Thursday Courses For Dental Assistants

TitleSpeaker(s)TimeCE Hours
T1LectureWRDE Thursday Keynote: Connect for Keeps: Attract, keep, and build thriving talent, teams, & organizations (SOLD OUT)Bott8:30am-9:30am1
T2LectureIn Plain Sight: Confronting the Human Trafficking in the Dental SettingSwarthout9:00am-11:00am2
T3LectureSurviving back & neck pain in modern dentistry: A user’s guide for the rest of your career!Caruso9:00am-11:00am2
T5LectureHave Them at Hello: Unscripted Telephone Skills for the Exceptional PracticeEitel-Belt9:30am-12:30pm3
T22LectureBOTOX, Dermal Fillers, and PDO Threads For The Best TMJ and Orofacial Pain Treatment (SOLD OUT)Ortale10:00am-1:00pm3
T7WorkshopCPR Certification/Recertification- BODEXPhillips10:00am-1:00pm3
T8LectureFifty Shades of Green: Forensic Dentistry in the 21st CenturyRiley10:00am-1:00pm3
T9LectureMedical Emergencies in the Dental Office: What's in Your Emergency Kit and Why?Goodchild10:00am-1:00pm3
T12LectureHot Topics in Compliance: Discounts, Informed Consent, and Emotional Support Animals (SOLD OUT)Kackloudis/Burdick1:00pm-4:00pm3
T13LectureDementia and the Dental Impact (SOLD OUT)Rice1:30pm-4:30pm3
T14LectureGetting Them to A.S.K. for Treatment: A Periodontal Case Acceptance ProgramSanders1:30pm-4:30pm3
T16LectureControlled Substances: Review of Pain Management, Signs of Addiction Treatment and Opioid Prescribing ProtocolsGottlieb2:00pm-5:00pm3
T17WorkshopCPR Certification/Recertification (REPEAT OF AM)- BODEXPhillips2:00pm-5:00pm3
T18LectureInnovative Periodontics: “How To” from Techniques to Product (SOLD OUT)Low2:00pm-5:00pm3
T20LectureReeling into the Now: Conquer InstagramSampat2:30pm-4:30pm2
T21EventFriends of Dentistry- PAC Reception5:00pm-6:30pm0

Friday Courses For Dental Assistants

TitleSpeaker(s)TimeCE Hours
F2LectureWRDE Friday Keynote: SHED® or You’re Dead: How to Stay Alive, Thrive, and Navigate the FutureDempsey8:00am-9:00am1
F26LectureInfection Control UpdateFluent8:30am-11:30am3
F3LectureNoninvasive Treatments for Incipient Proximal Caries LesionsMacLean8:30am-11:30am3
F4LectureCourageous Conversations: Mastering the Important Conversations You’ve Been AvoidingEitel-Belt8:30am-11:30am3
F5LectureControlled Substances: Review of Pain Management, Signs of Addiction Treatment and Opioid Prescribing Protocols (SOLD OUT)Gottlieb8:30am-11:30am3
F6WorkshopCPR Certification/Recertification- BODEXPhillips8:30am-11:30am3
F7LectureSpecial Care Show and Tell: A highlights reel of products and equipment that make dentistry easierFukuoka9:00am-11:00am2
F8LectureMindful Moments: Strategies for Dementia Prevention in Patients and Ourselves (SOLD OUT)Rice9:00am-11:00am2
F10LectureIgnored Nose. Nasal Wellness: A Gateway to Overall Health and Facial Development - An Orthodontic Perspective (SOLD OUT)Kahn9:30am-12:30pm3
F9LectureHow to Manage the 4 Top Dental Conditions of Today’s Baby BoomerLow9:30am-12:30pm3
F11LectureAirway Management: Treating the Hot Air + Tongue Ties in Airway TherapySanders10:00am-1:00pm3
F13LectureErgonomics, Wellness & Efficiency for the Entire Dental TeamCaruso1:00pm-4:00pm3
F14LecturePediatric Caries Prevention and Glass Ionomer SealantsMacLean1:00pm-3:00pm2
F15LectureThe Internal Marketologist: Master Communication, Marketing & Patient ExperienceSampat1:00pm-3:00pm2
F16LectureWhat?! I'm Being Sued! How to Set Yourself Up for Litigation Avoidance and Success (SOLD OUT)Camp III1:00pm-4:00pm3
F17LectureArtificial Intelligence & Dentistry (SOLD OUT)Shah1:30pm-3:30pm2
F18LectureOSHA ComplianceFluent1:30pm-4:30pm3
F19LectureOrigins of Dental Fear: Using Trauma-Informed Care with Anxious PatientsSwarthout1:30pm-4:30pm3
F20LectureThe Bullet Proof Guide to Implant Success for the General Practitioner (SOLD OUT)Rasner1:30pm-4:30pm3
F21LectureTreating Dental Patients with Celiac Disease and Food IntoleranceKarlin/Karlin1:30pm-3:30pm2
F23WorkshopCPR Certification/Recertification (REPEAT of AM)- BODEXPhillips2:00pm-5:00pm3
F24LectureGuided Biofilm Therapy; What's All the Hype About?Hatzimanolakis2:00pm-5:00pm3
F25LectureHot Topics in Compliance: Discounts, Informed Consent, and Emotional Support AnimalsKackloudis/Burdick2:00pm-5:00pm3

