20/20 Vision on Oral Inflammation: A Novel Approach to Periodontal Disease

  • Thursday 1/26/2023
  • Time: 2:00 - 5:00 pm
  • Course Code: 140TL
  • Cost: $125
  • Room Location: BCEC Room 107 A
  • Credits: 3 CE Hours
Katrina Sanders, RDH a clinical dental hygienist, author and international speaker, Katrina is a vibrant, passionate and charismatic award-winning educator with a unique approach to delivering continuing dental education. Katrina is the Clinical Liaison, Hygiene Excellence and Innovation for AZPerio, the country’s largest periodontal practice. She works alongside Diplomates to the American Board of Periodontology to instruct on collaborative professionalism and standard of care protocols while delivering education through hygiene boot camps and study clubs. Known as “The Dental Resultant”, Katrina is a dental hygiene consultant focused at high-level standards, excellence and production. Katrina is the founder, CEO and keynote speaker for Sanders Board Preparatory.

As the landscape of healthcare continues to evolve in the Post COVID-19 era, so does the professional and ethical responsibility of the dental hygienist. Society has endured unexpected job loss, furlough and unemployment; our communities have experienced fear of health risks and their overall safety; and our patients have unanswered questions. However, now more than ever, our community is also educated and knowledgeable on infection control, disease susceptibility, risk factors and the importance of prevention. In 2023, now is the time to reassess our profession by focusing on the integral role dental hygienists play as preventive and infection control specialists in the field of allied healthcare. This role, however, must be fulfilled by taking off the dark and BLINDING shades and refocusing our SIGHTS, acknowledging we must become PUPILS in re-learning how to apply our foundational knowledge. Join periodontal hygienist, influencer, consultant and educator Katrina Sanders as she discusses the ever-evolving landscape of the dental profession and its renewed dedication to addressing oral inflammation through this collaborative program designed to counsel the dental professional through these unprecedented times. while rising up to meet the societal demands of the dental hygiene industry in this new decade of developing protocols with clear, 20/20 VISION.  

After this course attendees will be able to:
  • Review the landscape of the dental industry in the Post COVID-19 era, understanding current societal profiles
  • Implement patient care modifications needed for the safe delivery in controlling the spread of various chronic and acute infections
  • Use new practice modalities for the optimization of patient populations with a heightened perception regarding overall health
  • Identify the ways in which communication strategies can and must evolve in the post COVID-19 era to build value in the provision of preventive and active therapies
Recommended Audience: Dentist, Hygienist

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