The Balancing Act: Power and Hand Instrumentation

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The Balancing Act: Power and Hand Instrumentation
Date: Tue, Feb 26, 2013
Time: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Place: Hampton Conference Centre
200 Coventry Road Ottawa, ON
Presenter: Chrissy Farrell RDH co-sponsored by Hu Friedy

“The Balancing Act”-Finding Harmony & Results with Instrumentation

This course will provide a practical overview of instrumentation with a focus on balancing ultrasonic and hand debridement.  Both magnetostrictive and piezoelectric ultrasonic scaling will be discussed to be able to make client specific decisions for effective clinical outcomes.  A hands-on component will provide instruction in both magnetostrictive and piezoelectric technologies and a discussion on hand instrument designs and techniques will provide information to make client centered debridement decisions.  This “Balancing Act” approach to ultrasonic and hand instrumentation selection will provide clinicians with information to make instrumentation decisions in order to treat diverse cases in everyday practice.


Upon completion of this course, the participants will be able to:

  1. Identify the many hand and power instrumentation options available to manage diverse client cases
  2. Identify strategies in obtaining necessary instrumentation to enhance patient experiences and clinical outcomes.
  3. Discuss practical approaches to increase efficiency.
  4. Identify and select quality instruments to meet the needs of their patients in order to pice efficiently

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Chrissy Farrell RDH has had the pleasure and opportunity of experiencing a multifaceted Dental Hygiene career. Her 18 years of clinical practice has been complimented by Practice Management Coaching, and product knowledge education of Dental Professional’s for industry events. As a Dental Hygiene Educator she has provided Clinical Instruction for DH students, as well as teaching multiple didactic courses including Periodontics and Pharmacology. Chrissy has furthered her own career by receiving a certificate in Adult education and is now working toward her degree in Adult Education. As founder of “RDH Performance” her mission is to inspire dental hygiene teams to provide the highest quality of client care through current research and evidence based practice.


This event is fully booked.