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                                           we have lift off!
                             17th Annual Meeting Hispanic Dental Association

                                      Launching Solutions for
                                 Optimal Hispanic Oral Health

                                                      October 22-24, 2009
                                             Hilton Americas-Houston Hotel
                                                            Houston, Texas

     As the leading voice for Hispanic oral health,
     we provide SERVICE, EDUCATION, ADVOCACY, and LEADERSHIP for the
     elimination of oral health disparities in the Hispanic community.

                                                    HISPANIC DENTAL ASSOCIATION
                                                              National Headquarters:
                                                      3085 Stevenson Drive, Suite 200
                                                                  Springfield, IL 62703
                                                                Phone: 800-852-7921
                                                                  Local: 217-529-6517
                                                                    Fax: 217-529-9120
                                                  E-Mail: hispanicdental@hdassoc.org
                                                           Website: www.hdassoc.org

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                                             Schedule at-a Glance
                                             Thursday, October 22, 2009
                                             6:00 pm – 7:00 pm     Exhibits Open ............................................................................................................................. 4th Floor Ballrooms J - L
                                             7:00 pm – 8:30 pm     Opening Ceremonies .................................................................................................................... 4th Floor Ballroom A
                                             8:30 pm – 10:00 pm    Welcome Reception ............................................................................................................. 4th Floor Ballroom Lobby
                                                                   Sponsored by: University of Texas - Houston Dental Branch

                                             Friday, October 23, 2009
                                             7:00 am – 5:00 pm     Registration ............................................................................................................................. 4th Floor Ballroom Lobby
                                             6:50 am – 8:00 am     Continental Breakfast .............................................................................................................................. 3rd Floor Lobby
                                             7:15 am – 8:15 am     Breakfast & Learn (1.0 CEU) .................................................................................................. 3rd Floor Room 340 A/B
                                                                   Hispanic Cultural Awareness for the Oral Health Professional - Sponsored by: MassMutual Financial
    At Delta Dental, we focus on
                                             8:30 am – 11:30 am    Session 1 (3.0 CEUs) ................................................................................................................. 3rd Floor Room 337 A/B
    giving you the best dental                                     Panel Discussion: Positioning HDA in the National Oral Health Agenda
                                             8:30 am – 11:30 am    Session 2 (3.0 CEUs) ................................................................................................................. 3rd Floor Room 339 A/B
    plans you can find. That’s                                      Implant - Supported vs. Tooth-Supported Prosthesis in The Esthetic Zone: Predictability, Indication
    all we do. It’s also why we                                    and Prognosis
                                             11:00 am – 2:00 pm    Exhibit Hall Open ...................................................................................................................... 4th Floor Ballrooms J - L
    give you access to more                  11:30 am – 12:45 pm   FREE Lunch with Exhibitors in Exhibit Hall ..................................................................... 4th Floor Ballrooms J - L
    than 198,000 dentist office               1:00 pm – 4:00 pm     Session 3 (3.0 CEUs) ................................................................................................................. 3rd Floor Room 340 A/B
                                                                   Panel Discussion: Workforce, Diversity, and Education
    locations to choose from.                1:00 pm – 4:00 pm     Session 4 (3.0 CEUs) ................................................................................................................. 3rd Floor Room 337 A/B
    So it’s really no surprise                                     A Dynamic Overview of Clinical Pediatric Dentistry, Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment from Infants
                                                                   to Adolescents
    that more people choose                  4:00 pm – 5:00 pm     Afternoon Break with Exhibitors in Exhibit Hall ........................................................... 4th Floor Ballrooms J - L
    Delta Dental than any other              5:00 pm – 6:00 pm     Town Hall/ Professional Chapter Meeting ..................................................................... 3rd Floor Room 339 A/B
                                             5:30 pm – 7:00 pm     Happy Hour and a Half with Exhibitors in Exhibit Hall .............................................. 4th Floor Ballrooms J - L
    dental carrier. Find out more                                  Sponsored by the PEARL Dental Network
    about our plans online at                6:00 pm – 7:00 pm     Give Kids a Smile Meeting ..................................................................................................... 3rd Floor Room 340 A/B
                                             6:30 pm – 9:00 pm     Student Dinner (Students & Invitees Only) ................ Location TBD - Will be posted at Registration Desk
                                             Saturday, October 24, 2009
                                             7:30 am – 4:00 pm     Registration ................................................................................................................................................. 4th Floor Lobby
                                             7:30 am – 8:15 am     Continental Breakfast .............................................................................................................................. 4th Floor Lobby
                                             8:00 am – 9:00 am     CRT Breakfast Meeting (Invitation Only) .................... Location TBD - Will be posted at Registration Desk
                                             8:00 am – 12:00 pm    Exhibit Hall Open ...................................................................................................................... 4th Floor Ballrooms J - L
                                             8:30 am – 11:30 am    Session 5 (3.0 CEUs) ................................................................................................................ 3rd Floor Room 337 A/B
                                                                   Prevention: Patient by Patient - Sponsored by 3M ESPE Dental Products
                                             8:30 am – 11:30 am    Session 6 (3.0 CEUs) ................................................................................................................. 3rd Floor Room 340 A/B
                                                                   Excelling in Crown and Bridge Dentistry - Sponsored by Prio Dental
                                             10:00 am – 12:00 pm   Scientific Abstract and Orgullo Poster Session (1.0 CEUs) ........................... 4th Floor Ballroom Side Foyer
                                             11:45 am – 1:15 pm    Lunch & Learn (1.5 CEUs) .................................................. Location TBD - Will be posted at Registration Desk
                                                                   Malpractice Case Studies – A Risk Management Discussion - Sponsored by Dentist’s Advantage
                                             1:30 pm – 3:00 pm     Session 7 (1.5 CEUs) ................................................................................................................ 3rd Floor Room 339 A/B
                                                                   Dentinal Hypersensitivity: Biology, Prevalence, and Management - Sponsored by Colgate Palmolive
                                             3:15 pm – 4:45 pm     Session 8 (1.5 CEUs) ................................................................................................................. 3rd Floor Room 337 A/B
                                                                   A Round-up of Symptomatic Oral Diseases, Newest Devices and Latest Treatments
                                             1:30 pm – 4:30 pm     Student Sessions (3.0 CEUs) .................................................................................................. 3rd Floor Room 340 A/B
                                             6:00 pm – 7:00 pm     President & Past President’s Reception ............................................................................................ 4th Floor Lobby
                                                                   Sponsored by the Great Houston Hispanic Dental Association
                                             7:00 pm – 11:00 pm    Gala Dinner and Awards Ceremony .................................................................................... 4th Floor Ballrooms J-L
                                                                   Sponsored by Doral Dental and Colgate

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                                                                                                                                                            Welcome to the 17th Annual Meeting of the Hispanic Dental Association in Houston,
                                                                                                                                                            Texas on October 22-24, 2009. The Board of Trustees, Annual Planning Committee,
                                                                                                                                                            and the Staff of the Hispanic Dental Association would like to invite you to an eventful
                                                                                                                                                            2 day continuing education program, filled with stimulating continuing education
                                                                                                                                                            seminars, networking and camaraderie opportunities, as well as entertaining social

                                                                                                                                                            Numerous nationally recognized speakers will highlight our scientific sessions that
                                                                                                                                                            will cover topics such as Dentinal Sensitivity, Cosmetics, Restorative, Implants,
                                                                                                                                                            Pathology, and Pediatric Dentistry. In addition, we also will have sessions pertaining
                                                                                                                                                            to National Oral Health, Workforce, Diversity, Education, and Cultural Awareness.
                                                                                                                     Victor Rodriguez, DDS
                                                                                                                     Hispanic Dental Association            In the HDA Exhibit Hall, you can experience technology advances with exhibitors
                                                                                                                     2009 Annual Meeting General Chairman
                                                                                                                                                            showcasing their dental materials and equipment. In addition, several organizations
                                                                                                                     and President-Elect
                                                                                                                                                            will display program and product information.

                                                                                                                                                            Our Opening Ceremony is highlighted by Houston Astronaut Joseph Acaba where
                                                                                                                                                            he will share his inspiring stories on space flight. Saturday evening, our Annual
                                                                                                                                                            Meeting will culminate in our Gala and Awards Ceremony with our Celebrity
                                                                                                                                                            Toastmistress Myrka Dellanos. Come dance the night away as Grupo Kache excites
                                                                                                                                                            the crowd with lively salsa and merengue music and dancing. Don’t forget to bid on
                                                                                                                                                            the silent auction items to benefit the Foundation of the Hispanic Dental Association.

                                                                                                                                                            We look forward to seeing you in Houston where our warm hospitality awaits you!

