Generously Co-sponsored By Dentsply Sirona
CDHBC QAP Competency – D3
New research shows that Canadian Dental Hygienists are underutilizing and incorrectly implementing ultrasonics. This fast-paced workshop combines cutting edge teaching methods with active magnetostrictive ultrasonic equipment to focus on complete calculus removal and biofilm assault. Achieve an improved level of clinical confidence as you are given the opportunity to use manikin heads, typodonts and a variety of inserts to practice ultrasonic instrument selection, sequencing and adaptation. The application of sound ergonomics and minimizing aerosols will also be discussed. Learn to work ‘Smarter’ and ‘Not Harder’.
At the completion of this course the participant will be able to:
Cheri Wu opened ‘Focus on Dental Hygiene’ an independent dental hygiene clinic in Victoria, British Columbia in 2011, where she continues to practice. A graduate of the University of British Columbia with a Bachelor of Dental Science Degree she was also presented with the Gold Medal for Academic Excellence. Cheri holds a Faculty position with Camosun College Dental Hygiene program and teaches to dental hygiene students, she also continues to instruct to Dental Hygienists and Dental Hygiene Students on a variety of scientific, evidence based ultrasonic instrumentation and air polishing techniques. In 2012 Cheri received the Camosun College Distinguished Alumni Award and in 2014 she received the Barbara Heisterman Award for Innovation and Commitment to Care.