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ADAA/AGD 2004 Annual Conference Program: Anaheim, California--July 8-11, 2004: The Wonderful World of Dentistry.

Welcome to ADAA's 80th Annual Conference. Anther milestone of achievement for the professional dental assistants of America.

As we prepare to participate in this worthwhile yearly activity, I invite you to reflect on the accomplishments of our association during the past year as we maintained programs of education service to the U. S. Army, launched a recognition program with the American College of Prosthodontists and continued our rewarding partnership with the Academy of General Dentistry in bringing you a supermarket of education, social events and leisure activities known as the Annual Conference.

In addition to AGD, we are pleased to acknowledge the American Association of Women Dentists as we share education and goodwill here in sunny southern California.

So learn and profit, relax and enjoy. All these things are waiting for you. Welcome to the Wonderful World of Dentistry!

Kay Mosley, CDA ADAA President 2003-2004

It is my pleasure to welcome you to Anaheim, California, and the Academy of General Dentistry's 52nd Annual Meeting. We are proud to share the Anaheim Convention Center with the American Dental Assistants Association and the American Association of Women Dentists.

This Annual Meeting on-site program book includes all of the information that you will need to gain maximum benefit from the next few days; all of the great education, tours and events. If you prefer a digital version of the book, go to the resource pavilion to download the at-a-glance schedule onto your Palm-programmed PDA.

Take advantage of this time during the AGD Annual Meeting to network with your peers. Take time to say hello to someone who you have not had the pleasure of meeting. Enjoy Anaheim and all the city and surrounding areas have to offer.

John D. Chandler, DDS, MAGD AGD President 2003-2004

Welcome to AAWD's 83rd Annual Meeting, Enriching and Nurturing the Diverse Lives of Women Dentists. We are happy to once again team up with the Academy of General Dentistry and the American Dental Assistants Association for what we are certain will be fun-filled education, networking and friendship.

Be sure to come to our Annual Meeting on Saturday, July 10th as we pay tribute to past award recipients of the Lucy Hobbs Taylor Award, the highest award bestowed upon an AAWD member. At this meeting we will award the Lucy Hobbs Taylor Award to 2003's recipient, Dr. Trucia Drummond. We are also excited to welcome a host of excellent speakers and seminars designed especially for you.

Whether you are a student, recent graduate or a seasoned professional--stop by and learn for yourself why AAWD is the premier organization for women dentists.

Jean Furuyama, DDS AAWD President

2004 Annual Conference Daily Schedule

Wednesday, July 7, 2004

3:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Credentialing

Convention Center, ADAA Registration Booth

4:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Course Managers' Orientation

Marriott Salon A

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

New Delegate Orientation

Marriott Salon A

5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Board of Trustees

Marriott Salons C & D

Thursday, July 8, 2004

8:00 am - 9:15 am

District Caucuses

#1 Marriott Salon A

#2 Marriott Salon B

#3 Marriott Salon C

#4 Marriott Salon D

#5 Marriott Salon G

#6 Marriott Salon H

#7 Marriott Salon J

#8 Marriott Salon K

#9 Marriott OCB Salon 1

#10 Marriott OCB Salon 2

#11 Marriott OCB Salon 3

#12 Marriott OCB Salon 4

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Silent Auction Tables

Marriott Grand-Marquis Foyer

9:30 am - 11:30 am

A01 Points on Piercing: Oral Health and Home Care Considerations

Betsy Reynolds. RDH, MS

Credit Hours: 2--Lecture

Convention Center Room 212B

9:30 am - 11:30 am

A02 The Role of the Dental Assistant in the Invisalign Practice

David Alpan, DDS, MSD

Credit Hours: 2--Lecture

Convention Center Room 205A

11:30 am - Noon

Credentialing

Marriott Grand-Marquis Foyer

11:30 am - 4:00 pm

Ways & Means Tables

Marriott Grand-Marquis Foyer

12:15 pm - 3:00 pm

First House of Delegates Convocation Ceremony Meet the Candidates

Marriott Marquis NE

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

A03 Resources for Promoting Oral Fitness

Gail Stoops, RDH

Credit Hours: 2--Lecture

Convention Center Room 212B

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

A04 Enhancing Dental Assistants' Selling Skills

Victoria Wallace, CDA, RDA

Credit Hours: 2--Lecture

Convention Center Room 205A

3:00 pm - 8:00 pm * Exhibits

Convention Center Exhibit Hall

5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

ADAA/AGD Welcome Reception

Convention Center Exhibit Hall

7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

ADAAF Mystery Play &Auction

Marriott Marquis NW

Friday, July 9, 2004

Balloting

6:30 am - 8:00 am

Marriott Gold Key I

6:45 am - 9:15 am

BREAKFAST FORUMS

(Continental Breakfast)