                                                                                                                                                            Your dental colleague,
                                                                                                                                                            Victor Rodriguez, DDS
                                                                                                                                                            Annual Meeting General Chairman / Scientific Co-Chair

                                                                                                                                                                 Special Thanks to the 2009 HDA Annual Meeting
                                                                                                                                                                 Planning Committee for an excellent conference:
                                                                                                                                                            Victor Rodriguez, DDS – General Chair - Scientific Co-Chair– Houston, TX
                                                                                                                                                                 Margo Y. Melchor, RDH, MEd – Scientific Co-Chair – Houston, TX
                                                                                                                                                                 Tatiana Ramirez, RDH, MEd – Silent Auction Chair – Houston, TX
                                                                                                                                                              Maritza Morell, DDS, MS, MPH – Scientific Abstract Chair – Boston, MA
                                                                                                                                                                     Francisco Ramos-Gomez, DDS, MS, MPH – Los Angeles, CA
     Prio Dental is the new, state-of-the-art family          quality dental services. We are committed to provid-                                                              Aldo Sordelli, DDS, MSD – Houston, TX
     dental office that recently opened our first office in   ing the highest quality, caring customer service. We                                                               Tyrone Rodriguez, DDS – Yakima, WA
     South Houston/Pasadena with plans to open more           are a family-oriented company and believe that
                                                                                                                                                                             Vidal Balderas, DDS, MPH – San Antonio, TX
     units this year in Houston and other parts of Texas.     each patient has unique needs which we strive to
             Prio Dental’s mission is to be the leading       address. Doing the right thing one patient at a time                                                       Magda A. de la Torre, RDH, MPH – San Antonio, TX
     provider of dental services to the U.S. Hispanic         is what we are about, every day.                                                                              Sarita Arteaga, DMD, MAGD – Farmington, CT
     community. Prio Dental is part of the Pacific Dental             Prio Dental is a ground-floor opportunity                                                                 Irubiel Barbosa, DDS – Los Angeles, CA
     Services network of affiliated dental offices which      with some of the finest support in the industry                                                                     Hubert Benitez, DDS – St. Louis, MO
     has nearly 2,500 employees supporting approxi-           given by Pacific Dental Services and with executives
                                                                                                                                                                             Yolanda Bonta, DMD, MS, MS – Somerset, NJ
     mately 500 affiliated dentists at 200 offices in CA,     experienced in growing businesses. Stop by our
     NV, AZ, CO, and TX.                                      booth and visit with Prio Dental Doctor Partner                                                                 Manuel Cordero, DDS, MAGD – Sewell, NJ
             To the Hispanic community, Prio Dental is        Larry Lopez and President Jeff Butler. We look                                                                    Roger Campos, DDS – San Antonio, TX
     the caring community partner that provides high-         forward to meeting you.                                                                                      Iven Gonzalez – Student Trustee – Houston, TX
                                                                                                                                                                                   Erick Menegazzo, DDS – Dallas, TX

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                           Student Chapters participating in the                                                                                             Past Presidents of HDA
                                                                                                                       2009-2010 Board of Trustees
                            Procter & Gamble Orgullo Program:                                                                                                     2008
                                                                                                                                                                         Sarita Arteaga, DMD, MAGD
                                                                                                                                                                         Sarita Arteaga, DMD, MAGD
                                                                                                                       Francisco Ramos-Gomez, DDS, MS, MPH        2006   Ernest L. Garcia Jr., DDS
         Tufts University School of Dental Medicine           University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine      Los Angeles, CA                            2005   Mario E. Ramos, DMD
                                                                                                                                                                  2004   R. Ivan Lugo, DMD, MBA
     University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine              University of Iowa College of Dentistry           President-Elect
                                                                                                                       Victor Rodriguez, DDS                      2003   Martha X. Baez, RDH, MPH
        University of the Pacific School of Dentistry         University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine     Houston, TX                                2002   Juan Villarreal, DDS
        Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health             University of North Carolina School of Dentistry                                                  2001   Kathleen Alvarez, RDH
                                                                                                                       Vice President
                                                                                                                                                                  2000   Ramon Baez, DDS, MPH
        University of Texas - Houston Dental Branch                  University of Maryland Dental School              Margo Y. Melchor, RDH, MEd
                                                                                                                       Houston, TX                                1999   Nelson Artiga, DDS, MPH, FACD
               Nova Southeastern University                       University of Minnesota School of Dentistry                                                     1998   Raul I. Garcia, DMD
                                                                                                                       Treasurer                                  1997   Diana L. Galvis, DDS, PC
 University of Texas, Health Science Center at San Antonio    University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry   Lilia Larin, DDS
                                                                                                                       National City, CA
                                                                                                                                                                  1996   Aidee Nieto-Herman, DMD, MScD
     Temple University - Kornberg School of Dentistry             University of Mississippi School of Dentistry                                                   1995   Augusto Elias Boneta, DMD, MSD
 University of California, Los Angeles College of Dentistry                                                            Immediate Past President                   1994   Steven Uranga McKane, DMD, MPH, MBA
                                                                                                                       Sarita Arteaga, DMD, MAGD                  1993   Jorge Sintes, DMD, PhD
                                                                                                                       Farmington, CT
                                                                                                                                                                  1992   Josephine Rosa
                                                                                                                       Trustees:                                  1991   Luis Fonseca, DMD
                                                                                                                       Vidal Balderas, DDS                        1990   Franscisco Rivera Hidalgo, DMD, MS
                                                                                                                       San Antonio, TX

                                                                                                                       Irubiel Barbosa, DDS
                                                                                                                       Los Angeles, CA

                                                                                                                       Manuel Cordero, DDS, MAGD
                                                                                                                       Sewell, NJ

                                                                                                                       Maritza Morell, DDS, MS, MPH
                                                                                                                       Boston, MA

                                                                                                                       Tatiana Ramirez, RDH, MEd
                                                                                                                       Houston, TX

                                                                                                                       Tyrone Rodriguez, DDS
                                                                                                                       Yakima, WA

                                                                                                                       Aldo Sordelli, DDS, MSD
                                                                                                                       Houston, TX

                                                                                                                       Magda A. de la Torre, RDH, MPH
                                                                                                                       San Antonio, TX

                                                                                                                       Student Trustee:
                                                                                                                       Iven Gonzalez
                                                                                                                       Houston, TX

                                                                                                                       Associate Director
                                                                                                                       Rita Brummett
                                                                                                                       Springfield, IL

                                                                                                                       Executive Director
                                                                                                                       C. Yolanda Bonta, DMD, MS, MS
                                                                                                                       Somerset, NJ

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Message from the President                                                                                                        Scientific Abstracts
                                          HDA Members:                                                                            bacteria (Aa) in the periodontal pockets, minimum plaque          rechargeable fluoride reservoir property. All risk factors were
                                                                                                                                  formation and mild inflammation. LAP is diagnosed via             controlled.
                                          We are very pleased to share with you about our newly appointed Executive Director      periodontal probing or x-rays. The aim of the experiment is
                                          - Dr. C. Yolanda Bonta of Somerset, New Jersey. Dr. Bonta, a founding member of         to determine a correlation with levels of Aa and leukotoxin in    8. Enhancing the Recruitment and Retention of Dentists
                                          our Association, has been selected by the HDA Board of Trustees to serve as the         saliva samples as a diagnostic predictor of onset of disease.     to the Rio Grande Valley of South Texas
                                                                                                                                        Methods: Buccal saliva samples and periodontal probings          Sergio Enrique Lopez, Daniel Cantu, Faculty Advisor
                                          Executive Director, effective immediately.
                                                                                                                                  were collected from young adolescents in Newark, NJ. DNA          Shalizeh Patel, DDS - UTHSC Houston Dental Branch
                                                                                                                                  from buccal samples were isolated by DNA Tissue purification           The Rio Grande Valley (RGV) consists of four Counties. It is
                                          Dr. Bonta’s background and experience represent the right combination for what
                                                                                                                                  (Qiagen). The DNA samples were then amplified via Repli –G        located in the southernmost tip of south Texas. The counties
                                          we have been eagerly seeking in an Executive Director. She has 17 years in the
                                                                                                                                  Mini Kit (Qiagen). Leukotoxin primers were used in the PCR        are federally designated as Dental Health Professional
                                          corporate dental industry with Colgate-Palmolive, plus years of experience in
                                                                                                                                  to help determine the presence of leukotoxin DNA. Dot blot        Shortage Areas. It has become increasingly difficult to recruit
                                          academia and clinical research. During her career with Colgate-Palmolive, Dr. Bonta
                                                                                                                                  tests were also performed to determine leukotoxin in the saliva   and retain dental professionals in the Rio Grande Valley.
                                          held a series of management positions in the areas of Clinical Research, New Product
                                                                                                                                  samples. Saliva samples were loaded to a nitrous celluloid             Objectives: to find the factors which have contributed
                                          Technologies, Professional Product Development and Global Professional
                                                                                                                                  membrane and then treated with anti leukotoxin antibody.          to dentist shortage in the RGV and to find possible solutions
                                          Marketing. She has interfaced globally with key opinion leaders across various
                                                                                                                                        Results: We optimized the conditions to detect              to close the gap between oral health and the people in this
                                          specialties, defined strategies to build stronger relationships with dental and
                                                                                                                                  leukotoxin and serotype A, B, and C genes in the saliva           region.
                                          hygiene schools, and created outstanding scientific publications that have
    Francisco Ramos-Gomez, DDS, MS, MPH                                                                                           samples. However, this confirmation was not consistent for             Methods/Results: several resources were reviewed to
    2009 HDA President                    permeated the dental community with their creative and innovative topics. She is
                                                                                                                                  all samples that were considered Aa- through the dot blot test.   examine and determine the probable causes of dentist
                                          well known throughout the dental industry for her passionate leadership and her
                                                                                                                                  The use of agarose gel electrophoresis showed leukotoxin          shortage in the RGV. These causes include: Low income patient
                                          steadfast determination to promote innovation and excellence in the field of
                                                                                                                                  bands for samples that were previously denoted as Aa-.            population 41.5% of residents live below poverty level
                                                                                                                                        Conclusion: Further analysis will determine the timeline    compared to 13.3% in the U.S., high costs of opening a new
                                                                                                                                  of correlations between leukotoxin concentration and              practice ($300,000 - 500,000), student loans (average loan debt
                                          Dr. Bonta’s DMD is from the University of Puerto Rico School of Dental Medicine,
                                                                                                                                  prevalence of disease.                                            $156,000), language barrier predominantly 82.7% of
                                          where she was academic faculty of both the schools of medicine and dentistry, and
                                                                                                                                                                                                    population is Hispanic and Spanish speaking. A correlation
                                          she is a graduate of State University of New York at Buffalo with a Certificate in
                                                                                                                                  7. Caries Management of Epileptic Patient Treated with            was found between the aforementioned factors and a
                                          Periodontology. She also holds Masters degrees in Clinical Microbiology from UPR        Xerostomia-Inducing Medication.                                   shortage of dentists, suggesting that current conditions in the
                                          and Oral Biology from SUNY.                                                                  Jeff Paz, University of Texas Dental Branch at Houston.      RGV negatively influence dentists from practicing in these
                                                                                                                                  Faculty Mentor: Dr. Cynthia Trajtenberg, Department of            counties.
                                          Dr. Bonta is a Fellow of the American College of Dentists and the Academy of Dentists   Restorative Dentistry and Biomaterials, University of Texas            Discussion: The state of Texas has the obligation to help
                                          International, member of the American Dental Association, American Academy of           Dental Branch at Houston.                                         encourage dentists to practice in the RGV by sponsoring
                                          Periodontology, American/International Association for Dental Research, National             Objective: Clinical management of rampant caries and         programs that may improve the practice environment in these
                                          Dental Association, American Association of Women Dentists, Member of the Board         xerostomia –induced by systemic xerogenic medication.             counties. The following is proposed: Loan Repayment
                                          and Past President of the Board of Directors for Friends of the National Institute of        Methods: Caries management by risk assessment using          Programs that encourage dentists to accept Medicaid, increase
                                          Dental and Craniofacial Research (FNIDCR) and Past President of the Board of            systematic caries risk assessment tool.. Visual evaluation, pH    Medicaid reimbursement, state-subsidized business loans to
                                          Trustees of the Student Clinicians of the ADA (SCADA).                                  analysis of the supragingival biofilm Quantification of           issue lower interest rates on practice start up loans. Increase
                                                                                                                                  biological indicators: saliva and bacterial analysis with         funding to Texas dental schools to design satellite campuses
                                          Please join us in warmly welcoming Dr. Bonta in her new position as Executive           sialometry and Real-time Caries Susceptibility Test for           with specific focuses on Pediatric/AEGD Residency Programs,
                                          Director for the Hispanic Dental Association.                                           preoperative and postoperative bacteria determination.            providing translators/organizing Spanish classes for the
    C. Yolanda Bonta, DMD, MS, MS
    HDA Executive Director                                                                                                        Restoration of Caries Lesions with bioactive, rechargeable        dentists.
                                          Sincerely,                                                                              resin-modified glass ionomers and minimal intervention                 Conclusion: Recruiting and retaining oral health
                                                                                                                                  strategy.                                                         providers in the RGV have become a true crisis. The high costs
                                          Francisco Ramos-Gomez, DDS, MS, MPH                                                          Results/Conclusion: The management of the drug-              of starting a practice, a low income population, and language
                                          2009 HDA President                                                                      induced salivary gland hypofunction included a detailed           barriers are reasons that prevent dentists from moving to the
                                                                                                                                  medical history on type and number of medications, saliva         region. Several solutions were suggested and analyzed. State
                                                                                                                                  measurement, stimulation of salivary gland function by            legislators need to acknowledge these existing problems,
                                                                                                                                  provision of xylitol gums and candies; remineralizingagents,      allocate funding, and implement programs that can
                                                                                                                                  5000 ppm of NaF; dry mouth gel GC America. In this clinical       incentivize dentists to practice in the RGV.
A Special Thank You…                                                                                                              case, discontinuation or substitution of the medication was
                                                                                                                                  not feasible. Preoperative bacterial baseline reading with
To Francisco J. Ramos-Gomez, DDS, MS, MPH, 2009 President of the Hispanic Dental                                                  Cariscreen was 7475 RLU which indicated high caries risk At
Association, for his unending commitment to the HDA’s mission of optimizing oral health for                                       the at month 1 of treatment bacterial level was 1196 RLU that
                                                                                                                                  indicated low caries risk. Carious lesions were inactivated and
the Hispanic Community.                                                                                                           restored with a packable RMGI GC Fuji IX for its bioactive

