Virginia Commonwealth University
School of Dentistry
Continuing Education

Fall 2014 VCU School of Dentistry Dental Conference

'Becoming a Better You: Improving Your Dental Practice'

The purpose of continuing dental education is to improve the knowledge, skills and ability of the individual to provide the highest quality of service to the public and the profession. 

The Fall 2014 VCU School of Dentistry Dental Conference offers evidence-based information in an engaging, multi-speaker format. These courses will help you review existing concepts & techniques and update knowledge on advances in scientific, clinical, and non-clinical practice related subject matter. Choose from nine different courses to develop into a better you!

Our Speakers:

Laurie C. Carter, DDS, PhD Leonard F. Tau, DMD Perry E. Jones, DDS, MAGD Sandy Baird, MBA Shirley Gutkowski, RDH, BSDH Joan M. Pellegrini, RDH, MS, PhD Tammy K. Swecker, BSDH, MEd Lori Turner, CDA, BS

Date:Saturday, September 27, 2014
Audience: Dental Assistants, Dental Hygienists, Dentists, Office Staff, Practice Owners
Location:VCU School of Dentistry - Perkinson Building, 1101 E. Leigh Street
Richmond, VA 23298
Map to Event:[Click here for directions]

Course Information: Click here to open Conference Course Brochure.

8 AM Session
• Dental Radiation Safety Certification Course (4 hrs) - Dr. Laurie Carter
• Dentist/Boss/Leader Conundrum - Creating a Cohesive Team (1.5 hrs) - Ms. Sandy Baird
• The Tao of 21st Century Marketing (4 hrs) - Dr. Leonard Tau
• Domestic Violence: Recognition and Resources for the Dental Professional (2 hours) - Dr. Joan Pellegrini

10 AM Session
• Meat and Potatoes of Dental Hygiene Practice: Polishing & Scaling Advancements Workshop (4 hrs) - Ms. Shirley Gutkowski

1 PM Session 
Advancing Your Dental Practice (3 hrs) - Dr. Perry Jones and Ms. Lori Turner ***This is a change.***
• 256 Shades of Grey: The Greatest Hits in Radiographic Pathology of the Jaws (2 hours) - Dr. Laurie Carter
• Documentation Essentials: 'If You Didn't Write It, It Didn't Happen!' (3 hours) - Ms. Tammy Swecker
• Embezzlement in the Dental Office (1.5 hours) - Ms. Sandy Baird

Last day of early registration is September 6th. Register for both a morning and afternoon course and lunch is free!

Registration Ends: 9/26/2014 8:00 PM

VCU School 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. VCU School of Dentistry designates this activity for a total of 24.00 continuing education credits.





Virginia Commonwealth University
School of Dentistry
Department of Continuing Education and Faculty Development
Phone: (804) 828-0869
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