With age comes wisdom, and unfortunately, so does additional oral health complications! Patients are living longer and in fact, adding almost 20 years to their longevity since the 1950’s. With that, they are becoming more at high risk for caries, periodontal disease, and have decades of old dentistry in their mouths. This course will be presented by three leading experts offering customizable treatments for this generation.
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Angie Stone, RDH, BS began her career in the Navy as a dental assistant. She has taught in dental assisting and dental hygiene programs. She has also provided onsite education to dental professionals in 47 states, the District of Columbia, and 7 countries and territories. In addition to numerous published articles, her original research regarding xylitol and elders was published in a peer reviewed medical journal in November of 2013. Angie’s Amazon Best Seller book, Dying from Dirty Teeth, was launched in March of 2015. She is the founder and CEO of the HyLife Oral Health Alliance. The mission of the alliance is to keep vulnerable older adults free of dental disease for their life time. Angie is an eight time attendee of CareerFusion and was awarded the Sunstar Award of Distinction in 2012 for her work with xylitol and the geriatric population.
Timothy M. Bizga, DDS, FAGD is a general dentist practicing in Cleveland, Ohio. His background in dentistry is lengthy and diverse. Once a former chairside assistant, he also worked as a dental lab-technician, making his perspective unique among others in the field of dentistry. He received his DDS from the University of Michigan School of Dentistry, where he is also an Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor. He is currently a member of the American Dental Association and a Fellow in the Academy of General Dentistry. Dr. Bizga is a Certified John Maxwell Speaker/Trainer/Coach, a certified DISC profile trainer, clinical consultant for The Dental Advisor, Director of Education at Smile Source and member of Catapult Speakers Bureau. Dr. Bizga gives back to the community via dental missions around the world.
Lou Graham, DDS is an internationally recognized lecturer extensively involved in continuing education for dental professionals. His lectures focus on incorporating current clinical advancements through “conservative dentistry.” He emphasizes the same concepts he practices dental health diagnosis, treatment plans for medically compromised patients, conservative treatment, cosmetic dentistry, and customized approaches to periodontal care, implants, and laser dentistry. Dr. Graham is the founder of Catapult Education, a continuing education company whose philosophy and programs use contemporary, interactive formats to integrate time-proven conservative dentistry with 21st century materials and techniques. Dr. Graham is a published author in many leading national and international dental journals. He is a member of the American Dental Association, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Academy of General Dentistry, Chicago Dental Society, and Illinois Dental Association. Dr. Graham is a graduate of Emory Dental School. He is the former Dental Director of the University of Chicago’s Department of Dentistry. He enjoys providing dental care at his multi-specialty private practice group, University Dental Professionals, in Chicago, IL – Hyde Park.
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