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Scientific Abstracts                                                                                                                               Foundation Contributors
4. Retrospective CBCT evaluation of placement of                         5. Difference in perception of OHRQoL in Latino parents                      Kathleen Alvarez, RDH, MS - San Pedro, CA              Hiram Medina, DDS - Silver Spring, MD
Temporary Anchorage Devices in Orthodontics                              and children/adolescent
     Monica Muller-Delgado; Huma Hamid; Dr. Chung H. Kau;                      Pamela Cubas, DDS; Maria Orellana DDS, MSc, PhD,                          Dennis Aragon, DDS - Las Vegas, NM                  William Meza, DDS - Redwood City, CA
University of Texas – Houston Dental Branch                              Department of Orofacial Sciences, School of Dentistry.                        Sarita Arteaga, DMD, MAGD - Wolcott, CT            Maritza Morell, DMD, MS, MPH - Lawrence, MA
     Purpose: To evaluate TAD placement during Orthodontic               University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
treatment and determine its relationship to the surrounding                    The Latino population is the fastest growing and the                      Bruce Burton, DMD - Hood River, OR                   Fernando Munoz, DDS - Redlands, CA
dent-alveolar structures using 3D imaging.                               largest minority group in the U.S., comprising 16% of the                      Stephen Chu, DDS, MDS - Carrollton, TX       Francisco Ramos-Gomez, DDS, MS, MPH - Los Angeles, CA
     Materials and Methods: 18 patient records of 3D cone                population younger than 18 years of age. Yet, little is known
beam images were evaluated to analyze placement of TADs.                 about oral health related quality of life perceptions in Latino                 Adriana Corredor, DDS - Houston, TX                     Jesse Rivas, DDS, PA - Irving, TX
TADs: 35 TADs (19 Max, 16 Mand) of the Quattro-Mondeal®                  children and parents.
                                                                                                                                                            Ernest De Paoli, DDS - Frisco, TX             Francisco Rivera-Hidalgo, DMD MS - Dallas, TX
Orthodontic Anchorage System .Total screw section length =                     Objective: The objective of this study was to assess the
7mm. TAD placement site was determined using panoramic                   concordance between parental and child’s perceptions of the                     Michael Delgado, DDS, MS - Hurst, TX                  Jose Rodriguez, DDS - Gordon, NE
images prior to the procedure. The CBCT imaging device used              child’s oral health status and oral health-related quality of life
                                                                                                                                                             Phillip Duran, DDS - Dallas, TX                  Jesus Rodriguez, DDS - Levelland, TX
was the Sirona-Galileos® CBID. Image manipulation is carried             (OHRQoL) using the Child Oral Health Impact Profile (COHIP).
out using the proprietary software, Galaxis®, provided by the                  Methods: Sixty-three Latino children, between the ages                       Luis Fonseca, DMD - Miami, FL                     Victor Rodriguez, DDS - Houston, TX
manufacturer. To increase the accuracy of the assessment, all            of 8 and 15, and their parents, were recruited from the waiting
three-planes (sagittal, axial and coronal views) were utilized.          rooms at the University of California San Francisco Orthodontic                        Maria Garcia - Dallas, TX                         Rob Saldana, BA - Denver, CO
The following parameters were measured: (1) Placement site;              and Pediatric Dentistry clinics. After obtaining informed                       Ernest Garcia, Jr., DDS - Marysville, CA            Linda Tiffin Mascorro, DDS - Chicago, IL
(2)LT : Length of TAD placement in alveolar bone (mm); (3)               consent and assent, the parent and child each completed a
CPDL : Length of TAD in contact with the periodontal ligament            survey to obtain demographic and acculturation information,                      Hector Garza Lazarini - Houston, TX               Alejandra Villasenor, DDS, MS - Dallas, TX
(mm); (4) IR : Inter-root distance (mm). This was measured at            and filled out the COHIP for children or COHIP (parent/                    Lydia Lopez Del Valle, DMD, MPH - Guaynabo, PR        Myriam Zambrano, RDH, BSDH - Houston, TX
the center of roots, at the level of TAD placement.                      caregiver) questionnaire. The COHIP total scores and the
     Results: 35 TADs (19 in the maxilla and 16 in the mandible)         COHIP subscales scores (Oral health, Functional well-being,
were evaluated over the study period. The following results              Social /Emotional, School environment and Self-image) were
were noted : Length of TAD within Alveolar Bone: Mean value              assessed for concordance with the Spearman and intraclass
of the length of TAD in bone for both jaws was 71.2% 5.29 +              correlation testing. See Table below - Abstract #5 - Results.
1.39 mm for max; 4.60 + 0.86mm for mand. Contact with PDL:                     Conclusion: These results are in agreement with previous
Mean value of contact for both jaws was 65.2% . 2.54 ±                   studies involving non-Hispanic population, underscoring the
0.81mm (n=13) for Max. and 2.72 ± 0.49mm (n=10) for Mand..               importance of obtaining both the child and parent quality of
Inter-root distance 2.78 ± 0.76mm (n=15) for Max. and 5.19 ±             life perception.
4.42 mm (n=16) for mand.
                                                                         6. Determining the Correlation of the Presence of
 Abstract #4:
           N     Location     Mean       Std              Std Error      Leukotoxins and the Progression of Periodontal Disease
                 in the jaw   (mm)       Deviation (mm)   (mm)                Chirag Patel, Seema Patel, Scott Kachlany, UMDNJ New
 LT       16     Max          4.60       0.86             0.21           Jersey Dental School, Newark, NJ
          18     Mand         5.29       1.39             0.33                Objective: Localized aggressive periodontitis (LAP) is an
 CPDL     10     Max          2.72       0.49             0.16           aggressive form of periodontitis with a circumpubertal onset.
          13     Mand         2.54       0.81             0.22
                                                                         There are higher occurrences of LAP in juveniles of African
 IR       16     Max          5.19       4.42             1.10
          15     Mand         2.78       0.76             0.20           American and Hispanic populations. LAP is associated with
                                                                         proximal attachment loss of the incisors and first molars. Bone
     Conclusions: The majority of TADs were placed in the                loss can occur at a rate of up 3 to 4 µm a day and complete
posterior segments of jaws. The incidence of PDL contact was             edentulism can result by age 20. A. actinomycetemcomitans
high (65.7%) despite the amounts of space present between                (Aa) is the main etiologic agent of LAP; It produces leukotoxin,
the roots of teeth. This percentage is higher than percentage            an immunotoxin that helps bacteria evade the immune
reported by conventional 2D radiography. Better method                   response. With LAP, there is a vigorous serum antibody
must be adopted to place TADs, to decrease soft tissue                   response to the infecting agent despite the low levels of
infringement and possibility of
pain for patients or infection         Abstract #5 - Results: Distribution of children’s compared to parents’ perceptions by COHIP subscale
associated with TAD placement.         Oral Health subscale n (%)            Functional subscale n (%)           School subscale n (%)
                                           More negative         26 (41.3 %)   More negative         12 (19.0%)   More negative       20 (31.7%)
                                           More Positive         15 (23.8%)    More positive         19 (30.2%)   More positive       12 (19.0%)
                                           Similar               22 (34.9%)    Similar               32 (50.8%)   Similar             31 (49.2%)
                                           Social-Emotional                    Self Image subscale                Total COHIP Score
                                           More negative         21 (33.3%)    More negative         18 (28.6%)   More negative       23 (36.5%)
                                           More Positive         17 (27.0%)    More positive         10 (15.9%)   More positive       15 (23.8%)
                                           Similar               25 (39.7%)    Similar               35 (55.6%)   Similar             25 (39.7%)

