2014 Dental Academy

The Southeastern Missouri Area Health Education Center and Missouri Southern State University held the 2014 Dental Academy on Saturday, March 22, 2014 from 9:00am to 12:00pm at the Southeast Missouri State University Sikeston Campus. High school and undergraduate students were invited to attend this FREE workshop. Learning activities included: an introduction to dentistry and dental hygiene, taking impressions, pouring impressions, trimming models, radiography techniques, disclosing solution, brushing, oral hygiene instructions, polishing, names and uses for instruments, exam techniques, injections, anatomy of the tooth, universal precautions, sterilization, HIPPA/OSHA/patient confidentiality, and charting.

A very special thank you goes out to Lisa Kelley (RDH), Emily Leslie (RDH), and the dental hygiene students who volunteered their time to facilitate this workshop.