2021 ODA Annual Session Schedule

62 courses, 45 speakers: 132 In-person and 33 Virtual credit hours
The 2021 ODA Annual Session schedule is loaded with in-person and virtual courses, special events and opportunities to reconnect with peers and colleagues. View courses by day, position and category to plan a CE experience that’s best for you and your team.

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T10: 5 Lifestyle Habits That Sabotage Healing
9/30/2021 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
DentistsAssistantsEFDAsFront DeskHygienistsOffice ManagersNutrition

Presented By:

Odiatu
Uche Odiatu, DMD

5 Lifestyle Habits That Sabotage Healing

Uche Odiatu, DMD

9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

CE Hours: 3

OSDB Format:   A-1, Category A-1
Fee: M – $90; NMD – $155; S/O – $71

Course Code: T10

Recommended Audience:  Dentists, Hygienists, EFDAs, Assistants, Office Managers, Front Desk

Your patients don’t leave the stress, poor sleeping patterns (insomnia, apnea, snoring), physical fitness (or lack of) or eating patterns (mindless eating and evening feeding frenzies) in the car before they sit in your chair. There’s irrefutable scientific evidence that these habits have the ability to ramp up inflammation or dial it down. Chronic background inflammation is a key player in all degenerative disease. Well adjusted, rested, physically active, healthy eating patients enjoy a physiology that supports a positive response to your treatments.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand why your sedentary patients don’t heal as well as your active-living patients.
  • Discover how eating habits have the ability to dial down or ramp up inflammation.
  • Develop a conversation style to positively impact our patients at the new patient or re-care exam.
T11: Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Looking Beyond the Teeth and Saving Lives!
9/30/2021 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
DentistsAssistantsEFDAsFront DeskHygienistsOffice ManagersOral Medicine

Presented By:

Spencer 2
Jamison R. Spencer, DMD, MS

Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Looking Beyond the Teeth and Saving Lives!

Jamison R. Spencer, DMD, MS

9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

CE Hours: 3

OSDB Format:  A-1, Category A-1
Fee: M – $90; NMD – $155; S/O – $71

Course Code:  T11

Recommended Audience:  Dentists, Hygienists, EFDAs, Assistants, Office Managers, Front Desk

Dentists are uniquely positioned among healthcare providers to easily evaluate for signs of obstructive sleep apnea. Oral appliance therapy performed by a qualified dentist can also be an effective treatment, literally saving lives. In this lecture Dr. Spencer will review the basics of normal sleep, snoring and obstructive sleep apnea in adults and children.

You will most likely be thinking that you and everyone you know must have sleep apnea before he is through! Don’t worry though; he will also cover diagnosis and treatment of obstructive sleep apnea, including the dentist’s role. If you or someone close to you may have sleep apnea (like your patients) you owe it to yourself and them to take this course and potentially change, or literally save, their lives.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand normal sleep and how to improve sleep.
  • Understand how obstructive sleep apnea affects adults and children.
  • Understand possible problems and side effects of oral appliance therapy.

Note:  A workshop accompanies this lecture.  See Course Code T24.

T12: Don’t Get Caught with your Pants Down: New Dental Products Review
9/30/2021 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
DentistsAssistantsEFDAsFront DeskHygienistsOffice ManagersPreventative Care

Presented By:

Bendit
Judy Bendit, RDH, BS

Don’t Get Caught with your Pants Down: New Dental Products Review
Judy Bendit, RDH, BS

9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

CE Hours: 3

OSDB Format:  A-1, Category A-1
Fee: M – $90; NMD – $155; S/O – $71

Course Code: T12

Recommended Audience:  Dentists, Hygienists, EFDAs, Assistants, Office Managers, Front Desk

How many times a day do patients come in to your operatory telling you about some new product they bought on Amazon or at some health food store? It’s hard to keep up with all of them. Do you remember when the dental care aisle in your local pharmacy was actually just a small section of an aisle and only contained a handful of toothbrushes, toothpastes, and maybe some mouthwash?

Clearly, times have changed. Now the dental care section is truly an entire aisle (or two) and is filled with a variety of products including toothbrushes, toothpastes, mouthwashes and rinses, and so much more. It’s overwhelming for any dental professional…let alone for your patients. In this course, we will look at the historical progression of many of these products along with many of the DIY modalities to figure out what is best for our individual patient’s needs. Let’s not get caught with our pants down.

Learning Objectives:

  • Look at trends in dental marketing and how they shape our decision-making process.
  • Evaluate and discuss the science behind many OTC products and DIY products.
  • Use this information to formulate a homecare protocol based on individual patient needs.
T13: CAMBRA Integration for Clinical Success **
9/30/2021 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
DentistsAssistantsEFDAsFront DeskHygienistsOffice ManagersWorkshops

Presented By:

Magnuszewski
Tabetha Magnuszewski, RDH
** This course is no longer available; see Course Code T22 **

 

CAMBRA Integration for Clinical Success

Tabetha Magnuszewski, RDH

9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

CE Hours: 3

OSDB Format:  A-1, Category A-1
Fee: M – $155; NMD – $255; S/O – $125

Course Code: T13

Recommended Audience:  Dentists, Hygienists, EFDAs, Assistants, Office Managers, Front Desk

Support provided by Ivoclar Vivadent, Inc.

Incorporating evidence-based strategies in the prevention of dental disease often poses a challenge for dental professionals.  Throughout this program, we will review the literature and recommendations for incorporating CAMBRA protocols into everyday hygiene practice. Our simplified approach will assist you in identifying risk assessment and creating personalized treatment plans. This program will also feature the latest dental materials for dental caries prevention and oral health maintenance.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify the steps to create a comprehensive CAMBRA protocol.
  • Understand the caries disease process and strategies for intervention.
  • Be able to differentiate between fluoride and chlorhexidine varnish and their clinical application.

Note:  This course is repeated.  See Course Code T22.

 

T15: Delivering W.O.W. Service:  People Will Forget Everything Except How You Made Them Feel!
9/30/2021 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
DentistsAssistantsEFDAsFront DeskHygienistsOffice ManagersPractice Management

Presented By:

Mausolf
Judy Kay Mausolf

Delivering W.O.W. Service:  People Will Forget Everything Except How You Made Them Feel!

Judy Kay Mausolf

9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

CE Hours: 3

OSDB Format: A-1, Category A-3
Fee: M – $90; NMD – $155; S/O – $71

Course Code:  T15

Recommended Audience:  Dentists, Hygienists, EFDAs, Assistants, Office Managers, Front Desk

Support provided by CareCredit

Research shows that practices that build their office environment around serving the patient own and dominate the market. Customer service is often confusing, complex and vague! “I’m satisfied” means nothing in today’s world. Set yourself apart from your colleagues: differentiate why you and your office and not the office down the street! Learn principles for strengthening communication skills, practice brand, and service standards. Illuminate the patient decision-making processes to create lasting impressions and exceptional experiences. Inspire the entire team to deliver W.O.W. service with more passion and focus.

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn techniques to make W.O.W impressions.
  • Understand W.O.W. Patient Philosophy.
  • Identify how to spot opportunities that create W.O.W. touchpoints.
T14: Endodontic Mastery: What You Need for Success in 2021
9/30/2021 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
DentistsEndodontics

Presented By:

Jovichich
Tom Jovicich, DMD, MS

Endodontic Mastery: What You Need for Success in 2021

Tom Jovicich, DMD, MS

9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

CE Hours: 3

OSDB Format:  A-1, Category A-1
Fee: M – $90; NMD – $155; S/O – $71

Course Code:  T14

Recommended Audience:   Dentists

Support provided by Kerr Endo

This course will immerse you into the world of endodontic innovation allowing participants to learn mindful case selection, risk management, predictable diagnostic skills and safe access and canal location with the use of ultrasonic instruments. The course presents evidence-based support and in-depth, high-definition video demonstration of techniques. The aim is to exercise your mind and grow your endodontic skills. The presentation leads you, step by step, through the root canal treatment process starting with case selection and completing with artful obturation and patient management.

Learning Objectives: 

  • Learn the classifications and processes of diagnosing and treating endodontic cases.
  • Understand the current innovations in armamentarium and techniques of root canal treatment with HD video demonstrations through the microscope.
  • Learn advanced understanding of root canal anatomy and techniques for safe access and canal location.

Note:  A workshop accompanies this course.  See Course Code T20.

T16: Dentistry 4.0: Virtually Anything is Possible
9/30/2021 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
DentistsAssistantsEFDAsHygienistsRegulatory Compliance

Presented By:

Scarfe
William C. Scarfe BDS, MS, FRACDS, FACD

Dentistry 4.0: Virtually Anything is Possible

William C. Scarfe BDS, MS, FRACDS, FACD

10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

CE Hours:  2

OSDB Format:  A-1, Category A-1
Fee: M – $80; NMD – $150; S/O – $65

Course Code:  T16

Recommended Audience:  Dentists, Hygienists, EFDAs, Assistants

The adoption of three technologies has positioned the dental practice at the forefront of the 4th Industrial Revolution: The Internet of Things, big data analytics, and cloud-based computing. These technologies present clinically in advances in image fusion and simulation, virtual reality, machine learning, data manipulation, chairside robotics and localized 3-D printing solutions. Dentistry 4.0 has the potential to significantly reduce the cost of many complicated dental procedures by employing cutting-edge technologies locally. In addition, digital information translation will likely increase efficiencies in the provision of care. This presentation provides a framework for understanding the current components of Dentistry 4.0, illustrates the use of associated technologies in specific clinical applications and discusses their potential impact on dental practice.

Learning Objectives:

  • Categorize the drivers towards and components of Dentistry 4.0.
  • Understand and appreciate the diversity of technologies involved in Dentistry 4.0.
  • Appreciate how Dentistry 4.0 technologies can improve treatment delivery and quality.

Note:  This course meets the OSDB 2-hr review requirement for Dental Assistant Radiographers.

T18: Local Patient Search and How Google Impacts Your Practice
9/30/2021 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
DentistsAssistantsEFDAsFront DeskHygienistsOffice ManagersPractice Management

Presented By:

Sean White
Sean White
Kristi Simone
Kristi Simone

Local Patient Search and How Google Impacts Your Practice

Sean White and Kristi Simone

2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

CE Hours: 3

OSDB Format: A-1, Category A-3
Fee: M – $25; NMD – $25; S/O – $25

Course Code: T18

RECOMMENDED AUDIENCE:  Dentists, Hygienists, EFDAs, Assistants, Office Managers, Front Desk

Dentist near me, Dentist near (insert your city), and similar keywords are the most used terms when a patient searches for a new dentist. Because every dental practice in your area is considered a “local business,” Google has to choose which offices will show up for that patient. Understanding Google My Business (GMB) marketing for dentists and the importance of claiming, optimizing, and using your practice GMB features to convert new patients is one of the most important things dentists can do right now to be found online and get new patients.

This seminar will cover how search-engine optimization (SEO), your GMB profile, and online reviews impact your local search ranking. You will understand how to claim, optimize and use your GMB profile and other Google tools, to help you stand out and show up when a patient is looking for a dentist, orthodontist, endodontist, periodontist, dental implants or other important keywords “near me.” And, we will provide specific marketing strategies that you can implement on your own to show up when a patient searches for a dentist in your area. Learn more by visiting whiteboard-mktg.com.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand how Google views dental practices and what Google provides to help dentists show up during the patient search process.
  • Learn what your practice Google My Business page is, and how to claim, optimize and use it to attract patients, increase phone calls and requests for directions, request reviews, and more.
  • Learn how to incorporate SEO, online reviews, and other marketing strategies to help Google find you when a patient searches for a new dentist.
T21: Escape the Vape
9/30/2021 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
DentistsAssistantsEFDAsFront DeskHygienistsOffice ManagersPreventative Care

Presented By:

Nanne
Shannon Nanne, RDH

Escape the Vape

Shannon Nanne, RDH

2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. 