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Corporate Supporters                                                                                                         Scientific Abstracts
Silent Auction                            Annual Conference Event Sponsors                                                   1. Analysis of Salivary Protein Profiles for the Detection        low-income populations and least comfortable treating
HDA will again hold a Silent Auction      The HDA would like to thank the following organizations for their generous         of Breast Cancer                                                  medically complex and mentally compromised patients.
during the conference. All proceeds       support of the 17th Annual Meeting. Your contribution makes this event possible.        Carlos F. Carrion; Charles Streckfus, DDS; University of     Students’ perceived competence in treating all populations
benefit HDA Programs. Our goal            We appreciate your dedication in helping HDA fulfill its vision: To Optimize the   Texas – Houston Dental Branch                                     increased with each year of school. However, most students
this year is to go above and beyond       Oral Health of the Hispanic Community.                                                  Objectives: The objective of this study is to determine if   felt they required more training with medically complex, frail
last year’s amount raised. Be sure                                                                                           the salivary proteomic protein profile could be used as a         elderly and non-English speaking patients.
to stop by and bid on your favorite                               3M ESPE Dental Products                                    “Fingerprint” to identify Carcinoma of the Breast.                      Conclusion: Although students feel comfortable treating
items. Bid sheets will be located                                                                                                 Methods: Using liquid chromatography tandem mass             most underserved populations and they’re perceived
near the registration area during                                      Astra Tech Dental                                     spectrometry and radioactive isotope quantitative analysis        competence increases as they progress through school, their
                                                                                                                             (iTRAQ), salivary proteomic data from healthy and cancerous       attitudes toward treating these populations decreases.
the conference until Saturday                                         Colgate-Palmolive                                      individuals was obtained. A computer algorithm was designed       Experiences should be developed for dental students to help
afternoon. Final bids can be made                                                                                            and implemented to analyze this data and arrive to the            minimize their change in attitude.
during the Reception prior to the                                    Dentist’s Advantage                                     fingerprint for carcinoma of the breast. Saliva samples can
Gala on Saturday evening.                                           Dentsply International                                   then be compared against it and identify patients with this       3. Social disparities in children’s oral health by race/
                                                                                                                             disease.                                                          ethnicity.
Once the Auction is closed, winning                                      Discus Dental                                            Results: When proteomic data is analyzed using the                Mejia GC, Weintraub JA, Cheng N, Han P, Gansky SA,
bids will be posted at the Awards                                                                                            computer algorithm, the output shows a difference between         University of California, San Francisco – Center to Address
and Celebration Gala Saturday,
                                                                          Doral Dental                                       cancerous from non-cancerous saliva samples. Mann-Whitney         Disparities in Children’s Oral Health
October 24, 2009. Items must be                                                                                              statistical tests on the data confirm that the results provided        Objectives: To measure the extent to which social
                                                      Greater Houston Hispanic Dental Association                            by the algorithm are consistent with the identification of        disparities in oral health are concentrated in particular racial/
paid for and picked up by the
                                               Strategic Financial Group – MassMutual Financial Group                        cancerous and non-cancerous samples.                              ethnic groups in the California Oral Health Needs Assessment
conclusion of the Gala.                                                                                                           Conclusion: This study suggests that protein profiling       of Children (COHNAC), 2004-2005. Caries experience is higher
                                                                    PEARL Dental Network                                     may be useful in identifying patients with carcinoma of the       among Hispanic kindergarten and third grade children in
Special thanks to the Silent Auction                                                                                         breast.                                                           California (72%) than other racial/ethnic groups (48-63%).
Committee for their hard work!                                             Prio Dental                                                                                                              Methods: COHNAC 2004-2005, a stratified complex
                                                                                                                             2. Dental Students’ Willingness to Treat Underserved              survey of randomly selected public schools (n=186), included
                                                        Procter & Gamble Professional Oral Health                            Populations                                                       dental examinations of kindergartners and third graders
Tatiana Ramirez, RDH, MEd - Chair
Irubiel Barbosa, DDS                                                         Trident                                              K.J. Moreno, M.R. McQuistan DDS MA, R.A. Kuthy DDS           (n=21,399) for the presence of decayed and filled teeth.
Maritza Morell, DDS, MS, MPH                                                                                                 MPH, F. Qian PhD, The University of Iowa, College of Dentistry,   Parents were asked to respond to a self-administered
                                                       University of Texas - Houston Dental Branch                           Iowa City, IA.                                                    questionnaire about dental care needs and utilization. This
                                                                                                                                  Objective: The purpose of this study was to assess dental    analysis used weighted data at the person-level to calculate
                                                                                                                             students’ feelings, competence and comfort treating               the Absolute Concentration Index (ACI), a prevalence-invariant
                                                                                                                             underserved populations, including non-English speaking and       measure of oral health disparities (OHDs), by race/ethnicity
                                                                                                                             persons of other ethnic backgrounds, based on the students’       according to two school-level measures (1) socio-economic
                                                                                                                             year of education.                                                status (SES) measured by the percent of students participating
                                                                                                                                  Methods: Surveys were developed to assess first year         in the Free/Reduced-price Lunch program (%FRL), and (2)
    HDA Corporate Round Table Supporters                                                                                     (D1) and second-fourth year (D2-D4) students’ attitudes           school-level percent English Learners (%EL). Oral health
    The HDA would like to thank the following organizations for their support and dedication in helping us achieve our       towards treating 13 underserved populations (15 and 21 items,     outcomes were children’s dental caries experience, untreated
    mission throughout the year. Your support, vision and collaboration are truly appreciated.                               respectively). The surveys queried students about their           caries, rampant caries, urgent care need and no prior year
                                                                                                                             feelings toward treating underserved populations 5 years post     dental visit.
    Founding Supporter                                                                                                       graduation and their current perceived competence and                  Results: For all outcomes and across all racial/ethnic
                                                                                                                             confidence to treat underserved populations. After obtaining      groups, there was an upward socio-economic gradient in
      Colgate-Palmolive Company                                    Discus Dental                                             IRB approval, the surveys were distributed to all students        health (higher SES, better outcomes); the magnitude of the
                                                                   Henry Schein Dental                                       during the 2008-09 academic year (N=t311). Descriptive            effects seemed to be slightly lower among Hispanics. Despite
    Platinum                                                                                                                 statistics and frequencies were calculated.                       the overall indication that a higher %EL was associated with
      Delta Dental of California                                 Affiliate                                                        Results: 281 surveys were completed for a response rate      poorer outcomes, these results varied by racial/ethnic group
                                                                                                                             of 90.3%. Students’ feelings towards treating underserved         and the outcome measured; except for caries experience, %EL
                                                                   A-Dec, Inc.
                                                                                                                             populations post graduation changed from more positive to         was non significant for Hispanics.
    Supporter                                                      Darby Dental Supply                                       mixed responses as students advanced through school.                   Conclusions: Contextual factors such as the school’s SES
      Dentist’s Advantage                                          Dentsply International                                    Students were most positive toward treating other ethnic          (%FRL) and %EL affect disparities in oral health across racial
      Procter & Gamble Professional Oral Health                    Oral Health America                                       group and children under 3 years old and most negative            categories; however, the effects of %FRL and %EL seem to
                                                                   Patterson Dental Supply, Inc.                             toward treating homebound and jail inmates. Overall, students     matter less among young Hispanic children in California.
                                                                                                                             are the most comfortable treating other ethnic groups and              Supported by NIH/NIDCR RO3DE018116

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Scholarship Winners
Colgate Palmolive David G. Burke                    Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health                 $5,000
Colgate Palmolive Raquel Teresa Capote              University of Washington                                  $5,000
Colgate Palmolive Jennifer Ann Domagalski           A.T. Still University                                     $5,000
Colgate Palmolive Juan F. Yepes                     University of Kentucky                                    $5,000
Procter & Gamble Melissa Alfonso                    University of Florida                                     $1,000
Procter & Gamble Alexandra E. Aponte                University of Texas at Houston Dental Branch              $1,000
Procter & Gamble Stephanie A. Baldwin               Baylor College of Dentistry                               $1,000
Procter & Gamble Cristina Belen Brown               The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston $1,000
Procter & Gamble Nathalie Renai Clouse              The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston $1,000
Procter & Gamble Lauren W. Errington                University of Maryland Baltimore Dental School            $1,000
Procter & Gamble Yasmin Farid                       University of Illinois Chicago                            $1,000
Procter & Gamble Mayra Galarza                      The University of Iowa                                    $1,000
Procter & Gamble Jason Andres Gonzalez              University of Iowa                                        $1,000
Procter & Gamble Annia Beatrice Le Goff             Columbia University                                       $1,000
Procter & Gamble Maria E. Martinez                  Pikes Peak Community College                              $1,000
Procter & Gamble Martha Orozco                      The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston $1,000
Procter & Gamble Stephan Alonso Pope                Texas A&M Health Science Center                           $1,000
Procter & Gamble Delia T. Reyes                     University of Pittsburgh                                  $1,000
Procter & Gamble Octavio Rene Rodriguez             University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill               $1,000
Villarreal            Vickie Saldana Martinez       University of Texas                                       $1,000
Villarreal            Stephan Alonso Pope           Texas A&M Health Science Center                           $1,000
Villarreal            Yudith Netzay Rodriguez       University of Texas Health Science Center                     $500

     A-dec is proud to partner with the Hispanic Dental Association

     A-dec is very glad to serve as a corporate roundtable member for the Hispanic Dental
     Association. We support your vision to optimize oral health for the Hispanic community,
     and look forward to being part of your continued success.

