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 are the title’s , synopsis and learning objectives for both the “Advanced and Extreme Team Track” modules. (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 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: Records Compilation and Data Collection
Synopsis
This lecture is designed to help attendees understand the importance of proper data collection and organization of records. Data collection will include patient questionnaires, signs and symptoms, as well as tonsil and tongue grading. Clinical time will be spend improving collection of impressions, and bite registrations.

The Educational Objectives For This Presentation Are For The Participant 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
Obtain impressions and bite registrations for physiologic patients
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 in Physiologic Dentistry
Synopsis
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.

The Educational Objectives For This Presentation Are For The Participant 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: Signs & Symptoms Analysis 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.

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
Present treatment and discuss financial arrangements.
Schedule for orthotic delivery, long term stabilization treatment and follow up appointments

 

2018 IAPA EXTREME Team Track Synopsis and Objectives:

Track 1 Communication for Case and Financial Acceptance

Synopsis:
This track will focus on communication skills for addressing signs and symptoms and educating patients on what type of appointment will benefit them best. Different scenarios will be presented for helping patients become aware of the lifelong effects symptoms can have on their health. Financial obligations for different phases of treatment will be discussed.

The Educational Objectives For This Presentation Are For The Participant To Be Able To:
● Utilize communication skills when educating patients on appointment options.
● Utilize different appointment options and sequence of treatment for Physiologic patients.
● Discuss options for patients during phases of treatment.

Track 2 Advanced Records, Stints, Orthotics, and Temps

Synopsis:
The goal of this track is to improve the quality of records obtained throughout the sequence of appointments for physiologic and sleep dentistry patients.

The Educational Objectives For This Presentation Are For The Participant To Be Able To:
● Discuss the effect different ingots and shades have on restorations.
● Discuss mounting models properly using patient landmarks.
● Fabricate indexes and fixed orthotics while confirming bite measurements.

Track 3 Advanced Instrumentation

Synopsis:
This lecture is designed to show how to run advanced scans utilizing BioPak, K7, and T-Scan Instrumentation. Develop the proper skills for placement of instrument recording devices and the data collected by each device and how that affects the data recorded.

The Educational Objectives For This Presentation Are For The Participant To Be Able To:

● Utilize proper verbal skills to introduce patients to technology
● Properly use technology to gain advanced data
● Schedule technology appointments and discuss the financial obligations for these appointments.

 

 

CELEBRATE YOUR TEAM!!!!

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