A05 Noshing to Knowledge--OSAP

Credit Hours: 2.5--Lecture

Marriott Salon AB

A06 Electronic Transactions in Dentistry

Jackie Tadsen

Credit Hours: 2.5--Lecture

Marriott Salon CD

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Silent Auction Tables

Marriott Grand-Marquis Foyer

9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Ways & Means Tables

Marriott Grand-Marquis Foyer

9:30 am - 10:30 am

Gala Ticket Exchange

Marriott Gold Key II

9:30 am - 10:30 am

ADAA/DANB Forum

Marriott OCB Salon 4

10:00 am - 6:00 pm * Exhibits

Convention Center Exhibit Hall

11:00 am - 12:30 pm

REFERENCE COMMITTEES

Budget Reference Committee I

Marriott Salon G

Bylaws Reference Committee 2

Marriott Salon H

Resolutions Reference Committee 3

Marriott Salon J

Noon - 1:30 pm

Exhibit Hall Luncheon--Free

Convention Center Exhibit Hall

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

A07 Impressions &Temporaries: "No Fuss--No Muss" (Participation)

Howard Glazer, DDS, FAGD

Credit Hours: 2--Participation

Marriott Salon K

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

A08 Communication--Your Key to Success

Linda L. Miles, CSP, CMC

(co-sponsored by AAWD)

Credit Hours: 2--Lecture

Convention Center Room 203B

4:15 pm - 5:45 pm

Membership Summit

with Linda L. Miles, CSP, CMC

Marn;ott Salon A

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

District Caucuses

#1 Marriott Salon A

#2 Marriott Salon B

#3 Marriott Salon C

#4 Marriott Salon D

#5 Marriott Salon G

#6 Marriott Salon H

#7 Marriott Salon J

#8 Marriott Salon K

#9 Marriott OCB Salon 1

#10 Marriott OCB Salon 2

#11 Marriott OCB Salon 4

#12 Marriott OCB Salon 5

Saturday, July 10, 2004

6:30 am - 7:30 am

District Caucuses (if needed)

Same room assignments as

Friday, July 9, 4:15 - 4:45 pm

7:30 am - 8:00 am

Second Balloting (if needed)

Marriott Gold Key I

8:00 am - 10:00 am

A09 Diagnosis & Management of Oral Mucosal Lesions

Michael Finkelstein, DDS, MS

Credit Hours: 2--Lecture

Convention Center Room 202B

8:00 am - 10:00 am

A10 Empowering Yourself to Recognize & Maximize Your Future Opportunities

Alvenia Rhea Albright, PhD

(co-sponsored by AAWD)

Credit Hours: None

Convention Center Room 205A

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Silent Auction Tables

Marriott Grand-Marquis Foyer

9:00 am - 2:00 pm * Exhibits

Convention Center Exhibit Hall

9:30 am - 9:45 am

Credentialing

Marriott Grand-Marquis Foyer

10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Ways & Means Tables

Marriott Grand-Marquis Foyer

10:15 am - 12:30 pm

Second House of Delegates

Marriott Marquis NE

Noon - 1:30 pm

Exhibit Hall Luncheon--Free

Convention Center Exhibit Hall

1:30 pm - 5:00 pm

All How Shocking: The ABCs of AEDs & CPR (Participation)

Paul Gresko, EMT, BS

Credit Hours: 3.5

Convention Center Room 205A

1:30 pm - 5:00 pm

L24 Women's Health: Medical & Dental Considerations

Barbara Steinberg, DDS

(co-sponsored by AGD)

Credit Hours: 3.5

Convention Center Room 201AB

6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

President's Gala

Marriott Salons A-E

Sunday. July 11, 2004

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Board of Trustees Meeting

Marriott Salons A & B

PRESIDENT'S GALA--A13

Saturday, July 10, 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm Cocktails at 6:30 PM (cash bar) $75 Pre-registration; $85 on-site

GALA TICKET EXCHANGE

The voucher you received for the Gala must be exchanged for a ticket at the Gala Ticket Exchange Table. Ticket exchanges will be handled during the half hour immediately following education.

