Tri-County Dental Hygienists' Society Midwinter Meeting 2018 


Saturday, February 24, 2018 from 8:00 AM to 12:30 PM PST

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4 Units of Continuing Education and Continental Style Breakfast


San Joaquin Valley College 
4580 Ontario Mills Pkwy
Ontario, CA 91764

2nd Flr, Room 224/232

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Stormy Li, RDH, MA 
Tri-County Dental Hygienists' Society 

Shoo the winter blues by attending our Midwinter Meeting! Two outstanding educators in one convenient location.

Nail That Block! Presented by Angela Barnett, RDH, MA

Worth 2 CEUs, this course has 3 main components:

1) Review the latest updates in dental local anesthesia including the DHCC requirements being taught in dental hygiene schools and a brief review of these injections.

2) Troubleshooting the IANB to reduce failure! This portion will also include an anatomy review and alternative techniques such as Gow Gates, Vazarini-Akinosi and Loma Linda.

3) Future trends and products in pain control including anesthetic buffering, local anesthetic reversal, use of articaine (including the recent articaine controversy), intranasal delivery, the CCLAD (WAND) and the use of vibration to reduce pain sensation. 

Periodontal Treatment - What the periodontist can provide to your patient! Presented by Mohamed Hassan, DDS, MS  

To refer or not to refer that is often the question. This course, worth 2 CEUs, will provide you with all the information you need when deciding whether or not your patient would benefit from a periodontal referral. Specifically this course will address:

1) The different periodontal issues your patient may have and when a referral is warranted.

2) The different procedures offered by a periodontist and the expected outcomes of these procedures.

3) How to determine a properly tailored maintenance protocol for each patient.

4) Communication tools that can be used with your periodontist.

About Angela Barnett, RDH, MA   

Angela graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene from University of Southern California in 1998. She spent 10 years working in a periodontics practice before taking a teaching position at San Joaquin Valley College where she has been the Clinic Coordinator for the past 9 years. She has taught Periodontics, Community Dental Health, and Local Anesthesia. Angela recently received her Master's Degree in Organizational Leadership from Saint Mary's University and plans to continue her career in teaching and leadership. She is a member of California Dental Hygienists' Association and the American Dental Education Association. 

About Mohamed Hassan, DDS, MS

Dr. Hassan graduated with a Bachelor of Dental Science degree from Universityof Cairo, Egypt in 1991. He then went on to attend a postgraduate residency in Prosthodontics from 1991-1994, after which he travelled to Southern California and was trained extensively in Anesthesiology and Periodontology at Loma Linda University. In addition to his private practice, he is an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Periodontics at Loma Linda University School of Dentistry. 

Dr. Hassan is Board Certified in the field of Periodontics, which represents the highest recognition of expertise and achievement in his field. Besides this prestigious accomplishment, Dr. Hassan belongs to numerous professional organizations and has been awarded the American Association for Dental Research - Implantology Research Group Award, the Quintessence Award for Excellence in  Clinical Periodontics and is an official speaker for Nobel Biocare.