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Saturday, December 7, 2019
 Diagnosis of Periodontal Problems
Gerald Drury, M.S., D.D.S.

 Change Your Thoughts and Improve Your Outcomes
Tricia Osuna, RDH, BSDH, FAADH

 Manage, Repair or Regenerate?
Susan Wingrove, RDH, B

Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine
3777 La Jolla Village Drive,
San Diego, CA 92122

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Saturday, December 7, 2019
8:00 am - 8:30 am: Registration & Exhibits Breakfast
8:30 am - 10:30 pm: Dr. Gerald I. Drury
10:30 am - 11:00 am: Break & Exhibit
11:30 am - 1:00 pm: Tricia Osuna
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm: Lunch and Exhibits
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm: Susan Wingrove

Package Cost
Dentist WSP Member $79
Dentist Non-Member $99
Hygienists/Office Staff WSP Member $69
Hygienists/Office Staff Non-Member $89
Full Time Students $39

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Diagnosis of Periodontal Problems
Gerald Drury, M.S., D.D.S.
Course Description
This course will look at the clinical and radiographic parameters required to make a diagnosis of different periodontal diseases. Each parameter will be evaluated and discussed with a perspective as to its clinical importance. Dr. Drury will call upon his 40 plus years of clinical practice and teaching of current periodontal literature; and sixteen years as editor of “Periodontal Abstracts” to help with the discussion. The attendees will be provided a strong review of periodontal diagnosis, looking at all the different elements in gathering diagnostic information to best serve their patients.

Learning Objectives

•  Learn to identify clinical and radiographic parameters required for periodontal diagnosis.
•  Understand those parameters and their relevance to clinical practice.
•  The importance of considering all signs and symptoms in periodontal diagnosis.

Gerald Drury, M.S., D.D.S., is a past chairman of the American Board of Periodontology, editor of the Journal of the WSP, clinical professor and course director, Advanced Periodontology at USC. He is a past-president of the California Society of Periodontists and the WSP. Dr. Drury practices in Hermosa Beach, California.

Change Your Thoughts and Improve Your Outcomes
Tricia Osuna, RDH, BSDH, FAADH

Course Description
Updated protocols assist us in determining our patient’s specific needs. As we move towards a more collaborative profession, we need to embrace these updates to identify those needs. We are presented with continuous challenges of new advances in products and technology and their use in dentistry and are in need information to determine when and how to add them into our armamentaria. As professionals providing health services, our perception of product use along with protocols needs to be discussed with our team as well as the interdisciplinary referrals we have. The process of care (assessment, diagnosis, treatment planning, implementation, evaluation and documentation) requires a comprehension of protocols, products and treatment options and how they are to be utilized.

Learning Objectives

•  Modify diagnosis assistance with the team and rationale for changes in assessment forms and diagnostic tools
•  Distinguish which new-to-market products should be brought into your practice
•  Integrate materials and products for a variety of uses in the dental office from infection control, dental hygiene therapy, oral cancer screening, patient communication and instrumentation
•  Develop effective communication with patients and assist in the business of the dental practice
•  Formulate strategies that incorporate efficiency in patient treatment for more productive scheduling

Tricia Osuna, RDH, BSDH, FAADH
Tricia is a University of Southern California graduate, Past President and Fellow of the American Academy of Dental Hygiene and Past President of the California Dental Hygienists’ Association. In June of 2018 Tricia celebrated 40 years as a dental hygienist to share with her audiences. Her lengthy background in clinical practice along with education has offered her the opportunity to share real-life clinical experiences in her courses for over 25 years. She has been extremely involved in leadership in her profession for her entire career as an enthusiastic lifelong CDHA and ADHA member and a dedicated advocate for advancing the profession. She was appointed to the Dental Board of California in 2002 for a four-year term. Tricia is the 2015 recipient of the American Dental Hygienists’ Association Alfred C. Fones Award for her dedication to leadership. Also recognized for her many efforts and contributions to the Dental Hygiene profession, Tricia has received several awards including the CDHA’s President’s Recognition Award, the ADHA Bausch and Lomb Distinctions in Dental Hygiene Award and the ADHA Distinguished Service Award. An author, clinician, educator, consultant, international presenter, mentor, and business owner. Her passion for dental hygiene radiates in her presentations!

Improve Your Quality of Hygiene Care
Course Description
The tools, technologies and products are now available to elevate your professional in-office protocols for gingivitis & periodontal disease treatment to the next level. You have identified a gingivitis patient now what is your protocol for a gingivitis treatment appointment? This course will provide you with the latest research-based tools, technology for gingivitis & periodontal disease treatment, & home-care recommendations to address this challenge.
Learning Objectives

•  Learn the current research for new protocols, tools, & treatments for periodontal therapy.
•  Review the 2018 World Workshop AAP/EFP Classification and Conditions for Periodontal Disease
•  Stages and Grading.
•  Outline new protocols for evaluation, treatments, and tools for gingivitis & periodontal disease treatment.
•  Learn about new technology, products, & Bluetooth Apps to establish a healthy home-care routine to ensure successful treatment & overall health.
•  Gain an awareness of the current regenerative treatments by viewing clinical treatment cases.

Susan Wingrove, RDH, BS, dynamic innovator, writer, International speaker, & 2016 Sunstar RDH Award of Distinction recipient. Co-designer of the Wingrove Titanium Implant Set, ACE probes, & Queen of Hearts instruments by PDT, Inc. Scan-Mate by Armor Dental. Susan resides in Missoula MT and is member of the American Dental Hygienist’s Association, International Federation of Dental Hygienists, & Western Society of Periodontology. Published author for multiple journals, Scientific Panel for ACP Clinical Practice Guidelines, as well as current textbook: Peri-Implant Therapy for the Dental Hygienist: Clinical Guide to Maintenance and Disease Complications, Wiley. /

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