Friday, July 9, 9:30 am - 10:30 am Gold Key II, Marriott Hotel

Anyone holding a voucher who has NOT exchanged it for a ticket by Noon Friday should see their District Trustee for last minute seating assistance.

Conference Support

COUNCIL ON ANNUAL CONFERENCE

Kristy Borquez, CDA, RDAEF, FADAA

Chairman, Granada Hills, CA

Angela M. Swatts, CDA, EFDA

Vice Chairman, Indianapolis, IN

ANNUAL CONFERENCE

SUB-COMMIITTEES

2003 Annual Conference Minutes Review

Susan Camizzi, CDA

Chairman, Buffalo, NY

Mary Harrison, CDA, EFDA, EFODA

Portland, OR

Lane Wright, CDA, RDA

Concord, CA

Awards

Debra L. Von Alman, CDA, RDA

Chairman, Richfield, MN

Anna Nelson, CDA, RDA, MA

San Francisco, CA

Annamaria Phillips, CDA, EFDA, MBA

Parker, CO

SGM Stephen E. Spadaro

Ft. Sam Houston, TX

Credentials

Mary Harrison, CDA, EFDA, EFODA

Chairman, Portland, OR

Lane Wright, CDA, RDA

Concord, CA

Elections and Balloting

Susan Camizzi, CDA

Chairman, Buffalo, NY

Mary Harrison, CDA, EFDA, EFODA

Chairman, Portland, OR

Nominations

Susan Camizzi, CDA

Chairman, Buffalo, NY

Mary Harrison, CDA, EFDA, EFODA

Portland, OR

Denise E. Hendley

Kansas City, KS

COUNCIL ON GOVERNANCE

Kimberly G. Bland, CDA, EFDA, EFOA

Chairman, Bradenton, FL

Susan M. Rexroat, CDA, CDPMA

Vice Chairman, Winter Haven, FL

Conference Rules

Betty Thorpe, CDA

University City, TX

ADAA OFFICERS & TRUSTEES 2003-04

Kay Mosley, CDA

ADAA President

Kristy S. Borquez, CDA, RDAEF, FADAA

ADAA President-Elect

Debra L. Von Alman, CDA, RDA

ADAA Vice President

Kimberly G. Bland, CDA, EFDA, EEOA

ADAA Secretary

Karen Waide, CDA, EFDA

ADAA Immediate Past President

Sue-Ellen M. Casey, CDA

ADAA First District Trustee

Sarah L. Gresko, CDA, RDA

ADAA Second District Trustee

Barbara A. Hickey, COA

ADAA Third District Trustee

Bettie S. Rogers, CDA

ADAA Fourth District Trustee

Susan M. Rexroat, CDA, CDPMA

ADAA Fifth District Trustee

Angela M. Swatts, CDA, EFDA

ADAA Sixth DistrictTrustee

Natalie Kaweckyj, RDA, CDA, CDPMA,

COA, COMSA, FADAA

ADAA Seventh District Trustee

Shelley B. Douglas

ADAA Eighth District Trustee

Marthann Dafft

ADAA Ninth District Trustee

Bonnie L. Marshall, CDA, EFDA, EFODA,

AAS, FADAA

ADAA Tenth District Trustee

Sheryl Stuewe, CDA

ADAA Eleventh District Trustee

Claudia G. Pohl, CDA, RDA

ADAA Twelfth District Trustee

ADAA CENTRAL OFFICE STAFF

Lawrence H. Sepin, Executive Director

Douglas McDonough

Assistant Executive Director & Director of Marketing & Communications

Jennifer Blake, CDA, EFDA, FADAA

Director of Education & Professional Relations

Isabel Guillen, Data Entry Coordinator

Jewel Harris, Accounting Manager

Dennis Marrell

Membership Development Manager

Barbara McDonough

Publications Production Editor

Anna Nelson, CDA, RDA, MA

Editorial Director

Robert Palmer, Advertising Sales Manager

Santos Robles, Manager of Education/

Information Support

Nancy Rodriguez

Senior Information Systems Analyst

Roberta Worm, CDA, Manager of Meetings

& Board Finances & Services

ADAA Education

Thursday, July 8, 2004

A01 Points on Piercing: Oral Health

and Home Care Considerations

Betsy Reynolds, RDH, MS

Credit Hours: 2--Lecture

Fellowship--Elective; Mastership--Elective

9:30 am - 11:30 am

Convention Center 212B

As orofacial piercings become more common, the healthcare professional must become more familiar with the unique healing dynamics, potential post-piercing sequelae, piercing care strategies, and dental implications associated with this trend. Presented in a relaxed, multimedia forum utilizing specific case studies, the participant will learn about eplthelialization of piercings, irritations and infections, care of piercings, considerations for orofacial piercings, oral examination strategies, and case studies.

