Dental hygiene conference workshops

Author / Instructor Diane Millar’s hands-on workshops have been offered for dental meetings, conferences and dental schools throughout the US and in Canada. The workshops are designed for up to 24 attendees to learn state of the art scaling techniques and postural ergonomics in every quadrant. Individual instruction is offered to ensure protective instrumentation strategies and implement ideal working postures in every quadrant.

Dental Hygiene Workshop Description

  • The hygienist workshops are set up with portable simulation units and typodont models
  • LM-Dental ergonomic instruments with wider diameter handles are utilized Through video clips and hands-on participation
  • Attendees utilize a variety of universal instruments and Graceys while practicing State-of-the-art advanced reinforced scaling techniques are taught in every quadrant
  • Attendees learn how to prevent repetitive motion skills by keeping a neutral hand, wrist and arm while scaling Instrument grasp and ideal scaling strokes will be reviewed and practiced
  • Injury prevention is taught by implementing larger muscle groups in the arms for scaling in place of smaller muscle groups in the hands and wrists
  • Injury prevention and time management for scaling efficacy is emphasized
  • Three to four units of Continuing Education will be provided for all workshops


APRIL 2018

Western Society of Periodontology Annual Session
San Diego, CA  April 6/8, 2018  
Friday, 4/6/2018
Afternoon – Hands-on Workshop
Sunday, 4/8/18
Morning – Lecture

Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego
1 Market Place San Diego, CA 92101 


California Dental Association Presents
San Francisco, CA  September 8, 2018  
Saturday, 9/8/18
Morning – Lecture
Afternoon – Workshop

Moscone Convention Center (South)
747 Howard Street San Francisco, CA 94103 



Chicago Dental Society - Mid-Winter Meeting
Chicago, IL  February 22/23, 2018  
Thursday, 2/22/18
9am-12pm – Hands-on Workshop
1:30pm-4:30pm – Hands-on Workshop
Friday, 2/23/18
9am-12:00pm – Lecture

McCormick Place Conference Center
2301 S. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60616 

MARCH 2018

Hinman Dental Meeting
Atlanta, GA  March 23/24, 2018  
Friday, 3/23/18
9am-11:30am – Lecture
1:00pm-4pm – Hands-on Workshop
Saturday, 3/24/18
9am-11:30am – Lecture
1:00pm-4pm – Hands-on Workshop

Georgia World Conference Center
285 Andrew Young International Blvd., NW Atlanta, Georgia 30313 – 1591 

Bisco Canada in Partnership with rdhU
Ontario, Canada  November 3, 2017  
One Lecture, One Hands-On Workshop 

Pacific Northwest Dental Conference
Bellevue, WA  June 15-17, 2017  
One Lecture, One Hands-On Workshop  

TDA - Texas Dental Association 
San Antonio, TX  May 4-6, 2017  
Lecture: May 4, Two Hands-on Workshops: May 5

Metro Denver Dental Society
 two hands-on workshops
Denver, CO March 25, 2017

Thompson Okanagan Dental Society Meeting - Lecture & Hands-On Workshop 
Kelowna, British Columbia October 20-22, 2016

Beaver Valley & Lawrence County Dental Societies Annual Hygiene Seminar - Lecture & Hands-On Workshop 
Beaver Falls, PA April 22, 2016

Virginia Commonwealth School of Dentistry Continuing Education - Two Hands-On Workshops
Richmond, VA March 19, 2016

Orange County Dental Hygiene Society Lecture
Santa Ana, CA March 16, 2016

Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting Lecture & Hands-On Workshop
Chicago, IL February 25-26, 2016

Concorde Career Dental Hygiene College Lecture & Hands-On Workshop
Westminister, CA February 17, 2016

RDH • Under One Roof - Lecture
Las Vegas, Nevada July 15-17, 2015

ADHA CLL 92 Annual Session - Two Hands-On Workshops
Nashville, TN June 19-20, 2015

Texas Dental Association Meeting - Lecture & Hands-On Workshop
San Antonio, Texas May 7-9, 2015

CDA Presents Scientific Session - Two Hands-On Workshops
Anaheim, CA April 30 and May 1, 2015

Western Regional Dental Conference - Two Hands-On Workshops
Phoenix, AZ March 19-21, 2015

Pacific Dental Conference Lecture & Hands-On Workshop
Vancouver, Canada March 5-7, 2015

British Columbia's Annual Dental Hygiene Association Meeting - Lecture & Hands-On Workshop
Vancouver, Canada November 22, 2014

Pasadena Periodontal Dental Hygiene Study Club - Lecture
Pasadena, CA May 14, 2014

Western Regional Dental Society Conference - Lecture & Hands-On Workshop
Phoenix, AZ April 3-5, 2014

Nation's Capital Mid-Atlantic Dental Meeting Lecture & Hands-On Workshop
WA, DC March 13-15, 2014

Long Beach Dental Hygiene Society - Annual Breakfast - Lecture
Long Beach, CA February 22, 2014

Protecting Your Most Valuable Asset: Your Career Lecture & Hands-on Workshop
Clinton, New Jersey October 25, 2013

Redwood City Dental Hygiene Society - Lecture 
Sonoma, CA October 12, 2013

Protective Instrumentation Strategies Orange County Dental Hygienists - Hands-On Workshop
Santa Ana, CA June 29, 2013

Mt. Diablo Dental Hygiene Society - Lecture & Hands-On Workshop
Concord, CA April 27, 2013

CDA Presents Scientific Session - Two Lectures
Anaheim, CA April 11-13, 2013