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Benco Dental, Gateway 2021: Crossing the Bridge in Dentistry, "Understanding Special Needs Patients"
This course will provide knowledge to dental professionals in caring for special needs patients. They will be able to identify certain characteristics associated with several disabilities. They will learn various options for homecare instructions and ways to improve their communication skills with patients and their caregivers. The participants will also be able to recognize medications and medical issues that are commonly associated with special needs and how they affect oral and
systemic health.

Objectives:
o Recognize certain characteristics of several disabilities
o Identify several medications that cause oral complications
o Facilitate different options for homecare instructions
o Teach ways to reduce patients’ stress and fear
o Recognize assessment tools for proper treatment options
o Obtain better communication skills with patients and their caregivers

About The Speaker:
Angie Yorina is a dental hygienist that has worked in private practice, classroom settings, and as a Dental Hygiene instructor for Luzerne County Community College. She obtained a Bachelor of Business Administration and a Master of Organizational Management from Misericordia University. In 2010 she received her license as a PA Public Health Dental Hygienist Practitioner and is a volunteer that offers free dental hygiene services for the non-insured. Angie is the Co-founder or the Luzerne County Down Syndrome Network and does public speaking on a number of dental related courses.

IMPORTANT THINGS TO NOTE

*Please be sure to register with your name exactly as it is on your license.

*CEs will only be awarded for the time you participate on the live webinar.

*Attendance is limited to the first 1,000 people who register.

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Oct 13, 2021 06:45 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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