With an MS Degree in Oral Biology from the University of Washington, Ms. Reynolds has held teaching positions emphasizing the dental sciences at numerous dental and dental hygiene schools. She is involved with several private practices as a hygienist. Currently, Betsy resides in the Denver, Colorado, area where she is an Associate Professor in the dental and dental hygiene departments at the University of Colorado and is a part-time faculty member in the dental hygiene department at the Community College of Denver.

A02 The Role of the Dental Assistant in the Invisalign Practice

David Alpan, DDS, MSD Credit Hours: 2--Lecture Fellowship--AC4; Mastership--M5B 9:30 am - 11:30 am Convention Center 205A

A two-hour presentation introducing Invisiallgn to dental assistants and describing the important role dental assistants play in making an Invisalign practice successful. Topics include patient education, record keeping, photography, and marketing Invisalign.

Dr. David Alpan is an early adopter of the Invisalign Procedure ('99) and a Clinical speaker for Align Technology. He founded Orthodontic Treatment Planning and provides treatment planning through OTP and other services. A private practitioner for over four years, he has offices in Beverly Hi& Los Angeles, and Las Vegas. Dr. Alpan graduated from the University of the Pacific with a DDS in 1996, and earned a Certificate in Orthodontics in 1998 and his MSD in 1998.

A03 Resources for Promoting Oral Fitness

Gail Stoops, RDH Credit Hours: 2- Lecture Fellowship--Elective; Mastership--Elective 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm Convention Center 212B

Scientific evidence confirms that achieving an optimal level of oral health improves and strengthens the quality of life. By understanding and working with the realities of human behavior, a dental professional can establish a care continuum, which promotes and supports improved clinical outcomes. Topics for this fast-paced and interactive program include: developing yourself, the dental professional as a resource; building quality patient/clinician relationships; and utilizing social motivation and behavioral psychology to promote the process of change. Patient and product assessment skills will be defined, as they relate to individualized needs-based and evidence-based recommendations. Audience interaction is encouraged as product resources are reviewed and evaluated.

Gail Stoops has 23 years of experience as a clinical hygienist and is a graduate of the Ace Dental Hygiene Program at the University of Alaska, Anchorage. She has served in local, state, regional and national professional association positions including President of the American Dental Hygienists Association. Ms. Stoops is the creator and presenter of clinically oriented continuing education courses. Am inventor of a low aerosol suction tip, she also serves as a part-time educator for Philips Oral Healthcare.

A04 Enhancing Dental Assistants' Selling Skills

Victoria Wallace, CDA, RDA Credit Hours: 2--Lecture Fellowship--Elective; Mastership--Elective 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm Convention Center 205A

Attending this presentation will revitalize your love of dentistry and working in the dental profession. It is a basic, easy to audit lecture that will describe the importance of education and dental procedures. It is not learning how to "Hard sell" but to know and feel good about what you have to Offer the patient on a day-to-day basis. This course will help with verbal skills and presentation skills. Victoria will entertain and excite you, and make you feel like you are a very important part of the producing team! She will help you realize how important it is achieve one goal after another, which will enhance your competence that in rum elevates your confidence. The more confident you are the better life is! Come join in for some fun, and maybe even a goodie or two.

