IAPA 2022 Team Track & 2022 Best in Practice Team Award

2022 TEAM TRACK INFORMATION

FEATURED SPEAKER:: MR. JOE DEWEES, DIRECTOR OF LVI TEAM PROGRAMS

Joseph Dewees was born and raised in Las Vegas, Nevada. He started working in dental offices 20 years ago at the age of 17 as a sterilization technician, while also furthering his education at the College of Southern Nevada. Since then he has worn many different hats in dental offices, from Clinical Dental Assistant, Front Office, Office Manager, and Treatment Coordinator. It was 15 years ago he was first introduced to The Las Vegas Institute, which started his passion for Physiologic Dentistry and enjoys helping patients achieve optimal dental and whole body health. 

He is now the Director of Team Programs here at the Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies. He believes a well trained, empowered team is the key to a successful dental practice, and hopes to help team members unlock their full potential and help them find their passion for dentistry.  

In addition he has a second passion for fitness and is a Group Fitness Instructor and enjoys pushing people to reach and exceed their fitness and weight loss goals.

 

IAPA 2022 Team Track Synopsis and Objectives

Module 1: Physiological and Sleep Dentistry Overview

SYNOPSIS

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.

THE EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES FOR THIS PRESENTATION ARE FOR THE PARTICIPANT 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: COMPUTERIZED RECORD COLLECTION UTILIZING EMG’S

SYNOPSIS

This lecture is designed to help attendees to understand the importance of proper record collection and how to use that data to follow proper LVI Protocols. We will review necessary records and what EMG scans should be run at each visit. Clinical time will be spent improving collection of impressions, and bite registrations. We will show team members how to set up and connect a patient to the BioPak and then checking the scans for noise as well as looking at frequency to check for healthy muscles.

THE EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES FOR THIS PRESENTATION ARE FOR THE PARTICIPANT TO BE ABLE TO:

•Obtain a proper HIP impression and why it’s so important.
•Importance of OPG and verifying HIP using the OPG
•Teach them how to input the proper data into the BioPak software
•Properly hook up a 4 channel EMG’s on BioPak and Run a Rest/CO Rest scan.
•How to check your scans for noise and what could cause it.
•Checking Frequency on the scan and then using the data to know if you should TENS the patient or not.
•A review of when and what EMG’s scans should be run on both BioPak and M-Scan.

Module 3: The Ultimate New Patient Experience

SYNOPSIS

This lecture is all about the improving on the New Patient coming into your practice, we will review the steps that can be taken to make sure the patient has an amazing experience from start to finish, leading to greater case acceptance and more referrals.

THE EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES FOR THIS PRESENTATION ARE FOR THE PARTICIPANT TO BE ABLE TO:

•Learn about different types of communication and how to implement them in the office
•Review the personality traits of a good New Patient Coordinator and why it’s important to have one.
•Taking steps before the New Patient Arrives to ensure a great experience
•How to schedule the New Patient
•A breakdown of the New Patient Experience from the time they arrive to the office through scheduling for treatment.
•What and when to get all the records required for the New Patient
•Discussing Treatment Presentation and Financial Arrangements
•Properly scheduling for any accepted treatment.

Module 4: Signs & Symptoms Analysis and Developing Appointment Coordination and Scheduling

SYNOPSIS

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.

**This can be in a lecture room with articulators and groups around tables to put all the information together. Will interpret BioPAK and T-Scan Data as well as results of sleep test and comprehensive examinations.

THE EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES FOR THIS PRESENTATION ARE FOR THE PARTICIPANT 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
•Put together a presentation of treatment and financial arrangements.
•Determine schedule for orthotic delivery, long term stabilization treatment and follow up appointments.

 

 CELEBRATE YOUR TEAM!!!!

Congratulations to Dr. TED KAWULOK AND HIS TEAM FOR being our 2021 IAPA TEAM OF THE YEAR!!!! 

Don’t forget we will Celebrate the team again at our 2022 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 2022 IAPA Best in Practice Team Award Submission form.

All submissions and photos must be sent to Gina Jasso by end of the business day October 10, 2022.  You can contact her at gjasso@lviglobal.com or call  702.341.7978 ext.119