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Marriott of Winston-Salem sits diagonally across the street, just a matter of minutes from Annual Session.

We proudly present our 2nd Annual Session!

We welcome you to join us for our 2 day format, where you can earn up to 12 CE’s and spend time in our extended exhibit hall, networking with your fellow dental professionals.  Representatives from top companies will be showcasing new products and services!

New This Year

We are offering hands on CE courses in the exhibit hall, allowing you to get first-hand experience with the newest technology in dental hygiene!

Benton Convention Center

Parking is unavailable on the street. Hotel parking is available across the street.

Come Learn From Experts In Our Field

Amber Auger

Barbara Kucera & ATKINS

Dianne Watterson

Dr. Leslie Malueg

Jennifer Harmon

Dr. Zachary Brian

Elizabeth Kornegay

Dr. LaRee Johnson

Dr. Christine Downey

Dr. Shaun Matthews

Erika Spring

Crystal Adams

Friday, October 11, 2019

7:30a Registration Open
9:00a-11:00a Ten Things You Should Never Say to Patients: Communication Tools You Need
Dianne Glasscoe Watterson, RDH, MBA
Location: Winston 1AB
9:00a-12:00p Medical Emergencies
Jennifer Harmon, RDH, MS & Elizabeth Kornegay, CDA, RDH, MS
Location: Winston 3AB
9:00a-12:00p CPR Re-Certify: Basic Life Support (BLS) CPR and AED Training for Helathcare Professionals
Crystal Adams, MA, CDA, RDH
Location: Winston 3C
11:00a-11:15a Break
11:15a-12:15p Human Papillomavirus in Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma: The Role of the Dental Professional
Christine Lynn Downey, DDS, MS
Location: Winston 1AB
12:15p-12:30p Networking Break
12:30-1:30p Lunch
Location: Salem 1

Jennifer Harmon, RDH, MS
Location: Winston 1-AB


An Inside Look at Root Canal Treatment
Leslie Malueg, DMD
Location: Winston 3-AB

1:00p-6:00p Exhibit Hall
Fearturing Workshops/ Look & Learn
Location: Winston 2 ABC

Saturday, October 12, 2019

7:30a Registration Open
7:00a-8:00a Sunrise Yoga
Location: Knollwood A (Marriott)
0830a-1130a Pockets to Pathogens
Amber Auger, RDH
Location: Winston 3AB
09:00a-11:00a A Dog at the Dentist: Mitigating Dental Anxiety
Barbara Kucera, RDH, BS & ATKINS, the dog
Location: Winston 1AB
0930a-10:15a Coffee With Wanda and Scott
Exhibitions Only
Location: Exhibit Hall
10:45a-11:30a HOD 3rd House
Location: Winston 1C
10:30-3:30p Exhibit Hall
Featuring CE and Demos
12:00p-1:15p Lunch Feature:
Telehealth/ Dentistry and What That Means for RDH’s in Our State

Nigel Shaun Matthews, DDS, MS & Zachary Brian, DMD
Location: Salem 1
1:15p-1:30p Networking Break
1:30p-3:30p Student Session
Location: Winston 3C
1:30p-1:45p Lenny Barnette (Crest/OralB)
1:45p-2:15p Sommer Wisher (NCDHA)
2:15p-2:30p Debbie Flemming (Colgate)
2:30p-3:00p Andy Coding (AndyRDH)
2:00p-3:30p Progressive Products
Amber Auger, RDH
Location: Winston 3AB
1:30p-3:30p Win Win Win… Real World Strategies For the Dental Office
Erika Spring, RDH, MEd
Location: Winston 1AB
3:30p-3:45p Break
3:45p-5:45p All You Need to Know About Silver Diamine Fluoride: A Didactic and Hands-On Course
LaRee Johnson, DDS, MS, FAAFD
Location: Winston 3AB
2:30p-5:00p HOD 1st and 2nd House
Location: Winston 1C
5:00p-6:00p Hygiene Happy Hour Mixer
Location: Winston 1C
6:00p-9:00p Find A Vendor and Go To Dinner!
9:00p-10:00p Zumba Dance Party
Location: Knollwood A (Marriott)