Advanced Diagnostics for Dental Hygiene Practice
Improve Your General Dental Practice By Expanding The Diagnostic Skills Of Your Dental Hygienist.
The Dental Hygienist could be the General practitioner’s greatest asset, yet we’re not utilizing the full potential of the Dental Hygienist in the general dentistry practices. Dental hygienists trained in comprehensive digital dental diagnostics focusing on the triad: Endodontics, Periodontics and Restorative Dentistry should become the General practitioner’s right hand. First, to collect the patients’ systemic, oral, and dental diagnostic information. Secondly, to inform and educate patients of their oral healthcare problems, the need to save teeth, and prevent complications. Thirdly, to organize and present the diagnostic information to the dentist for assessment, patient’s case presentation, and follow-up. This evidence-based, comprehensive, in-depth course dives deep into the diagnostics of endodontics, periodontics, and restorative dentistry. The provision of appropriate dental hygiene process of care critically requires such information. Augmenting the dental hygienists Periodontic and preventive skills with endodontic and restorative diagnostic knowledge should enhance the role of the hygienist as the most valuable professional asset in modern dental practice.
DH is the first dental clinician to encounter he patient in the general Dentistry Practice
DH collect full mouth radiographic and clinical diagnostic data and information. Identify warning signs of Endo - Perio - Resto pathology or ramifications
DH educate the patient about the initial diagnostic findings. Explain and increase the patient awareness and compliance for follow-up by GP
DH presents diagnostic information to the GP. focusing on the patient's personal, social, systemic, symptoms, and warning signs.
General Practitioners, Practicing Dental Hygienists, Dental Hygiene Educators
Full Day, Keynote, 3 Hour Lecture