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Continuing Dental Education Credit                                                                                                         Floor Plan
ADA CERP Recognized Provider - Up to
14.5 CE Credits Available
HDA is an ADA CERP recognized provider. ADA CERP is a
service of the American Dental Association to assist dental             to confirm your attendance for each session in which you
professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing            are requesting credit. Sign-in Sheets must match the hours
dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse                  indicated on the Continuing Education Certificate in order
individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance         to receive credit.
of credit hours by boards of dentistry.
     HDA designates that Conference participants can earn up        Disclosure
to 14.5 Continuing Education hours. Attendees are                   All speakers/presenters are expected to disclose to the
expected to attend each session for the entire time scheduled       audience any significant financial interest or other relationship
in order to qualify for Continuing Education credits. There         with: 1) the manufacturer of any commercial products and/or
are no exceptions. Attendance must be verified by your              provider of commercial services discussed in an educational
signature on the session sign-in sheet as well as a completed
session evaluation form.
                                                                    presentation, and 2) any commercial supporters of the activity.                             Exhibit Hall:
     HDA has been designated an approved sponsor of the
                                                                    CDE Policy                                                                                  4th Floor Ballroom
Academy of General Dentistry. This formal continuing
education program is accepted by AGD for Fellowship/                Please be prepared to attend each session for the entire time
Mastership credit program.                                          scheduled in order to qualify for your Continuing Dental
                                                                    Education Credits. There are no exceptions. Various methods                                 Exhibit Hours:
Continuing Dental Education Credit                                  will be used to verify attendance.
                                                                                                                                               POSTER SESSION   Thursday, October 22, 2009
Instructions                                                        Session Attendance Confirmation                                                                 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
There are three easy steps required to receive ADA CE credit.
                                                                    After the conference, the HDA office will confirm your session
1. In your registration packet you will find a 2-part form titled                                                                                               Friday, October 23, 2009
                                                                    participation prior to sending you a Certificate of Participation.
    ADA Continuing Education Participation Record. You                                                                                                              11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
                                                                    Confirmation will be made based on matching your completed
    will need to complete this form by indicating the sessions                                                                                                      4:00 PM – 7:00 PM
                                                                    Session Evaluation Forms with the session indicated on the
    you attend along with your name and CDE number. Your                                                                                                        Friday Events in Exhibit Hall
                                                                    ADA Continuing Education Participation Form. Your Certificate
    CDE number is located on the lower right-hand corner of                                                                                                     Lunch in the Exhibit Hall
                                                                    of Participation should arrive 4-6 weeks after the Annual
    your name badge. Without the CDE number, we are unable                                                                                                          11:30 AM – 12:45 PM
    to process your continuing education hours. Prior to                                                                                                        Afternoon Break in Exhibit Hall
    leaving the conference and once you complete the form,                                                                                                          4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    you will need to tear off the top copy (white ) of the two-     Conference Evaluation Form                                                                  Happy Hour in Exhibit Hall
    part form and drop it off in the “Completed ADA and             Please complete the Conference Evaluation Form. Your                                            5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
    Evaluation Forms” box near the conference registration          comments and suggestions are very important to the Annual
    office. The bottom copy (yellow) is for your records.           Meeting Planning Committee. Your input will help us plan the
                                                                    next HDA meeting.
                                                                                                                                                                Saturday, October 24, 2009
2. You also need to complete a Session Evaluation Form
                                                                                                                                                                    8:00 AM – Noon
    for each session that you request CE credit on the ADA
                                                                                                                                                                Saturday Events in Exhibit Hall
    Continuing Education Participation Form. Session
                                                                                                                                                                Poster Judging
    Evaluation Forms are included in your registration packet.      The content of sessions and materials provided by session presenters
                                                                                                                                                                    10:00 AM - Noon
    For each session you attend simply write in the session         at the 2009 HDA Annual Meeting solely reflects the personal
    title along with your name and CDE number. Session              opinions of the authors or presenter(s) and does not necessarily
    Evaluation Forms must be completely filled out for every        represent the official opinion or position of the Hispanic Dental
    session that you request credit. Without completed              Association, its officers, directors, members or staff. The 2009 HDA
    Session Evaluation Forms we are unable to process your          Annual Meeting is intended and designed to provide accurate and
    continuing education. The completed forms need to be            authoritative information regarding the subject matter covered.
    turned in at the conference registration desk no later than     These services are provided with the understanding that the
    the conclusion of the conference. There will be a box           Hispanic Dental Association is not engaging or rendering in any
    marked “Completed ADA and Evaluation Forms.”                    specific legal or professional services. The products and services
3. Verify your session attendance on the Session Sign-In            advertised in Hispanic Dental Association publications or annual
    Sheet. A Sign-in Sheet will be posted at the rear of each       meeting materials are not to be construed as being endorsed by
    session room during the designated session time. Sign-in        HDA, its officers, directors, members or staff.

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Exhibitors Directory
Lancer Orthodontics                Prio Dental                    Texas Association of
Booth: 220                         Booth: 112                     Community Health Centers, Inc.
2330 Cousteau Court                430 Eagle                      Booth: 113
Vista, CA 92081                    Lakeway, TX 78734              5900 Southwest Parkway, Bldg. 3
Phone: 760-304-2719                Phone: 508-292-1751            Austin, TX 78735
Fax: 760-744-5724                  www.priodental.com             tachc.org
                                   Procter & Gamble Oral Health   Tristar Dental Laboratory
Liga International, The Flying     Booth: 203                     Booth: 226
Doctors of Mercy                   3819 Davenant Avenue           11381 Meadowglen Lane, Suite A
Booth: 217                         Cincinnati, OH 45213           Houston, TX 77082
428 South Broadway                 Phone: 513-531-4778            Phone: 281-293-7771
Stillwater, NM 55082               Fax: 513-531-4779              Fax: 281-293-7740
Phone: 651-428-7906                www.dentalcare.com             www.tristardental.com
                                   Pulpdent Corporation           U.S. Army
New Mexico Health Resources        Booth: 121                     Booth: 213
Booth: 227                         80 Oakland Street              3200 SW Freeway, Suite 2360
300 San Mateo Blvd. NE, 905        Watertown, MA 02472            Houston, TX 77027
Albuquerque, NM 87108              Phone: 617-926-6666            Phone: 281-685-0362
Phone: 505-260-0993                Fax: 617-926-6262
Fax: 505-260-1919                  www.pulpdent.com               U.S. Census Bureau -
www.nmhr.org                                                      Department of Commerce
                                   San Jose Clinic                Booth: 221
Nobel Biocare                      Booth: 218                     2777 N. Stemmons Frwy, Ste. 200
Booth: 212                         301 Hamilton Street            Dallas, TX 75207
22715 Savi Ranch Parkway           Houston, TX 77002              Phone: 713-398-4656
Yorba Linda, CA 92887              Phone: 713-228-9411            Fax: 214-267-6976
Phone: 714-282-4834                Fax: 713-490-2636
Fax: 714-282-9023                  www.sanjoseclinic.org
                                                                  U.S. Navy
www.nobelbiocare.com                                              Booth: 225
                                   Strategic Financial Group –    528 Robbins Drive
Oral Health America                MassMutual Financial Group     Troy, MI 48083
Booth: 205                         Booth: 120                     Phone: 248-588-6100
410 N. Michigan Avenue, Ste. 352   3 Greenway Plaza, Suite 1700   www.navy.com
Chicago, IL 60611                  Houston, TX 77046
Phone: 312-836-9900                Phone: 713-402-3832            Vator Corporation
Fax: 312-836-9986                  Fax: 413-744-1734              Booth: 119
www.oralhealthamerica.org          www.massmutual.com             14515 Windy Ridge Lane
                                                                  Houston, TX 77062
Patterson Dental Supply, Inc.      Summer Medical and Dental      Phone: 281-594-6081
Booth: 204                                                        Fax: 281-286-7621
1031 Mendota Heights Road
                                   Education Association
                                   Booth: 111                     www.vatorc.com
St. Paul, MN 55120
Phone: 800-328-5536                2450 N Street, NW
                                   Washington, DC 20037           Willamette Dental
Fax: 651-686-0288                                                 Booth: 116
www.pattersondental.com            Phone: 202-828-0437
                                   Fax: 202-862-6282              6950 NE Campus Way
                                   www.smdep.org                  Hillsboro, OR 97124
                                                                  Phone: 503-952-2171
                                                                  Fax: 503-952-2271

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     Exhibitors Directory
     A-Dec, Inc.                      Colgate Palmolive              Discus Dental
     Booth: 202                       Booth: 100                     Booth: 209
     2601 Crestview Drive             300 Park Avenue                8550 Higuera Street
     Newberg, OR 97132                New York, NY 10022             Culver City, CA 90232
     Phone:    503-538-9471           Phone: 212-310-3518            Phone: 310-987-6702
     Fax:      503-538-8021           Fax: 212-310-2317              Fax: 310-845-1525
     www.a-dec.com                    www.colgateprofessional.com    www.discusdental.com

