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DE0005: California Area Dental Conference

Date: 5/14/2012 - 5/17/2012 Course Status: Completed
Facility: Double Tree Hotel Location: Sacramento, CA
Instructor: Abby Grayzel, Thaddous Archie, Wayne Tanaka, Susan Dahl, JOEL BERRYHILL, Jerry Minsky, Lygia Jolley, Andrea Hight, Edmond Hewlett, Peter Jacobsen, Karen Henderson, Marilyn Freeman, Andrea Wiseman, Rosemary Wu, Mary Costello, Julie Greene, Thomas Jovicich, James Zann, Todd Greenway, Lalani Ratnayake, Justin Crone, Ann Bullock, PATRICK BLAHUT, Joel Laudenbach, John Jow, Sharon Roberts, Marc Capots, Nancy Andrews Director: Steve Riggio
Level: Basic Audience: Dentists, Hygienists, Assistants, Support Staff
Quota: 10 - 350 students Tuition: $0.00
Hours: 71.25 (Total CDE); 2.00 (AGD - 016); 2.00 (AGD - 070); 2.00 (AGD - 132); 10.00 (AGD - 142); 2.00 (AGD - 145); 4.00 (AGD - 148); 8.00 (AGD - 149); 2.50 (AGD - 151); 1.50 (AGD - 155); 4.00 (AGD - 250); 4.00 (AGD - 258); 2.00 (AGD - 310); 2.00 (AGD - 490); 7.50 (AGD - 550); 1.50 (AGD - 554); 2.00 (AGD - 555); 2.75 (AGD - 561); 2.00 (AGD - 563); 2.00 (AGD - 670); 2.00 (AGD - 730); 2.00 (AGD - 731); 2.00 (AGD - 752); 1.50 (AGD - 754)
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The IHS Division of Oral Health is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider
The IHS Division of Oral Health is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider

The purpose of this course is to provide relevant continuing education to California Area dental staff. A multitude of clinical topics will be offered.

Monday, May 14            
8:30 AM-12:00 NOON   Dental Billing & Coding   Archie   
12:30 PM–2:30 PM   Medical Emergencies   Tanaka   
1:30 PM – 3:00 PM   Compliance Issues   Dahl   
2:45 PM – 4:45 PM   Oral Surgery for the DDS   Tanaka   
3:15 PM – 4:00 PM   Dentrix Billing Update   Berryhill   
5:00 PM – 6:30 PM   Child Abuse Reporting   Roberts   
Tuesday, May 15            
8:00 AM–10:00 AM   Forensics   Minsky   
8:00 AM-10:00 AM   Local Anesthesia   Jolley   
8:00 AM–10:00 AM   How to Lose Patients/Patience   Hight   
10:15 AM-12:15 PM   Glass Ionomer   Hewlett   
10:15 AM-12:15 PM   Prevention of Oral Disease   Wiseman   
10:15 AM-12:15 PM   How to Lose Patients/Patience [cont]   Hight   
3:15 PM – 5:15 PM   Over-the-Counter Dental Products   Jacobsen   
3:15 PM – 5:15 PM   Hygiene Ergonomics   Henderson   
3:15 PM – 5:15 PM   Information Collection   Freeman   
Wednesday, May 16            
8:00 AM-10:00 AM   Oral Cancer   Gross   
8:00 AM-10:00 AM   Preventing ECC and Treatment   Wiseman   
8:00 AM-10:00 AM   Digital X-Rays   Capots   
10:15 AM-12:15 PM   Crown Lengthening   Wu   
10:15 AM-12:15 PM   Dam-It Basic Program   Costello   
10:15 AM-12:15 PM   Keep Your Sharp Edge   Greene   
1:30 PM-3:30 PM   Essential Endo   Jovicich   
1:30 PM-3:30 PM   Sterilization   Hight   
1:30 PM-3:30 PM   Basic Equipment Repair   Zann   
3:45 PM-5:45 PM   Dentrix Enterprise   Greenway   
3:45 PM-5:45 PM   Dam-It Advanced Program   Costello   
3:45 PM-5:45 PM   Basic Equipment Repair   Zann   
Thursday, May 17            
8:00 AM-8:30 AM   GPRA   Ratnayake   
8:00 AM -12:15 PM   CPR Session I   Crone   
8:00 AM – 10:00 AM   Risk Factors for Chronic Disease   Bullock   
10:15 AM – 12:15 PM   Malpractice 101   Blahut   
1:30 PM-5:45 PM   CPR Session 2   Crone   
1:30 PM-3:30 PM   Infection Control   Andrews   
1:30 PM-5:45 PM   Oral Medicine and Older Adults   Laudenbach   
3:45 PM-5:45 PM   Dental Practice Act   Andrews   
3:45 PM-5:45 PM   Prosthodontics    Jow   

Learning Objectives:

On File.

Disclosure Policy:

It is the policy of the Indian Health Service, Division of Oral Health, that faculty/planners disclose any financial or other relationships with commercial companies whose products may be discussed in the educational activity. The Indian Health Service, Division of Oral Health, also requires that faculty disclose any unlabeled or investigative use of pharmaceutical products and medical devices. Images that have been falsified or manipulated to misrepresent treatment outcomes are prohibited.

None of the faculty/planners for this activity has a conflict of interest, and there is no use of unlabeled or investigative pharmaceutical products or medical devices. No images have been falsified or manipulated to misrepresent treatment outcomes.The educational objectives, content, and selection of educational methods and instructors are conducted independent of any commercial entity.

Concerns or complaints about this course may be directed to IHS CDE Coordinator or to ADA CERP (



Tuition Payment Information:

Tuition Policy:

Tuition must be paid in full 8 weeks prior to the start date of any course. Request for refunds must be received in writing at least two weeks before the course begins. For each refund request, there will be an administrative charge of $100. No refunds will be made to registrants who fail to attend a course. If IHS CDE program cancels a course, then 100% of the tuition will be refunded.

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