#Top Trending Topics in Dentistry and Advancement in Remineralization Strategies: Maximizing Clinical and Daily Care Strategies

Date:  Friday, August 16, 2019 

Time:  8:00 AM - 3:00 PM 

CEU: 6 Credit Hours 

Fee: $ 99 

*Lunch Included*

*Chance to Win a Michael Kors Purse*


Livonia - Holiday Inn

17123 Laurel Park Drive N
Livonia, MI 48152

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#Top Trending Topics in Dentistry

Today more than ever consumers are being 'educated' through social media, home shopping networks and the press regarding not only the latest and greatest oral health technologies and products, but 'news' debunking long standing oral hygiene practices. From oil pulling to magic solutions that cure tooth decay; to apps that connect with power toothbrushes, to whitening in minutes, it seems that there is something for every oral condition that is faster, easier and painless. This high energy session with explore the top trending topics that impact the profession (is there sufficient research to support daily use of dental floss?!). A review of research related to these innovations and/or myths will be included and attendees will have the opportunity to direct the course content live via #T3nD. This session has been featured on national and state venues to rave reviews!

Learning Outcomes:

Understand and appreciate the impact of social media on patients dental 'IQ' and the use of products/protocols.

Develop strategies to educate patients about trending topics and associated research or lack thereof.

Implement an action plan to monitor trending topics and be prepared to provide evidence-based responses.

Advancements in Remineralization Strategies: Maximizing Clinical and Daily Care Strategies
This session will introduce participants to the latest advancement remineralization strategies, including fluoride, silver diamine fluoride, and calcium/phosphate delivery systems. A review of science will include the desensitizing action as well as the research reporting remineralization among other clinical benefits. In addition, Caries Management by Risk Assessment (CAMBRA) protocols and the 2018 ADA guidelines on non-restorative management of caries will be included. Don't miss this interactive session designed to establish protocols to maximize remineralization and desensitization protocols.

Learning Outcomes:

Understand the CAMBRA process of care and related recommended clinical and daily care strategies.

Evaluate the American Dental Association guidelines for non-restorative management of caries.

Review properties of silver diamine fluoride and clinical application.

Provide rationale for us of various remineralization/caries preventive agents and incorporate into practice.

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About your Presenter

Kristy Menage Bernie, RDH, MS, RYT,  received her Masters of Science with honors from the University of California, San Francisco where she is also an Assistant Clinical Professor.  Kristy graduated from the University of Maryland with a BS in dental hygiene, is the Director of Educational Designs, a national corporate consulting company based in San Ramon, CA. She is an international speaker on a variety of topics as well as a facilitator of workshops for educators in dentistry. As a frequent contributor to national publications, she has served on numerous editorial boards, and has authored a chapter on Oral Malodor in the latest edition of Mosby's Dental Hygiene textbook. Kristy has been quoted in Esquire Magazine, Women's Health Magazine, interviewed by ESPN Radio and featured on the cover of the December, 2011 RDH Magazine. She has been featured on major dental and dental hygiene conventions and is known for facilitating interactive, fast-paced sessions based on the latest technologies and research. Kristy resides in Northern California, is a certified yoga teacher through the Yoga Alliance & offers yoga sessions throughout the country. She enjoys her cats, yoga, reading, music, travel, reality TV, laughter, and is a world-class swimming pool rafting and water slide expert!

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