Worcester District Dental Hygiene Association
COURSE TITLE: Implant Therapy and the RDH
DATE: Wednesday, October, 14, 2015
LOCATION: The Doubletree Hotel, 99 Erdman Way; Leominster, MA 01453
TIME: 6:00pm- 9:00pm; Dinner (6:00-7:00), Speaker (7:00-9:00)
COST: ADHA Members: $40.00; NON-Members: $60.00
Make Checks Payable to: WDHA
SPEAKER: Dr. Timothy Hempton, DDS
Dr. Timothy J. Hempton, DDS is a Periodontist and Associate
Clinical Professor at Tufts' University for 25 years, where he served
as Assistant Director of Graduate Periodontics for 12 years and
Director of Graduate periodontics from 2012-2014. He also taught at
Harvard University for 3 years. Dr. Hempton was awarded the Dean Award
for excellence in Teaching at Tufts in 2014, and has lectured on
Periodontics at Yankee Dental Congress and across the U.S. He has also
been featured in Dimensions of Dental Hygiene. Dr. Hempton maintains a
private practice limited to periodontology and implantology, in
To facilitate a better understanding of the overall process of implant
dentistry, this course will review practical implant maintenance
procedures, the etiology of implant complications, the basics of
surgical placement, site preparation and restoration with either
fixed or removal prosthetics. Treatment planning considerations
involving anatomical concerns and systemic factors will also be
- Discuss the anatomy of the bone level fixture and adjacent tissues.
the role of reduced bone volume, genetics, occlusal trauma, and
systemic factors in the risk of implant complications and failure.
- Explain the presented classification system for implant maintenance.
- Identify the suggested armamentarium for implant maintenance.
- Identify the local factors that play a role in the success of implant therapy.
- Describe the role of plaque-induced inflammation in peri-implant tissues.
- Discuss the research regarding periodontal diseases and the success of implant therapy.
- List strategies for reducing the risks of implant complications and failure.
RESPOND BY: Wednesday, October 07, 2015
Mail Responses to: Jennifer Singel; 633 Mechanic St.; Leominster, MA 01453
Questions: Jennifer Singel, 978-466-6694
Clinical Photography for the Dental Hygienist
Dr. Cairo & Dr. Handsman
SATURDAY October 24, 2015
8:30 AM TO 12:00 PM
The Manor Restaurant
42 West Boylston Street
West Boylston, Mass 01583
use of digital photography in the dental office is an increasingly
popular tool for patient education. Learn how easily, photography can
be the single greatest tool at improving your patient's case acceptance.
Course Objectives - At the end of this course the participant will be able to:
- Be familiar with the armamentarium necessary and types of images needed with selection of appropriate mounts.
- Be able to classify types of gingival recession and determine where treatment is appropriate.
- Be familiar with different treatment modalities for treating gingival recession.
- Explain how intraoral photography relates to aesthetic dentistry.
|Dr. Brandon Cairo
received his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology in 1993
from Saint Michael's College in Winooski , VT and Afterwards, he then
attended Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine where he
earned his DMD. Since Graduation, he has been an active member of the
American Dental Association,Massachusetts Dental Society, and the
Worcester District Dental Society. Currently he is a participant in the
Spear Study Club and the Seattle Study Club ( since 2004) both in
Worcester, MA. Dr. Cairo continued his post-doctorate education by
attending multiple Dawson Academy Seminars, and is an ongoing student at
the Pankey Institute in Key Biscayne, FL ( since 2001). Dr.
Cairo continues to hold appointments in both University of Massachusetts
Medical School and Family Health Center since his active involvement in
the General Dental Practice Residency Program in Worcester,
MA (Since 2005). He has been an Associate Clinical Professor for the
Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine APEX program, and
is currently an Associate Professor for both clinical and didactic
courses at Quinsigamond Community College in their Dental Assisting and
Dental Hygiene programs.
Dr. David Handsman, D.M.D., M.D.S.
, received his bachelor's degree from
Pennsylvania State University, and his Doctorate of Dental Medicine from
Temple University. Distinguishing himself in the areas of Periodontics
and Implant Dentistry, Dr. Handsman received his Master's in Dental
Science from the University of Tennessee while contributing to vital
research developments in Microbiology and Immunology.
professional constantly seeking out the latest methods and techniques,
Dr. Handsman is involved in numerous dental organizations and study
clubs including: Diplomate; American Board of Periodontology, American
Dental Association, American Academy of Periodontology, Massachusetts
Periodontal Society, Massachusetts Dental Society, Worcester District
Dental Society, Secretary; Worcester District Dental Society 2006-2010,
Vice Chair; Worcester District Dental Society 2010-2012, Chair;
Worcester Dental District Society 2012-2014, Adjunct Faculty;
Quinsigamond Community College, Dept. of Dental Hygiene 2008-Present,
Advisory Board; Quinsigamond Community College, Dept. of Dental Hygiene
2013-Present, Member of Central New England Dental Research Group,
Faculty Club Member and Study Club Leader of Spear Education.
high demand on the dental lecture circuit, David devouts many days of
the year teaching dentists and dental personal on an array of
periodontal treatment therapies.
Dr. Handsman maintains a vibrant private practice limited to Periodontics and Implant Dentistry in Worcester, Massachusetts.
A native of New Jersey, David decided to relocate to the Central New
England area, where he frequently takes advantage of the beautiful
terrain, hiking and biking local trails. During the winter months you
might catch Dr. Handsman skiing Mt. Wachusett or cross country skiing