Florida Dental Convention

FDC2021 Session Directory

Tricks of the Radiology Trade - Stress Free Radiographs!

Course Code: C66
Speaker: Dr. Nancy Bouchard, DDS, MHP, RDH
Co-Speaker(s): Ms. Marry Ellen Sholes, AAS
CE Hours: 3.00
Start: Thursday, June 24, 2021, 2:00 PM
End: Thursday, June 24, 2021, 5:00 PM
Track: RADIOGRAPHY, TECHNOLOGY
Audience: Dentists, Assistants, Hygienists, Dental Student

Description:

Do you have difficulty with the gagging patient, the person with the small mouth, the crying child? Are you finding it hard to place those bulky sensors? This lecture will review the basics of how to expose a fantastic radiograph, while also covering important tips and tricks to adapt to the larger digital sensor. From correcting overlap on bitewings to radiation safety to gagging, attendees will receive real-world training and an opportunity to ask questions and discuss. Learn and understand stress-free approaches to exposing radiographs. This dynamic lecture is centered around you and your participation is essential!

Learning objectives:

Participants will be able to:

  • have questions about dental radiology answered.
  • discuss stress-free approaches for exposing radiographs.
  • develop techniques for placing bulky digital sensors.
  • enumerate techniques to minimize gagging in patients.
  • describe how imaging expertise reduces practitioner and patient stress.
  • discuss safety measures for the clinician and the patient.


Speaker: Dr. Nancy Bouchard, DDS, MHP, RDH

About the speaker: Dental degree, University of Maryland School of Dentistry; registered dental hygienist; former faculty, Forsyth School of Dental Hygiene and Boston University School of Dental Medicine; private practice, Fort Myers Beach, FL.

Disclosure: Neither I nor members of my immediate family have any financial relationships with commercial entities that may be relevant to this presentation.


Co-Speaker: Ms. Marry Ellen Sholes, AAS

About the speaker: dental radiology technologist at Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine.

Disclosure: Neither I nor members of my immediate family have any financial relationships with commercial entities that may be relevant to this presentation.







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