     All Smiles Dental &              Criticare Systems, Inc.        Doral Dental
     Orthodontics                     Booth: 210                     Booth: 208
     Booth: 117                       22118 Haden Park Drive         12121 N. Corporate Parkway
     9090 Skillman Street, #200C      Katy, TX 77450                 Mequon, WI 53092
     Dallas, TX 75243                 Phone: 281-620-9868            Phone: 262-834-3553
     Phone: 214-342-5757              Fax: 281-693-5803              Fax: 262-241-7366
     Fax: 214-340-4868                www.csiusa.com                 www.doralusa.com
                                      Delta Dental                   E. P. Orthodontic Laboratory
     American Dental Association      Booth: 103                     Booth: 118
     Booth: 127                       100 First Street               1109 N. Federal Hwy #3
     211 E. Chicago Avenue            San Francisco, CA 94105        Hollywood, FL 33020
     Chicago, IL 60611                Phone: 415-975-8214            Phone: 954-921-8600
     Phone: 312-208-1828              www.deltadentalins.com
     Fax: 312-440-2883                                               Federal Bureau of Prisons
     www.ada.org                      Dental Equipment               Booth: 219
                                      Maintenance Organization, LC   320 First Street, NW
     Beyond Dental & Health           Booth: 224                     Washington, DC 20534
     Booth: 216                       3004 Yale Street, Suite D      Phone: 202-353-4134
     12503 Exchange Drive, Ste. 558   Houston, TX 77018              Fax: 202-353-4153
     Stafford, TX 77477               Phone: 713-802-1080            www.bop.gov
     Phone: 281-277-4352              Fax: 713-802-1060
     Fax: 281-277-4350                www.demodentalequip.com        Henry Schein Dental
     www.beyonddent.com                                              Booth: 108
                                      Dentist’s Advantage            10920 W. Lincoln Avenue
     Bosworth Company                 Booth: 109                     West Allis, WI 53227
     Booth: 110                       159 East County Line Road      Phone: 414-290-2535
     7227 N. Hamlin Avenue            Hatboro, PA 19040              Fax: 414-290-2545
     Skokie, IL 60076                 Phone: 215-773-4513            www.henryschein.com/dental
     Phone: 847-679-3400              www.dentists-advantage.com
     Fax: 847-679-2080                                               Indian Health Services
     www.bosworth.com                 Denstply International         Booth: 211
                                      Booth: 105                     801 Thompson Avenue #335
     Carus Dental                     570 W. College Avenue          Rockville, MD 20852
     Booth: 125                       York, PA 17405                 Phone: 301-443-0029
     7515 Cameron Road, Ste. 107      Phone: 717-849-4676            Fax: 301-594-6610
     Austin, TX 78752                 Fax: 717-849-4682              www.dentist.ihs.gov
     Phone: 512-371-1222              www.dentsply.com
     Fax: 512-371-7052

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         for Optimal
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Oral Health

                                                                                                                                                                  17th Annual Meeting Hispanic Dental Association

                                                                Our idea of reaching the top.                                                                     Thursday, October 22, 2009                                      Friday, October 23, 2009
                                                                                                                                                                  1:00 pm – 7:00 pm     Registration                              7:00 am – 5:00 pm       Registration
                                                                                                                                                                                        4th Floor Ballroom Lobby                                          4th Floor Ballroom Lobby

                                                                                                                                                                  6:00 pm – 7:00 pm     Exhibits Open                             6:50 am – 8:30 am       Continental Breakfast
                                                                                                                                                                                        4th Floor Ballrooms J - L                     3rd Floor Ballroom Lobby
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Continental Breakfast will be available outside the exhibit
                                                                                                                                                                  7:00 pm – 8:30 pm      Opening Ceremonies                           hall on the 3rd floor from 7:00 - 8:15 am.
                                                                                                                                                                                         4th Floor Ballroom A
                                                                                                                                                                     Our Opening Ceremony                                         7:15 am – 8:15 am       Breakfast & Learn ............. 1.0 CEU
                                                                                                                                                                     brings together HDA                                                                  3rd Floor Room 340 A/B
                                                                                                                                                                     members, leaders from                                            Hispanic Cultural Awareness for the Oral
                                                                                                                                                                     allied dental groups,                                            Health Professional
                                                                                                                                                                     community, corporate,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Speaker: Sarita Arteaga, DMD, MAGD,
                                                                                                                                                                     and government, as well
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Associate Clinical Professor, UCONN
                                                                                                                                                                     as the HDA Board of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      School of Dental Medicine, Department
                                                                                                                                                                     Trustees. In respect for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      of Reconstructive Services
                                                                                                                                                                     our Country, we begin
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Sponsored by:
                                                                                                                                                                     with a special treat as the
     If experiencing the great outdoors and having an adventurous lifestyle is important to your                                                                                                                                      MassMutual Financial
                                                                                                                                                                     elementary students from
     career plan, then you’ll want to know more about the Indian Health Service (IHS) Division                                                                                                                                        The growth of the Hispanic population
                                                                                                                                                                     Tijerina     Elementary                                                                                     Sarita Arteaga
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      as the largest ethnic minority will
     of Oral Health. Our dentists enjoy an exceptional work-life balance with ample time to take                                                                     School lead us in the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      account for over 15% of the total population. Racial and
     advantage of the exceptional outdoor and leisure activities available at many IHS sites.                                                                        Pledge of Allegiance. We             Joseph M. Acaba
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      ethnic oral health disparities are well established.
                                                                                                                                                                     are fortunate to have representatives from the American
     At IHS, you’ll work with dedicated, like-minded colleagues on a multi-disciplinary health care                                                                                                                                   Understanding the Hispanic patient as an oral health care
                                                                                                                                                                     Dental Association, National Dental Association, and Texas
     team. It’s an outward-focused career with an emphasis on direct community service. You’ll                                                                                                                                        provider will improve health care outcomes of the
                                                                                                                                                                     Dental Association share opening remarks. Corporate
     practice in modern, well-equipped facilities — many with digital imaging technology — and                                                                                                                                        Hispanic community. This course is designed to increase
                                                                                                                                                                     Sponsor Colgate-Palmolive will be on hand to give out
     enjoy a comprehensive compensation and benefits package including:                                                                                                                                                               the cultural awareness of Hispanics for oral health
                                                                                                                                                                     student and faculty awards. And we are very privileged
     • Competitive salaries and bonus pay                                                                                                                            to feature NASA Astronaut Joseph Acaba, as our Keynote
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Learning Objectives:
     • Opportunity for student loan repayment                                                                                                                        Speaker, who will give us a bird’s-eye view of his recent
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      1. Define issues related to cultural awareness of the
                                                                                                                                                                     experience in outer space. Please plan to join us - You
     • Comprehensive health care and retirement programs                                                                                                                                                                                   Hispanic Community.
                                                                                                                                                                     won’t want to miss this event!
     • No-cost malpractice liability coverage                                                                                                                                                                                         2. Describe Hispanic cultural values, health practices
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           and beliefs.
     Discover the IHS Division of Oral Health — service with opportunity, adventure and purpose.                                                                  8:30 pm – 10:00 pm    Welcome Reception                             3. Explain the importance of cultural awareness and
     For more information, visit www.dentist.ihs.gov                                                                                                                                    4th Floor Ballroom Lobby                           how cultural beliefs shape clinical encounters in
                                                                                                                                                                     Sponsored by:                                                         providing oral health care.
                                                                                                                                                                     University of Texas - Houston Dental Branch                      4. Identify resource for culturally and linguistic
     Careers with IHS.                                                                                                                                               Following the Opening Ceremonies. Join old friends and                assistance and learn basic Spanish words to
     Quality of life is a way of life.                                                                                                                               meet new ones at the Welcome Reception. A lively                      communicate with patients who speak Spanish.
                                                                                                                                                                     Mariachi Band will be playing and deserts will be
     The policy of the IHS is to provide preference to qualified American Indian/Alaska Native applicants and employees who are suitable for federal employment      provided.
     in filling vacancies with the IHS. IHS is an equal opportunity employer.

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Friday, October 23, 2009 - continued                                              Improving Your State’s Medical Dental Program:
                                                                             Your Participation Counts!
8:30 am – 11:30 am       Session 1 .......................... 3.0 CEUs       Speaker: Linda Altenhoff, DDS, Manager, Oral Health Group/
                         3rd Floor Room 337 A/B                              State Dental Director Texas Department of State Health
     Panel Discussion: Positioning HDA in the                                The attendees will learn about several best practices and
     National Oral Health Agenda                                             Medicaid dental initiatives that are being utilized in Texas
     Speakers: Jay Anderson, DMD, MSHA; Colleen Lampron;                     to improve access to Medicaid dental care for the EPSDT
     Linda Altenhoff, DDS; Marsha Butler, DDS                                population. Additionally, attendees will learn how to
                                                                             engage the organized dentistry and the Medicaid and
                                                                             state oral health programs to address Medicaid dental
                                                                             program issues in an effort to improve the state Medicaid
                                                                             dental program overall.
                                                                             Learning Objectives:
                                                                             1 What is the Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis,
                                                                                  and Treatment (EPSDT) Programs?
  Jay Anderson    Coleen Lampron    Linda Altenhoff     Marsha Butler        2. How can dentists become more involved in their
                                                                                  state’s EPSDT Program?
         Oral Health in the Era of the American Reinvest-                    3. How can strategic dental initiatives be used to
     ment and Recovery Act, Opportunities and Challenges                          improve access to care for children in EPSDT?
     Speaker: Jay Anderson, DMD, MHSA, Chief Dental Officer,                      Public - Private Partnerships: How Can They Help
     Health Resources and Services Administration                            Improve Oral Health?
     This presentation will focus on the current status of Oral              Speaker: Marsha Butler, DDS, Vice President, Global Oral
     Health in America and the impact of the economy and                     Health and Professional Relations Colgate-Palmolive
     stimulus funding on access to care. In addition, the                    Marsha Butler will discuss how strategic public-private
     attendees will learn how to include Dental in Health Care               partnerships can improve oral health.
     Reform and have an understanding of HRSA Oral Health                    Learning Objectives:
     Programs.                                                               1. Gain an understanding of critical steps to establish
     Learning Objectives:                                                         partnerships that are effective and sustainable.
     1. Overview of HRSA Programs.                                           2. Learn from best practices where successful
     2. American Reinvestment and Recovery Act.                                   collaboration is core to the program.
     3. Medicaid and CHIPRA.                                                 3. Obtain insights from community-based oral health
     4. Importance of Diversity and Cultural Understanding                        interventions that show improvements in health
         in the Oral Health Workforce.                                            behaviors.
     5. Healthy People 2010 and 2020.                                        4. Provide key success factors that are important for
         NNOHA and the HDA: Shared Agendas?                                       public-private partnerships
     Speaker: Colleen Lampron, Executive Director, National
     Network for Oral Health Access                                      8:30 am – 11:30 am      Session 2 .......................... 3.0 CEUs
     The National Network for Oral Health Access (NNOHA) is                                      3rd Floor Room 339 A/B
     a nationwide network of dental providers who care for                   Implant-Supported vs. Tooth-Supported
     patients in Health Centers. NNOHA will share our                        Prosthesis in The Esthetic Zone: Predictability,
     priorities for improving oral health access for underserved
     populations, and explore opportunities for our two                      Indications and Prognosis
     organizations to collaborate.                                           Speaker: Ernesto A. Lee, DMD, DCD,
     Learning Objectives:                                                    Clinical Professor, Director - Postdoctoral
     1. Introduce participants to the National Network for                   Periodontal Prosthesis Program,
         Oral Health Access.                                                 University of Pennsylvania School of
     2. Describe Health Center Oral Health programs and                      Dental Medicine
         their impact on access to care for underserved                      Sponsored by Astra
         populations.                                                        Although dental implants have
                                                                             become a ubiquitous treatment                Ernesto A. Lee
     3. Understand NNOHA’s Mission, and strategic
         objectives.                                                         modality, esthetic implant therapy is frequently an elusive
     4. Discuss opportunities for collaboration among the                    goal. Despite the fact that specific techniques are
         HDA and NNOHA.                                                      advocated to optimize esthetic results, an evidence-based
                                                                             outcome analysis is necessary to evaluate the esthetic