Victoria Wallace has been a CDA, RDA since 1976. She assisted in general practices until the early '90s when she became involved in cosmetic dentistry. When tooth whitening was in it's infancy, she researched arm worked with thousands of whitening cases, including focus on tetracycline patients. Ms. Wallace spends most of her time educating dental professionals on new products and procedures. She has been with Ultradent Products, Inc., since 1996, first as a Product Education Specialist, and for the past five years as West Coast Regional Manager. An active member of the ADAA, she serves on the Board of the American Dental Assistants Association Foundation and is currently working towards her Fellowship for the ADAA.

Friday, July 9, 2004

A05 Noshing to Knowledge--OSAP (Breakfast Forum)

Continental Breakfast Credit Hours: 2.5--Lecture Fellowship--P2; Mastership--MI Onske Fee: Member/S35 Nonmember/S50 6:45 am - 9:15 am Marriott Salon AB

Noshing to Knowledge is an inventive review of the new CDC Infection Control Guidelines for Dentistry designed specifically for dental assistants. Presentation format will be that of a progressive breakfast. Attendees will start their meal program at one of four stations. Every 20 minutes the groups will move to another presenter. Topics to be covered include effective instrument sterilization, proper hand hygiene, selection and use of personal protective equipment and clinical contact surfaces--disinfect, cover, or both. The program will end with a plenary review of the impact that the new Guidelines will have on dental practice followed by a discussion period.

The four presenters are noted infection control and prevention consultants and active members of the Organization for Safety & Asepsis Procedures (OSAP). They are Leslie Canham, RDA; Sandra Laderas, RDAEF, CDA, MA; Mary Govoni, CDA, RDA, RDH, MBA; and Ginny Jorgensen, CDA, EFDA, EFODA, AAS.

A06 Electronic Transactions in Dentistry (Breakfast Forum) Jackie Tadsen Credit Hours: 2.5--Lecture Fellowship--Elective; Mastership--Elective Onsite Fee: Member/$35 Nonmember/$50 6:45 am - 9:15 am Marriott Salon CD

See how Electronic Transactions will provide essential tools for your dental practice and be guided through the processes and results of incorporating electronic transactions into your office. It will include an overview of HIPAA today. You'll learn:

* What is EDI?

* How it works and the benefits

* Paper vs. electronic claims

* Choices of electronic claim transmission "highways"

* Not just claims anymore; what's in store for your practice in the future?

This panel discussion includes members of insurance companies and practice management software vendors, and will conclude with a question and answer period.

Jackie Tadsen serves as Director of Channel Marketing with WebMD Dental, a service of WebMD Envoy In this role, Ms. Tadsen is responsible for the growth and advancement of the full range of batch and real-time technology solutions, designed to connect dental providers, payers and software vendors. She is the relationship manager and liaison for the American Dental Association, the state associations and sits on the ADA Standards Committee on Dental Informatics.

A07 Impressions & Temporaries: "No Fuss-No Muss"

Howard Glazer, DDS, FAGD Credit Hours: 2--Participation Fellowship--AC3; Mastership--M8 Onsite Fee: Member/$45 Nonmember/$70 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Marriott Salon CD

This hands-on presentation is designed to familiarize participants with the latest methodology, advantages and techniques for proper impressions and fabrication of temporaries. Patient comfort, cost, ease of use and cleanup are key elements in selecting the right material. Techniques will be simple and ease to follow. State-of-the-art materials require minimal mixing and/or counter cleanup. The materials are virtually tasteless, quick setting, and can be used with a variety of techniques. Several materials and their applications will be demonstrated. Participants will utilize models to practice various techniques, using a variety of impression materials and composite resins. Light and self-curing composite materials will be demonstrated for ease of use in creating aesthetic temporaries for porcelain laminated veneers, inlays/onlays, crowns, and bridges.