CE Hours: 3

OSDB Format:   A-1, Category A-1
Fee: M – $90; NMD – $155; S/O – $71

Course Code:  T21

Recommended Audience:   Dentists, Hygienists, EFDAs, Assistants, Office Managers, Front Desk

Think about the reasons you don’t vape, or want to stop and what you would say or do if you ever feel pressured to smoke or vape. How do you talk to your patients or kids about the dangers of vaping? Lots of studies show smoking is harmful. When it comes to vaping, manufacturers don’t yet have to disclose what they put in the liquid, so we don’t know the long-term effects.

What we do know is that most vape liquid contains chemicals that can lead to addiction, and may cause cancer. Electronic cigarette users may experience xerostomia and increased risk for tooth decay as a result of the vaporized liquid entering the mouth. Aerosols from vaping irritate the lining of the mucosa and are absorbed into the buccal mucosa and the pharyngeal tissues. Explosions while vaping can lead to severe burns and even death.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand that vaping causes many problems in the oral cavity.
  • Explain how the aerosol is created and how it affects the oral cavity.
  • Identify the cariogenic potential of sweet flavors in electronic-cigarette liquids. 
T17: Your Patients’ Gut Health: What every dental professional needs to know
9/30/2021 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
DentistsAssistantsEFDAsFront DeskHygienistsOffice ManagersNutrition

Presented By:

Odiatu
Uche Odiatu, DMD

Your Patients’ Gut Health: What every dental professional needs to know

Uche Odiatu, DMD

2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

CE Hours: 3

OSDB Format:  A-1, Category A-1
Fee: M – $90; NMD – $155; S/O – $71

Course Code: T17

Recommended Audience:  Dentists, Hygienists, EFDAs, Assistants, Office Managers, Front Desk

Do your patients have the guts to douse the flames of inflammation? Your patients’ gut flora makes very powerful anti-inflammatory agents when fed key nutrients. Learn what impacts gut integrity: antibiotics, jet lag, fast food, artificial sweeteners, stress & more. The latest science shows the #1 influence on the microbiome is diet. Oral health care providers are the key professionals to ensure optimum functioning of the incredible masticatory system.

Learning Objectives:

  • Gain insight into the human microbiome’s TOP FOOD needs.
  • Learn how the new science is shaking the foundation of health care & nutrition.
  • Discover the key role of your patients’ gut integrity & inflammation.
T19: Voxel Vision: Navigation and Interpretation of the Virtual Radiographic Patient
9/30/2021 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
DentistsAssistantsEFDAsHygienistsWorkshops

Presented By:

Scarfe
William C. Scarfe BDS, MS, FRACDS, FACD

Voxel Vision: Navigation and Interpretation of the Virtual Radiographic Patient

William C. Scarfe BDS, MS, FRACDS, FACD

2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

CE Hours:  3

OSDB Format:  A-1, Category A-1
Fee: M – $245; NMD – $310; S/O – $175

Course Code:  T19

Recommended Audience:  Dentists, Hygienists, EFDAs, Assistants

Interpretation of the entire volumetric image dataset is the professional duty of all practitioners who operate a cone beam computed tomographic (CBCT) unit or request a specific CBCT study. The interpretive process demands advanced knowledge of maxillofacial anatomy, an understanding of anatomic variations, recognition of abnormalities and an appreciation of notable incidental findings. A thorough review of the virtual radiographic patient can only be achieved by a systematic approach. This presentation will use specific cases to demonstrate the fundamental concepts and mechanics of CBCT navigation using various  software and provide guidelines on which to generate interpretation reports using “Voxel Vision.”

Learning Objectives:

  • Appreciate the underlying professional responsibilities associated with the interpretation of CBCT volumetric dataset.
  • Be familiar with the use of dental imaging software in CBCT interpretation.
  • Comprehend the systematic mechanics of interpreting 3D volumetric images towards Voxel Vision.
T20: Endodontic Mastery:  A Hands-on Experience
9/30/2021 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
DentistsWorkshopsEndodontics

Presented By:

Jovichich
Tom Jovicich, DMD, MS

Endodontic Mastery:  A Hands-on Experience

Tom Jovicich, DMD, MS

2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

CE Hours: 3

OSDB Format:  A-1, Category A-1
Fee: M – $245; NMD – $310; S/O – $175

Course Code:  T20

 Recommended Audience:  Dentists

Support provided by Kerr Endo

Instrumentation with adaptive reciprocation allows for stress-free canal preparation. Irrigation is the key to success in endodontics and apical negative pressure irrigation is a safe and thorough technique to clean the apical third of the root canal system. Three-dimensional obturation by the warm vertical technique will allow you to provide your patients with top-quality endodontic care. This interactive course will allow you to feel updated on the latest advances in endodontic practice. The goal is for you to return to your office feeling enthused and confident about your root canal treatments.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the current innovations in armamentarium and techniques of root canal treatment with HD video demonstrations through the microscope.
  • Demonstrate new techniques that build confidence to provide endodontic care to patients.
  • Learn about three-dimensional obturation.

Note:  A lecture is a prerequisite for this workshop.  See Course Code T14.

T22: CAMBRA Integration for Clinical Success
9/30/2021 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
DentistsAssistantsEFDAsFront DeskHygienistsOffice ManagersWorkshops

Presented By:

Magnuszewski
Tabetha Magnuszewski, RDH

CAMBRA Integration for Clinical Success

Tabetha Magnuszewski, RDH

2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

CE Hours: 3

OSDB Format:  A-1, Category A-1
Fee: M – $155; NMD – $255; S/O – $125

Course Code: T22

Recommended Audience:  Dentists, Hygienists, EFDAs, Assistants, Office Managers, Front Desk

Support provided by Ivoclar Vivadent, Inc.

Incorporating evidence-based strategies in the prevention of dental disease often poses a challenge for dental professionals.  Throughout this program, we will review the literature and recommendations for incorporating CAMBRA protocols into everyday hygiene practice. Our simplified approach will assist you in identifying risk assessment and creating personalized treatment plans. This program will also feature the latest dental materials for dental caries prevention and oral health maintenance.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify the steps to create a comprehensive CAMBRA protocol.
  • Understand the caries disease process and strategies for intervention.
  • Be able to differentiate between fluoride and chlorhexidine varnish and their clinical application.

Note:  This course is repeated.  See Course Code T13.

T23: Communication Solutions: Attitudes, Breakdowns & Conflict Resolutions
9/30/2021 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
DentistsAssistantsEFDAsFront DeskHygienistsOffice ManagersPractice Management

Presented By:

Mausolf
Judy Kay Mausolf

Communication Solutions:  Attitudes, Breakdowns & Conflict Resolutions

Judy Kay Mausolf

2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

CE Hours: 3

OSDB Format:  A-1, Category A-3
Fee: M – $90; NMD – $155; S/O – $71

Course Code: T23

Recommended Audience:   Dentists, Hygienists, EFDAs, Assistants, Office Managers, Front Desk

Support Provided by CareCredit

Discover how to elevate your communication to a level that inspires open communication, prevents breakdowns, resolves conflict and builds trust and respect resulting in a high-performing team and patient relationships! Learn the skills to communicate positively and effectively with different and even difficult personalities. Discover formats to hold positive, effective and efficient huddles and team meetings. Transform attitudes from toxic to tremendous and create a positive environment where everyone looks forward to coming to the office. Judy Kay, communications expert, will share how you can elevate the level of communication in your life!

 Learning Objectives:

  • Learn verbal skills to communicate effectively with difficult and different personalities.
  • Establish protocols that eliminate gossip.
  • Determine behaviors that inspire a culture of appreciation and celebration.
T24: Dental Sleep Medicine Hands-On
9/30/2021 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
DentistsAssistantsEFDAsHygienistsWorkshops

Presented By:

Spencer
Jamison R. Spencer, DMD, MS

Dental Sleep Medicine Hands-On

Jamison Spencer, DMD, MS

2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

CE Hours: 3

OSDB Format:  A-1, Category A-1
Fee: M – $245; NMD – $310; S/O – $175

Course Code: T24

Recommended Audience:  Dentists, Hygienists, EFDAs, Assistants

In this hands-on course, we will discuss all of the practical matters related to the treatment of patients with obstructive sleep apnea from initial screening, referral for diagnosis, appliance selection, records, fitting and follow-up.

Hands-on components will include appliance selection, bite registration and chairside technique for morning occlusal guide fabrication.

Learning Objectives:

  • Be able to select an appropriate appliance based on what is most likely to work best for a specific patient.
  • Understand how to take a bite registration for a custom oral appliance.
  • Be able to fabricate a chairside morning occlusal guide to help avoid bite changes and tooth movement.

Note:  A lecture is a prerequisite for this workshop.  See Course Code T11.

E91: EVENT! Greg Hahn:  Live at the ODA Annual Session!
9/30/2021 5:15 pm - 6:00 pm
DentistsAssistantsEFDAsFront DeskHygienistsOffice ManagersSpecial Events

Presented By:

greg-hahn-portrait
Greg Hahn:

Greg Hahn:  Live at the ODA Annual Session!

5:15 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., Thursday, September 30

FREE with registration

Event Code E91

Greg Hahn has parlayed his absurdly energetic, all out style of physical humor, one liners and crowd work into a performance of immediate pandemonium and continuous laughs. His unique stylings have led to numerous television, corporate and theater appearances throughout the US and Canada.

A favorite on the nationally syndicated Bob and Tom Radio Show, Greg has also appeared on Late Night with Conan O’Brien, Comedy Central, CBS, ABC, FOX, MTV and CMT.  Bring your team to see Greg live at the ODA.   Watch in-person or virtually.  Tickets are free, but registration is required.

E92: EVENT! Dinner with the Speakers
9/30/2021 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
DentistsSpecial Events

Presented By:

jeff-ruby
Jeff Ruby's Steakhouse

Dinner with the Speakers

Jeff Ruby’s Steakhouse

8:30 p.m. to 11:00 p.m., Thursday, September 30

$150

Event Code E92

Have you ever wanted to sit down face-to-face with some of today’s leading clinicians? This exquisite dinner is your chance!  Speakers currently scheduled to attend include Dr. Stanley Malamed, Dr. Josh Austin, Dr. Jamison Spencer, and Dr. Uche Odiatu.  Jeff Ruby’s Steakhouse is located at 89 E. Nationwide Blvd., across the street from the Hyatt Regency Hotel.  Attendance is very limited.

E93: EVENT! New Dentist Social:  Denmark on High
9/30/2021 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
DentistsSpecial Events

New Dentist Social:  Denmark on High

9:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m., Thursday, September 30

FREE for dentists in practice 10 years or less

Event Code E93

Sponsored by ODPAC

All dentists in practice 10 years or less are invited to attend the New Dentist Social. Meet up with your classmates and meet new colleagues at this premier event designed especially for the new practitioner. The event features an open bar and appetizers, perfect for an after-dinner stop.  Denmark on High is a Euro-style Cocktail Bistro located on the 2nd floor of 463 North High Street, right across the street from the main doors of the Columbus Convention Center. Free for new dentists and their spouses, but you must register to attend.

E95: EVENT! Keynote:  Bertice Berry, Ph.D.
10/1/2021 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
DentistsAssistantsEFDAsFront DeskHygienistsOffice ManagersLeadershipSpecial Events

Presented By:

Bertice Berry PHD
Bertice Berry, PHD

Keynote:  Bertice Berry, Ph.D.

