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SOUTHWEST DENTAL CONFERENCE ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2017

  • 14 Sep 2017 to 16 Sep 2017
  • DALLAS
  • TX / United States

Whats About

The competence and dexterity of a dentist to succeed in his professional career depends largely on his desire to keep learning, developing and implementing in his practice the newest and most advanced forms of technologies, techniques and equipments for providing best dental care to his/her patients. The Southwest Dental Conference, SWDC is one of its kind meet in the medical field of dentistry which brings together professionals from around the globe to network, collaborate, learn and impart their professional wisdom both theoretical and practical for dental care, treatment and recovery. The year 2017 marks the 90th Anniversary of Southwest Dental Conference (SWDC), which is going to take place at Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center, Dallas, TX, USA with the theme “Powering Growth” from 14th September to 16th September 2017. Reasons to attend SWDC 2017

  1. Get enlightened by the wisdom and expertise of more than 70 World Class dental professionals
  2. Get proficient, skilled with a touch of finesse by attending the workshops, lectures and getting insights about legal aspects of dentistry
  3. Meet, learn and buy the latest equipments, machineries and all you need at work at the Exhibit Hall by highly trained and professional exhibit experts
Hygiene, orthodontic, endodontic and all facets of the field of dentistry will be covered at this conference to help educate the dentists and medical professionals to better their practice keeping in mind and being at par with the latest technology used for the dental practice worldwide for providing best care and facilities for patients with dental problems. Be the reason for the positive change.

Program Highlights of the Events

  • Day 1 (14 September)
  • Day 2 (15 September)
  • Day 3 (16 September)

  1. Special events
  • Assistant CE express
  • CE Express
  • Hygiene CE express
  • SWDC Star salute
 
  1. Workshops
  • Nitrous oxide monitoring/certification for auxiliaries
  • The art and science of provisional restorations for natural teeth workshop
  • Laser integrations for non-surgical periodontal therapy workshop
 
  1. Morning lectures
  • All on zero…and beyond: Digital v/s analog dentures, with or without implants
  • How to work all day and go home without aching a over
  • Current infection prevention protocols and recommendations- Are you in compliance?
  • Oral health in cancer therapy
  • Seven secrets to living well
  • Comprehensive health prevention for older adults
  • Tooth structure: nature’s best restorative material
  • Contemporary strategies for achieving endodontic success Part I
  • Local anesthesia: 30+ years of hits, misses and near misses
  • Incorporating quality periodontics into comprehensive restorative dentistry
  • Sex, drugs and alcohol- the 21st century dental therapist
  • Laser integrations for non-surgical periodontal therapy
  • Oral cancer, precancer and differential diagnosis of common oral lesions
  • A simulated dental malpractice trial – Misdiagnosis and failure to refer oral cancer
  • The FOUR keys to master treatment acceptance as a team
  • Buckle up! Insurance changes are coming!
  • Occupational respiratory infectious diseases: Aerosols, spatter and precautions
 
  1. Afternoon lectures
  • Trends, controversies and clinical tips
  • Oral health conditions of the aging and aged: effective treatments for common conditions
  • “All on 4” Origins and beyond
  • HIPAA Compliance: are you and your patients protected?
  • Communicating with confidence
  • What is your gut saying about your health?
  • Medication safety in the dental office
  • Tooth structure: nature’s best restorative material Part II
  • Contemporary strategies for achieving endodontic success Part II
  • Art and science of digital marketing
  • Oral/IV Sedation
  • Bleaching tips and pearls: Single dark teeth, sensitivity and caries control
  • The new periodontal disease: inflammatory and risky
  • HPV and oral sex: You want me to discuss What with my patients
  • A comprehensive review and update of oral pathology for dentists and dental hygienists
  • Double your patient numbers: dental marketing that works
  • Coding and insurance skills for the dental office
  • Can your dental team help defend you in a malpractice lawsuit
  • Allergic patients and dental care providers: Practice implications

