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Patricia McLean Symposium for the Dental Hygienist
This course is sponsored in part through an educational grant from Sunstar.

Date & Time
Saturday, March 1, 2014

9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Continuing Dental Education: Credits - 5

Parking: $20

Columbia University Medical Center - RB

Russ Berrie Medical Science Pavilion-Ground Floor, 1150 Nicholas Avenue (bet. 167th & 168th Sts.)
New York, NY 10032

$125 hygienists, $110 CDM alumni & staff

Note: A limited number of scholarships are available based on financial need - to apply for support, call 212/305-6881 or inquiries email to:

For additional course details, please visit the CE website at

Peri-Implant Maintenance: An Evidence-Based Approach
Edie Shuman-Gibson, RDH, BSDH, MSc, FADIA

Plastic? Titanium? Ultrasonics? How do you, as a hygienist, decide what technology is the best choice for treating your implant clients? The field of dental implantology is vast, ever-changing and can be intimidating. It is vital to be able to thoroughly assess and address the maintenance needs of your implant clients, both in the office and at home. If you want to learn the most current, evidence-based maintenance protocols and how to implement them in your practice then this morning session is for you.

Is Your Practice Ready to Treat the Older Adult?
Joycelyn A. Dillon, RDH, MA;
Assistant Professor and Chair, Dental Hygiene Department, NYC College of Technology

This course will address pertinent issues related to the aging patient such as proper facilities, lighting, noise control, treatment modifications and oral/physical changes.



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