As dental professionals, we constantly are in need of continuing education. It’s not just a requirement for a certain number of hours of CE that your state requires as a dental professional. It’s not just some mandatory class; CE is what makes us as sharp as we can be to provide the best dental treatment we can provide.
As a dental professional, you are constantly put in positions where you have to choose between doing what a patient wants or doing what they need. For example, a patient comes in and they are a hot mess. Calculus coming out of every crevice imaginable, bone loss and mobility galore.
Many years ago as I was graduating from Dental Hygiene school, I kept hearing the words “burn out”. It was concerning to me because I wanted my chosen career to last a long time, and I didn’t want to feel “stuck” in a job because I “needed the money”. At the time, I was excited to start working with patients and couldn’t fathom the idea of ever hating it.
If you’re a dental hygienist trying to decide which dental conferences would benefit you most, look no further than this list. We’ve compiled all the dental-hygiene specific live seminars as well as top dental conferences that have a lot to offer the RDH. We’ve also included resources for finding great local live dental hygiene CE.
With so many amazing dental conferences happening all the time (and some of them at the same time -- no fair!) it’s impossible to avoid at least one annual case of FOMO. You’ve got enough on your plate already, so we compiled this list of top dental conferences coming up in 2020-2021 (in date order)...