Anna M. Pattison, RDH, MS
CE Credits: 8
This full-day laboratory course for dentists and dental hygienists is designed to enhance your periodontal instrumentation skills, enabling you to treat patients with greater confidence. This intensive hands-on workshop features continuous TV demonstration and videos by Anna Pattison plus a team of experienced instructors attentive to individualized instruction throughout the day. Advanced instrumentation techniques are taught on periodontal typodonts using sickles, universal curets, Rigid Gracey curets, After-Fives, Mini-Fives, Micro-Minis, Gracey Curvettes, Pattison Gracey Lite curets, Diamond curets and furcation curets. Extraoral, reinforced, cross-arch and opposite-arch fulcrums are incorporated into innovative approaches for furcations, line angles and deep, narrow pockets.
Prerequisite: Attendance at both "2020 Update on Advanced Periodontal & Implant Instrumentation: Part I" and "2020 Update on Advanced Periodontal & Implant Instrumentation: Part II" lectures.
Supplies Needed: Participants should bring safety glasses. It is recommended to not wear white clothing.
- Demonstrate the use of various types of Gracey curets, Micro-mini-bladed curets, Pattison Gracey Lite curets, furcation curets, new sickles and diamond coated files on a periodontal typodont.
- Demonstrate finger-on-finger, extraoral, opposite arch and reinforced fulcrums.
- Demonstrate techniques for scaling maxillary and mandibular furcations.
Primary Audience(s): Hygienist
Additional Audience(s): Dentist