Upcoming Grapevine Seminars


Seminar Prices

  • Single Registrant  -  $169
  • 2+ from Same Office  -  $149 ea.
  • Understanding Addiction in America

    Friday, October 6, 2017 - 7:15AM to 2:30PM

    Ritz Charles
    12156 N. Meridian St.
    Carmel, Indiana

    Therapeutic and Cosmetic Uses for Botulinum Toxin and its Place in Modern Dentistry

    by Dr. David Wood, DDS

    This course is meant to be an introduction and general overview of botulinum toxin and its various uses in dentistry. Cosmetic uses will be discussed, including treatment of the "gummy smile." Therapeutic botox will be examined, including treatment for bruxism and clenching, tension headaches, myalgia, and trigger point therapy.

    Course Objectives

  • Understand the mechanism of action of botulinum toxin
  • Review of facial anatomy
  • Explore contraindications, risk factors, and side effects
  • Discuss common uses in dentistry
  • Discuss common types of botulinum toxin on the market today
  • Examine the economics of botox
  • Explore opportunities for further education and training through the AAFE
  • Addiction

    by Robin Parsons MS, LMHC, LCAC, CTRS, ADS

    The prevalence of substance use disorders, otherwise referred to as Addiction, is significant. This presentation will review the intoxication and withdrawal syndrome of alcohol, opiates and other drugs as well as learn psychosocial and pharmacological interventions for treatment.

    Course Objectives

  • Gain an understanding of the physiological aspects of the disease of addiction
  • Learn to identify signs and symptoms of substance abuse
  • Learn effective ways to intervene as a health care professional
  • Soft Tissue Therapies to Alleviate Common Symptoms and Pain in Dental Professionals

    by Brian P. Hamman

    Massage therapy techniques to alleviate chronic soft tissue pain and injury for the dental professional.

    Course Objectives

  • Learn deep tissue massage and integrated stretch massage techniques
  • Explore tool assisted massage
  • Understand the importance of self-care
  • Indiana Ethics, Jurisprudence and Professional Responsibility for Dentists and Hygienists

    by Jay Dziwlik

    This program will provide an opportunity for peer interaction on those "sticky situations" every professional faces in practice. The IDA has an up to date, insightful review of Indiana practice acts and rules affecting your practice and patients. You will laugh and learn something as you fulfill your 2 hour CE requirement.

    Course Objectives

  • Engaged in peer to peer interaction on dental specific ethical situations
  • Review portions of the Indiana statutes and rules that relate to practice of dentistry and hygiene removal technology
  • Discuss the principles of ethics and code of professional conduct
  • Review and draw out applications to some of the professional responsibilities of dentists and hygienists