The New Spin on Polishing: A look at the Science, the Surfaces and Product Selection:   (SOLD OUT)

Coronal polishing is a topic of much debate. New, updated research allows us to reconsider our position on polishing. This program will provide current evidence based information on different aspects of the polishing procedure including the science behind equipment and technique choices, selection of polishing agents and products, and the impact of these choices on the various surfaces and esthetic materials that make up the 21st century dentition.

Learning Objectives:
• Describe current trends in coronal polishing
• Discuss the types of polishing methods
• List current types of polishing materials including those providing therapeutic benefit
• Describe polishing techniques to include; types of abrasives, Moh's hardness value, armamentarium and the effect of the techniques on various esthetic materials
• Evaluate ergonomic attributes of different polishing techniques
• Implement the current CDC Guidelines for handpiece sterilization

  • Course Code: T07
  • Time: 10:00am-12:59pm
  • Location: Renaissance Main Floor, Solana H & I
  • CE Credit: 3
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Lisa Mayo

Lisa Mayo, RDH

Lisa Mayo graduated magna cum laude from the Caruth School of Dental Hygiene at Baylor College of Dentistry in 2002. She then graduated magna cum laude from Ohio University with a Master's in Healthcare Administration. Lisa is active in her local dental hygiene association and has held multiple leadership and board positions throughout the past 15 years. Lisa says "Being a part of the tripartite American/Texas/Dallas Dental Hygiene societies, has allowed me the ability to participate in community service projects and made a huge impact on my career." · Lisa is a published author, international speaker, clinician and a dental hygiene program director at Concorde Career College in San Antonio, TX. She has taught Preclinical Sciences, Clinic II, Special Needs, Research, Periodontology, Pharmacology, and National Board Review. Lisa says, "through staying current with the latest technology and advances in dentistry through research, I am able to teach my students the exact skills they will need to be successful in the field of dental hygiene."

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