MAINTAIN YOUR EDGE: A SHARPENING AND INSTRUMENTATION WORKSHOP
Ms. Kathleen Bokrossy, RDH and
Ms. Beth Parkes, RDH
Session Date: Saturday October 21, 2023
Session Options & Time:
Session #1 – 8:30 AM – 11 AM **Please note end time** Limited Attendance To Registered Dental Hygienists or Registered Dental Therapists – Must Pre-Register – No Auditing Permitted
Session #2 (REPEAT) – 11:30 AM – 2 PM **Please note start & end time** Limited Attendance To Registered Dental Hygienists or Registered Dental Therapists – Must Pre-Register – No Auditing Permitted
Session Cost: $105 early | $155 regular | $205 onsite
Presenter Name: Ms. Kathleen Bokrossy, RDH and Ms. Beth Parkes, RDH
Sharpening dental hygiene instruments is such an important skill that we must master as dental hygienists. A skill that many struggle with. In this hands-on workshop you will learn how to achieve a sharp cutting edge every time with a quick and easy method!
Following the sharpening portion of this workshop, you will be introduced to a variety of new instruments.
You will also learn how to streamline your cassettes based on the Classifications for Periodontal and Peri-Implant Diseases and Conditions. Using this classification system allows us to take into consideration root morphology and the anatomical considerations that accompany advanced cases.
Be prepared to get re-engaged and transform how you are currently practicing!
- Learn an efficient and effective sharpening technique to achieve maximum sharpness and longevity.
- Review the intentional design and function of advanced instruments.
- Review basic root morphology and the impact this has on instrument selection and technique.
- Create unique cassettes based on the anatomical needs of your client.
BC RDH QAP – D3
About The Speakers
Ms. Kathleen Bokrossy, RDH has been bringing engaging energy to the dental profession for over 30 years. Kathleen is the founder and president of rdhu Inc., a KOL for Curion, Crest & Oral B, Ivoclar Vivadent and on the Editorial Committee for Oral Hygiene with the Oral Health Group. An interactive and popular presenter, Kathleen is passionate about making change happen and ensures that every program she presents will ignite a spark in the dental hygienist to implement change in their practice right away! Her vision and passion are to help ‘Transform the Dental Hygiene Experience’ for the clinician, the practice, and their patients.
Ms. Beth Parkes RDH, BSc is an engaging international speaker who has been a Registered Dental Hygienist for 16 years. She has gained her experience through General and Independent Practice, Mobile Dental Hygiene, Orthodontics and Periodontics. She is the Vice President of rdhu Inc., leader of their Laser Training Program across Canada, a Quality Assurance coach, and a cast member of the popular CE Show, The RDH View. Beth is a published author and a board member for Dental Hygiene Quarterly. Her vision is to help create leaders in the Dental Hygiene Profession, empowering them with knowledge and skill sets that will set them apart