What’s this course about?


Dental hygienists will not want to miss this course! It is designed to allow doctors and their dental hygienists an opportunity to reevaluate their hygiene appointment in order to provide their patients with the highest standard of care possible!

Key learning points…



Enhance chairside communication with specific verbiage when presenting periodontal treatment to best serve the individual needs of the patient and achieve high rates of case acceptance

Handoff/Clinical Closure

Discuss the Handoff/Clinical Closure: what happens in the last 20 minutes of the hygiene appointment can assist the patient to choose a more comprehensive approach to their oral health

FIVE Benchmarks

Learn the FIVE benchmarks every successful hygiene department measures and how to improve them

Pre-Clinical Interview

Examine the Pre-Clinical Interview: what happens in the first 20 minutes of the hygiene appointment sets the tone for the continuum of care and ongoing relationship with the patient


Practice hands on techniques for extra-oral screening for oral cancer


Explore real life challenges and solutions through small group discussions and learning


Day 1

2:00PM–5:30PM – Session 1  //  5:30PM–6:30PM – Reception

(light apps & beverages provided)

Day 2

8:00AM–3:00PM – Session 2
(Lunch provided)


Hyatt Place Chicago O’Hare
6810 Mannheim Road
Rosemont, IL 60018

July 27 & 28, 2017

**This course outline represents the speakers and activities that have been booked at the time of publication; however, speaker or activity cancellations occasionally occur, for reasons beyond our control. If that happens, we may substitute another speaker or activity, or make a change to the schedule, without giving registrants prior notice.

This course is worth 9 CE credits