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10th Edition of International Conference on
Dentistry and Oral Health

March 13-15, 2025 | Rome, Italy
Dental 2025

Prevent-a-thon: Ditching old tricks for new kicks in dental care!

Laura Martin Bettencourt , Speaker at Dental Conferences
L'Diamante Dental Coaching, United States
Title : Prevent-a-thon: Ditching old tricks for new kicks in dental care!

Abstract:

This comprehensive course is designed to revolutionize the approach of dental professionals towards patient care, emphasizing the significance of preventative dentistry. As the field of dental care evolves, there is a shifting paradigm from traditional methods to more modern, innovative strategies. This transformation is essential for enhancing patient outcomes and ensuring long-term oral health. The course will delve into evidence-based practices and advanced techniques that underscore the importance of prevention over intervention. By exploring and implementing these cutting-edge strategies, participants will not only improve their clinical skills but also significantly enhance the patient experience in their practices. A major focus of this training will be the "5 Pillars of Prevention," a conceptual framework that guides dental professionals through the core aspects of preventative care. These pillars encompass a broad spectrum of practices, from the correct use of fluorides to Scanning devices, and Laser technology. Understanding and applying these pillars will enable dental professionals to develop a more proactive approach to dental health, reducing the need for invasive treatments and emphasizing the maintenance of natural tooth structure. Participants will learn to utilize minimally invasive techniques that maximize preventative outcomes, ultimately supporting the health and well-being of their patients. The course aims to empower dental professionals by providing them with the tools and knowledge to lead the charge in transforming dental care practices toward a more preventative model, paving the way for better and more sustainable patient health outcomes.
Objectives:

1. Explore the 5 pillars of Prevention: Periodontal Health, Oral Cancer Screening, Caries Management, Occlusion, Overall Wellness

 2. Establish effective protocols for preventive care, incorporating evidence-based methodologies and emerging technologies.

3. Develop a practice-oriented approach to integrating preventative dentistry into daily clinical routines for elevated standards of care.

4. Implement evidence-based preventive measures tailored to individual patient needs.

Biography:

Laura Bettencourt, BSDH, RDH, leverages over 15 years of clinical proficiency to excel in her multifaceted career. A dedicated mother, wife, writer, speaker, RDH and co-founder of L’Diamante Dental Coaching, Laura specializes in cultivating connections and advancing careers. She excels in leadership and program development, with a focus on compliance, hygiene excellence, and periodontal protocols. Laura is on a mission to inspire personal and professional growth, empowering her clients with confidence and clarity. Committed to education and mentorship, she instills a positive attitude in all aspects of life. 

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