Beth graduated with Honours from the Canadian Institute of Dental Hygiene in 2005.
For the last 12 years, she has worked in Orthodontics, Periodontics, and Private Dental Hygiene Practice in Ontario and British Columbia where she earned her certification in the administration of local anesthesia.
Beth continues to advance her education and training through mentorship, personal study and continuing education. She has focused her studies on the oral/systemic relationship of inflammation and the prevention and maintenance of periodontal disease.
At rdhu, we are committed to supporting our members every step of the way.
2. Periodontal examination and probing: An overview of comprehensive periodontal assessment as an essential first step to enhancing clinical outcomes will be discussed. Different choices of periodontal probes and the significance of the outcome of the periodontal exam and its impact on instrument and periodontal debridement choices will be discussed.
3. Broadening your armamentarium: Think Outside the Tray! A variety of different types and styles of instruments will be introduced and there will be ample time for a hands-on component so that you may become proficient in the use of these instruments.
We will discuss key features and indication for use of each instrument.
4. Perfecting the skill of instrument sharpening: A review of the importance of instrument maintenance will be discussed. You will learn how to quickly and efficiently attain and maintain a sharp cutting edge on your instruments chair-side every time! The basics of instrument design and maintenance programs will be covered along with some very helpful tips that you can apply to your dental hygiene practice right away.
Sample Goal Statements:
I plan on improving my dental hygiene practice by…
1. learning advanced instrumentation techniques so that I can efficiently and effectively treat my clients.
2. discovering ways to manage my instruments so that I am always using well maintained instruments.