1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

FREE with registration

Event Code: E95

No one defies stereotypes, generalizations or clichés more than Dr. Bertice Berry. Growing up poor in Wilmington, Delaware, the sixth of seven children, Bertice was told by a high school teacher that she was “not college material.”  Bertice not only graduated magna cum laude from Jacksonville University where she was awarded the President’s Cup for leadership, she subsequently earned a Ph.D. in Sociology from Kent State University at the age of 26. Berry was the host and co-executive producer of her own nationally syndicated talk show, “The Bertice Berry Show,” and hosted “USA Live,” a four-hour live interview and entertainment show on the USA Cable Network. She’s been featured on numerous other television programs, including appearances on “The Oprah Winfrey Show,” “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,” ABC’s “20/20” and NPR’s “Tell Me More” with Michel Martin. Bring your team to Dr. Berry’s Keynote Session, Navigating Life in a World of New Normals. Watch in-person or virtually.  Tickets are free, but registration is required.

F25: Preventative Products Roundtable Breakfast 2021
10/1/2021 7:15 am - 8:45 am
HygienistsPreventative Care

Preventative Products Roundtable Breakfast 2021

Various Speakers

7:15 a.m. to 8:45 a.m.

CE Hours: 1.5

OSDB Format:  A-1, Category A-1
Fee: $65
Course Code:   F25 

Recommended Audience:   Hygienists*

Dental Hygienists won’t want to miss this innovative “nosh and learn” program just for them!  Representatives from the leading preventative products companies will participate in this interactive session where attendees will be seated at tables for breakfast and company representatives will travel the room spending time at each table describing their newest materials and answering dental hygienists’ questions.

Learning Objectives: 

  • Gain knowledge of new products on the market and how they benefit your patients.

*Due to limited seating, only dental hygienists may attend this course.

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The list of participating companies will be added here as they are confirmed.

F26: Emergency Medicine: 10 Minutes to Save a Life
10/1/2021 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
DentistsAssistantsEFDAsFront DeskHygienistsOffice ManagersRegulatory Compliance

Presented By:

Malamed
Stanley F. Malamed, DDS

Emergency Medicine: 10 Minutes to Save a Life

Stanley F. Malamed, DDS

8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

CE Hours:  4

OSDB Format:  A-1, Category A-1

Fee: M – $99; NMD – $175; S/O – $80

Course Code:  F26

Recommended Audience: Dentist, Hygienists, EFDAs, Assistants, Office Manager, Front Desk

Life-threatening emergencies can occur anytime, anywhere and to anyone. Such situations are somewhat more likely to occur within the confines of the dental office due to the increased level of stress that is so often present. In this course, Dr. Malamed will discuss the areas which are considered vital to a proper understanding of emergency medicine. We will discuss the preparation of the office and staff, including a review of recommended emergency drugs and equipment. We will then discuss recognition and management of specific emergency situations including unconsciousness, respiratory distress, seizures, allergy, chest pain, and cardiac arrest.

This course is designed for all members of the dental office staff, not just the doctor and chairside personnel. Situations discussed here can happen outside of the dental environment as well as in the office. Everyone should be prepared!

Learning objectives:

  • List and discuss the four steps to office preparation for medical emergencies.
  • List and discuss the indications for the eight basic emergency drugs.
  • Discuss the basic management of medical emergencies including seizures, bronchospasm, anaphylaxis, myocardial infarction, and cardiac arrest.

Note:  This course meets the Ohio State Dental Board’s criteria for dental hygienists, expanded function dental auxiliaries and dental assistants to practice under general supervision.

 

F27: Practical TMD: How to Evaluate, Diagnose and Treat the Most Common TMJ Problems
10/1/2021 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
DentistsAssistantsEFDAsFront DeskHygienistsOffice ManagersOral Medicine

Presented By:

Spencer
Jamison R. Spencer, DMD, MS

Practical TMD: How to Evaluate, Diagnose and Treat the Most Common TMJ Problems

Jamison R. Spencer, DMD, MS

9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

CE Hours: 3

OSDB Format:  A-1, Category A-1
Fee: M – $90; NMD – $155; S/O – $71

Course Code:  F27

Recommended Audience:  Dentists, Hygienists, EFDAs, Assistants, Office Managers, Front Desk

TMJ disorders are one of those areas where almost every dentist feels uncomfortable. In dental school we didn’t get much classroom information, and little or no clinical experience. Our treatments in practice are often hit and miss, without clarity on why sometimes we hit, and other times we miss. In this lecture Dr. Spencer will review the relevant anatomy and discuss simple examination, diagnosis and treatment techniques as well as when to know to refer, allowing you to help many more people.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand basic principles of focused examination and evaluation for TMD.
  • Discover a straight-forward way to diagnose the most common TM disorders.
  • Understand the treatments for the most common TM disorders.
F28: Advanced Direct Restorative Procedures
10/1/2021 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
DentistsAssistantsEFDAsRestorative Dentistry

Presented By:

Romero
Mario Romero, DDS 

Advanced Direct Restorative Procedures

Mario Romero, DDS

9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

CE Hours: 3

OSDB Format:  A-1, Category A-1
Fee: M – $90; NMD – $155; S/O – $71

Course Code:  F28

Recommended Audience:   Dentists, EFDAs, Assistants

Support provided by Kerr

This course aims to update the general practitioner on a variety of topics that affect the biological response, esthetics and longevity of composite restorations. Posterior composites will be discussed including different bonding protocols and restorative techniques. In addition, participants will gain insight into the management of large Class II that require cusp build-up, decision making between packable and bulk-fill composites and advanced matrix systems techniques, as well as increasing attendees’ knowledge from materials and instrument selection, shade mapping, and techniques for highly esthetic anterior composite restorations in detail, to allow you as the practitioner to transform your patient’s smile in a single visit!

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the different adhesive systems on the market and how to select them based on the clinical situation.
  • Become familiar with the mylar pull technique to develop ideal line angles in composite veneers.
  • Implement a sequential finishing and polishing to obtain natural texture and surface gloss.

Note:  A workshop accompanies this course.  See Course Code F35.

F29: What is Your Compliance Risk?
10/1/2021 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
DentistsAssistantsEFDAsFront DeskHygienistsOffice ManagersPractice Management

Presented By:

Taxin
Christine Taxin

What is Your Compliance Risk?

Christine Taxin

9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

CE Hours: 3

OSDB Format:  A-1, Category A-3
Fee: M – $90; NMD – $155; S/O – $71

Course Code: F29

Recommended Audience:   Dentists, Hygienists, EFDAs, Assistants, Office Managers, Front Desk

Why do dentists think there is no such thing as the audit police? Every insurance company is now updating their billing software to audit everyone with artificial intelligence (AI) software. This course will provide you the information needed to protect your practice.  Keep in mind, dental insurance companies will want to see your clinical notes, not a letter of medical necessity.

Insurance companies presume that you know what you are doing when you file claims. As such all actions/ inactions, whether purposeful or accidental, are treated as knowing and willful, which is why it is important to identify and correct your errors. Do not forget all your providers and hygienists are under your guidance so let us teach them how to use the code that matches the notes.  A person who violates the False Claims Act must repay three times the amount of damages suffered by the government plus a mandatory civil penalty of at least $5,500 and no more than $11,000 per claim.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand that audits performed in the last year will allow you to recognize what they do look at.
  • Recognize documentation skills that provide any insurance the correct information from the clinical notes.
  • Learn how to use forms to help achieve a higher acceptance rate.
F30: Rock Star Dental Assistant
10/1/2021 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
AssistantsEFDAsFront DeskHygienistsOffice ManagersPatient Care

Presented By:

Hunter
Tija Hunter, CDA, EFDA, CDIA, MADAA

Rock Star Dental Assistant

Tija Hunter, CDA, EFDA, CDIA, MADAA

9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

CE Hours: 3

OSDB Format:  A-1, Category A-1
Fee: M – $90; NMD – $155; S/O – $71

Course Code:  F30

Recommended Audience:   Dentists, Hygienists, EFDAs, Assistants, Office Managers, Front Desk

Dental assistants spend more time with the patients than any other team member, so let’s educate that assistant to be the best they can be to help your practice excel! We will discuss ways we can maximize our relationships with patients and teammates.  We will learn ways to accelerate our roles within the practice and discover new ways to help make the practice successful through establishing systems to stay organized and methods for cutting costs and staying on top!

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand specific methods to improve organization of time and materials.
  • Establish protocols to improve communication with patients and teammates.
  • Understand my role in achieving practice goals.
F31: The RDH Detective Files:  Oral Manifestations of Systemic Disease
10/1/2021 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
DentistsAssistantsEFDAsFront DeskHygienistsOffice ManagersPreventative Care

Presented By:

Nanne
Shannon Nanne, RDH

The RDH Detective Files:  Oral Manifestations of Systemic Disease

Shannon Nanne, RDH

9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

CE Hours: 3

OSDB Format:   A-1, Category A-1
Fee: M – $90; NMD – $155; S/O – $71

Course Code:  F31

Recommended Audience:   Dentists, Hygienists, EFDAs, Assistants, Office Managers, Front Desk

Your careful examination of the oral cavity may allow for early diagnosis and treatment indicative of an underlying systemic condition. You will be educated on many medical conditions and diseases that have oral side effects and complications associated with them such as Xerostomia, Candida Infections, Stomatitis, Mucositis and Burning Mouth Syndrome.

Suffering from these conditions can interfere with nutrition, function, overall health and quality of life. Examination should include evaluation for mucosal changes, periodontal inflammation and bleeding, and general condition of the teeth. You will return to your practice ready to implement specific strategies in order to help improve the lives of your patients suffering from these conditions and recognize what they may be suffering from within the oral cavity window.

Learning Objectives:

  • Recognize the oral manifestations of select systemic diseases.
  • Explain Systemic Diseases in detail.
  • Identify successful treatment options and products, OTC and Rx available for these oral conditions.
F32: Silver Diamine Fluoride:  A Better Way to Fight Caries
10/1/2021 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
DentistsAssistantsEFDAsHygienistsWorkshops

Presented By:

Bendit
Judy Bendit, RDH, BS
Buckner
Hayley Buckner, RDH, BS

Silver Diamine Fluoride:  A Better Way to Fight Caries
Judy Bendit, RDH, BS assisted by Hayley Buckner, RDH, BS
10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

CE Hours: 2

OSDB Format:  A-1, Category A-1
Fee: M – $155; NMD – $255; S/O – $125

Course Code:  F32

Recommended Audience:  Dentists, Hygienists, EFDAs

Support provided by Elevate Oral Care

Throughout history, mankind has constantly been in search of a better way. A better way to travel. A better way to communicate. A better way to educate. Finding a better way requires a plan that involves mapping out one’s destination, setting a course, carving out a path, and ultimately paving the way. This 2-hour program focuses on the innovations and advancements in remineralization with emphasis on Silver Diamine Fluoride that will influence and change the delivery of care we provide to our patients.  In addition, the concept of patient-centered communication via motivational interviewing will be introduced. The technique utilizes shared decision making where the patient and oral care teamwork towards one goal of improving the patient’s health while enabling the patient to have a voice, understand their options, the risks/benefits and alternatives, all while giving them the power to enhance their own oral health.

The course meets the Ohio State Dental Board’s (OSDB) requirement for Dental Hygienists and EFDAs to place Silver Diamine Fluoride.  Please join us for this workshop where you will get all the information and training you need to start applying SDF immediately.

Learning Objectives:

  • Define the mechanism of action and benefits of Silver Diamine Fluoride.
  • Utilize an emerging evidence-based conversational technique that guides a conversation according to a patient’s values and expectations to elicit a change in behavior.
  • Review protocols and techniques for SDF placement and actually place SDF in extracted teeth.

