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MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2022
MIDDLE AGE AND ORAL HEALTH: BEYOND SKIN DEEP
Neli Gontier, BSc., RDH., Cert. Ad. Ed., ATTP., JHSC.
The journey has been long and adventurous. In her various roles, Neli treated countless patients, all the while expanding her career in adult learning and development in healthcare, both in corporate and non-profit sectors. She was instrumental in delivering hundreds of in-person and online professional development programs, and has written several books on care-giving, accessibility and neurological diseases.
Neli encourages life-long learning and continues to facilitate professional development as a Training and Education Specialist, Manager of Talent and Learning and Key Opinion Leader (KOL) for several national and international organizations. She strives to motivate healthcare professionals to continually learn and improve their practice standards.
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2022
A JOURNEY MAP FOR THE PERIODONTAL MAINTENANCE APPOINTMENT
Dr. Peter C. Fritz, BSc., DDS., F.R.C.D. (C), Ph.D (Perio), M.B.A.
Peter is an intrepid, insurgent, life-long learner. He combines clinical, scientific and a strong business acumen to pursue excellence in patient care and economic responsibility. Peter owns and maintains a private practice in Fonthill, Ontario where he is an advocate of change and innovation in the specialty of periodontics. Uninhibited and persistent, he drives the competitive edge, ignites engagement in clinical and business activities and surrounds himself with only the highest performers.
At his periodontal practice, no two days are the same. He strives for constant improvement and leads his team with charisma and trusted collaboration, igniting team spirit to boost productivity, harmony and engagement. He has gained significant peer and industry recognition as a revolutionist and for establishing a world-class solo practitioner periodontal clinic, that is considered as one of the most innovative and successful in the world.
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2022
ORAL OROPHARYNGEAL CANCER SCREENING: WHAT’S NEW? WHAT’S CHANGED?
Jo-Anne Jones, RDH.
As an international, award-winning speaker, Jo-Anne Jones has done over 1,000 presentations across the U.S.., Canada, and the UK. She brings life, energy, inspiration and a dynamic speaking style that has made her a sought-after lecturer in the dental community.
Jo-Anne joins the 12th consecutive year and is a 2021 Fellowship Award recipient with the International Academy for Dental Facial Esthetics. She serves as a Key Opinion Leader for Dental Corporations across America and proudly partners with the Oral Cancer Foundation in conveying the urgent need for change in the way we screen for oral and oropharyngeal cancer. She was also instrumental in launching the international ‘Check Your Mouth’ campaign promoting oral self-examination between professional visits.
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2022
5 THINGS EVERY DENTAL HYGIENIST SHOULD KNOW ABOUT MYOFUNCTIONAL THERAPY
Irene M. Iancu, BSc, RRDH, CTDP, OM
Irene is an RRDH and entrepreneur who has expanded her scope of practice in Orthodontics, Restorative Dental Hygiene, Myofunctional Therapy, and advanced periodontal therapy.
Her dental practice Toothlife Studio, celebrated 2 years in August of 2022, where Irene and her team of 10 provide cutting-edge dentistry. Irene’s goals are to create positive environment for team members, and of course, create a positive environment for team members and to create a fun and engaging dental experience for new patients. Irene hosts a popular dental podcast (Tooth or Dare), writes for various publications and has an incredible community on social media on her @Toothlife.Irene and @Toothlife pages. Joined with fellow like-minded dental professionals eager to learn, share and save the world one tooth at a time.
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2023
“ASK A PERIODONTIST” PART 2
Dr. Amy Yeung, DDS., MSc., (Perio), F.R.C.D. (C)
Dr. Amy Yeung is a board certified Periodontist with a special interest in periodontal plastic surgery and implant surgery.
Dr. Amy Yeung received her dental degree from the University of Toronto and completed a hospital residency at the Mt. Sinai Hospital. She then went to complete a Graduate program in Periodontics at the University of Toronto. Her research interests include how metabolic diseases impact healing. Her personal passion is to work together with patients to achieve periodontal health.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22, 2023
GUIDED BIOFILM THERAPY: WHAT THE DENTAL HYGIENIST NEEDS TO KNOW
Amie Banting, RRDH.
Amie is a self-initiating independent registered restorative dental hygienist, who owns and operates her independent dental hygiene practice, known as Heritage Dental Hygiene, the clinic is located on Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario for the past 13 years.
Amie graduated from the dental hygiene diploma program in 2003 from the Canadian Institute of Dental Hygiene. She completed the Restorative Dental Hygiene program at George Brown College in 2006. In September 2013, she received the status of a mentor from the College of Dental Hygienists of Ontario and is an active mentor. She has successfully integrated Guided Biofilm Therapy into her practice in 2019 and is a Swiss Dental Academy Trainer and a PIEZON advocate.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 26, 2023
“RED FLAGS LINKED WITH SYSTEMIC DISEASES”
Kerry Lepicek, RDH.
Over the past 6 years, Kerry has lectured locally and internationally. She is a trustworthy expert on the topics of oral biofilm, halitosis, and the oral systemic connection.
Kerry’s focus is on educating her clients and the dental profession on health and wellness. She is the editor for The Hygiene Corner with Women in Dentistry, a cast member on The RDH View, OraVital Coaching Team Director and has been featured in several RDHQ webinars and podcasts. Her practical advice will transform your practice and client’s health.