Today’s dentist should know about the rapidly increasing population of patients that are diagnosed with sleep apnea. The dental office may be a primary place where patients at risk for sleep apnea can be identified and pointed toward diagnosis and treatment. The oral appliance is a frequently used and very successful technique for treating sleep apnea. Yankee is one of the first dental meetings to host courses involving the various laboratory providers. Complimentary CE On the show floor.
3-D PRINTING IN DENTISTRY: THE PRESENT AND THE (VERY NEAR) FUTURE
Small formlabs logo 2017High-resolution desktop 3-D printing provides affordable access to advanced digital workflows for all dental labs and, for the first time ever, dental practices. Do not miss this opportunity to see first-hand how 3-D printing with biocompatible materials leads to streamlined workflows, improved patient experiences, cost savings, and improved clinical outcomes. Complimentary CE On the show floor.
THIRD ANNUAL INTER-PROFESSIONAL SYMPOSIUM: CTL-ALT-DELETE: REBOOTING THE APPROACH TO PAIN MANAGEMENT
Are you interested in trying to find alternative ways to navigate pain management for your patients without using medication? Come listen to experts who practice varying specialties such as hypnosis, acupuncture, chiropractics, and physical therapists discuss how they successfully manage pain in their field of expertise. The collaboration between the medical and dental field will provide insight about alternative methods and highlight the importance of both fields working together to find ways to successfully manage pain.
NEW DENTIST ITINERARY
New DentistFree and discounted courses for new dentists. We want to make sure you get the most out of your time at Yankee, so we have dedicated a whole day just to you!
YANKEE FAST TRACK: PAIN MANAGEMENT AND PRESCRIPTION MONITORING
As part of Governor Baker’s response to this crisis the Massachusetts Dental Community came together to issue a Task Force document which sets forth several educational objectives for our dental students and dental practitioners.
This track provides lectures covering issues related to the opioid crisis providing a comprehensive review for the dental practitioner to diagnose and manage patients safely in the dental office while complying with current best practice guidelines and regulations.
CAD/CAM FOR ALL:
CEREC2017Doctors and Staff Have the Opportunity to learn about CAD/CAM throughout Yankee 2017. Drs. Pete Gardell and Rich Rosenblatt will offer hands-on programs for the assistant and dentist. They will also present lectures and discuss how to master efficiency in a CAD/CAM appointment.