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Saturday, October 24, 2009 - continued                                  Learning Objectives:                                              predictability of various implant scenarios, and compare                    Diversity in Dentistry - Shortage of Hispanic
                                                                        1. To be able to plan life after graduation.                      their prognosis with comparable tooth-supported                         Dentists
     ranging from the latest prescription medications to useful         2. Consider alternative options: Private practice, Armed          alternatives.                                                           Speaker: Ivonne Ganem, DMD, MPH, Acting Chair,
     over-the-counter agents and nutritional supplements.                   Forces, Public Health, Group Practice, Academia,              Learning Objectives:                                                    Department of Dental Public Health Sciences Temple
     New diseases, diagnostic devices and current therapies                 Government, other.                                            1. Understand the limitations of ridge augmentation                     University Maurice H. Kornberg School of Dentistry
     are constantly emerging and those that affect the mouth                3D Imaging CBCT Technology for Diagnosis,                          procedures as well as the potential compromises of                 The presentation will provide a perspective on shortage
     are no exception.                                                  Treatment Planning, and Communication                                  implant therapy in the esthetic zone.                              of dentists at a national level with a concentration on
     Learning Objectives:                                               Speaker: Carlos Nurko, DDS, MS; Diplomate American                2. Identify clinical scenarios where implant placement                  Hispanic dental workforce. Cross cultural training will be
     1. Identify the clinical features of common symptomatic            Board of Orthodontics, President North Texas Hispanic                  is contraindicated, and tooth supported restorations               discussed as a mean to address this issue.
          oral diseases.                                                Dental Association                                                     may result in a more predicable outcome.                           Learning Objectives:
     2. Recognize the classic signs and symptoms of newly               The current three-dimensional (3D) technology provides            3. Utilize the available evidence to evaluate the                       1. Provide awareness of the shortage of Hispanic dental
          defined oral conditions.                                      accurate 3D hard and soft tissue imaging. The objectives               prognosis of either treatment approach and develop                     workforce.
     3. Become familiar with the latest vaccines and their              of this talk are: to present the 3D imaging Cone Beam                  a rationale for its application.                                   2. Learn about different methods of cross cultural
          relevance for oral disease prevention.                        Computer Tomography (CBCT) technology, describing the             4. Identify implant design and biomechanical                                training to increase access to care.
     4. Select the appropriate therapeutic and palliative               3D record taking process and the experience using it in a              characteristics that may yield more predictable                    3. Shortage of Hispanic dentists both in practice and
          agents for management of symptomatic oral lesions.            private orthodontic practice for diagnosis, treatment                  results in the esthetic zone.                                          academic institutions.
     5. Understand the advantages and disadvantages of the              planning, patient communication and treatment.                    5. Gain familiarity with restorative techniques that may                4. Discuss mentoring programs and resources that are
          latest diagnostic devices for detecting serious oral          Learning Objectives:                                                   be utilized to optimize esthetic treatment outcomes.                   available to support and attract Hispanics in dental
          lesions.                                                      1. To become familiar with the 3D imaging Cone Beam                                                                                           schools.
                                                                            Computer Tomography (CBCT) technology.                     11:00 am – 2:00 pm     Exhibit Hall Open                                       A New Clinical Education Model for Dentistry
1:30 pm – 4:30 pm     Student Sessions ............ 3.0 CEUs            2. To understand the 3D record taking process.                                                                                            Speaker: John A. Valenza, DDS, Interim Dean and Professor
                      3rd Floor Room 340 A/B                            3. To present the use of 3D imaging for diagnosis,             11:30 am – 12:45 pm FREE Lunch with Exhibitors                             University of Texas Dental Branch at Houston
     Speakers: Mark J. Buczko, CPCU, CIC, RPLU; Manuel A.                   treatment planning, patient communication and                                  in Exhibit Hall                                        The addition of electronic patient records and clinical
     Cordero, DDS, MAGD, DABFD; Carlos Nurko, DDS, MS                       treatment.                                                                     4th Floor Ballrooms J - L                              simulation to dental education offer a new perspective
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  on how to train tomorrow’s dental providers. This
                                                                    6:00 pm – 7:00 pm       President & Past President’s               1:00 pm – 4:00 pm      Session 3 .......................... 3.0 CEUs       presentation looks at a new model to integrate these tools
                                                                                            Reception                                                         3rd Floor Room 340 A/B                              beyond the preclinical years to enhance the student
                                                                        4th Floor Lobby                                                                                                                           experience and deliver a more proficient practitioner. ..
                                                                        Sponsored by the Greater Houston Hispanic Dental
                                                                                                                                          Panel Discussion: Workforce, Diversity, and
                                                                                                                                          Education                                                               Learning Objectives:
                                                                        Association                                                                                                                               1. Learn what approaches and electronic tools dental
                                                                        Plan to join our HDA President and Past Presidents for a          Speakers: Lewis N. Lampiris, DDS, MPH; Ivonne Ganem,
                                                                                                                                          DMD, MPH; John A. Valenza, DDS                                              educators can use to teach to today’s learners.
      Mark J. Buczko       Manuel A. Cordero       Carlos Nurko         time of festivity as well as fast and furious bidding at the                                                                              2. Understand the impact of electronic patient records
          Malpractice Insurance 101 - What you didn’t Learn             Silent Auction during the reception. Bidding will end                                                                                         on the dental school environment.
     in School                                                          during the Gala.                                                                                                                          3. Understand the possibilities for simulation in dental
     Speaker: Mark J. Buczko, CPCU, CIC, RPLU, Vice President,                                                                                                                                                        education, in both pre-clinical and clinical education.
     Affinity Insurance Service                                     7:00 pm – 11:00 pm Gala Dinner and Awards Ceremony                                                                                            4. Identify the impact of new models in dental
     This presentation has been designed to assist the oral             4th Floor Ballrooms J - L                                                                                                                     education on the competency of the new dentist.
     health student in understanding the definition of                  Sponsored by Doral Dental and
     malpractice. Our discussion will cover claims, insurance           Colgate-Palmolive                                                   Lewis Lampiris                                                     1:00 pm – 4:00 pm     Session 4 .......................... 3.0 CEUs
                                                                                                                                                                   Ivonne Ganem               John Valenza
     policy options, and coverage issues as well as evaluation          You won’t want to miss this wonderful                                                                                                                        3rd Floor Room 337 A/B
                                                                                                                                              The Community Dental Health Coordinator Pilot
     methods to be used for choosing an insurance provider.             night of honoring fellow colleagues,
                                                                        networking, and socializing with old
                                                                                                                                          Program                                                                 A Dynamic Overview of Clinical Pediatric
     Learning Objectives:                                                                                                                 Speaker: Lewis N. Lampiris, DDS, MPH, Director, Council on              Dentistry, Prevention, Diagnosis and
     1. Understand the available policy options for                     and new friends. Celebrity Toast-
                                                                                                                                          Access, Prevention, and Interprofessional Relations American
          malpractice insurance.                                        mistress, Myrka Dellanos, star of                                                                                                         Treatment from Infants to Adolescents.
                                                                                                                                          Dental Association
     2. Identify potential coverage gaps.                               Univision and Colgate Spokesperson,                                                                                                       Speakers: Elsa Alfonzo-
                                                                                                                                          The presentation will provide an update on the American
     3. Discuss the various independent insurance company               will host our evening event. Come                                                                                                         Echeverri, DDS - Pediatric
                                                                                                                Myrka Dellanos            Dental Association’s Community Dental Health
          rating organizations and how to interpret their               experience the culmination of a                                                                                                           Dentist (Vice President),
                                                                                                                                          Coordinator (CDHC) Pilot Project. CDHCs are new dental
          evaluations of companies.                                     fantastic meeting as we conclude with a great night of                                                                                    Echeverri Dental Center
                                                                                                                                          team members with community health workers skills.
          How to Start a Dental Practice                                salsa dancing and celebration with live music by Rudy                                                                                     and Adriana Segura, DDS,
                                                                                                                                          Learning Objectives:
     Speaker: Manuel A. Cordero, DDS, MAGD, DABFD; Trustee              Rincon and his band Grupo Ka-che!                                                                                                         MS, Professor and Interim-
                                                                                                                                          1. Understand the history and evolution of the CDHC
     of the Hispanic Dental Association, Hispanic Dental                                                                                                                                                          Chair, Department of
     Association                                                                                                                                                                                                  Community Dentistry, Elsa Alfonzo-Echeverri Adriana Segura
                                                                                                                                          2. Understand what services a CDHC will provide to the
     Graduation is just around the corner, now what?                                                                                                                                                              University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
     Alternatives for life after dental school – a practical                                                                                                                                                      Dental caries is the most common chronic disease in
                                                                                                                                          3. Describe the current status of the CDHC program.
     approach to a very common problem.                                                                                                                                                                           children. Access to early oral health care is critical in

