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October 2023

An Introduction to the Applications of Soft Tissue Lasers in Dental Hygiene

By Rhuta Chinchankar 9 months ago

3rd November 2023. 8am to 4pm - NZ Time


Course fee: $850.00 + GST

Early bird registrations: $765.00 plus GST [closes 31st October 2023]

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Learning Objectives:

This course is for dental hygienists and oral health therapists to gain training and certification in soft tissue laser therapy.

Learn what procedures we can use with diode lasers to benefit patients and treat and prevent periodontal disease, as well as treatment of herpetic lesions and aphthous ulcers.

In this 8 hour day course you will learn laser physics, laser safety, laser theory, the different procedures we can use as dental hygienists and oral health therapists; as well as, gain hands-on training in the usage of diode lasers. Lasers will be made available to you during this course for the hands on portion.

A certificate will be made available to you to show you have completed the necessary recommendations by Dental Council New Zealand to use and practice soft tissue laser therapy.

Instructor: Brooke Holmes, RDH, BSDH

Brooke is the first hygienist in New Zealand to train for and use the Biolase Epic Hygiene Laser in practice. She has 17 years experience in Clinical Dental Hygiene practice, and is trained and skilled in Advanced Periodontal Therapy.

Brooke gained her dental hygiene training from Western Kentucky University in the USA and trained for soft tissue laser therapy from the USA as well. She now teaches and trains other hygienists and oral health therapists in Soft Tissue Laser Therapy and Advanced Periodontal Therapy and is the owner and director of LaserPerio Hygienist, Limited.

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By Rhuta Chinchankar 9 months ago

1st November 2023 - Wednesday

Workshop for Endoscopy Nurses. Topics: Basics of Electrosurgery | ERBE VIO D/ S/ 3 Diathermy Unit | Argon Plasma Coagulation (APC) 2/ (APC) 3.

AM and PM sessions to be held.

To be held at Wakefield Hospital, Board Room.

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