Thursday January 28, 2021
AMERICAN DENTAL ASSISTANTS ASSOCIATION (ADAA)
How Dental Assistants Manage During a Pandemic
This course will highlight what the leadership of the American Dental Assistants Association (ADAA) learned by talking with dental assistants throughout the United States and abroad; about how they coped, stayed positive, and emerged stronger as an essential member of the dental team. In addition, this program will illustrate how dental assistants were at the forefront of developing new infection control protocols and policies and how those advanced infection control procedures would be implemented in their offices.
MORNING TEAM HUDDLE
5 Steps to Practicing Dentistry Pain-Free: Evidence-based Ergonomics
Now, more than ever, as witnessed during the COVID-19 pandemic, mental stress can add to physical demands in the operatory, resulting in pain. Due to the multi-factorial nature of work-related pain in dentistry, rarely does a single intervention (i.e. new loupes, strength training) permanently resolve chronic pain issues. This dynamic course offers ground-breaking education that can help rejuvenate your love of dentistry and transform your life!
SPEAKER HIGHLIGHT – MARY GOVONI, CDA, RDH
How Has COVID-19 Changed Infection Prevention in Dentistry?
This course will examine the changes that have occurred, the guidance and mandates that the CDC and OSHA have implemented regarding controlling aerosols and screening for patients and dental professionals. Current PPE requirements, disinfection products and techniques, and required documentation will also be discussed.
Friday, January 29, 2021
Shift your thinking and communication patterns to elevate your patient appointments and treatment acceptance and learn strategies to set yourself apart as a true healthcare professional.
AADOM is excited to bring you Laura Hatch this year from Dental Office Rocks!
Saturday, January 30, 2021ENHANCED LECTURE
What’s the Plan?: Contingency Planning for Business Interruption
Creating a contingency plan can help your practice minimize interruptions due to medical, environmental, and financial challenges that can have lasting and devastating effects to patient care, team, and the long-term success of your dental practice