Friday, August 24, 2018, 8:30 – 11:30 AM
Presented by Sheree Duff, RDH, MS
The course will list, describe, and differentiate the various periodontal diseases according to the American Academy of Periodontology.
Learning Objectives- The participant will be able to:
- Explain various clinical decisions regarding the selection of advanced periodontal instrumentation for the natural dentition, as well as for the implant patient
- Discuss the limitations of calculus removal and the expectations of clinical proficiency
- Explain the rationale and appropriate usage of locally delivered chemotherapeutic agents currently available; and discuss the need to examine the literature and evidence for application of non-surgical periodontal therapy.
The course does NOT cover the subject area of laser treatment.
Course Sponsored by Proctor and Gamble
Sheree Duff, RDH, MS is the founder of two dental hygiene and two dental assisting programs for Baker College on the Port Huron and Auburn Hills campus locations. She is the former Associate Dean of Dental Sciences and served as their Director of Dental Hygiene for 17 years. Previously, she served as a faculty member at several dental hygiene programs and additionally held the position of Administrator for the dental department at Mott Children’s Health Center in Michigan. Sheree is the currently a full-time dental hygiene faculty member at the University of Michigan. She is a member of numerous professional associations and is a past president of the Michigan Dental Hygiene Educators’ Association, as well as a past chair of the Board of Governor’s Alumni Society for the University of Michigan, School of Dentistry. Prior to her academic career, Sheree practiced full time in a periodontal specialty practice where she developed her strong interest in the treatment of the periodontal patient. She was the recipient of the 2002 St. Clair County Hygienist of the Year award, and in 2010 was presented with the prestigious National Sunstar Award of Distinction for her advancements in the field of dental hygiene. In 2011, she was awarded the Outstanding Alumni Award, presented by her Alma matter, the University of Michigan, for her 30 plus years of service to the profession of dental hygiene. She brings a wealth of knowledge that is evidence-based and is focused on the art and science of dental hygiene.