The fifth annual Pacific Dental Hygiene Conference, Where Science Intersects Practice, is designed for dentists, dental hygienists and dental assistants who wish to incorporate the latest scientific evidence in the care of patients. The conference will feature two speakers: Amy Hazlewood, RDH, BS, and Casey Hein, BSDH, MBA.
Targeting Obesity in Dental Patients
Casey Hein, BSDH, MBA
This case-based course focuses on empowering oral healthcare professionals to incorporate the latest evidence on the relationship between obesity and the metabolic syndrome and periodontal disease. Obesity is such a strong predictor of co-morbidity, and it can no longer be ignored in everyday care of dental patients.
Science Merges with Experience and the Real World of the Dental Office: Make Wise Choices!
Amy Hazlewood, RDH, BS
In this era of information overload, how does the experienced dental professional make product or patient care decisions? This interactive session provides important information to guide dental professionals to make the right choices for their patients.
This conference is designed for dentists, dental hygienists and dental assistants who wish to incorporate the latest scientific evidence in the care of their patients.
Tuition: $265 Dentists; $185 Allied Dental Professionals (includes breakfast and lunch)
Program: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Check-in: 8:00 am
Credits: This activity is designated for 6 continuing education credits.
Amy Hazlewood, RDH, BS, has been practicing clinical hygiene in Indiana and Michigan for 30 years. An active local and state member of ADHA, she is also a nationally featured author and speaker. She has decades of experience as an associate lecturer in preventive dentistry and a clinical instructor in dental education at Indiana University South Bend. She heads up a 12-member team of hygienists in a large dental practice and has a wealth of experience to share with the entire dental team. She has appeared on The Doctors television show to help educate audiences on dental hygiene.
Casey Hein, BSDH, MBA, has more than 30 years of experience in private practice, education, public health and consulting, and is best recognized for her work in translating credible findings of oral-systemic research into everyday patient care. She is an assistant clinical professor in the Department of Periodontics and director of education of the International Centre for Oral-Systemic Health at the University of Manitoba. She is president of Casey Hein & Associates, a dental education company, and the founder of The Delta Project for Advancing Oral-Systemic Health.
University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni 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. University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry designates this activity for 6 continuing education credits.