IAPA 2018 Team Track & 2018 Best in Practice Team Award

Having the Team members at the IAPA is an important part of the of the conference.  For 2018 instead of just one Team Track we will now have two Tracks for your team to choose from!  For those team members who attended the 2017 IAPA we will have our “Extreme Team Track” just for you at the 2018 conference.  For those team members who didn’t make it last year, but coming this year, we have our “Advanced Team Track”!  Below is some information for the “Advanced Team Track” modules…. “Extreme Team Track” modules are coming soon!!! (Please note in order to take the Extreme Team Track courses, you have had to taken the Team Track courses at the 2017 IAPA)


2018 IAPA Advanced Team Track Synopsis and Objectives

Module 1: Physiological and Sleep Dentistry
This will provide an overview of Physiological Based Dentistry and Sleep Dentistry. We will focus on identifying signs and symptoms related to physiology, airway, developmental, and postural. This lecture is designed to teach attendees to provide comprehensive exams for aesthetic, sleep, and physiological patients.

Objectives of this lecture are for the participants to be able to:
Discuss physiologic dentistry and what to look for when examining patients
Discuss the importance of screening for sleep disorders
Document physiologic disharmony in the dental system
Organize appointments based on new patient classification
Obtain the appropriate information during the initial new patient interview

Module 2: Dental and Medical History Documentation and Records Compilation
This lecture is designed to help attendees to understand the importance of proper data collection and organization of records. Data collection topics will include photography, radiology, models, and bite registrations.
This lecture is designed to teach attendees how to implement a medical model collection of current and previous health and dental history. Also, ways to organize and document collection of signs and symptoms will be presented.

Objectives of this lecture are for the participants to be able to:
Obtain health history, proper charting of dental, soft tissue, airway and Myofunctional data.
Demonstrate the data to be collected during an extensive exam for physiologic and sleep new patient appointments including radiographs, photographs, and models.
Perform a proper signs and symptoms screening
Properly track the bite measurements using the Managing the Bite Sheet
Label and organize different bite registration techniques as well as other records obtained

Module 3: Overview of Instrumentation Used in Physiological Dentistry
This lecture is designed to teach attendees to run initial scans utilizing BioPak, K7, and T-Scan Instrumentation. Attendees should gain a better understanding of the proper placement of instrument recording devices and the data collected by each device.

Objectives of this lecture are for the participants to be able to:
Properly place electrodes to record data for physiologic patients.
Properly obtain Tekscan data to evaluate the distribution of biting forces.
Utilize a Micro TENS and properly place the leads for correct muscle relaxation.
Obtain different types of bites used in the diagnosis and treatment of physiological patients.
Schedule appointments for new patients, orthotic treatment, temporization and final restorations.

Module 4: Appointment Coordination and Scheduling
You will work to develop proper sequencing of appointments for efficient scheduling of physiological and sleep apnea patients. Also, good skills and outlines to review case presentations and financial arrangements.

Objectives of this lecture are for the participants to be able to:
Put together collected data for a treatment conference using the provided outline.
Properly sequence and schedule patients using provided timeline for appointments
Discuss release and consents forms and why they are important in the dental practice
Present treatment and discuss financial arrangements.
Schedule for orthotic delivery, long term stabilization treatment and follow up appointments



We are celebrating the team again for the 2018 IAPA Conference with a special award just for them. The IAPA BEST IN PRACTICE TEAM AWARD!!!!

Doctors all you have to do is recommend your entire team who will be attending the conference with you in October for the BEST IN PRACTICE AWARD!

Just submit a brief overview as to why you consider your team to be the best qualified for this honor. Please include a group photo of your team as well along with your overview. All submissions will be reviewed by the IAPA Board and during the IAPA; the winning team will be recognized! As you know the team is truly the heart that beats, keeping the practice alive. Join us in honoring your team for the recognition they deserve!

Please let us know as well of any accolades your team has achieved within the field of Dentistry, and throughout their community!

Click HERE to download the 2018 IAPA Best in Practice Team Award Submission form.

All submissions and photos must be sent to Gina Jasso by end of the business day Friday October 19, 2018.  You can contact her at gjasso@lviglobal.com or call  702.341.7978 ext.222


Also a Huge Congratulations to the Office of Dr. Randy Gilewich for Winning the 2017 IAPA Best in Practice Team Award.  

Dr. Randy Gilewich
Carla Bennett – Treatment Coordinator
Tobi Malaythong – Assistant
Courtney Guderyan – Assistant
Terri-Lynn Schmitz -Therapist
Pat Ryba- Hygienist
Melany Bellabono – Hygienist
Stephanie Parkham – Hygienist
Alicia Dawson – Hygienist