11:00a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Oral Pathology Refresher Course for the New or Experienced Dental Hygienist
Oral Pathology • 2 CE
Claire Jeong, RDH, MS
1. Learn how to properly describe and chart an oral lesion
2. Identify and remember the underlying cause of the oral lesions
3. Understand which lesions should get the attention of a specialist
4. Recall the oral lesions as quickly as possible using memory tricks
Have you ever seen a lesion in a patient's mouth but were unable to provide a diferential diagnosis? You
probably studied oral lesions during dental hygiene school, but as with many other subjects, your memory may
have faded. Refreshing your memory about the most important oral lesions will allow you to provide better care,
properly refer patients to specialists, and potentially save their lives. With the use of memory tricks, this session
is fun and informative.
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Are You Sleeping Yourself To Death?
Sleep Apnea • 2 CE
Debbie Zafropoulos, RDH
1. Defne the diferent stages of sleep and what occurs in each
2. Defne and understand the oral manifestations of sleep deprivation and how to discus with your patients
3. Discover the consequences of underdiagnosed and undertreated sleep disturbances and its efect on overall health,
its association to ADD and ADHD, heart attack, accidents, and death
4. How sleep deprivation efects children, men, and women diferently and how to address this with your clients
The efects of under diagnosed and under treated sleep disturbances bring a matrix of health-care risks to
consumers. The economic burden of sleep disturbances in 2016 in the United States topped nearly $150 billion.
Dental health-care professionals should be at the forefront of diagnosing and treating sleep apnea, which could
help result in a more productive and healthy population.
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 a.m.
2 CE • $20
Eye Health and Pain Prevention
Amber Auger, RDH, MPH
1. Identify the potential health risks of not using a loupe
2. Discuss the impact of magnifcation on disease identifcation
3. Discover the connection between lighting and eye strain
Do you experience any type of physical discomfort? When surveyed three years post-graduation, on average x%
of hygienists have experienced pain.* It is important to understand how proper lighting and magnifcation can
reduce overall stress to the body. Join us and discover the right tools to prevent pain in order to extend your
career and improve your quality of life.
**Prerequisite requirements - Please refer to the full conference listing for details
or visit www.rdhunderoneroof.com.