On Friday, February 9th, the Pierce County Oral Health Coalition held it’s 2018 Symposium; “Brushing Up: Current Trends in Oral Health”.
We had more than a 100 attendees bringing together dentists, dental hygienists, dental assistants and students from different oral health organizations and schools. The event was a resounding success! Everyone had the opportunity to learn more about Silver Diamine Fluoride, as well as the Baby Teeth Matter program. We all heard health updates on the Heroin/Opioid Crisis, E-Cigarettes, Vape and Hookah and the impacts of drug use on oral health. Below are photos from our event and below the photos are links to the event handouts and presentations.

 

 

 

Presentations and Handout Below:


Arcora BTM Canoe 2018
Baby Teeth Matter by Dr. Sean R. Kelly
Carol Roberton’s Presentation
DentalOpioidRecommendations_Web
Final UW Consent for SDF Handout
Opioid Epidemic Final – OH Summit
OralHealthSymposium- Arti Patel
SDF Pierce Co OHC PPT handout

 

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