Live CE Webinar
Presented by Whitney Howerton, MDH, RDH
1 CE Credit
Tuesday, May 18, 2021
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. CST
Instrumentation can play an integral role in patient comfort, quality of care and career longevity. With current CDC
recommendations still calling for limited use of ultrasonic devices, learn about instruments that do not let hand scaling slow you
down! Rediscover the similarities of ultrasonic tip and hand instrument design all while exposing the myths behind sharpen-free
instruments. Yes, they really do exist!
- Gain confidence in the basics of general hand instrumentation, including the ergonomic principles needed to deliver quality patient care
- Learn the advantages of Sharpen-Free Instruments and the benefits of a modified instrumentation technique
- Introduce unique sharpen-free instrument patterns that can help reduce the risk of hand fatigue and increase patient comfort
- Recognize optimal instrument reprocessing protocol including maintenance and sterilization recommended by the CDC and OSHA
AGD Code: 010
This is a live event via computer, tablet or mobile device. You must have a viable internet connection in order to join. After you register, you will receive a link to access the live course.
Whitney Howerton, MDH, RDH
Whitney is the Clinical Education Manager for Young Innovations, Inc. Whitney has shown her dedication to the dental hygiene profession through multiple leadership roles on a local, state, and national level. She completed her Masters in Dental Hygiene from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Whitney worked full time as a clinical and didactic instructor teaching a wide variety of courses including local anesthesia, head, neck and dental anatomy, special patient care, and advanced instrumentation. Whitney has been featured in familiar dental hygiene publications like Access and Dimensions of Dental Hygiene. She is a past recipient of the Esther Wilkins Future Leader award and a proud member of the ADHA and ADEA.