MEd

 

Course Presenters

Course Presenters:

  • Alan O. Blanton, DDS
  • Carrie Cahiil
  • N. Cory Glenn, DDS
  • Jon Harris, LSSBB
  • Wayne McElhiney, DDS
  • Beth Mobilian, RDH, MEd
  • Lynn Russell, RDH, MEd, EdD
  • Duane Schafer, DDS, MS
  • Christopher Walinski, DDS
  • Catherine Warren, RDH, MEd

Course Details and Course Presenter Biographies are located on the registration site.

Sponsors

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Biolase logo

Monday: September 4, 2017

Dentist Track
Beginning with the End in Mind (Part 1)
Dr. Corey Glenn
Sponsored by: Blue Sky
  Hygienist Track
Laser in Dental Hygiene: Hands-On (25 max)
Dr. Christopher Walinski
Dr. Lynn Russell
Beth Mobilian, RDH, MEd
Sponsored by: Biolase, Inc. 

Tuesday: September 5, 2017

 Dentist Track
Beginning with the End in Mind
(Part 2)
Dr. Corey Glenn
Sponsored by: Blue Sky 
   Hygienist Track
Laser in Dental Hygiene: Hands-On (25 max)
Dr. Christopher Walinski
Dr. Lynn Russell
Beth Mobilian, RDH, MEd
Sponsored By: Biolase, Inc.
 

 Wednesday: September 6, 2017

 
  General Session
Practice Management: It Takes a TEAM
Jon Harris and Carrie Cahill

1:30 – 3:30 (optional)
CPR
Dr. Lynn Russell and
Beth Mobilian, RDH, MEd 
 

Thursday: September 7, 2017

 Dentist Hands-On Track
Lasers in Dentistry **
(25 max)
Dr. Christopher Walinski
Sponsored by: Biolase, Inc.
Dentist & Hygienist
Introduction to Sleep Disordered Breathing: The Dentist and Auxiliary Roles in Assessment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea**
Dr. Alan Blanton

Dentist & Hygienist
Chemical Dependency
(2 hours)
Dr. Wayne McElhiney
 Dentist & Hygienist
Oral Pathology: The Hard and Soft Approach**
Dr. Duane Schafer 

Friday: September 8, 2017  

 Dentists Hands-On Track
Lasers in Dentistry**
(25 max)
Dr. Christopher Walinski
Sponsored by: Biolase, Inc.
Dentist & Hygienist
OSHA/Infection Control
Catherine Warren, RDH, MEd

Dentist & Hygienist
Diving Deeper into Sleep Disordered Breathing: The Dentist and Auxiliary Roles in Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Dr. Alan Blanton
 Dentist & Hygienist
Oral Pathology: The Hard and Soft Approach
Oral Pathology
Dr. Duane Schafer

**You are not required to take session 1 and session 2. You can take either session**

Lasers in Dental Hygiene

Date: September 4 and 5, 2017:

Course Description: This hands-on course is appropriate for dental hygienists and those interested primarily in diode laser technology. We will discuss Laser Physics, Laser Safety and Laser/Tissue Interaction for all laser wavelengths.  However, the remainder of the clinical presentation and hands-on exercises will focus solely on diode laser use.  Participants will demonstrate a competency in using diode lasers as an adjunct to conventional scaling and root planing, and other procedures that have been. We will also explore the fascinating science behind the phenomena of pain therapy and wound healing.

Coure Objectives:

  • Review what laser procedures are allowed by their Dental Practice Act;
  • Gain a basic working knowledge of what a laser is and how it can be used safely in dentistry;
  • Learn why a single laser wavelength is not appropriate for every dental indication;
  • Perform hands-on exercises on pig jaws;
  • Have the opportunity to take a written exam for Certification through the World Clinical Laser Institute. 

Beginning with the End in Mind

Date: September 4 and 5, 2017

Course Description: Focus on the planning and preparation for doing larger implant and restorative cases and using the technology to drive them, while tying that to overall life goals and purposes.  Expound on how many of the principles of Beginning with the End in Mind apply to the overall picture of your life.

Course Objectives:

  • Understand how virtual treatment planning can help gain patient acceptance and ownership of their issues. Learn how to use templates to allow patients to stage treatment over time
  • Learn a logical and stress free workflow on how to carry out definitive treatment. Learn how to do digital smile design and waxups . Explore 3d printing in the dental office.
  • Learn the imaging principles for restorative driven implant surgery . Understand the 3d treatment planning principles for guided surgery. Learn how to fabricate surgical guides affordably

Practice and Communication Foundations

Date: September 6, 2017

Course Description: During this workshop, your team will receive training in a few vital areas to running a smart, successful business. We will look at establishing a strong and inspiring vision for your organization, goal setting for the practice and agreement creation with the to insure success. We will dive into the communication skills that support accomplishing your goals and what it takes to develop and continually build on the practice of your dreams.