Course Requirements:  Please bring the following:

  • PPE – Each participant must bring a pair of gloves, mask and safety glasses.
  • An extracted tooth/teeth with decay; sterilize and bring in an autoclavable pouch.

Note:  This workshop is repeated.  See Courses F38; S48; S50.

E94: EVENT! MATCH @ ODA Annual Session
10/1/2021 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
DentistsSpecial Events

MATCH @ ODA Annual Session

12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

FREE with registration

Event Code: E94

Presented by the ODA Subcouncil on New Dentists

Interested in selling or buying a dental practice? Looking for an opportunity to become an associate or do you need to hire an associate? Join us for a unique event organized by the ODA Subcouncil on New Dentists and designed to help member dentists, dental residents and dental students who are looking for a job match up with member dentists who are preparing for a practice transition or looking to expand their practice. Once you register you will be contacted by the ODA prior to the event to provide additional information that will enhance your participation in the matching.  No outside companies, vendors or office staff members are permitted to participate and attendees are not required or guaranteed to make a “match” at the event. MATCH @ ODA Annual Session is free, but registration is required.  Lunch will be served.

 

F33: Is the ‘Mandibular Block’ Passé?
10/1/2021 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
DentistsAssistantsEFDAsHygienistsOral Medicine

Presented By:

Malamed
Stanley F. Malamed, DDS

Is the ‘Mandibular Block’ Passé?

Stanley F. Malamed, DDS

2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

CE Hours:  3

OSDB Format:  A-1, Category A-1

Fee: M – $90; NMD – $155; S/O – $71

Course Code:  F33

Recommended Audience: Dentist, Hygienists, EFDAs, Assistants

Local anesthesia forms the backbone of pain control techniques in contemporary dental practice. The subject of pain control in dentistry has undergone a recent renewal of interest, a renaissance.

In this program Dr. Malamed will present an in-depth discussion of the problem in achieving mandibular anesthesia.  The traditional ‘mandibular nerve block’ has the lowest success rate of major nerve blocks administered in the human body. Techniques such as the Gow-Gates mandibular nerve block; the Akinosi-Vazirani closed mouth mandibular nerve block; intraosseous anesthesia; and the periodontal ligament injection have been developed in an effort to improve success in this area. Additionally, the local anesthetic articaine HCl has been demonstrated to have significant success when administered by mandibular infiltration in adults.

So, Is the mandibular block passé? Come join Dr. Malamed and find out.

Learning objectives:

  • Describe the technique for the traditional inferior alveolar nerve block (e.g. ‘mandibular block’).
  • List four alternative techniques/procedures for achieving mandibular anesthesia.
  • Describe the technique for the Gow-Gates mandibular nerve block.
F34: Advanced Dental Billing & Coding
10/1/2021 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
DentistsAssistantsEFDAsFront DeskHygienistsOffice ManagersPractice Management

Presented By:

Taxin
Christine Taxin

Advanced Dental Billing & Coding

Christine Taxin

2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

CE Hours: 3

OSDB Format:  A-1, Category A-3
Fee: M – $90; NMD – $155; S/O – $71

Course Code: F34

Recommended Audience:   Dentists, Hygienists, EFDAs, Assistants, Office Managers, Front Desk

Every year the rules on dental billing change, and more codes are issued.  Many dental offices fail to realize that they need to not only update the codes, but if they will be paid by dental plans, what has changed in the rules of each plan.

This course will review new codes planned for 2022, what steps are needed to achieve success with current and new contracts, and what insurance companies offer additional benefits.

 Learning Objectives:

  • Reference a provided list of the new codes to make sure you are ready for 2022.
  • Learn how to reference what plans you are in and how to update your contract to protect your office.
  • Understand the role of a certified biller, who can add medical billing to your office.
F35: Advanced Direct Restorative Procedures – Workshop
10/1/2021 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
DentistsAssistantsEFDAsRestorative DentistryWorkshops

Presented By:

Romero
Mario Romero, DDS

Advanced Direct Restorative Procedures – Workshop

Mario Romero, DDS

2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

CE Hours: 3

OSDB Format:  A-1, Category A-1
Fee: M – $245; NMD – $310; S/O – $175

Course Code:  F35

Recommended Audience:  Dentists, EFDAs, Assistants

Support provided by Kerr

During the hands-on session participants will have the opportunity to restore a Class I and a composite veneer using a simplified restorative technique. Emphasis will be made on the improved handling and inherent opacity developed in Kavo Kerr’s SimpliShade restorative material.

Learning Objectives:

  • Implement the centripetal and successive cusp build-up technique for posterior composites.
  • Experience the improved handling in SimpliShade restorative material.
  • Demonstrate a simplified restorative technique.

Note:  A lecture is a prerequisite for this workshop.  See Course Code F28.

F36: Pet Peeves.......
10/1/2021 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
DentistsAssistantsEFDAsFront DeskHygienistsOffice ManagersPatient Care

Presented By:

Hunter
Tija Hunter, CDA, EFDA, CDIA, MADAA

Pet Peeves…….

Tija Hunter, CDA, EFDA, CDIA, MADAA

2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. 

CE Hours: 3

OSDB Format:  A-1, Category A-1
Fee: M – $90; NMD – $155; S/O – $71

Course Code:  F36

Recommended Audience:   Dentists, Hygienists, EFDAs, Assistants, Office Managers, Front Desk

We all have them, but how do we deal with them? This fun course talks about the issues we all face in a dental office daily. And we will also discuss ways to encourage better communication, dealing with the stress of it all and making our day flow better!  Topics covered will include:  issues we face daily – funny or not they are real, communication styles that best fit our strengths, and key ways to de-stress, stay organized and love our day!

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand communication goals for patients and staff.
  • Establish processes to stay organized and on schedule no matter the day’s surprises.
  • Recognize stressors in the practice and how to circumvent issues that may rise as a result.
F37: Regulatory Compliance, OSHA and the Ohio Dental Practice
10/1/2021 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
DentistsAssistantsEFDAsFront DeskHygienistsOffice ManagersRegulatory Compliance

Presented By:

Moore
Christopher A. Moore, MA

Regulatory Compliance, OSHA and the Ohio Dental Practice

Christopher A. Moore, MA

2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

CE Hours: 3

OSDB Format:   A-1, Category A-1

Fee: M – $90; NMD – $155; S/O – $71

Course Code:  F37

Recommended Audience:  Dentists, Hygienists, EFDAs, Assistants, Office Managers, Front Desk

This practical seminar will help team members understand and comply with the latest state and federal regulations affecting the practice of dentistry — including COVID-related regulations, avoid common areas of non-compliance, and help them prepare for government audits or inspections.  The information-packed session will focus on educating attendees on practical, realistic steps they can take to keep their practice compliant.

Learning Objectives

  • Meet OSHA’s annual exposure control training requirement.
  • Understand current regulatory issues impacting Ohio dental practices.
  • Prepare for government audits and inspections.

Note:  This program fulfills the annual exposure control training requirement mandated by the OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standard.

F38: Silver Diamine Fluoride:  A Better Way to Fight Caries
10/1/2021 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
DentistsEFDAsHygienistsWorkshops

Presented By:

Bendit
Judy Bendit, RDH, BS
Buckner
Hayley Buckner, RDH, BS

Silver Diamine Fluoride:  A Better Way to Fight Caries
Judy Bendit, RDH, BS assisted by Hayley Buckner, RDH, BS
3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

CE Hours: 2

OSDB Format:  A-1, Category A-1
Fee: M – $155; NMD – $255; S/O – $125

Course Code:  F38

Recommended Audience:  Dentists, Hygienists, EFDAs

Support provided by Elevate Oral Care 

Throughout history, mankind has constantly been in search of a better way. A better way to travel. A better way to communicate. A better way to educate. Finding a better way requires a plan that involves mapping out one’s destination, setting a course, carving out a path, and ultimately paving the way. This 2-hour program focuses on the innovations and advancements in remineralization with emphasis on Silver Diamine Fluoride that will influence and change the delivery of care we provide to our patients.  In addition, the concept of patient-centered communication via motivational interviewing will be introduced. The technique utilizes shared decision making where the patient and oral care teamwork towards one goal of improving the patient’s health while enabling the patient to have a voice, understand their options, the risks/benefits and alternatives, all while giving them power to enhance their own oral health.

The course meets the Ohio State Dental Board’s (OSDB) requirement for Dental Hygienists and EFDAs to place Silver Diamine Fluoride.  Please join us for this workshop where you will get all the information and training you need to start applying SDF immediately.

Learning Objectives:

  • Define the mechanism of action and benefits of Silver Diamine Fluoride.
  • Utilize an emerging evidence-based conversational technique that guides a conversation according to a patient’s values and expectations to elicit a change in behavior.
  • Review protocols and techniques for SDF placement and actually place SDF in extracted teeth.

Course Requirements:  Please bring the following

  • PPE – Each participant must bring a pair of gloves, mask and safety glasses.
  • An extracted tooth/teeth with decay; sterilize and bring in an autoclavable pouch.

Note:  This workshop is repeated.  See Courses F32; S48; S50.

F39: Dental Compliance:  What You Need to Know as an Owner, Associate or DSO-Dentist
10/1/2021 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Dentists

Presented By:

Mark Alexandrunas DMD
Mark Alexandrunas, DMD
David Owsiany
David J. Owsiany, JD

Dental Compliance:  What You Need to Know as an Owner, Associate or DSO-Dentist

Featuring Mark Alexandrunas, DDS and David J. Owsiany, JD

3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

CE Hours: 2

OSDB Format A-1, Category A-1
Fee: M – $25; NMD – $25

Course Code F39

Support provided by the ODA Council on Membership Services

RECOMMENDED AUDIENCE:  Dentists

Is your practice compliant? Is your license at risk for discipline or penalties? Whether you are an independently owned, or a DSO-affiliated practice, join your colleagues for an innovative program exploring the challenges and opportunities facing dentists.  ODA Executive Director David Owsiany, JD and entrepreneur Mark Alexandrunas, DMD present their perspectives on the ways that organized dentistry helps every dentist.  The fundamental responsibilities of licensed dentists will be discussed along with tips on practicing as an employee dentist. As regulations are added, the complexities of dentistry change. In order to remain efficient, ethical and compliant, you need to know the new rules. Every dentist is responsible for being compliant with regulations. If you aren’t constantly monitoring how the goalpost is moving, you are probably out of compliance somewhere!    These are the ”need–to-know” Rules and Regulations for all practicing dentists!

Learning Objectives

  • Learn how to minimize your exposure to liability and regulatory jeopardy
  • Discover the latest updates to Ohio’s dental laws and regulations
  • Learn about the most common legal pitfalls that affect dental practices and how to avoid them
E96: Celebrating Women in Dentistry:  Honoring 2020 ODA President, Dr. Sharon Parsons and Other Female Dental Leaders
10/1/2021 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Special Events

Celebrating Women in Dentistry:  Honoring 2020 ODA President, Dr. Sharon Parsons and Other Female Dental Leaders

2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

FREE with registration

Attendance limited to dentists, only

Event Code: E96

Presented in Partnership with the ODA Subcouncil on Diversity and Inclusion

Bertice Berry, PhD will welcome you and set the stage to not only discuss the challenges and opportunities facing women dentists, but also to celebrate the accomplishments of dentistry’s female leaders, including 2020 ODA President Dr. Sharon Parsons, outgoing Executive Director of the American Dental Association (ADA) Dr. Kathleen O’Loughlin and Immediate-Past ADA 7th District Trustee Dr. Billie Sue Kyger. Tickets are free, but registration is limited to dentists – male and female – only.

