Enhanced Instrumentation: Taking Your Skills to New Heights-2 Day Hands On Course

Creating Empowered and Profitable Dental Hygiene Teams

Hygiene excellence

Whether you are a seasoned clinician or new graduate, we all wish to improve efficiency, productivity and periodontal outcomes using advanced instrumentation skills.  This hands-on program will take your clinical skills to new heights!  You will obtain up-to-date and clinically relevant information along with hands on clinical skill building to bring your instrumentation to the next level.

Enhanced Instrumentation Day 1 will focus on theory and practical hands-on dentiform learning sessions which highlight the essentials of advanced hand instrumentation, ultrasonics, detecting and removing burnished calculus, ergonomics and sharpening techniques.  Then elevate your skills and build on your knowledge with Enhanced Instrumentation Day 2-Clinical live patient course.  

Learning Objectives

Day 1

Theory & Hands-On Dentiform Learning

  • Perform exploration techniques to detect residual calculus deposits
  • Learn advanced fulcrums to provide optimum parallelism for access and instrumentation of deep periodontal pockets
  • Create and use an extended grasp for improved access and stroke production
  • Evaluate new advanced instruments that can enhance your practice
  • Learn and practice piezo vs magnetostrictive ultrasonic techniques
  • Evaluate insert selection, sequence and adaptation for the best clinical outcomes
  • Learn to care for your existing instruments to ensure efficiency and patient comfort
  • Perform exercises that strengthen the hands and improve flexibility
  • Learn in-office and home stretching routines to keep our body feeling its best

Day 2

Live Patient Clinical Course

  • Gain clinical one-on-one instruction with live patient treatment sessions
  • Enhance your practice with live patient experience on skills from Day 1
  • Live demo and hands-on practice with advanced armamentarium
  • Learn how to use airflow technology for better biofilm debridement
  • Learn advanced instrument tray setup and sequencing for your perio patient cases
  • Utilize various evacuation devices for the reduction of aerosols
  • Learn tips and tricks for increased operator visibility and ergonomics

SOLD OUT DATE-Enhanced Hygiene Day 1– 8:30am-4:00pm 

Hotel Conference Room TBA

Enhanced Hygiene Day 2- 8:30am-4:00pm

Lobay Dental Group, 220, 4201-28th street, Stony Plain

Continental breakfast and lunch included both days

14CE Credits

*Alberta RDH’s with active practice license only

Thank you to our partners-Hu Friedy, PDT and Bisco LM for supplying the amazing line up of instruments



Refunds-If COVID restrictions limit in person courses at that time, the course will be rescheduled to a future date and all registrations will be given the option of moving their registration to the new date or a full refund.

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