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Friday, October 23, 2009 - continued                                  6:00 pm – 7:00 pm       Give Kids a Smile Meeting                       Saturday, October 24, 2009 - continued                                    2.   Highlight areas of practice management that the
                                                                                              3rd Floor Room 340 A/B                                                                                                         practice can focus on now in an attempt to reduce
                                                                          All attending participants of the Give Kids a Smile Program                                                                                        the likelihood of a claim in the future.
     preventing this disease. Oral health risk assessment and                                                                                 8:30 am – 11:30 am     Session 6 .......................... 3.0 CEUs
                                                                          (Boston, Los Angeles, and North Texas HDA Professional                                                                                        3.   Focus on some of the major risk management issues
     the anticipatory guidance models are essential adjuncts                                                                                                         3rd Floor Room 340 A/B
                                                                          Chapters) are strongly encouraged to attend this                                                                                                   that can arise when treating a patient.
     when providing comprehensive care. We will highlight                                                                                         Excelling in Crown and Bridge Dentistry
                                                                          informative meeting with GKAS Coordinator Dr. Yolanda
     how to examine, manage and treat the young child under                                                                                       Speaker: Larry Lopez, DDS
                                                                          Bonta.                                                                                                                                     1:30 pm – 3:00 pm      Session 7 .......................... 1.5 CEUs
     the age of 6. The second part of the session we                                                                                              Sponsored by Prio Dental
     will cover examination, diagnosis and treatment                                                                                                                                                                                        3rd Floor Room 339 A/B
                                                                      6:30 pm – 9:00 pm      Student Dinner                                       Fixed prosthodontics plays an
     of patients in the transitional years from 6-12 years of age,                                                                                important role in the possibilities
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Dentinal Hypersensitivity:
                                                                                             Room TBD - Check at Registration
     this will include findings in the first panoramic                                                                                            available to the restoring dentist. This                              Biology, Prevalence, and
                                                                          For Students and Special invitees only.
     film, enamel defects, space management, ectopic                                                                                              course offers clinically relevant                                     Management
                                                                          Sponsored by Procter & Gamble Professional Oral
     eruptions, early intervention of impacted maxillary                                                                                          suggestions to make our restorations                                  Speaker: Fotinos Panagakos, DMD, PhD,
     cuspids, anterior posterior crossbites and removal of                                                                                        fit well, seat easily, look good and last a                           Director of Clinical Research Relations
     mesiodens.                                                                                                                                   long time. This information is derived                                and Strategy, Colgate-Palmolive
                                                                                                                                                                                               Larry Lopez
     Learning Objectives:                                                                                                                         from 30 years of clinical practice.                                   Company
     1. Participants will learn how to examine an infant and          Saturday, October 24, 2009                                                  Learning Objectives:                                                  Sponsored by Colgate Palmolive             Fotinos Panagakos
          how to intergrate oral health exams for the young           7:30 am – 4:00 pm       Registration                                        1. To learn criteria for selecting the appropriate material           Dentinal hypersensitivity is one of the
          child in a busy practice.                                                                                                                    for the clinical challenge.                                      most common dental issues voiced by patients today.
     2. Participants will learn prevention modalities for the         7:30 am – 8:15 am       Continental Breakfast                               2. Learn techniques for preparation that will avoid                   With improved oral health, especially in an aging
          young child.                                                                        4th Floor Lobby                                          failures and enhance esthetics.                                  population, results in teeth being retained longer but also
     3. Participants will learn how to intergrate dental                                                                                          3. Learn methods of provisionalization from basic to                  being at greater risk for gingival recession and exposure
          anticipatory guidance in their practice.                    8:00 am – 9:00 am       CRT Breakfast Meeting                                    advanced.                                                        of dentin. An increased consumption of acidic beverages
     4. Be able to manage and recognize primary teeth                                         Invitation Only                                     4. Learn techniques of laboratory communication                       has also contributed to an increased incidence of dentinal
          trauma and understand the consequences of                                                                                                    accurate enough to match an incisor.                             hypersensitivity. This course will provide the participant
          prolonged oral habits.                                      8:00 am – 12:00 pm      Exhibit Hall Open                                   5. Learn successful approaches to bruxism to protect                  an overview of the biological process of dentinal
                                                                                              4th Floor Ballrooms J - L                                dentition and restorations.                                      hypersensitivity, diagnostic methods, and treatment
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm        Afternoon Break with Exhibitors                                                                                                                                                                options, both traditional as well as new, that can be
                         in Exhibit Hall                              8:30 am – 11:30 am      Session 5 .......................... 3.0 CEUs   10:00 am – 12:00 pm Scientific Abstract and                               incorporated in every dental practice to address this issue.
                         4th Floor Ballrooms J - L                                            3rd Floor Room 337 A/B                                                Orgullo Poster Session ........ 1.0 CE              Learning Objectives:
                                                                          Prevention: Patient by Patient                                                            4th Floor Ballroom Side Foyer                       1. To know and understand the biology of dentinal
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm       Town Hall/ Professional                                                                                                   Scientific Abstract Presentations and Judging                             hypersensitivity
                                                                          Speaker: Andrea Wiseman, RDH -
                        Chapter Meeting                                                                                                           Poster presentations will be judged and the Arturo                    2. To know and understand the current methods of
                                                                          Regional Preventive Specialist, OMNI
                        3rd Floor Room 339 A/B                                                                                                    Santiago Award, sponsored by Dentsply will be                             treating dentinal hypersensitivity and
                                                                          Preventive Care, A 3M ESPE Company
     Sponsored by the PEARL Dental Network - practitioner                                                                                         announced at the Awards Gala on Saturday evening.                     3. To know and understand the new approaches to
                                                                          Sponsored by 3M ESPE Dental
     supported data for their practice.                                                                                                                                                                                     treating dentinal hypersensitivity in the dental office.
     All HDA members are encouraged to participate in the
                                                                          Andrea Wiseman, RDH is currently 3M/                                11:45 am – 1:15 pm     Lunch & Learn ................. 1.5 CEUs
     Town Hall meeting – an opportunity to hear an update                                                                                                                                                            3:15 pm – 4:45 pm      Session 8 .......................... 1.5 CEUs
                                                                          ESPE National Preventive Specialist for                                                    Room TBD - Check at Registration
     on the status of the Association. Additionally, we are                                                                                                                                                                                 3rd Floor Room 337 A/B
                                                                          3M/ESPE. Her passion for prevention           Andrea Wiseman            Malpractice Case Studies – A
     privileged to have Clinical Research Associate, Matthew
                                                                          will motivate the oral healthcare provider to offer all                 Risk Management Discussion                                            A Round-up of Symptomatic
     Buchholz of the PEARL Network, share with us a research
                                                                          patients the newest technology, and protocols in                        Speaker: Mark J. Buczko, CPCU, CIC,                                   Oral Diseases, Newest Devices
     opportunity for dental professionals. Members of the
                                                                          preventing oral disease and protecting their oral                       RPLU, Vice President, Affinity Insurance
     eight HDA Professional Chapters are asked to remain for
                                                                          investment for life. Since oral health practice has changed
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        and Latest Treatments
     the Professional Chapter meeting directly following the                                                                                      Services                                                              Speaker: Cathy M. Flaitz, DDS, MS,
                                                                          significantly over the past decades, oral health                        Sponsored by Dentist’s Advantage
     Town Hall meeting.                                                                                                                                                                                                 Professor, Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology
                                                                          professionals roles in patients’ overall health maintenance             The presentation has been designed to
                                                                          continues to grow in importance. Andrea will discuss                                                                                          and Pediatric Dentistry, The University of
5:30 pm – 7:00 pm        Happy Hour and a Half                                                                                                    help the dentist and staff to better                                  Texas Dental Branch at Houston
                                                                          different dialogs as well as insurance codes that can be                understand the driving forces behind      Mark J. Buczko
                         in Exhibit Hall                                                                                                                                                                                This course will focus on a wide
                                                                          utilized so that the patients understand their treatment                the most common claims. Several actual claims from the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Cathy M. Flaitz
                         4th Floor Ballrooms J - L                                                                                                                                                                      spectrum of symptomatic oral
                                                                          options in preventing oral diseases from progressing. This              files of the Dentist’s Advantage claims department will
     Did someone say Texas Hoedown? Join friends and                                                                                                                                                                    diseases, ranging fromfamiliar entities to newly identified
                                                                          presentation will interact with the audience and keep you               be presented for discussion. Attendees will be
     colleagues in the exhibit hall for an event full of surprises.                                                                                                                                                     diseases. Emphasis will be placed on diagnosing and
                                                                          on the edge of excitement wanting to hear more.                         encouraged to comment on the cases and estimate the
     This is a great chance to relax and enjoy some networking                                                                                                                                                          managing important mucosal diseases and, when
                                                                          Learning Objectives:                                                    ultimate outcome.
     time with exhibitors while enjoying some great snacks                                                                                                                                                              appropriate, discussing special considerations in the
                                                                          1. Identify via risk assessment.                                        Learning Objectives:
     and beverages.                                                                                                                                                                                                     Hispanic population. The newest disease detection
                                                                          2. Provide understanding of treatment options.                          1. Help the attendee understand malpractice insurance.
                                                                          3. Provide best chance for success; Educate, Motivate,                                                                                        devices will be evaluated, along with treatment options,
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