E99: EVENT! Dental Student, Dental Resident and New Dentist Reception
10/1/2021 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
DentistsFeatured EventsNew Dentists

Dental Student, Dental Resident and New Dentist Reception

6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

FREE for dental students, residents and dentists in practice 10 years or less

Event Code:  E99

Recommended Audience:  Dental Students; Dental Residents; New Dentists

All dental students, dental residents and dentists in practice 10 years or less are invited to attend this reception in the Exhibit Hall.  Network with your classmates and meet new colleagues at this social event designed especially for students and new dentists. The event features an open bar and heavy appetizers.  Free, but you must register to attend.

E97: EVENT! Callahan Celebration of Excellence
10/1/2021 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Special Events

$95 per person

Event Code: E97

Bring your spouse and staff and join the celebration to honor the 2021 Callahan Memorial Award recipients along with your outstanding colleagues at the Callahan Celebration of Excellence. The night starts off with an open-bar reception at 6:30 p.m., and the event includes the presentation of the Callahan Memorial Award and both the 2020 & 2021 ODA Awards of Excellence. Established in 1920, the Callahan Award is an international honor named for Dr. John Ross Callahan that recognizes outstanding contributions to dentistry.  The ODA Awards of Excellence recognize Ohio dentists and others who have made exemplary efforts on behalf of the profession.  The awards include the presentation of the ODA’s highest honor, the Joseph P. Crowley Distinguished Dentist Award.  Black-tie optional, the cost also includes an exceptional dinner and VIP entrance to The Bash!

E98: EVENT! The BASH! Celebrating 2021 ODA President Dr. David Kimberly, Featuring Kyle Primous & the K-Street Band
10/1/2021 9:00 pm - 12:00 am
DentistsSpecial Events

The BASH!  Celebrating 2021 ODA President Dr. David Kimberly
Featuring Kyle Primous and the K-Street Band

FREE with registration

Event Code: E98

Great music. Casino-style games. Good friends. Convenient bars. No cover charge. That pretty much says it all! Don’t miss what is destined to be one of the most popular events of Annual Session. Come celebrate 2021 ODA President Dr. David Kimberly with live music by Kyle Primous and the K-Street Band, along with gaming tables with your chance to win great prizes! Tickets are free, but you must register to attend.

S40: Healthcare Provider BLS Re-Certification*
10/2/2021 9:00 am - 11:00 am
DentistsAssistantsEFDAsHygienistsRegulatory ComplianceWorkshops

Presented By:

Central Ohio CPR
Central Ohio CPR

Healthcare Provider BLS Re-Certification*

Central Ohio CPR

9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

CE Hours: 2    OSDB Format A-1, Category A-1
Fee: M – $65; NMD – $135; S/O – $55

Course Code:  S40

Limited Attendance

Recommended Audience:   Dentists, Hygienists, EFDAs, Assistants

Renew your existing 2-year certification for CPR following the American Heart Association Guidelines for healthcare professionals – you must submit your current American Heart Association healthcare provider card to attend the class.  Learn how to recognize and respond to life-threatening emergencies such as cardiac arrest, respiratory arrest, and foreign-body airway obstruction.  Recognize heart attack and stroke in adults and breathing difficulty in children and learn skills of CPR for victims of all ages (including ventilation with barrier devices and bag-mask devices) as well as demonstrate the use of an automated external defibrillator (AED). Fees collected for this class do not necessarily represent revenue for the American Heart Association.

Learning Objective

  • Complete requirements to be certified.

*Please submit your current AHA healthcare provider card when you attend this renewal course.  If you do not have a current AHA healthcare provider card, see Course Code S46.

Note:  This course fulfills the Ohio State Dental Board’s CPR requirement for hygienists, expanded function dental auxiliaries, and dental assistants. For licensure and/or registration, hygienists and EFDAs must have proof of CPR certification.

S41: Local Anesthetics: Dentistry’s Most Important Drugs
10/2/2021 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
DentistsAssistantsEFDAsHygienistsOral Medicine

Presented By:

Malamed
Stanley F. Malamed, DDS

Local Anesthetics: Dentistry’s Most Important Drugs

Stanley F. Malamed, DDS

9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

CE Hours:  3

OSDB Format:  A-1, Category A-1

Fee: M – $90; NMD – $155; S/O – $71

Course Code:  S41

Recommended Audience: Dentist, Hygienists, EFDAs, Assistants

Local anesthetics form the backbone of pain control techniques in dentistry. Lidocaine, mepivacaine, prilocaine, and bupivacaine have served the profession admirably. In 2000, articaine was approved for use by the FDA in the United States. In this program, Dr. Malamed will review the currently available LAs, with a specific focus on articaine. He will review the development of articaine; the early ‘controversy’ regarding 4% local anesthetics (articaine, prilocaine) and paresthesia; its use in pediatrics; and the significant clinical advantages of articaine as compared to other dental local anesthetics.

Another important area of discussion has been the development of new drugs:   (1) to reverse soft tissue anesthesia – phentolamine mesylate and, (2) buffered local anesthetics – producing a more rapid onset, more comfortable injection and more profound anesthesia. These and other areas of current research into improving pain control will be discussed.

Learning objectives:

  • Name the 5 local anesthetics used by the dental profession.
  • Compare these 5 local anesthetics by their (1) time of onset, and (2) duration of pulpal anesthesia.
  • Describe the process of buffering of local anesthetics and its advantages.
S42: Maximize Practice Revenue with Accounts Receivable Tools and Tricks
10/2/2021 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
DentistsAssistantsEFDAsFront DeskHygienistsOffice ManagersPractice Management

Presented By:

Taxin
Christine Taxin

Maximize Practice Revenue with Accounts Receivable Tools and Tricks

Christine Taxin

9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

CE Hours: 3

OSDB Format:  A-1, Category A-3
Fee: M – $90; NMD – $155; S/O – $71

Course Code: S42

Recommended Audience:   Dentists, Hygienists, EFDAs, Assistants, Office Managers, Front Desk

In this course, gain knowledge of accounting practices, truth in lending rules and tracking systems.  Participants learn how to overcome misgivings about raising fees and how to determine where fees should be set, as well as “secrets” of insurance companies’ updated policy issues. Create a plan to implement a new fee schedule based on your practice’s community and level of care provided.  This course will also cover the basics by helping distinguish between accounts receivable and accounts payable, and understanding applicable rules like the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and the Truth in Lending Act.

Learning Objectives:

  • Set your fees at the proper percentage for your zip code.
  • Learn how to set goals for each provider and the types of services needed.
  • Understand the correct way to look at negative balances.
S43: What’s New:  Materials and Tech that Expedite Excellence
10/2/2021 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
DentistsAssistantsEFDAsFront DeskHygienistsOffice ManagersRestorative Dentistry

Presented By:

Austin
Joshua Austin, DDS, MAGD

What’s New:  Materials and Tech that Expedite Excellence

Joshua Austin, DDS, MAGD

9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

CE Hours: 3

OSDB Format:  A-1, Category A-1
Fee: M – $90; NMD – $155; S/O – $71

Course Code:  S43

Recommended Audience:   Dentists, Hygienists, EFDAs, Assistants, Office Managers, Front Desk

Support provided by 3M

With a constant stream of new products that claim to be bigger, better, faster flooding the industry, it is challenging to know which are effective and efficient… and where there is hype.

In this fast-moving market, advertising makes every product appear to be the panacea. However, some of the best products and services don’t enter the market with much fanfare. Dental professionals can become bogged down or confused when trying to decipher which new materials and technologies are right for their practices. As editorial director with Dental Economics magazine, Dr. Joshua Austin authors the column Pearls for Your Practice and has personally worked with most new products and technologies that have entered the market. In this interactive, fast moving course, Joshua shares the current trends in dental materials and technologies. Learn how materials have changed over the past few years and how those changes can affect your procedures and practice.

Learning Objectives:

  • Explore the impact new products/technologies have on the practice’s bottom line.
  • Gain a formula for assessing time savings vs financial output in your purchasing decisions.
  • Review the three etching techniques and learn when each are appropriate.

Note:  A workshop accompanies this course.  See Course Code S52.

S44: Forensic Dentistry:  Overview for Dental Personnel
10/2/2021 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Presented By:

Johnson
Robert C. Johnson, DDS

Forensic Dentistry:  Overview for Dental Personnel

Robert C. Johnson, DDS

9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

CE Hours: 3

OSDB Format: A-1, Category A-1
Fee: M – $90; NMD – $155; S/O – $71

Course Code: S44

Recommended Audience: Dentists, Hygienists, EFDAs, Assistants, Office Managers, Front Desk

This seminar will educate dentists, dental staff members and others concerning the use, scope and science of forensic dentistry.  We will help dental personnel understand their potential role in forensic dentistry and the educational avenues available to them.  The basics of dental identification, understanding forensic dentistry’s role in mass fatalities cases, and the use of the WIN-ID computer system will be covered.  In addition, we will cover the changing role of bite marks and pattern injuries, and understand the role that dental health care providers have in dealing with abuse cases.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the basic areas of forensic dentistry and the role it has in our legal system.
  • Apply dental knowledge and skills to recognize the signs of human abuse identifiable in dental offices.
  • Recognize bite marks and pattern injuries.
S45: Innovations in Dentistry:  Ivotion Denture System
10/2/2021 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Presented By:

Coon
Patrick Coon, CDT, TE

Innovations in Dentistry:  Ivotion Denture System

Fee: M – $155; NMD – $255; S/O – $125

Patrick Coon, CDT, TE

9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

CE Hours: 3

OSDB Format:  A-1, Category A-1
Fee: M – $90; NMD – $155; S/O – $125

Course Code: S45

Recommended Audience:  Dentists, Hygienists, EFDAs, Assistants

Support provided by Ivoclar Vivadent, Inc.

The predictable fabrication of removable prostheses through digital processes provides today’s digital laboratory with unique opportunities to enhance the quality of the services they provide and increase profitability in their business. As a leader in this technology, Ivoclar Vivadent in partnership with 3Shape have introduced a digital design module (Digital Denture Professional) containing exclusive Ivotion Monolithic and “oversized milling” workflows as well as Ivoclar Vivadent denture tooth libraries. This design module, coupled with state of the art Ivoclar Vivadent mills and mill-able materials, round out a total system approach for delivery of predictable, high quality denture prosthetics. 

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand clinical workflows and how to communicate these to clients.
  • Demonstrate a denture design method for impressions in a reference denture.
  • Demonstrate CAMing procedures using PrograMill CAM and manufacturing in the PrograMill PM7.
S46: Healthcare Provider BLS Certification*
10/2/2021 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Presented By:

Central Ohio CPR
Central Ohio CPR

Healthcare Provider BLS Certification*

Heart Start of Central Ohio

9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

CE Hours: 4    OSDB Format A-1, Category A-1
Fee: M – $85; NMD – $155; S/O – $75

Course Code:  S46
Limited Attendance

Recommended Audience: Dentists, Hygienists, EFDAs, Assistants, Office Managers, Front Desk

Receive your 2-year certification for CPR following the American Heart Association Guidelines for healthcare professionals.  Learn how to recognize and respond to life-threatening emergencies such as cardiac arrest, respiratory arrest, and foreign-body airway obstruction.  Recognize heart attack and stroke in adults and breathing difficulty in children and learn skills of CPR for victims of all ages (including ventilation with barrier devices and bag-mask devices) as well as demonstrate the use of an automated external defibrillator (AED).   Fees collected for this class do not necessarily represent revenue for the American Heart Association.