Saturday Courses For Dental Assistants

TitleSpeaker(s)TimeCE Hours
S1LectureImmediate Implant Placement: When You Can and Cannot Have What You Want Right Now!Geisinger8:30am-11:30am3
S2LectureManaging Patients with Substance Use DisordersSpolarich8:30am-11:30am3
S22LectureBOTOX and Dermal Fillers For Total Facial Esthetic Dentistry (SOLD OUT)Ortale8:30am-11:30am3
S3LectureOral Mucosal Lesions: A Step-By-Step Guide to Diagnosis and Management (SOLD OUT)Patel8:30am-11:30am3
S4LectureSpa Dentistry: Keys to Building Your Unique Dental Spa ExperienceCamp III8:30am-10:00am1.5
S5LectureThe Wonderful World of Special Care : Special care concepts that can help any patient be more comfortable in your chairFukuoka9:00am-11:00am2
S6LectureAntibiotic Stewardship Practices in Dentistry: A Team Approach!Fluent9:00am-11:00am2
S7WorkshopCPR Certification/Recertification- BODEXPhillips9:00am-12:00pm3
S8LectureArtificial Intelligence & DentistryShah9:30am-11:30am2
S9LectureFiring PPO's Without Your Patients Firing youTuinei9:30am-11:30am2
S10LectureMaximizing your schedule with Today’s Rising CostQuinn10:30am-12:30pm2
S11LectureAre Current Approaches to Orthognathic Surgery Efficient? (SOLD OUT)Wasson11:30am-12:30pm1
S12Lecture"My Jaw Hurts! What do I do?”: Conservative Management of Common Temporomandibular DisordersPatel/Moriarty1:00pm-3:00pm2
S13Lecture7 Steps to Negotiating PPO FeesTuinei1:00pm-3:00pm2
S14LectureWhat's going on in Jaw Surgery?Wasson1:30pm-2:30pm1
S15LectureFad Diets Exposed: Impact on Oral HealthKarlin/Karlin12:30pm-2:30pm2
S16LectureOral Self-Care Products: What's in Your Drawer?Hatzimanolakis12:30pm-3:00pm2.5
S17LecturePartnering to Prevent Opioid Misuse: Critical Updates for Dental ProfessionalsSpolarich12:30pm-3:30pm3
S18LectureThe Dental Provider's Role in Advocating for Patients with Voice, Upper Airway, and Swallowing DisordersDavis/Charney12:30pm-3:30pm3
S19LectureThe Myths and Mysteries of Oral Hygiene: Evidence-Based Recommendations in the Age of Dr. Google and Pinterest (SOLD OUT)Geisinger12:30pm-3:30pm3

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The Western Regional Dental Experience is provided by the Arizona Dental Association (AzDA) which is an Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) CE Program Provider. When submitting your CE to AGD, use this CE Provider ID: 219287.