Through a generous sponsorship, Philips is partnering with ADHA to bring you the 2024 Philips|ADHA CE Seminars! They’re back! These in-person programs are planned for multiple locations around the U.S.  Look forward to engaging speakers, fun and reconnecting with peers. And get the skills and confidence you need to shift the dental hygiene culture through your DH community.

Philips Sonicare ExpertClean electric toothbrush and Philips Sonicare Cordless Power Flosser

All attendees receive the Philips Sonicare ExpertClean electric toothbrush and the Philips SonicareTM Cordless Power Flosser

 

Dental hygienists have a passion for caring for patients.  But to be able to serve others, it is imperative to pay attention to our own health and wellness, too. Join us for an amazing day of in-person fun and learning to recharge, reconnect and refocus on our commitment to our patients and ourselves, our health and perspectives, and more. Programs at various locations emphasize different aspects – please review the agendas.

Programs include:
•  Renowned world-class speakers
•  Content & presentations that lighten your perspective
•  5.0 CE credits upon program completion
•  Complimentary breakfast and lunch
•  Connecting & networking with other hygienists from across the state

Upcoming Events

Thriving Through Turbulence
A JOURNEY TO HEALTH, VITALITY AND SUCCESS

 

ADHA Members $99 | Nonmembers $119
Breakfast & Lunch Included

Friday, May 31, 2024
9:00 AM – 3:30 PM  |  5.0 CE credits

The Westin Chattanooga
801 Pine St
Chattanooga, TN 37402

REGISTER NOW!

Join us for an empowering continuing education event that uses a lens of health and well-being to address the challenges we face living this busy modern life. In an era marked by rising stress and anxiety, it’s crucial to arm ourselves with the necessary tools to thrive amidst these pressures while embracing foods that foster vitality. Don’t miss this chance to invest in your health, vitality, and professional success. Engage in a dynamic learning experience that empowers you to excel in today’s fast-paced world.

Learning Outcomes:
•   Recognize the impact anxiety, depression and chronic stressors have on wellness
•   Appraise the benefits of adhering to Healthful Living and Lifestyle Medicine

Karen Davis offers insights on implementing healthful living practices to enhance both your quality of life and lifespan. Explore the profound impact of Lifestyle Medicine on overall well-being. You’ll take away actionable strategies for yourself and your patients to combat stress and mitigate risks that jeopardize longevity and diminish quality of life. Additionally, Dr. Uche Odiatu will delve into the integration of wellness within dentistry, emphasizing stress reduction, sleep optimization, and emotional intelligence for comprehensive patient care.

PROGRAM   (📄 pdf)

8:30 AM – 9:00 AM  |  Registration & Breakfast

9:00 AM – 9:30 AM  |  Introduction
Cindy Sensabaugh, RDH, MS
Sr. Manager, Professional Relations & Education, Philips Oral Healthcare

9:30 AM – 12:45 PM  |  “Healthful Living in a Stressed-Out, Anxious World”
Karen Davis, BSDH, RDH
Rising rates of depression and anxiety, especially among young adults, demand action. Learn practical ways to embrace healthful living in a stressed world, enhancing both quality of life and lifespan. Explore the impact of Lifestyle Medicine and adopt immediate stress-reducing strategies.

— LUNCH BREAK, 12:45 PM – 1:30 PM —

1:30 PM – 3:30 PM  |  Integration of Wellness in Dentistry
Dr. Uche Odiatu

3:30 PM  |  Program Concludes

Speakers

Karen Davis, Head and Shoulder Image

Karen Davis, RDH, BSDH

Karen Davis is founder of her own continuing education company, Cutting Edge Concepts®. Dentistry Today has recognized Karen as a “Leader in Continuing Education” since 2006, and she is the 2023 recipient of the Gordon J. Christensen Lecturer Recognition Award. Karen’s expertise as a practicing clinician, speaker, key opinion leader, consultant and author enables her to provide compelling health and wellness messages to colleagues internationally. Karen is an independent consultant to Philips Oral Healthcare, EMS, and Periosciences. She currently practices dental hygiene in Dallas, Texas, and has enjoyed doing so with the same dental family for over 35 years.

