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IDHA 2021 Annual Session

October 22, 2021 @ 8:30 am - October 23, 2021 @ 2:00 pm

Free – $425.00


2021 IDHA Annual Session

October 22nd-23rd – Red Lion Boise Downtowner

12.5 total CE’s available


Friday, October 22nd:  (8.0 credits)

7:30am-8:30am – Continental Breakfast
7:30 – Check in, visit exhibitors (exhibitors worth 1.0 CE total)
8:30am – Welcome to session
8:30-9:30am – “Armed and Ready for the Future: Vaccinations and the Role of the Dental Hygienist” speaker Lancette VanGuilder (1.0 CE)
9:30-11:30am – “Are Your Shots up to Date? Local Anesthesia Techniques, Troubleshooting and Trends” speaker Lancette VanGuilder (2.0 CE)
11:30am-12:30pm – President’s Luncheon
12:45-2:15pm – General Session, Advocacy Forum (1.5 CE)
2:45-3:45pm – “A New Normal – Telehealth and Teledentistry” speaker Lancette VanGuilder (1.0 CE)
3:45-5:00   “Innovative Options to Improve Occupational Health” speaker Lancette VanGuilder (1.5 CE)
6:00-8:00pm – President’s Social (included in cost of registration)
All day:  Silent Auction bidding
All day: Crown Seating Saddle Stool Raffle (drawing at end of day Friday – tickets are 1 for $10, 3 for $25 or 10 for $50)
Lancette VanGuilder, RDH, BS
Lancette VanGuilder, RDH, BS graduated from the University of South Dakota in 1995 and has been actively involved in professional education, leadership and advocacy on the local, state and national level over the last 25 years.  Lancette works as a clinician in private practice, in public health and non-profit work, as a consultant/coach and is an internationally recognized continuing education speaker. Her topics appeal to the entire dental team and are designed to present cutting edge information and address current public health issues.  She has received many awards, including the Nevada Dental Hygienist of the Year and the Innovative Career Vision Award. She gained national recognition when she received the 2018 Professional Achievement Award from the American Dental Hygienists Association recognizing her for her contributions to the advancement of the art and science of the dental hygiene profession over the last 15 years. 
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“Armed and Ready for the Future: Vaccinations and the Role of the Dental Hygienist” 8:30-9:30am
Lancette VanGuilder, RDH, BS
Course Description:
As the healthcare landscape evolves and more emphasis is placed on improved access to care, interprofessional collaboration and public health, dental hygienists may be poised to play a new and innovative role in the healthcare delivery system. Most recently, the COVID-19 pandemic shed light on the need for workforce readiness for massive public health outreach. Could we be at a tipping point for new groundbreaking options for the dental hygienist?
Course Objectives:
– Describe the what, how and why of vaccines
– Identify the vaccination that has been FDA approved for mouth and throat cancer
– Discuss the promotion and administration of vaccines by dentists and dental hygienists
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“Are Your Shots Up to Date?  Local Anesthesia Techniques and Trends” 9:30-11:30am
Lancette VanGuilder, RDH, BS
Course Description: 
Continued competence is essential for local anesthesia techniques. This course will provide an overview of head and neck anatomy, local anesthesia agents, techniques and armamentarium with an emphasis on new trends. You will leave having confidence to provide optimal pain management techniques in dental procedures.
Course Objectives:
– Recall anatomical and pharmacological considerations for administration of local anesthesia
– Develop skills and confidence to overcome common barriers
– Demonstrate a wide variety of local anesthesia techniques
– Identify trends regarding local anesthesia:  computer assisted, vibration, buffering and reversal agent
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“A New Normal – Telehealth and Teledentistry” 2:45-3:45pm
Lancette VanGuilder, RDH, BS
Course Description:  
Telehealth is a broader scope of healthcare that offers a virtual model for medical, dental, public health and education services.  We now not only have the ability to bridge the gaps in healthcare but also extend a broader reach to improve access to care.  With Teledentistry services, we can support patient care and improve relationships between providers, patients and payors.  Let’s explore the many applications for uses in dentistry.
Course Objectives:
– Explain telehealth and Teledentistry
– Explore applications in dentistry and dental hygiene
– Identify Teledentistry platforms and equipment
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“Innovative Options to Improve Occupational Health” 3:45-5:00pm
Lancette VanGuilder, RDH, BS
Course Description:
Dental professionals continue to be at the highest risk for musculoskeletal disorders (MSD) due to maintaining awkward prolonged positions, repetitive motions and placing undue stress on their bodies. Frequently, the common areas discussed are related to the upper body but can undue stresses can also affect hips, knees and the feet/ankle, causing issues at work or play. Workplace injuries for the dental professional are common and innovative products are emerging to help you provide optimal patient care and work safely.
Course Objectives:
– Define the anatomical kinetic chain
– Explain contributing factors of Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSD)
– Identify dental equipment that may improve efficiency, enhance patient outcomes and assist with musculoskeletal health

Saturday, October 23rd (4.5 CE’s) 

