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Team Assistant: Excellence in Dental Assisting

January 28, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

The ideal chair side dental assistant must be current and knowledgeable in materials science and proficient in the various step-by-step procedures that are now required to deliver state-of -the art dentistry to the patient. Increase your artistic skill and satisfaction by learning about materials and techniques. Explore the following topics and learn to deliver the best patient services dentistry has to offer!

Learning Objectives

  • Discover which materials are needed to take proper photos
  • Understand basic positioning and framing of a subject
  • Discuss PVS materials for pre-operative technique
  • Troubleshoot why a pull, scrape, bubble, delamination, or void occurs
  • Review choices for cord and packing instruments
  • Identify which hemostasis materials to use and why
  • Know how to trim, finish, and polish exquisite provisionals
  • Choose cementation techniques for partial and full coverage
  • Compare in-office, take home, and pre-filled tray systems

LUNCHEON: The Ultimate Team Huddle Experience

11:45 am – 1:15 pm

  • Discuss why the team huddle is important
  • Describe the format of a successful team huddle
  • Discover tips for implementing a successful huddle into the practice
  • Identify areas of opportunities to maintain and optimize your existing patient base

ALL TEAM HUDDLE: Working With You Is Killing Me

1:30 – 4:00 pm

  • Discover how different communication styles affect your message
  • Learn how to take personal responsibility within the team
  • Improve your participation in team meetings
  • Consider key communication barriers and how to overcome them
  • Reignite a true passion for making a difference in the lives of patients

To see the entire program please visit www.yankeedental.com/playbook/

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January 28, 2016
8:00 am - 4:00 pm


Boston Convention & Exhibition Center
415 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02210 United States
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