 

Uche Odiatu, DMD

Dr. Uche Odiatu holds a Doctor of Dental Medicine from the University of Manitoba. He is a professional member of the American College of Sports Medicine, a Certified Personal Trainer (National Strength & Conditioning Association) and the Canadian Association of Fitness Professionals. Dr. Odiatu has lectured in Canada, the USA, the Caribbean, the UK and Europe. An invited guest on over 400 TV and radio shows from ABC 20/20, Canada CTV AM, Breakfast TV to Magic Sunday Drum FM in Texas. This high energy health care professional has given over 700 lectures in seven countries over the last 19 years.

REGISTER NOW!

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Driving In?

The Westin Chattanooga has extended a discounted daily valet rate of $10 for our course attendees of the day of the event. There is no self-park on premises. A private parking lot is located next door at $20 per day.

* ADHA & Philips are not responsible for parking charges. This cost is the responsibility of each attendee.*

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Looking to Book a Hotel Room?

As the ADHA-Philips courses are held around the U.S. to serve local areas, the ADHA is not maintaining a room block at The Westin Chattanooga. Reservations can be made directly with the hotel.

The Westin Chattanooga
Reservations
Call Direct: (423) 531-4653

Thriving Through Turbulence
A JOURNEY TO HEALTH, VITALITY AND SUCCESS

 

ADHA Members $99 | Nonmembers $119
Breakfast & Lunch Included

Friday, June 14, 2024
9:00 AM – 3:30 PM  |  5.0 CE credits

Sheraton Jacksonville
10605 Deerwood Park Blvd.
Jacksonville, Florida 32256

REGISTER NOW!

Join us for an empowering continuing education event that uses a lens of health and well-being to address the challenges we face living this busy modern life. In an era marked by rising stress and anxiety, it’s crucial to arm ourselves with the necessary tools to thrive amidst these pressures while embracing foods that foster vitality. Don’t miss this chance to invest in your health, vitality, and professional success. Engage in a dynamic learning experience that empowers you to excel in today’s fast-paced world.

Learning Outcomes:
•   Recognize the impact anxiety, depression and chronic stressors have on wellness
•   Appraise the benefits of adhering to Healthful Living and Lifestyle Medicine

Gain insights on implementing healthful living practices to enhance your quality of life and explore the profound impact of lifestyle medicine on overall well-being. Understand the effects of vitamins, common medications for weight loss, anxiety and chronic illness. You’ll take away actionable strategies for yourself and your patients to combat stress and mitigate risks that jeopardize longevity. Then delve into the integration of wellness within dentistry and emotional intelligence for effective patient communications strategies.

Course Agenda to Come.

Speakers

Karen Davis, Head and Shoulder Image

Karen Davis, RDH, BSDH

Karen Davis is founder of her own continuing education company, Cutting Edge Concepts®. Dentistry Today has recognized Karen as a “Leader in Continuing Education” since 2006, and she is the 2023 recipient of the Gordon J. Christensen Lecturer Recognition Award. Karen’s expertise as a practicing clinician, speaker, key opinion leader, consultant and author enables her to provide compelling health and wellness messages to colleagues internationally. Karen is an independent consultant to Philips Oral Healthcare, EMS, and Periosciences. She currently practices dental hygiene in Dallas, Texas, and has enjoyed doing so with the same dental family for over 35 years.

 

Headshot of Ann Spolarich

Ann Spolarich, RDH, PhD, FSCDH

Dr. Ann Spolarich, is a Professor, Course Director of Pharmacology, and Assistant Dean for Research at the Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health, A.T. Still University (ATSU), where she teaches part-time in the Special Care Clinic. She received fellowship status in special care dental hygiene in 2016 and received the Education Award in 2021 from the Special Care Dentistry Association. Her research interests include care protocols for medically complex patients, cancer biomarkers, and dental product and device testing. Dr. Spolarich has received numerous awards for her professional contributions and achievements.

