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Aug. 20 ~ 10 AM to 6 PM

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Mabel C McCarthy Award
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Laser Education for the Dental Hygienist

  Lecture and Hands-on Continuing Education

Saturday, September 17th, 2022


Time: 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Fee: $295

Location: Fones School of Dental Hygiene, University of Bridgeport

This comprehensive course will provide a complete review of laser principles, laser history, laser physics, state specific regulations, dental hygiene applications, and safety through didactic and hands-on practice. Participants will have the opportunity to work with a variety of diode lasers specific to dental hygiene application, on pig jaws and simulation. At the conclusion of this course, dental hygienists will have the confidence and knowledge to immediately apply diode laser treatments like root surface desensitization, aphthous ulcer/herpetic lesion treatment, laser assisted periodontal therapy and laser bacterial reduction in a private practice setting. Insurance coding and practice implementation strategies will be introduced as well as laser safety and legal guidelines per state.

Registration closes September 1st, 2022.  Class size is limited to 20 participants. Refunds will not be issued past the registration deadline.

This activity is approved for 5 CEUs. Participants who successfully complete didactic and hands on assessment will receive a certificate of completion for 5 hours of didactic and hands on diode laser education. Please send questions to jboyce@bridgeport.edu.


Jennifer A. Boyce, DMD

Associate Director of Clinical Affairs

Fones School of Dental Hygiene
University of Bridgeport

Jennifer A. Boyce, DMD, earned her doctorate at University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Boyce was a solo practice owner from 1993 until 2018. After joining the faculty of Fones School of Dental Hygiene in an adjunct role, Dr. Boyce transitioned to Dental Administrator in 2020, then to Associate Director of Clinical Affairs in 2021.  Dr. Boyce earned laser certification in 2018 and contributed to the introduction and development of laser education in the undergraduate curriculum at Fones as well as post graduate continuing education for the dental hygienist in private practice.

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Join us for a fun day with family & friends, help support ADHA-CT.

We are hosting our Dental Dash 5k fundraiser on Sunday October 16, 2022 at Nystrom's Pond in Thomaston, Ct.


Register online with the link below or on race day morning starting at 8:00 am

Race starts at 9:00 am

Registration cost $30 for both in person or virtual 

Students cost $20


Race packets include race bib & pins, t-shirt and dental hygiene products. 

We will have raffles, refreshments and race medals. 

Event is rain or shine, all donations are non-refundable!


We thank you so much for your support!!

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Jennifer A. Boyce, DMD

Nutmeg 2022 November
Virtual CEs and Live Banquet Events
Stay tuned for more information


Contact Information: ADHA- CT  President


ADHA-CT Central Office
Kristin Minihan-Anderson, RDH, MSDH
PO Box 424
Norwalk, CT. 06852    

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