Learning Objectives

  • Complete requirements to be certified.

*If you need to renew your existing AHA 2-year healthcare provider certification see Course Code S40.

Note:  This course fulfills the Ohio State Dental Board’s CPR requirement for hygienists, expanded function dental auxiliaries, and dental assistants.  For licensure and/or registration, hygienists and EFDAs must have proof of CPR certification. 

S47: Personal Defense Tips for Women
10/2/2021 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Presented By:

Loeffler
Julie Loeffler

Personal Defense Tips for Women

Julie Loeffler

10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

CE Hours: 2

OSDB Format:   A-1; Category A-3

Fee: M – $25; NMD – $25; S/O – $25

Course Code: S47

Recommended Audience:   Dentists, Hygienists, EFDAs, Assistants, Office Managers, Front Desk

Support provided by the Alliance to the Ohio Dental Association (AODA)

This unique presentation will teach attendees the importance of both the physical and psychological aspects of personal defense.  You will leave the program with an understanding of the proper mental attitude for defending oneself, as well as fundamental physical techniques that can assist you if presented with a threatening situation. Learn how to develop greater threat awareness, including recognition of intuitive vs. instinctive messages, and how they both play a role in your personal defense.  Progressive, realistic and effective self-defense and violence prevention techniques will be demonstrated.

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn progressive, realistic, and effective self-defense and violence prevention techniques.
  • Understand the necessity of being responsible for your own safety at all times.
  • Identify what to do before, during and after an attack.

Presenting Course:  S47

S48: Silver Diamine Fluoride:  A Better Way to Fight Caries
10/2/2021 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Presented By:

Bendit
Judy Bendit, RDH, BS
Buckner
Hayley Buckner, RDH, BS

Silver Diamine Fluoride:  A Better Way to Fight Caries
Judy Bendit, RDH, BS assisted by Hayley Buckner, RDH, BS
10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

CE Hours: 2

OSDB Format:  A-1, Category A-1
Fee: M – $155; NMD – $255; S/O – $125

Course Code:  S48

Recommended Audience:  Dentists, Hygienists, EFDAs

Support provided by Elevate Oral Care

Throughout history, mankind has constantly been in search of a better way. A better way to travel. A better way to communicate. A better way to educate. Finding a better way requires a plan that involves mapping out one’s destination, setting a course, carving out a path, and ultimately paving the way. This 2-hour program focuses on the innovations and advancements in remineralization with emphasis on Silver Diamine Fluoride that will influence and change the delivery of care we provide to our patients.  In addition, the concept of patient-centered communication via motivational interviewing will be introduced. The technique utilizes shared decision making where the patient and oral care team work towards one goal of improving the patient’s health while enabling the patient to have a voice, understand their options, the risks/benefits and alternatives, all while giving them power to enhance their own oral health.

The course meets the Ohio State Dental Board’s (OSDB) requirement for Dental Hygienists and EFDAs to place Silver Diamine Fluoride.  Please join us for this workshop where you will get all the information and training you need to start applying SDF immediately.

Learning Objectives:

  • Define the mechanism of action and benefits of Silver Diamine Fluoride.
  • Utilize an emerging evidence-based conversational technique that guides a conversation according to a patient’s values and expectations to elicit a change in behavior.
  • Review protocols and techniques for SDF placement and actually place SDF in extracted teeth.

Course Requirements:  Please bring the following

  • PPE – Each participant must bring a pair of gloves, mask and safety glasses.
  • An extracted tooth/teeth with decay; sterilize and bring in an autoclavable pouch.

Note:  This workshop is repeated.  See Courses F32; F38; S50.

S49: Maximizing Profitability through Practice Real Estate
10/2/2021 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Presented By:

Zaller
Mike Zaller

Maximizing Profitability through Practice Real Estate

Mike Zaller

2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

CE Hours: 2

OSDB Format:   A-1; Category A-3

Fee: M – $25; NMD – $25; S/O – $25

Course Code: S49

Recommended Audience:   Dentists, Office Managers, Front Desk

In today’s economy, maximizing profitability is crucial to staying in business. In addition to increasing production, managing overhead is vital. For most dental practices, real estate is typically the second highest expense behind payroll. When looking at maximizing profitability through real estate, one of the first questions asked is, “Should I purchase or lease my office space?” It’s important to understand how making the right decision affects your current and future cashflow, taxes, and ability to transition your practice.

There are dozens of factors that determine the outcome in every purchase or lease negotiation. A properly or poorly negotiated transaction can impact a practice by tens to hundreds of thousands of dollars over a ten-year period.  If a purchase is the best choice for your practice, understanding key strategies can save you tens of thousands of dollars on your next transaction.

This presentation will educate, prepare and equip dentists to fully understand how to approach any commercial real estate transaction they will encounter in each stage of their career. Understand the considerations between leasing vs. purchasing, office space vs. retail space, how to maximize your real estate budget, and more.

Learning Objectives:

  • Explore the impact real estate has on a practice’s profitability.
  • Understand purchase vs. lease considerations.
  • Learn negotiable business and economic terms.
S50: Silver Diamine Fluoride:  A Better Way to Fight Caries
10/2/2021 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Presented By:

Bendit
Judy Bendit, RDH, BS
Buckner
Hayley Buckner, RDH, BS

Silver Diamine Fluoride:  A Better Way to Fight Caries
Judy Bendit, RDH, BS assisted by Hayley Buckner, RDH, BS

2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

CE Hours: 2

OSDB Format:  A-1, Category A-1
Fee: M – $155; NMD – $255; S/O – $125

Course Code:  S50

Recommended Audience:  Dentists, Hygienists, EFDAs

Support provided by Elevate Oral Care

Throughout history, mankind has constantly been in search of a better way. A better way to travel. A better way to communicate. A better way to educate. Finding a better way requires a plan that involves mapping out one’s destination, setting a course, carving out a path, and ultimately paving the way. This 2-hour program focuses on the innovations and advancements in remineralization with emphasis on Silver Diamine Fluoride that will influence and change the delivery of care we provide to our patients.  In addition, the concept of patient-centered communication via motivational interviewing will be introduced. The technique utilizes shared decision making where the patient and oral care team work towards one goal of improving the patient’s health while enabling the patient to have a voice, understand their options, the risks/benefits and alternatives, all while giving them power to enhance their own oral health.

The course meets the Ohio State Dental Board’s (OSDB) requirement for Dental Hygienists and EFDAs to place Silver Diamine Fluoride.  Please join us for this workshop where you will get all the information and training you need to start applying SDF immediately.

Learning Objectives:

  • Define the mechanism of action and benefits of Silver Diamine Fluoride.
  • Utilize an emerging evidence-based conversational technique that guides a conversation according to a patient’s values and expectations to elicit a change in behavior.
  • Review protocols and techniques for SDF placement and actually place SDF in extracted teeth.

Course Requirements:  Please bring the following

  • PPE – Each participant must bring a pair of gloves, mask and safety glasses.
  • An extracted tooth/teeth with decay; sterilize and bring in an autoclavable pouch.

Note:  This workshop is repeated.  See Courses F32; F38; S48.

S51: Lead from the Bottom:  Scaling the Ladder of Success
10/2/2021 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Presented By:

Bogan
Kyle Bogan, DDS, FAGD, FICD 

Lead from the Bottom:  Scaling the Ladder of Success

Kyle Bogan, DDS, FAGD, FICD

2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

CE Hours: 3

OSDB Format:  A-1, Category A-3
Fee: M – $25; NMD – $25; S/O – $25

Course Code: S51

Recommended Audience:   Dentists, Hygienists, EFDAs, Assistants, Office Managers, Front Desk

The dental team represents the practice’s biggest expense and biggest opportunity. What if you could get your entire team on the same page, move team members from being clock-punchers to collaborators, and create a culture that helps team members thrive?

Team-first leadership is the answer. Learn the strategies and principles necessary to build a collaborative environment where every team member feels valued and is involved in the greater purpose of the practice. Discover a systematic approach for identifying various communication styles. Understand how to navigate similarities and differences to unlock the unique voices of teammates and patients. Explore the importance of defining a clear mission, identifying core values, articulating your vision, and setting metrics for measuring success.

Come along with Dr. Kyle Bogan on a journey using the team-first approach for creating an organizational culture that transformed his business and team and resulted in happy patients (leading to 50%+ growth each year.) Thriving teams build thriving practices while also making the practice leader’s job more enjoyable and a whole lot easier. Lead from the bottom and create an engaged team that will climb the ladder of success with you.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the philosophical and practical differences between owner-first and team-first mindsets.
  • Recognize the positive and negative impact that culture has on patient retention and the practice.
  • Explore and identify various work and communication styles.
S52: Expedited Excellence HANDS ON: Increase Your Efficiency & Predictability with Direct Restorations
10/2/2021 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Presented By:

Austin
Joshua Austin, DDS, MAGD

Expedited Excellence HANDS ON: Increase Your Efficiency & Predictability with Direct Restorations

Joshua Austin, DDS, MAGD

2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

CE Hours: 3

OSDB Format:  A-1, Category A-1
Fee: M – $245; NMD – $310; S/O – $175

Course Code:  S52

Recommended Audience:  Dentists, Hygienists, EFDAs, Assistants

Support provided by 3M

As editorial director with Dental Economics magazine, Dr. Austin has authored the column Pearls For Your Practice for several years. During that time, he has had the privilege of working with most of the new direct adhesive products that have hit the market.  In this course, he will discuss direct restoration procedures for the posterior. You will learn how to increase your efficiency and results with posterior restorations, using unique techniques. Attendees will participate in all steps of different posterior restorations using bulk-fill composite with correct curing light procedures and several different techniques.

Learning Objectives:

  • Explore the advantages of using bulk fill posterior composite.
  • Discuss and perform several placement techniques for bulk fill posterior composites that will save time and increase predictability.
  • Review quick and effective polishing techniques for posterior restorations.

Note:  A lecture accompanies this workshop.  See Course Code S43.

S53: Innovations in Dentistry:  IPS e.maxCAD Anterior Aesthetics with Stain and Glaze
10/2/2021 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Presented By:

Coon
Patrick Coon, CDT, TE

Innovations in Dentistry:  IPS e.maxCAD Anterior Aesthetics with Stain and Glaze

Patrick Coon, CDT, TE

2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

CE Hours: 3    OSDB Format A-1, Category A-1
Fee: M – $155; NMD – $255; S/O – $125

Course Code:  S53 

Recommended Audience:  Dentists, Hygienists, EFDAs, Assistants

Support provided by Ivoclar Vivadent, Inc.

Workshop participants will create esthetic restorations with an examination of color theory and its practical application in shading and characterization of IPS e.max® CAD restorations produced in a chairside CAD/CAM system. Finishing techniques in the “blue state” will be covered as well as proper burs and tools to achieve natural looking restorations. Demonstration of efficient techniques for anterior restorations will allow the dentist and staff to fully utilize the potential of IPS e.max® CAD in creating maximum esthetics for a variety of clinical situations.  In this course, participants will learn techniques for creating natural contours, anatomy, and surface texture in the anterior region along with shading and staining techniques to blend with natural dentition and a discussion of the theory of proper block selection. 

Learning Objectives:

  • Achieve excellence in contouring and texturing of anterior restorations.
  • Understand block selection and the Shade Navigation App.
  • Learn how to achieve a proper glaze to blend with natural textures.
S54: Oral Pathology in the Real World
10/2/2021 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Presented By:

Briody
Ashleigh Briody, DDS, MS

Oral Pathology in the Real World

Ashleigh Briody, DDS

2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

CE Hours: 3

OSDB Format:   A-1; Category:  A-1

Fee: M – $90; NMD – $155; S/O – $71

Course Code: S54

Recommended Audience:   Dentists, Hygienists, EFDAs, Assistants

This course will review the head and neck exam as well as offer an up-close view of the most common lesions in oral pathology, as well as the more serious.  We will also discuss how to differentiate benign lesions for precancerous and malignant lesions, including decisions about when refer, who to refer to, and important steps after diagnosis.  We will also review similar-appearing lesions and conditions; compare the similarities and differences, and the importance of arriving at the correct diagnosis.

