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Pilates for Dental Hygienists’ Information Night

Posted by admin On August - 9 - 2017

Does This Look familiar? Do you suffer from back, neck and shoulder pain? Are you worried about your future as a Dental Hygienist?

   Pilates for Dental Hygienists’ Information Night

   When: August 15, 2017 at 6:45 PM

   Where: Lead Pilates 10-214 Joseph Okemasis Dr, Saskatoon

Please join us to learn more about the new Pilates for Dental Hygienists’ Program.  The evening will include Pilates demonstrations, refreshments & information regarding the new pilot program.  The 16-week program is developed to strengthen & re-align your upper body from poor ergonomics & repetitive work place strain. The goal for this program is to decrease chronic pain & increase the longevity of your career as a dental hygienist. By completing the program, you will earn 16 CE credits that can be submitted to the SDHA. The hour-long class will run Tuesdays at 6:45 pm from September 5, 2017 to December 19, 2017.  The cost of the program will be $160 & is limited to 15 people.  A second class may be available if there is enough interest. Each person that attends the information night will receive a free class from Lead Pilates & 1 CE Credit.  Contact carla@smileandgo.ca for more information.

 

ART Course – July 27 & 28, 2017 – Regina

Posted by admin On June - 1 - 2017

ATRAUMATIC RESTORATIVE THERAPY (ART) Course

 

Atraumatic restorative therapy (ART) is a procedure that utilizes adhesive restorative materials to provide interim restoration of decayed teeth. Hand instruments are often used to remove carious tooth tissue. No local anaesthesia or electrical instruments are required. ART delivers a provisional procedure for populations that do not have immediate access to full dental care. Dental hygienists placing temporary restorations must ensure that the client is aware of the temporary nature of the restorations and must advise clients to obtain further dental care from a dentist or dental therapist. Throughout this course dental hygienists will learn to provide ART through both lecture and hands-on clinical and laboratory experiences. Lectures include, but are not limited to, a review of anatomy, caries development and identification, indications and contraindications for ART, patient education, risk assessment, and referral. Clinical and laboratory sessions include pulp testing, use of hand instruments, and mixing and placing glass ionomer cement.

Brochure and Registration Form

Spring Local Anesthetic Module – Winnipeg

Posted by admin On February - 3 - 2017

Creating the Ultimate Dental Hygiene Appointment

Posted by admin On December - 6 - 2016

Treat yourself with the gift of professional development and a power toothbrush! Join CDHA in Saskatoon on Friday, January 20, for a half-day workshop sponsored by Crest + Oral-B. Learn how to create the ultimate dental hygiene appointment so you can see a positive change in your workplace and clients. Spaces are limited and registration closes soon! Participants will receive the Crest + Oral-B Pro 5000 power toothbrush with Bluetooth technology.

In today’s competitive dental marketplace, it is imperative that you bring value to your dental hygiene practice or dental hygiene department. What can you do to make it stand out from the crowd? How can you create a loyal following and have clients value their appointments and take ownership of their oral health between visits?

Focus Group Opportunity

Posted by admin On September - 26 - 2016

Please join us on October 18th from 6:30 to 8pm at the SDHA office as part of an inter-professional collaborative project with a speech-language pathologist colleague. Oral health professionals (hygienists, assistants, therapists and dentists) are welcome to provide input on patient education materials that have been developed for patients with difficulties.  Your valuable feedback is appreciated and in return, coffee, tea, juice, snacks and Category C CCP credits will be offered for your time.  Please contact Kellie at sdha@sasktel.net if you are interested in participating.

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Saskatchewan Dental Hygienists’ Association (SDHA)
1024 8th street east, Saskatoon S7H 0R9 Ph: (306) 931-7342 Fax: (306) 931-7334 Email:sdha@sasktel.net