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11th Annual Dental Hygiene Symposium

UFCD Dental Hygienists

Course Description

This popular program will give you new and practical information on a broad range of topics of specific interest to dental hygienists. Brought to you by an outstanding panel of dental educators in a lively multitopic, multi-speaker format, you will receive unbiased, evidence-based information in an engaging and concise one-day program.


Course Objectives

To update participants on:

  • Dentistry Update 2015: The Best of Everything – Dr. Michael Dorociak, D.D.S, M.A.G.D., Chairman of the Board and Project Director Gordon J. Christensen Clinicians ReportFaculty Website
  • Oral Systemic Connection – Joseph Katz, D.M.D. – Faculty Website
  • Periodontal Maintenance in “Challenging Patients” – Luciana Shaddox, D.D.S., M.S., Ph.D. – Faculty Website
  • Appropriate Chemotherapeutics for the Advanced Periodontal Patient – Gregory E. Oxford, D.D.S., M.S., Ph.D. – Faculty Website


HPNPUF College of Dentistry in the HPNP Building Auditorium
101 S Newell Drive
Gainesville, FL 32603









Continuing Education Units

6 contact hours. Lecture


Continuing Dental Education at UFCD wishes to express its appreciation to American Eagle Instruments, American Handpiece Service, BioHorizons, Biotec, Inc., CareStream, Coltene Whaledent, Crown Seating, Dentsply Caulk, Florida Probe, HuFriedy, Johnson & Johnson, Lexicomp, Paradise Dental Technologies, Patterson Dental, Proma, Inc., Royal Dental Group & Porter Instrument Co., Premier Dental, Proctor and Gamble, Solution Reach, Surgitel/General Scientific Corp, and VOCO  for unrestricted educational grants which helped to make this course possible.

  • Team Discount available Team Discount Available
  • HOT Breakfast Buffet & Hill’s BBQ Networking Lunch included
  • Vendor Fair & Door Prizes Included
  • 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Regular Fee Early Bird Fee
(Expires 1 month before course date)
$229 $179
Dates Location Course #
August 22, 2015 (Saturday) Gainesville 160027
August 27, 2016 (Saturday) Gainesville 160221

Team Discount

Register your Team for the Dental Hygiene and/or General Dentistry Symposium and everyone will receive the Team Training Discount ($25 off)!