REGISTER NOW!

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Driving In?

The Sheraton Jacksonville offers complimentary on-site outdoor parking. Additionally, the lot includes electric car charging stations

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Looking to Book a Hotel Room?

As the ADHA-Philips courses are held around the U.S. to serve local areas, the ADHA is not maintaining a room block at Sheraton Jacksonville. Reservations can be made directly with the hotel.

Sheraton Jacksonville Hotel
Reservations
Call Direct: (904) 564-4772

Thriving Through Turbulence
A JOURNEY TO HEALTH, VITALITY AND SUCCESS

 

ADHA Members $99 | Nonmembers $119
Breakfast & Lunch Included

Friday, September 20, 2024
9:00 AM – 3:30 PM  |  5.0 CE credits

The Westin Seattle
1900 5th Avenue
Seattle, Washington 98101

REGISTER NOW!

Join us for an empowering continuing education event that uses a lens of health and well-being to address the challenges we face living this busy modern life. In an era marked by rising stress and anxiety, it’s crucial to arm ourselves with the necessary tools to thrive amidst these pressures while embracing foods that foster vitality. Don’t miss this chance to invest in your health, vitality, and professional success. Engage in a dynamic learning experience that empowers you to excel in today’s fast-paced world.

Learning Outcomes:
•   Recognize the impact anxiety, depression and chronic stressors have on wellness
•   Appraise the benefits of adhering to Healthful Living and Lifestyle Medicine

Gain insights on implementing healthful living practices to enhance your quality of life and explore the profound impact of lifestyle medicine on overall well-being. Understand the effects of vitamins, common medications for weight loss, anxiety and chronic illness. You’ll take away actionable strategies for yourself and your patients to combat stress and mitigate risks that jeopardize longevity. Then delve into the integration of wellness within dentistry and emotional intelligence for effective patient communications strategies.

Course Agenda to Come.

Speakers

Karen Davis, Head and Shoulder Image

Karen Davis, RDH, BSDH

Karen Davis is founder of her own continuing education company, Cutting Edge Concepts®. Dentistry Today has recognized Karen as a “Leader in Continuing Education” since 2006, and she is the 2023 recipient of the Gordon J. Christensen Lecturer Recognition Award. Karen’s expertise as a practicing clinician, speaker, key opinion leader, consultant and author enables her to provide compelling health and wellness messages to colleagues internationally. Karen is an independent consultant to Philips Oral Healthcare, EMS, and Periosciences. She currently practices dental hygiene in Dallas, Texas, and has enjoyed doing so with the same dental family for over 35 years.

 

Headshot of Ann Spolarich

Ann Spolarich, RDH, PhD, FSCDH

Dr. Ann Spolarich, is a Professor, Course Director of Pharmacology, and Assistant Dean for Research at the Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health, A.T. Still University (ATSU), where she teaches part-time in the Special Care Clinic. She received fellowship status in special care dental hygiene in 2016 and received the Education Award in 2021 from the Special Care Dentistry Association. Her research interests include care protocols for medically complex patients, cancer biomarkers, and dental product and device testing. Dr. Spolarich has received numerous awards for her professional contributions and achievements.

REGISTER NOW!

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Driving In?

The ADHA has negotiated a discounted daily self-park rate of $28 with The Westin Seattle (normally $55). The facility also has electric car charging stations.

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Looking to Book a Hotel Room?

As the ADHA-Philips courses are held around the U.S. to serve local areas, the ADHA is not maintaining a room block at Sheraton Jacksonville. Reservations can be made directly with the hotel.

The Westin Seattle
Reservations
Call Direct: (206) 728-1000

Cancellation Policy

We understand that things happen, and sometimes you need to cancel. Please note that there will be a $15 administrative fee charged at the time of cancellation. Cancellation requests must be received via email to [email protected]Requests cannot be accepted over the phone.