  1. Special events
  • Hygiene CE express
  • Orthodontic symposium
 
  1. Workshops
  • Local anesthesia: Advanced technique workshop
  • Contemporary strategies for achieving endodontic success workshop
  • Seven tray options for bleaching, sensitivity and caries control workshop
  • Equipment maintenance and repair workshop
  • 21st Century laser assisted dentistry workshop
  • Predictable implant esthetics workshop
  • Digital dental photography: It is too important and just too easy not to use workshop
  • Advanced instrumentation for nonsurgical periodontal treatment workshop
  • Equipment maintenance and repair workshop
 
  1. Morning lectures
  • Trends, controversies and clinical tips
  • 21st century laser assisted dentistry
  • Scheduling for success
  • Let’s talk about infection control and OSHA
  • Let’s get 3 dimensional- An overview of cone beam computed tomography
  • Beyond the tag and bag: Forensic dentistry beyond the morgue walls
  • Become a WOW dental assistant: Smart, prepared and efficient
  • Protocols for predictable implant esthetics
  • Day to day technology that can improve your practice without draining your retirement plan
  • New technologies in orthodontics: What’s in it for you?
  • Managing dental conditions of a boomer generation
  • Advanced anterior aesthetic restorations
  • Antibiotic stewardship: Implications of dentistry
  • Being all that we can be: Changing perspective to change reality
  • Be aware of wear: a systematic approach to diagnosing, treatment planning and restoring the worn dentition
  • Increased success through restorative endodontic – Part I
  • Art and science of digital marketing
  • Spit happens: The diagnosis and treatment of salivary gland disease
  • Medical emergencies in the dental office
 
  1. All day lectures
  • Introduction to sleep medicine for the dental practice
  • Minimal enteral sedation – A review
 
  1. Afternoon lectures
  • The high performing dental team
  • Vaccine recommendations for healthcare professionals: Science, success and mis-perceptions
  • Mold and maggots 101
  • Patients, pills and pathologies: Why medical history clues are critical to dental treatment
  • Can you really save that and why would you?
  • Top 20 clinical tips for dental team members
  • My empowered evolution
  • Women’s health and periodontal concerns
  • Advanced posterior aesthetic restorations
  • Medical emergencies in the dental office
  • Commonly prescribed medications and managing the oral side effects of medication use
  • Implant overdentures and “All on 4” prosthetics
  • Can you really save that and why would you?
  • Top 20 clinical tips for dental team members
  • My empowered evolution
  • Women’s health and periodontal concerns
  • Advanced posterior aesthetic restorations
  • Medical emergencies in the dental office
  • Commonly prescribed medications and managing the oral side effects of medication use
  • What’s a dentist to do: Diagnosis, treatment options and rehabilitation of difficult and unusual cases
  • Increased success through restorative endodontic: Part II
  • When generations clash: Overcoming generational differences in the work place
  • Oral manifestations of systematic diseases

  1. Special events
  • New dentist CE Express
 
  1. Workshops
  • Introduction to sleep medicine for the dental practice: clinical skills workshop
  • Digital dental photography: Is it Too important and just too easy not to use workshop
  • Increased success through restorative endodontics workshop
  • 21st Century laser assisted dentistry workshop
  • Fixed prosthodontics – Bridges to success workshop
  • Implant overdentures and “All on 4” Prosthetics workshop
 
  1. Morning lectures
  • Practical oral surgery for the general practitioner
  • 21st century laser assisted dentistry
  • Fixed prosthodontics: Bridges to success
  • Toothaches that may not be tooth related
  • Evidence based material selection for hard and soft teeth regeneration
  • Implant overdentures and :All on 4” Prosthetics
  • What’s the skinny or oral mucosal lesions
  • Forensic dentistry: the dental autopsy and more stuff like that
  • Ouch that hurts! Assessing and treating dental emergencies in children
 
  1. Afternoon lectures
  • Cosmetic dentistry: Creating patient interest in smile enhancements with co-diagnosis
  • New paradigms in temporomandibular disorders
  • Computer guided implant dentistry: From vision to reality