Course Objectives:

  • Vision Workshop
  • Create Team Agreements
  • Setting Practice Goals
  • The Elements of Life Mastery
  • The Power of Purpose
  • Becoming a Master Communicator
  • Understanding Emotions 

CPR Certification and Re-Certification

Date: September 6, 2017

Course Description: The CPR certification course presents the American Heart Association health care provider course and provider course and provides certification for 2 years. The course will offer both a lecture and practice on CPR mannequins

Oral Pathology: The Hard and Soft Approach

Date: September 7 and 8, 2017

Course Description: Developing a differential diagnosis for soft tissue lesions of the head and neck. Common lumps and mumps and treatment considerations. Oral cancer update: The human papilloma virus edition. Developing a differential diagnosis for bone based lesions of the head and neck. Odontogenic cysts and tumor update: Welcome back “OKC”. Benign fibro-osseous lesions, to treat or not to treat.

Course Objectives:

  • Classify head and neck lesions into surface lesions, soft tissue enlargements or bone based pathology, and build a reasonable differential diagnosis within each classification.
  • Describe the clinical features that are characteristic of each class of the soft tissue lesions including: White surface lesions - epithelial thickening, surface alteration, and subepithelial change, Local and generalized pigmented surface lesions, Vesicular-ulcerated-erythematous surface lesions - hereditary, autoimmune, and viral, Reactive soft tissue enlargements and benign tumors of oral mucosa, Malignant neoplasms of oral mucosa
  • Describe the clinical features that are characteristic of each class of the hard tissue lesions including: Odontogenic and developmental cysts and tumors of the jaws, Benign fibro-osseous lesions, Abnormalities of the teeth, Malignant bone lesions and “mimickers of periradicular disease”.
  • Develop a practical approach to the clinical detection, confirmation, and management of the various pathologies discussed.

Lasers in Dentistry: Dentists Only

Date: September 7 and 8, 2017

Course Description: The use of hard tissue and soft tissue lasers in dental practice continues to evolve and improve.  What began as a simple excisional device has transformed into a technology which can be used in every dental specialty.  This informative and interactive, hands-on experience will take you into the world of laser dentistry beyond gingivectomy and fibroma removal. 

Presentation and hands-on (pig jaws and extracted teeth) topics will include cavity preparation, techniques to enhance periodontal surgery, and predictable pain relief using various wavelengths. 

Course Objectives:

  • Understand that not all lasers are created equal; different wavelengths produce different results;
  • Learn why a single laser wavelength is not appropriate for every dental indication;
  • See real time video and photographs of clinically relevant laser procedures across multiple specialties;
  • Spend time performing hands-on exercises on pig jaws and extracted human teeth.
  • Get a sneak peek at how lasers are being incorporated into dental education at the University of Tennessee College of Dentistry.

Chemical Dependency and Substance Prescribing

Date: September 7, 2017

Course Description: This course will provide the required two hours continuing education for chemical dependency and the proper prescribing of opiates, benzodiazepines and other prescription medications based on the state guidelines. The course will also present an overview of substance abuse, addiction, current rehabilitation strategies and the potential impact of substance abuse on the dental practice.

Course Objectives:

  • Describe the scope of the prescription drug abuse problem in the United States.
  • Discuss the key principles dentists should consider prior to considering and initiating opioid therapy.
  • Describe the modus operandi used by drug-abusing patients.
  • Discuss the impact of prescription drug abuse on the dental practice.
  • Describe federal, state, and American Dental Association efforts reduce the abuse prescription drug.

Introduction to Sleep Disordered Breathing: The Dentist and Auxiliary Role in Assessment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Date: September 7, 2017

Course Objectives:

  • Be able to recognize the signs and symptoms of Sleep Disordered Breathing, specifically in the form of Obstructive Sleep Apnea.
  • Understand the pathophysiology of Obstructive Sleep Apnea.
  • Be familiar with the risks factors associated with Obstructive Sleep Apnea.
  • Be able to recognize the dental conditions associated with Obstructive Sleep Apnea.
  • Be familiar with all the treatments modalities for Obstructive Sleep Apnea.

OSHA: Infection Control

Date: September 8, 2017

Course Description: This course will look at ways to address time constraints and basic infection control principles. Dental water asepsis, instrument processing and cleaning and disinfecting will be reviewed along with OSHA's Hazard Communication.

Course Objectives:

  • Identify items that DHCW tend to avoid due to time constraints.
  • Discuss the basic principles of infection control.
  • Identify sources to help DHCW be in compliance.
  • Review OSHA's Hazard Communication Standard.

Introduction to Sleep Disordered Breathing: The Dentist and Auxiliary Role in Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Date: September 8, 2017

Course Objectives:

  • Be able to identify proper candidates for Oral Appliance Therapy to treat Obstructive Sleep Apnea.
  • Understand the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) and the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine (AADSM) Practice Parameters and Treatment Protocols for Oral Appliance Therapy to treat Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Primary Disruptive Snoring.
  • Understand the basic criteria for Oral Appliance selection when treating Obstructive Sleep Apnea.
  • Be familiar with the overall process of Oral Appliance Therapy in order to better communicate with their patients who seek Oral Appliance Therapy as a treatment for their Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Primary Disruptive Snoring.
  • Be better prepared to make a decision to seek further education in the area of Oral Appliance Therapy.

               

The University of Tennessee College of Dentistry is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.

The University of Tennessee designates this activity for 4 hours continuing education credits.

For detailed information on our accreditation, please access this website : https://uthsc.edu/dentistry/CE/credit.php