5.5 CE’s if only attending Saturday (exhibitor education is worth 1.0 CE)
7:15 -8:15am – HyPAC coffee social hour/fundraiser $10+ suggested donation (this event will help fund our Hygiene PAC (Political Action Committee) to help IDHA in efforts to further our profession!)
8:15am – arrival, visit exhibitors, ballots due
8:30-10:00am – “Oral Pathology Made Easy – the Top 30” speaker Dr. Bryan Trump (1.5 CE)
10:00-11:30am – Student Poster Sessions (1.5 CE)
11:30am-12:30pm – Installation brunch
12:30-2:00pm – “Black and White Pathology” (Radiographic Pathology) speaker Dr. Bryan Trump (1.5 CE)
2:00pm – Close Annual Session
Dr. Bryan Trump, DDS, MS

Dr. Bryan Trump, DDS, MS is a Board Certified Oral & Maxillofacial Pathologist and full-time Associate Professor at The University of Utah School of Dentistry.  Bryan grew up in a suburb of Salt Lake City, Utah. He attended Weber State University, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Microbiology.  His DDS is from Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry, and he completed his Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology Residency as well as a Master’s in Biomedical Sciences at Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry. He has established a clinical referral center focused on oral medicine at the dental school and directs Utah’s first and only oral pathology biopsy service. His laboratory serves dentists throughout the Intermountain West.

“Oral Pathology Made Easy: The Top 30” 8:30-10:00am

Dr. Bryan Trump, DDS, MS

“Black and White Pathology (Radiographic Pathology)” 12:30-2:00pm

Dr. Bryan Trump, DDS, MS


Course Description: 

The 2 above courses will cover some of the more common oral soft tissue and radiographic lesions seen in dental offices. Proper terminology will be reviewed. Differential diagnoses will be discussed. It is intended to be an interactive course involving problem-solving and critical thinking.

Course Objectives:
– Learn and review current terminology used in oral pathology
– Recognize normal, variations from normal and abnormal soft and hard tissue entities commonly found in the oral and maxillofacial region
– Recognize normal, variations from normal and abnormal radiographic entities commonly found in the oral and maxillofacial region
– Discuss different treatments and their outcomes

****Details about attending the conference****

Parking: There is plenty of free parking at the hotel.

Arrival: Attendees can arrive after 7:30am to check in and visit vendors. The conference will start at 8:30 am in the main ballroom. Check in desk will be just as you walk in the front doors on the left where you will get your registration materials. A continental breakfast will be provided.

CE credit: Paper CE slips will be handed out at the end of each speaker session.

Covid protocols: Masks are not required but are encouraged. If you have any Covid symptoms, please stay home – reach out to us to discuss a refund.

President’s Gala: This will be held in the same room Friday evening from 6-8ish pm. DJ, dancing, karaoke and dinner! Help us wish farewell and thank you to outgoing Presidents Michelle Rudd and Erica Craven. RSVP’s for this event were requested during registration and the cost is included.

Saturday morning HyPAC coffee social: This year we are trying out something new! We will be having a coffee social hour from 7:15-8:15am in the Aspen Room at the hotel. Suggested donation $10+ to be donated to IDHA’s HyPAC. Please join us!

Voting: IDHA members will participate in voting on incoming board members. If you are interested in a position and would like to be on the ballot, please reach out to Tari DeVaney at taridevaney@icloud.com. Balloting instruction will take place Friday and ballots will be due Saturday by 8:15am.

Silent Auction: If you have items to donate for this auction, please reach out to Susanne Jamison 10flosser@gmail.com to make arrangements. We appreciate all donations! Funds go to IDHA’s foundation, which funds student scholarships and community outreach grants and awards.

Crown Seating Saddle Stool Raffle: Tickets will be available for purchase on Friday and the winner will be drawn at the end of that same day.

Handouts: There are no handouts that need to be printed ahead of time.


****Details for Exhibitors****

Set up: Tables will be set up for you in the hallways just outside the main ballroom. Each table will be covered with a linen and 2 chairs will be provided. You can set up Thursday after 7pm if you would like, or Friday morning prior to 7:30am. Attendees will start arriving between 7:30-8:30am.

Parking: Plenty of parking is available in the hotel parking lot.

Meals: Meals during the conference are included. This includes a continental breakfast Friday, lunch Friday and brunch Saturday.

Covid protocols: Masks are not required but are encouraged. If you have any Covid symptoms, please stay home – reach out to us to discuss a refund.

Take Down: Your registration fee includes your table for 2 days. We will finish up the meetings Saturday at 2pm. You are welcome to stay as long as you are able. If you leave a bit early, feel free to leave samples and literature on your table.



Make checks payable to IDHA and mail to IDHA Treasurer: 

JingJing Qian/795 Morning Sun Drive/Twin Falls, ID  83301

Questions?:  Please email Susanne Jamison:  10flosser@gmail.com

Cancellation policy:  Cancellations prior to September 20th are eligible for a full refund, minus a $25 processing fee.  Cancellations from September 21st-October 15th are eligible for a 50% refund.  Cancellations after October 15th are not eligible for a refund.


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Susanne Jamison, IDHA Executive Director


Red Lion Boise Downtowner
1800 W Fairview Ave
Boise, Idaho 83
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