CONTINUING DENTAL EDUCATION
TEAM WEEKEND
Friday, February 8, 2019

Lecture Course for the Entire Dental Team

Dental Team Implant Certification Program

EDIE GIBSON, RDH, MS

OVERVIEW
The field of dental implantology is vast, ever-changing and can be intimidating. As a TEAM member, it is critical to have a comprehensive understanding of implantology, including surgical, restorative and maintenance options, in order to communicate more effectively with your patients. A discussion of implant therapy along with signs, symptoms, and etiology of peri-implant complications, evidence-based maintenance protocols, revolutionary periodontal regenerative options, and how to talk implants with your patients, will be discussed.

OBJECTIVES
Upon completion, participants will be able to:
•Develop an appreciation of dental implants as a treatment option for your clients
•Understand the types of implants and surface treatments available in the market today
•Understand dental implant terminology
•How to assess a client for implant therapy
•Differentiate between the latest technology, instruments and products
•Develop customized home care protocols
•Communicate the risks and benefits of implants

Course Outline
•Classification and Definitions of Dental Implants
•Scientific Basis for Dental Implant Therapy
•Overview of Surgical and Restorative procedures
•Maintenance and Evaluation Procedures
•Communication 101

PRESENTER
EDIE GIBSON, RDH, MS, is a Registered Dental Hygienist that brings over 30 years of diverse, hands-on clinical and business expertise to the podium. She incorporates real world experiences and humor, making difficult subjects fun, empowering, and thought provoking for the entire TEAM! She believes in a collaborative, patient-centric approach to treatment in order to achieve stellar outcomes.

Edie is a Chief of OMS Services for Jameson Management, Certified Speaker for Straumann, and a Thought Leader/KOL for several dental companies. She is the former Executive Director, Certified Educator, and founding Fellow of the ADIA, as well as co-creator of the Dental Hygiene Implant Certification Program (DHICP). She is a 2013 Sunstar RDH Award of Distinction recipient, a Registered Psychotherapist and a contributing author to the bestselling book, Overcoming Mediocrity.

TIME
Check-in: 7:30 AM
Program: Friday, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

LOCATION
UT Health San Antonio-School of Dentistry

TUITION
Individual: $260.00

CREDIT (Course Code: 163959A) Hours: 7

SPECIAL INFORMATION
Upon completion of this program, the participant will be eligible for membership status of the Association of Dental Implant Auxiliaries (ADIA).

After Friday's course your team is certified.
Now have them learn

The Business of Implant Dentistry Communication, Organization and Managing Risk

• Have them find and inspire implant candidates to receive care
• Answer questions effectively about implant dentistry
• Help patients make great decisions
• Make financial arrangements with few misunderstandings
• Coordinate treatment to completion of care
• Manage Risk—Your team's Role and Responsibility

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