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DE0193: Baby Teeth Matter [Portland Area]

Date: 10/17/2018 - 10/17/2018 Course Status: Completed
Facility: Hilton Sea-Tac Location: Seattle, WA
Instructor: Bonnie Bruerd, Alia Katabi, Marty Lieberman Director: Bonnie Bruerd
Level: Basic Audience: Dentists, DHA, Hygienists, Assistants
Quota: 5 - 100 students Tuition: $0.00
Hours: 6.25 (Total CDE); 6.25 (DANB Non-Clinical); 6.25 (AGD - 550)
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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

For Portland Area dental staff only.

This course will provide the most recent Baby Teeth Matter [BTM] data, provide new information on how to incorporate minimally-invasive dentistry for 1-5 year old children, and conclude with goal setting and writing PDSAs for the coming quarter.

Agenda: Baby Teeth Matter Collaborative
October 17, 2018

Note: Bring a laptop computer!

8:00 am   Welcome and Opening Exercise         Sarah Borgida, ARCORA                  
8:30 am   Overview of new BTM Manual         Dr. Bonnie Bruerd
      Handout: BTM Manuals
9:30 am   Quarterly Data Presentation          Alia Katabi, SDSF
      How to use online data tools
10:30 am   Break
10:45 am   Using online data tool, work in groups to identify strengths and
challenges from data
Handout: Worksheet            Dr. Bonnie Bruerd
11:15 am   Report out on strengths and challenges   
11:30 am   Write two PDSAs based on your data and the strategies in the
BTM Manual, present one PDSA to full group
12:00 pm   Lunch
1:00 pm   How to effectively incorporate MID into your dental program   
Dr. Marty Lieberman
3:00 pm   Work in teams on Action Plans: PDSAs    Dr. Bonnie Bruerd
3:30 pm   Present PDSAs to full group                     
4:00 pm   Closeout and Adjourn

Learning Objectives:

1. List one area where your dental program is meeting its objectives in the BTM Collaborative and one area where you would like to improve this coming year.
2. List 3 strategies to incorporate minimally-invasive dentistry into your dental program.
3. Write 2-3 PDSAs to increase dental access and decrease referrals to private pediatric dentists for 0-5 year olds.

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 is due only from staff from tribal programs that have taken their HQ dental shares. Tuition Payment is due at least 30 days prior to the start of the course. Please submit tuition payment to the address on the Tuition Payment Form [obtain the form by contacting] or downloading from this site.

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