Learning Objectives:

  • Comfortably perform a thorough head and neck exam.
  • Recognize common oral lesions, including precancers and cancers.
  • Understand when to treat and when to refer.
V60: A Dental Team Guide to Recognizing and Understanding Addiction and Supporting Responsible Prescribing Practices
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Presented By:

Heise
Nelson Heise, MA, MS, PC-S, LICDC-LS
parsons
Sharon Parsons, DDS
Kumar Subramanian
Kumar Subramanian, DDS, MSD
Wenzel
Mark Wenzel, DDS

A Dental Team Guide to Recognizing and Understanding Addiction and Supporting Responsible Prescribing Practices

Mark Wenzel, DDS and Nelson Heise, MA, MS, PCC-S, LICDC-CS; Featuring 2020 ODA President Dr. Sharon Parsons and OSDB President Dr. Kumar Subramanian

CE Hours:  2

OSDB Format:  A-2c, Category A-2

Course Code:  V60

Recommended Audience:  Hygienists, EFDAs

Support provided by the ODA Subcouncil on Dentists Concerned for Dentists

Through this presentation dental team members will be better informed about the disease of addiction, how to access help for themselves, their peers, or their patients, and the post-treatment recovery plan that helps sustain wellness. New governmental regulations on narcotic prescriptions and pain management will be reviewed.  The dentist’s role in prescribing medications and the hygienist’s support of the process will be discussed.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand an evidence-based approach to pain management.
  • Discover the types of treatment, effectiveness, relapse and additional support for addiction.
  • Understand the etiology of addiction disorders.

Note:  This program meets the Ohio State Dental Board (OSDB) requirement of continuing education in opioid prescribing and addiction awareness.  This is the same course that was presented at the 2020 ODA Virtual Annual Session.

V61: Ohio Medicaid Dental Program Overview, Updates, Managed Care Plans and System Updates
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Presented By:

Ohio Department of Medicaid, Dental Division

Ohio Medicaid Dental Program Overview, Updates, Managed Care Plans and System Updates

Representatives of the Ohio Department of Medicaid (ODM) and Various Dental Plans

CE Hours: 2

OSDB Format:  A2c, Category A-1

Course Code: V61

Recommended Audience:  Dentists, Hygienists, EFDAs, Assistants, Office Managers, Front Desk

Whether your practice is considering serving Medicaid patients or is already a provider, this presentation will help you better understand and participate in Ohio’s largest access-to-care program. Topics to be covered include: program updates; identifying program coverage and eligibility; identifying resources that are available to assist dental offices.

Learning Objectives

  • Learn what is new at Ohio Medicaid and the Ohio Medicaid Dental Program.
  • Identify available resources to help dental offices.
  • Dispel myths associated with being a Medicaid provider.
 V62: Learn, Leverage and Lead
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Presented By:

Hunter
Tija Hunter, CDA, EFDA, CDIA, MADAA

 Learn, Leverage and Lead

Tija Hunter, CDA, EFDA, CDIA, MADAA

CE Hours: 2

OSDB Format:  A-2c, Category A-1

Course Code:  V62

Recommended Audience:   Dentists, Hygienists, EFDAs, Assistants, Office Managers, Front Desk

All dental team members are leaders; you don’t always see yourself that way, there are no titles or labels.  Each team member is vital to the success of the practice and with a little direction, they can have an amazing impact on the practice. We will discuss how to bring out your inner leader to push your practice and yourself in amazing new ways.

Learning Objectives:

  • Discover ways to use your talents.
  • Explore key steps to self-improvement.
  • Learn how to maximize all you have to help deliver excellent patient care.
V63: Something to Chew On:  The Effects of Aging on Oral Health
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Presented By:

Bendit
Judy Bendit, RDH, BS

Something to Chew On:  The Effects of Aging on Oral Health

Judy Bendit, RDH, BS

CE Hours: 2

OSDB Format:  2-c, Category A-1

Course Code:  V63

Recommended Audience:   Dentists, Hygienists, EFDAs, Assistants, Office Managers, Front Desk

Just like all of us, our patients are advancing in age and are facing some complicated age-related consequences. Food impactions, expanding restorations, temperature sensitivity, xerostomia, grinding, and erosion are just a few of the many issues they will face as they grow older. This course looks at the contributing factors that will be affecting our aging patients and provides an opportunity to discuss their personal and/or professional dilemmas. We will chew on the facts and spit out potential solutions that will help us all age tastefully.

 

Learning Objectives: 

  • Identify the difference between hyposalivation and xerostomia.
  • Compare Fluoride options (OTC and Rx).
  • Evaluate in-office and home aides for patients’ home care protocol.
V64: Antibiotic Prophylaxis, Appropriate Antibiotic Use for Dental Infections and Antibiotic Stewardship
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Presented By:

Paumier 2
Thomas M. Paumier, DDS

Antibiotic Prophylaxis, Appropriate Antibiotic Use for Dental Infections and Antibiotic Stewardship

Thomas M. Paumier, DDS

CE Hours: 3

OSDB Format:   A-2c, Category A-1

Course Code : V64

Recommended Audience:  Dentists, Hygienists, EFDAs, Assistants

Are you confused about when it is necessary to use antibiotic prophylaxis for patients with prosthetic joints, cardiac valve replacements, kidney dialysis, AV shunts, transplant patients and other medical conditions? This course will make you confident you are treating these patients appropriately.  The use of antibiotic prophylaxis and how it affects bacteremia and distant site infections will be discussed. The biology and physiology of prosthetic joint infections and infective endocarditis as well as the related Clinical Practice Guidelines will be reviewed. The risks and benefits of antibiotic prophylaxis will be demonstrated.

Antibiotics have improved health outcomes since the discovery of penicillin. However, their overuse and misuse has now threatened their effectiveness and led to superbug infections that are untreatable.  This course will provide antibiotic stewardship guidance. It will also review the latest ADA Clinical Practice Guidelines related to when antibiotics are appropriate for patients with odontogenic infections as well as prescribing recommendations.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the biology and physiology of prosthetic joint infections and infective endocarditis.
  • Discover the risks and benefits of antibiotic prophylaxis.
  • Apply the latest ADA Clinical Practice Guidelines.
V65: Is Occlusion Destroying Your Patient’s Teeth? Will it also Destroy your Cosmetic Dentistry?
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Presented By:

Peck
Fred H. Peck, DDS., FAACD

Is Occlusion Destroying Your Patient’s Teeth? Will it also Destroy your Cosmetic Dentistry?

Fred H. Peck, DDS, FAACD, FICD

CE Hours: 2

OSDB Format:  A2c, Category A-1

Course Code: V65

Recommended Audience:  Dentists, Hygienists, EFDAs, Assistants, Office Managers, Front Desk

Patients expect their dentistry and beautiful smiles to last a lifetime. Occlusal issues, especially anterior constrictions, that are often ignored will result in failure of our dental restorations. You will learn the sequence to recreate a natural smile with proper function. A variety of treatment options and case examples will be reviewed to achieve the final successful result. The diagnostic and photographic protocols integrated into these treatments will be reviewed.

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn the signs of occlusal issues affecting the final treatment.
  • Learn how to preview the treatment prior to completion.
  • Learn how to perform an occlusal engineering check after completion.
V66: Best Practices for Digital Intra-Oral, Panoramic and CBCT Imaging
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Presented By:

Goehl
Anita Gohel, BDS, PhD

Best Practices for Digital Intra-Oral, Panoramic and CBCT Imaging

Anita Gohel BDS, PhD

CE Credit:  2

OSDB Format:  A-2c, Category A-1

Course Code:  V66

Recommended Audience:  Dentists, Hygienists, EFDAs, Assistants

Intraoral periapical and bitewings along with panoramic radiographs are the most common imaging modalities in a dental practice. Participants will learn steps to obtain the ideal intra-oral and panoramic images. Using a case-based approach, placement and exposure errors will be discussed.

Learning Objectives

  • Learn effective sensor placement and patient management.
  • Understand the steps for an optimal panoramic radiograph.
  • Self-assess radiographic errors and steps to correct them.

Note:  This course meets the two-hour radiography review required by the OSDB for dental assistant radiographers.  This is the same course that was presented at the 2020 ODA Virtual Annual Session.

V67: Risk Management and Regulatory Compliance in Your Practice
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Presented By:

Owsiany
David J. Owsiany, JD
Richmond 2
Eric Richmond, Esq.

Risk Management and Regulatory Compliance in Your Practice

David J. Owsiany, JD and Eric Richmond, Esq.

CE Hours: 2

OSDB Format:  A2c, Category A-1

Course Code: V67

Recommended Audience:  Dentists, Hygienists, EFDAs, Assistants, Office Managers, Front Desk

This course will discuss the most commonly asked questions the ODA receives regarding regulatory compliance and strategies for managing risk in a dental practice. These topics range from how to effectively terminate the dentist-patient relationship to the necessity of having a terminal distributor of dangerous drugs license.  The presentation will include discussion of how regulatory agencies such as the Ohio State Dental Board, the Ohio Department of Health, the Ohio Board of Pharmacy and others impact the practice of dentistry. This course will also highlight the updated regulatory compliance manual the ODA offers.

Learning Objectives

  • Learn how to properly terminate the dentist patient relationship.
  • Recognize how regulatory agencies impact the practice of dentistry.
  • Understand how to access the ODA’s comprehensive Regulatory Compliance Manual.
V68: Case Acceptance:   The Dilemma of Restorative Dentistry
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Presented By:

Dewood
Gary M. DeWood, DDS, MS           

Case Acceptance:   The Dilemma of Restorative Dentistry

Gary M. DeWood, DDS, MS

CE Hours:  2

OSDB Format:  A-2c, Category A-1

Course Code:  V68

Recommended Audience:  Dentists, Hygienists, EFDAs, Assistants, Office Managers, Front Desk

It doesn’t matter how good your dentistry is if no one asks you to do it.  Today’s consumer is a customer, a patient, and a client all rolled into one experience and demanding that you be the right dentist for them at that moment and in that situation.  Dentists have been trained to tell people what’s wrong with them and then give them a list of the things he or she will accomplish to “fix” them.

For many patients this makes it difficult to say yes, since the recommendation is to fix things they aren’t sure were “broken.”  Changing my paradigm changed the culture of our practice and made it possible for patients to ask for my best stuff.  Doing your best stuff with customers, patients, and clients who appreciate it – that is a great day for a restorative dentist. 

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the three stages of case acceptance.
  • Learn why “I only want what the insurance will cover” is usually not what your patient means when they say it to you.
  • How to make financial arrangements an “arrangement” rather than a “value” discussion.

Note:  This is the same course that was presented at the 2020 ODA Virtual Annual Session.

V69: A New Paradigm in Caries Removal
Patient CarePreventative Care

Presented By:

Resnick
J.C. Resnick, DDS

A New Paradigm in Caries Removal

Jay C. Resnick, DDS

CE Hours:  2

OSDB Format:  A-2c, Category A-1

Course Code:  V69

Recommended Audience:  Dentists, Hygienists, EFDAs, Assistants

In 1906, Dr. G. V. Black advised that all carious dentin, even at the expense of the dentinal pulp, should be removed.   However, in 1972, Dr. Takao Fusayama discovered that all carious dentin was not equal and by the partial removal of only the infected outer dentin we would be able to restore the tooth and preserve the pulp.  The scientific community and evidence supports this approach; yet, the majority of clinicians still adhere to Black’s outdated protocols.   This course will review the clinical approach and the techniques for restoring carious teeth, preserving healthy pulps and placing long-lasting adhesive restorations.

