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Register now for Periodontal Protocols for the Modern Dental Practice: Blueprint for Success
October 4, 2020
Sunday 9am-4pm
$99 Members 
$129 Non-Members
$49 Auxiliaries & Retired Members     
Free for Dental Students & Residents

Nicole FortuneAs our elderly population expands, dental professionals will continue to see more periodontal patients and patients with complex dentition including dental implants.  Periodontal classifications changed two years ago, in 2018 and there have been a number of courses and publications aimed at explaining the new classifications and how to properly diagnose each patient, but no solid guidelines on treatment.   At the same time, there seems to be a never-ending sea of products and procedures claiming to be ‘the best’ at treating these patients in the office and at home.  How does a clinician keep up with the evolving options for treatment?   

Discover the road map to success! Detangling the web of options to help clinicians understand what truly are, the best services to treat various stages of periodontal and peri- implant diseases.  Through this interactive course, participants will learn how to recognize where each patient lies within the periodontal classifications, what treatment will best suit that patient and how to present that information to ensure the patient is successfully treated. 

Learning Objectives:

  • Explore current periodontal classifications, including classifications of peri-implant disease.
  • Gain guidelines for designing treatment plans and the process of hygiene care for both the natural dentition and dental implants.
  • Discover maintenance protocols and current research for ailing dental implants.
  • Analyze the psychology of patient fear and the impact on treatment acceptance.
  • Pinpoint case presentation techniques which help the patient embrace recommended treatment.
  • Gain a thorough understanding of the periodontal protocols, including how to identify and address individual patient needs.
• Welcome & Introduction  9:00 -- 9:05  AM
• Lecture 1: Occlusion, Esthetics 9:05--10:35 AM
• Q & A / Break 10:35--10:45 AM
• Lecture 2: Tooth Whitening, Adhesive Dentistry 10:45--12:15 PM
• Lunch 12:15--12:45 PM
• Lecture 3: Direct Composites, Bioactive Materials 12:45--2:15  PM
• Q & A / Break 2:15--2:30  PM
• Lecture 4: Digital Dentistry, 3D Printing 2:30--4:00  PM
• Conclude 4:00 PM

About the Speaker
Nicole is a registered dental hygienist who works in a busy periodontal office providing non-surgical and preventative care.  Nicole believes the best patient care happens when combining her dental hygiene knowledge with the latest technology. She is a recognized expert in training dental hygienists in areas of periodontics, including dental endoscopy, laser assisted hygiene care and care for dental implants. Nicole has delivered multiple educational presentations to The Western Society of Periodontology, University of Michigan’s Ramfjord Symposium, The National Osteology Foundation and The Academy of Laser Dentistry, as well as numerous other clubs and professional groups across the country.     

Nicole holds many certifications including CO2, Diode and Nd:Yag laser certification from the Academy of Laser Dentistry. She is a member of the American Academy for Oral Systemic Health, Vermont Dental Hygiene Association, The Academy of Laser Dentistry,  The Association of Dental Implant Auxiliaries, and the Patient Treatment Coordinator’s Association.  Nicole is a clinical expert and speaker for the Facial Art Forum and an integral part of the Implant Care Practitioner training program through RDH Innovations.  She is a Dental Codeology key opinion leader and is directly involved with creation of new dental codes.   She was awarded Dental Hygienist of the Year for 2017 in Vermont. Nicole earned her hygiene degree and her BA from the University of Vermont. She also holds an MBA from Champlain College.