Vermont Dental Conference - Participants

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Nancy Dewhirst, RDH, BS

On Demand Virtual- Available Sept. 8 - Sept. 23, 2023 
VS-OD-Sept23 (Zoom Recorded Link Provided to Participants)

Ergonomics: It's a Balancing Act

In-Person at Conference:
Program #9: Lesions and Lifestyles- Is it HPV? 

Program #12: Dental Safety in the Shadow of COVID-a9 (Infection Control & OSHA)    

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A very special Thank You to our conference sponsors!  

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Tieraona Low Dog, MD

Program #8: Dietary Supplements: What the Dental Team Should Know

Program #11: Integrative Approaches to Pain   

Speaker Bio

A very special Thank You to our conference sponsors!  

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Jeanette MacLean, DDS, DABPD, FAAPD

Live Virtual Session Friday, September 8, 2023 
VS-08Sept23 (Zoom): Time: 1:00 - 3:30pm (Eastern Time)

Be SMART: Improve Your Practice with Silver Diamine Fluoride & atraumatic Restorative Treatment   

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Educational Sponsor: GC AMERICA
A very special Thank You to our conference Sponsors!

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Dr. Steven Shepard

VSDS Annual Business Meeting- Keynote Speaker   Dr. Shepard brings his humor and creativity once again as our Keynote Speaker.  His unique ability to make the audience think in new ways will have you leaving with new perspectives on your team model.  

Program #4: How to be a Change Hero on Your Team  

Speaker Bio

A very special Thank You to our conference sponsors!

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Thursday Social Mixer

National sensation Alyx Hilshey will be dazzling us with her jaw-dropping magic.  She performs throughout the US with an extensive repertoire of magic, quick wit, and easy going performance style.  Exhibitors will have their latest products on display for casual conversations.  Make sure to join us for food, drinks, and fun!. 
Thursday Social Mixer event is 4:30-6:00pm. 

GC America - Educational Sponsor (speaker)
USAF- Educational Sponsor
Northeast Delta Dental- Corporate Yearly Sponsor
Cincinnati Insurance Co.- Corporate Yearly Sponsor

3M Oral Care
Affiliated Associates
Brasseler USA 
Carestream Dental 
CBA Blue
Cincinnati Insurance/NFP   
Center for Technology, Essex/Skill Tech
Dental Lifeline Network
Dentsply Sirona
Elevate Oral Care
Envista Co 
Garfield Refining
Jim Kasper Associates LLC
Lamoille Health Partners 
M&T Bank 
Mascoma Bank
Northeast Delta Dental
NSK Dental
Patterson Dental
Strategic Tax Planning
TD Bank 
Ultradent Products, Inc. 
US Air Force
University of New England College of Dental Medicine
UVM Office of Primary Care & AHEC Program
VOCO America, Inc.
VT Dental Sales & Service
VT Department of Health Access
VT Department of Health, Oral Health Program
VT Head Start Association
VT State Dental Society
Vermont State University - Dental Hygiene Program
Yankee Dental Congress - Jan. 25-27, 2024

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THE  2023 Vermont Dental Conference!

September 21-22, 2023

Other updates coming soon! 


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