Learning Objectives: 

  • Review the clinical approach for restoring carious teeth.
  • Discover the key to placing long-lasting adhesive restorations.
  • Understand techniques to preserve healthy pulps.
V70: Run My Practice For Me – Not!  6 Tested Practical Solutions in 60 Minutes
DentistsAssistantsEFDAsFront DeskHygienistsOffice ManagersPractice Management

Presented By:

Safavian
Mehrdad Safavian, DDS 

Run My Practice For Me – Not!  6 Tested Practical Solutions in 60 Minutes

Mehrdad Safavian, DDS

CE Hours: 1

OSDB Format:  A-2c, Category A-3

Course Code:   V70

Recommended Audience:  Dentists, Hygienists, EFDAs, Assistants, Office Managers, Front Desk

This fast-paced hour runs down tried and true practical solutions and products to run a practice more efficiently, enabling you to perform dentistry more effectively.

New dentists and owner dentists are bombarded with a list of responsibilities from marketing, team building, staff and patient management, overhead evaluation, just to name a few!  All of this, while focused on getting a closed contact with a class-two filling or apical seals on a root canal.  There is a lot of “help” out there, but much of it is made up of mere suggestions or ideas which have not been tested. Sorting through them is a challenge on its own. During this 60-minute course, six specific practical solutions and products will be presented that dentists just like you have been able to use to practice efficiently & run their practices effectively.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand some of the practice management, insurance, staffing and clinical issues in modern dentistry.
  • Discover solutions other dentists adopted post-COVID to overcome issues by being creative and knowledgeable.
  • Learn how to support yourself, your practice, your employees, and your patients with advanced approaches, technologies & ideas while running a practice, keeping a great culture, and treating your patients.
V71: Dental Trauma: Assessment and Management
DentistsAssistantsEFDAsFront DeskHygienistsOffice ManagersOral MedicinePatient Care

Presented By:

Usman
Najia Usman, DDS

Dental Trauma: Assessment and Management

Najia Usman, DDS

CE Hours:  2

OSDB Format:  A-2c, Category A-1

Course Code:  V71

Recommended Audience:  Dentists, Hygienists, EFDAs, Assistants, Office Managers, Front Desk

Traumatic lesions to the dentition are very common especially among children.  Dr. Usman will discuss the continuum of various injuries (luxation and fractures), using diagnostic tools and an understanding of prognosis to manage these cases with predictability. This lecture will address variables such as extra-oral drying time, location of dental fractures and the immature apex as parameters that can affect long-term management.

Learning Objectives: 

  • Learn to manage difficult pediatric cases with predictability.
  • Discover effective ways to manage variables such as extra-oral drying time.
  • Understand parameters that can affect long-term management of traumatic lesions.
Oral Health Access Supervision Program
Regulatory Compliance

Oral Health Access Supervision Program

Dr. Paul Casamassimo, Dr. Homa Amini, Dr. Steve Beetstra, Dr. Janice Townsend, Dr. Erin Gross, Dr. Kimberly Hammersmith, Beth Noel, RDH, Eric Richmond, Esq.

CE Hours: 8

OSDB Category: A-2c, Format A-1

Course Codes:   V72; V73; V74: V75

Recommended Audience:   Dentists, Hygienists

The completion of Course Codes V72, V73, V74 and V75 qualifies the dental hygienist to comply with provisions of the Oral Health Access Supervision Program (OHASP). The legislation provides the opportunity for dental hygienists to participate in certain oral health community-based preventive programs in relationship with a dentist and the ability to work without the dentist being present, as specified by the law. Dr. Paul Casamassimo introduces a panel of experts presenting the eight-hour program including Dr. Homa Amini, Dr. Steve Beetstra, Dr. Janice Townsend, Eric Richmond, Esq., Beth Noel, RDH; Dr. Erin Gross and Dr. Kimberly Hammersmith.

OHASP Course Objectives:

This course covers the elements of the OHASP educational requirement which ensures attendees will:

  1. Understand the purpose and parameters of the statute and its implications for access to care.
  2. Know the characteristics and health issues for persons with special health care needs including geriatric patients, patients with special health care needs, patients with developmental disabilities, and children with medical problems.
  3. Be familiar with common oral conditions including those of hard and soft tissues.
  4. Understand techniques to guide behavior in these settings.
  5. Recognize significant medical issues and changes in a medical and dental history and in physical findings, including child abuse.
  6. Have a working knowledge of procedures, record keeping and reporting characteristics for community based programs, including photography, progress notes, and history-taking.
  7. Be aware of ethical and legal considerations.
  8. Measure blood pressure and pulse, and other vital signs effectively.
  9. Demonstrate knowledge of fluoride application, oral hygiene procedures, topical anesthetic application, and application of desensitizing agents.
  10. Provide adequate infection control in a community setting.
  11. Position patients, provide basic life support activities, and other services for patient safety in a community setting.

Note:  The completion of the four individual course segments meets the Ohio State Dental Board’s educational requirement for dental hygienists to participate in the Oral Health Access Supervision Program (OHASP).

V72: Preparing for a Safe Program and Review of Basic Community-Based Procedures
DentistsAssistantsEFDAsHygienistsRegulatory Compliance

Preparing for a Safe Program and Review of Basic Community-Based Procedures

Dr. Homa Amini and Beth Noel, RDH

CE Hours: 2

OSDB Category: A-2c, Format A-1

Course Code:   V72

Recommended Audience:  Dentists, Hygienists, EFDAs, Assistants

The first segment of the Oral Health Access Supervision Program (OHASP) course covers fluoride application, oral hygiene procedures, topical anesthetic application, SDF, and application of desensitizing agents. Infection control, basic life support and other series for patient safety in a community setting will be reviewed.

OHASP Course Objectives: i); j); k)

  • Demonstrate knowledge of fluoride application and oral hygiene procedures in OHASP populations.
  • Ability to set up appropriate screening centers in typically non-health care settings, including logistic and safety considerations.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of proper infection control practices consistent with CDC ongoing and special COVID-19 related procedures and protocols.

Note:  The completion of this course, along with V73, V74 and V75 meets the Ohio State Dental Board’s educational requirement for dental hygienists to participate in the Oral Health Access Supervision Program (OHASP).

 

V73: Special Populations in Community Settings
DentistsAssistantsEFDAsFront DeskHygienistsOffice ManagersRegulatory Compliance

Special Populations in Community Settings

Dr. Steve Beetstra

CE Hours: 2

OSDB Category:  A-2c, Format A-1

Course Code: V73

 Recommended Audience:  Dentists, Hygienists, EFDAs, Assistants, Office Managers, Front Desk

The second segment of the Oral Health Access Supervision Program (OHASP) program covers the characteristics and health issues for persons with special health care needs, including geriatric patients, patients with special health care needs, patients with developmental disabilities, and children of all ages with medical problems. Information about how to guide behavior, provide restraint, and communicate with caregivers for behavior guidance, will be addressed. Record keeping, reporting for community-based programs, photography, progress notes and history-taking will be discussed.

OHASP Course Objectives:  b); d); e); h)

  • Recognize the characteristics and health issues for persons with special health care needs from developmental and functional perspectives as related to provision of care.
  • Understand the importance of thorough record keeping and progress notes relative to these populations, including communication with staff and family according to current professional and regulatory standards.
  • Ability to monitor vital signs for patient safety throughout a procedure.

Note:  The completion of this course, along with V72, V74 and V75 meets the Ohio State Dental Board’s educational requirement for dental hygienists to participate in the Oral Health Access Supervision Program (OHASP).

V74: Health Considerations in a Community Setting
DentistsAssistantsEFDAsFront DeskHygienistsOffice ManagersRegulatory Compliance

Health Considerations in a Community Setting

Dr. Kimberly Hammersmith, Dr. Erin Gross and Dr. Janice Townsend

CE Hours: 2

OSDB Category: A-2c, Format A-1

Course Code:  V74

Recommended Audience:  Dentists, Hygienists, EFDAs, Assistants, Office Managers, Front Desk

The third segment of the Oral Health Access Supervision Program (OHASP) course covers how to recognize significant medical issues and changes in a medical and dental history and in physical findings, including child abuse. How to interpret medical history to identify diagnosis will be explained.  Record keeping, reporting for community-based programs, photography, progress notes and history-taking will be discussed.  Common oral conditions including those involving hard and soft tissues will be discussed. Normal and abnormal oral lesions will be reviewed.

OHASP Course Objectives:  c); e); f)

  • Ability to recognize changes in medical and dental history in children, adolescents, and adults in OHASP
  • Recognize common oral conditions including those of hard and soft tissues and their management in special settings.
  • Understand the importance of thorough record keeping and progress notes relative to current federal, state, and professional guidance.

Note:  The completion of this course, along with V72, V73 and V75 meets the Ohio State Dental Board’s educational requirement for dental hygienists to participate in the Oral Health Access Supervision Program (OHASP).

V75: The Law and Additional Considerations
DentistsAssistantsEFDAsFront DeskHygienistsOffice ManagersRegulatory Compliance

Presented By:

Richmond 2
Eric Richmond, Esq.

The Law and Additional Considerations

Eric Richmond, Esq. and Dr. Paul Casamassimo

CE Hours: 2

OSDB Category:  A-2c, Format A-1

Course Code:  V75

Recommended Audience:  Dentists, Hygienists, EFDAs, Assistants, Office Managers, Front Desk

The fourth segment of the Oral Health Access Supervision Program (OHASP) course covers infection control, basic life support and other series for patient safety in a community setting.  Ethical and legal considerations for providing services under the Oral Health Access Supervision Program, telehealth, and mobile care will be reviewed.

OHASP Course Objectives:  a); g); k); f)

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the new Ohio Telehealth Bill.
  • Understand ethical and legal issues under OHASP.
  • Comply with other requirements of OHASP such as medical emergencies education and BLS certification.
  • Be familiar with newer regulations regarding safety and care in residential facilities.
  • Understand new rules on record availability to families.

Note:  The completion of this course, along with V72, V73 and V74 meets the Ohio State Dental Board’s educational requirement for dental hygienists to participate in the Oral Health Access Supervision Program (OHASP).

V76: Periodontal Therapy for Sophisticated Cases
DentistsAssistantsEFDAsFront DeskHygienistsOffice ManagersPreventative Care

Presented By:

Palomo
Leena Palomo, DDS, MSD

Periodontal Therapy for Sophisticated Cases

Leena Palomo, DDS, MSD

CE Hours:  1

OSDB Format:  A-2c, Category A-1

Course Code:  V76

Recommended Audience:  Dentists, Hygienists, EFDAs, Assistants, Office Managers, Front Desk

Presented in Partnership with the Ohio Academy of Periodontists (OAP)

As people live longer, more vibrant lives, often with chronic systemic conditions, there is increasing demand for the quality of life that comes from a healthy, esthetic dentition.  This presentation looks at sophisticated cases: patients managing conditions which may increase periodontitis risk, with multidisciplinary management of esthetic and functional needs.

Learning Objectives: 

  • Learn what protocols to implement for periodontal health as the entry point to overall patient wellness and satisfaction.
  • Understand what conditions patients are managing that may increase periodontitis risk.
  • Discover how to address patients’ chronic systemic conditions and improve periodontal care.

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