Past Monthly Meetings


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The DCDS offers regular, complimentary CE programming to its members each year between September and May. Monthly meetings are usually on the second Tuesday of the month (depending on holidays and other events). In addition to learning the latest innovations and techniques in dentistry from world-renowned speakers from across the country, DCDS monthly meetings give attendees an opportunity to share ideas, information and network with one another. Nonmembers may attend DCDS monthly meetings for a small fee.

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​Past Monthly Meetings

Dr. Uche

September Wellness CE Event: Four Patient Lifestyle Habits That Influence Healing Webinar

  • Thu, Sep 24, 2020 | 6:00 PM - Thu, Sep 24, 2020 | 7:30 PM
  • Address: Webinar, Washington, DC

Location: W​ebinar
Address: Online
Contact: ​Andres Bachelet
Email: info@dcdental.org
Phone: (202) 367-1163

Registration closes Tuesday, September 23 at 5 PM. 

September 24, 2020 at 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Please note pricing:

  • Members: $0
  • Non-Members: $​30

Topic: Four Patient Lifestyle Habits That Influence Healing

Instructor: Dr. Uche Odiatu 
CE Credits Offered: 1.5 CE Credits
Disclaimer: TBA

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Course Description:
 

Your patients don’t leave their sleeping patterns (insomnia, apnea, snoring), physical fitness (or lack of) or eating patterns (mindless eating and evening feeding frenzies) or their stress management practices in the car before they sit in your chair. Just like you don’t leave your lifestyle problems at your office door. There’s irrefutable scientific evidence that these habits have the ability to ramp up inflammation or dial it down. Well adjusted, rested, physically active, healthy eating patients enjoy a physiology that supports a more positive response to your treatments. And as healthcare providers, we need to be good role models and “walk the talk.” In this session, find out how you can be a better dentist by being healthier yourself, and how to talk to your patients about lifestyle changes that will make a big difference.

 
Learning Objectives:
 
  1. Understand why your sedentary patients don’t heal as well as your active living patients.
  2. Discover how eating habits have the ability to dial down or ramp up inflammation.
  3. Develop a conversation style to positively impact our patients at the new patient or recare exam.

The DC Dental Society is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. The DC Dental Society designates this presentation for 1 CE.
About the Speaker: Dr. Uche Odiatu 
Dr. Uche

Dr. Uche Odiatu is the co-author of The Miracle of Health, a professional member of the American College of Sports Medicine and a practicing dentist in Toronto. He has been the invited guest on over 400 radio and TV shows from Atlanta to Alaska. This busy dentist is also an NSCA Certified Personal Trainer, certified yoga instructor, certified boot camp instructor and has given over 400 lectures in England, Canada, the USA, the Bahamas, Denmark, Bermuda and Norway. Please visit  www.DrUche.com    Twitter @FitSpeakers       Instagram @FitSpeakers

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