Arlington, TX

Diode Laser Training for the Dental Clinician
February 2nd, 2024
7:30 AM-7:30 PM

Hampton Inn
1100 E. Interstate 20
Arlington, TX 76018

Course Description:

Designed to meet or exceed a state dental boards’ laser certification requirements for dental hygienists and dentists. Dedicated Dental Hygiene is an Academy of General Dentistry PACE approved provider for continuing education.

This program will explore the value and benefits of laser assisted dentistry. Learn the specifics of lasers and the nature of using a laser device through this hands-on clinical program. At the end of the course, you will be well versed in diode lasers.

Our laser training program will cover the following topics and objectives:

Foundations of Laser Physics
Review of Historical Laser Milestones
Clinician will learn laser setup, maintenance and differentiate between the pulsing actions of lasers
The attendees will thoroughly understand laser safety and the duties of the laser safety officer.
Clinicians will learn the different tissue interactions associated with laser procedures.
The clinician will leave the course with an understanding of photobiomodulation therapy and how to apply this procedure in patient care.
Dedicated Dental Hygiene’s laser training program will review all soft tissue procedures the dentist can utilize the laser to perform.
This program reviews hard tissue lasers for the doctor. Demonstration of hard tissue lasers is available upon request.
At the end of the program the clinician will have a thorough understanding of the laser procedures within their scope of practice.
Program will review how to educate patients on the benefits of laser therapy.
Program will review verbiage and how to explain laser procedures for better patient acceptance.
Program to include hands-on practice with specimens.

AGD Subject Code: 135 - Laser Therapy/Electrosurgery

The laser provides the dental patient with a non-invasive, precise option for soft tissue therapy and removal. The laser, when utilized properly, it use will not only benefit your patients but your practice!

For the doctor, a diode laser will increase efficiency during a procedure
allowing for more time in the schedule to increase production. With proper technique, the diode laser; increases hemostasis, allows for precise tissue removal, and can increase the speed of your scans and impressions during crown preps. It provides the patient with
predictable treatment outcomes and faster healing times.

The most utilized soft tissue procedures are completed in the hands of the dental hygienist. A dental practice will not only see healthier patients but healthier production when hygiene procedures are being completed during therapy.

Implementation of hygiene procedures starts with high quality training, a confident
clinician, and an established periodontal protocol.

We look forward to helping you light up your approach to patient care!

Late Policy: Check in starts 15 minutes before the course begins. Attendees who arrive 15 minutes or later to the start time will not be eligible for the full training credits available and no refund will be issued.

Cancellation Policy: Full refund up to (14) days prior to the course, less 6% processing fee. If cancellation is within (14) days of the course date, registration can be moved to another training date.

12 CEU

Sponsored by: Ultradent

Kristin A. Hunter RDH, BS

per person

Cancellation Policy: Full refund is available up to 14 days prior to the course, less 6% processing fee. If cancellation is within two weeks the registration can be moved to another course. No refunds will be issued once the online portion of the course has been started.

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