Long Island Dental Hygiene Forum
Top Reasons To Join:
- Higher Level of Education
- Develop Close Relationships
- Affiliated with Seattle Study Club and Long Island Dental Forum
- (Dr. Alan Farber’s Premier Study Club of Long Island)
- Bonus programs in the future
- Get all your Continuing Education Credits in one place
- Interesting and Entertaining new topics
Dr. Alan Farber completed the accredited advanced specialty education program in periodontics at the University of Pennsylvania School of dental medicine in 1987. He was president of both the Suffolk County Dental Society and the Northeastern Society of Periodontists. He is presently Founder and director of Long Island Dental Forum, and is an Assistant Clinical Professor in Periodontics at the State University of New York School of Dentistry at Stony Brook. He currently maintains practices in Medford & Hauppauge, Long Island for the past 23 years.
Valerie Carro, RDH: has a dental hygiene degree from Farmingdale University. She has been practicing hygiene for 23 years and has been a member of our team since 1989. Valerie has advance training in non-surgical Periodontics at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine and also clinical training on Perioscopy.
Helga Popko, RDH: has a dental hygiene degree from Farmingdale University, a B.S. degree in Health Administration from St. Joseph’s College and a M.S. in Health Policy and Management from State University of New York at Stony Brook. Helga has been practicing hygiene for thirty years and has been a member of our team since 1998. She is an adjunct faculty member at Farmingdale State College, Department of Dental Hygiene since 2002. Helga is member of the American Dental Hygienists’ Association, Dental Hygienists’ Association of the State of New York, Long Island Dental Hygienists’ Association and the New York State Dental Hygiene Educators’ Association.
Long Island Dental Forum: was established by Dr Farber in 1996. LIDF is affiliated with the Seattle Study Club, a closely allied network of over two hundred and fifty study clubs across the country, to provide the highest quality of programming. The programs bring the members the most current industry developments and techniques and also include practice management seminars for improved teamwork and productivity.
What is Acupuncture? – Speaker: Adam Trager Acupuncturist, Will be discussing: What is Acupuncture, How it works, What to expect on your first visit, Conditions that can be treated, NAET, Muscle testing, Diet & Lifestyle, Supplements/ Nutrition. He will perform a demonstration and take questions afterwards.
Why Dental Implants? Restorative Dentistry Solutions for Patients Missing Single & Multiple Teeth. Speaker: Christine Schumm from Straumann Implants & Restorative Materials: This program will provide an overview of the appropriate indications and prosthetic applications for dental implant treatment. Restorative options will be presented from fully edentulous cases to multiple/single implant cases. We will discuss treatment planning for esthetic success and the restoration process with prosthetic component options.
Maximizing Periodontal Therapy in the Restorative Practice. Speaker: Dr Alan Farber: This program will focus on the innovative approaches to establishing optimal periodontal therapy in the hygiene department, and discuss regenerative therapies in everyday clinical practice. Participants will receive tips and tools for optimizing periodontal therapy. We will explore the advances, capabilities and benefits of periodontal regeneration. Emphasis is placed on implementing effective treatment protocols and establishing effective practices and patient communication to enhance case presentation and case acceptance of these therapies.
Sun, October 6, 2013: 8:30am–12 noon, Continental Breakfast- “Acupuncture”- 3CEU’s – Location: Upsky (formerlySheraton Long Island), Hauppauge, NY
Sun, January 26, 2013: 8:30am–12 noon, Continental Breakfast- Chris Schumm from Straumann: Regenerative Materials- 3 CEU’s – Location: Upsky (formerly Sheraton) Long Island, Hauppauge, NY
Sun, April 27, 2014: 8:30am–12 noon, Continental Breakfast- Dr. Alan Farber – 3 CEU’s – Location: Upsky (formerly Sheraton) Long Island, Hauppauge, NY
$120/year* – Includes All Programs and Meals. (same tuition as last year plus one additional course)
*Special courtesy for our Referring Doctor Hygienists’: Please call for Details – 631-758-3700, Ask for Valerie
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