Four Learning Objectives/Outcomes:

1. To be familiar with various impression products

2. To be able in use various impression materials and techniques

3. To be familiar with various techniques and materials for fabricating provisionals

4. To be able to create aesthetic provisional crowns, inlays/onlays, and PLVs

Participants should bring the following materials with them: explorer, scaler, protective O, eyewear

Dr. Glazer is a Fellow and Past President of doe Academy of General Dentistry and former Assistant Clinical Professor in Dentistry at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine (Bronx, NY). He has been a visiting clinician at several universities around the country. Additionally he is a Fellow of the American College of Dentists, International College of Dentists, American Society for Dental Aesthetics, the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, and a Diplomate of the American Board of Aesthetic Dentistry. Dr Glazer is an Attending Dentist at the Englewood Hospital (Englewood, NJ) and is the Deputy Chief Forensic Dental Consultant to the Office of Chief Medical Examiner, City of New York.

A08 Communication--Your Key to Success

Linda L Miles, CSP, CMC Credit Hours: 2--Lecture Fellowship--Elective; Mastership--Elective (Co-sponsored by AAWD) 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Convention Center 203B

In order to have a successful practice, the clinical side is only one side of the success triangle. Business acumen is the second side that includes practice systems, personnel, budgeting and leadership. At the foundation of the triangle is effective communication. Never in the past 40 years of dentistry has this foundation been more important than it is today. Having just the right words at the right time will make each member of the ream able to see themselves as patients see them. It will also allow each person to have a higher degree of respect for earl1 member of their work family and the workload that each person contributes.

Linda Miles is CEO of Linda Miles and Astociates, an Inc. 500 company, that brings exceptional growth to dental practices worldwide. Throughout her 26 yean in business, she has instinctively understood the business and people side of dentistry She is the author of Dynamic Dentistry, the profession's text for taking a practice from ordinary to exceptional, and is founder of the highly acclaimed two-day Dental Business Conferences and the Speaking/Consulting Network. Visit LLM&A's website at www.DentalManagementU.com

Saturday, July 10, 2004

A09 Diagnosis & Management of Oral Mucosal Lesions

Michael Finkelstein, DDS, MS Credit Hours: 2--Lecture Fellowship--AC2; Mastership--M3 8:00 am - 10:00 am Convention Center 202B

Lesions of oral mucosa can be categorized as soft tissue tumors versus flat or slightly thickened surface lesions. This course will focus on surface lesions of oral mucosa, including whites lesions, pigmented lesions, and painful ulcerated lesions. Some of these conditions are relatively common and should be routinely recognized by practitioners. Other less common lesions are important because of their serious prognosis. The goal of dais course is to review and expand the participants' diagnostic skills when dealing with surface lesions of oral mucosa. Throughout the course, cases will be presented to illustrate the process of patient evaluation and to serve as a basis for discussion of diagnosis and management. Questions and discussion will be encouraged.

Dr. Finkelstein received his DDS degree from the University of Iowa in 1976. He then served as a military dentist for three years before returning to Iowa to complete specialty training and an MS degree in Oral Pathology. He has taught oral pathology and histology for the past 20 years and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacical Pathology

A10 Empowering Yourself to Recognize and Maximize Your Future Opportunities

Alvenia Rhea Albright, PhD Credit Hours: None Fellowship--Elective; Mastership-Elective (Co-sponsored by AAWD) 8:00 am - 10:00 am Convention Center 205A

A motivational experience guaranteed to make you question personal and professional complacency Making life choices is often difficult. Making correct career choices is even more complicated. You have the power to control your own destiny by making or changing career or life choices for yourself, your lifestyle, and your goals. Understand why your decisions may or may not be respected or supported by those around you. Learn why neither your family nor your associates have control over your destiny or your happiness. Learn how to be in control of you and your happiness. This seminar will encourage you to reflect on choices you have made, question your decisions about life and career choices, and examine the steps necessary to get you where you want to be. This session challenges you to personal and professional improvement.

Dr Albright is owner, President and CEO of Alvenia Rhea Albright & Associaties, LLC, a consulting firm specializing in leadership and relationship development. She is an international presenter and consultant and was the first corporate executive selected to he a fellow at the Salzburg Institute, Salzburg, Austria. Her areas of expertise include leadership growth strategies, relationship and partnership enhancement and more.

A11 How Shocking: The ABCs of AEDs and CPR

Paul Gresko, EMT, BS Credit Hours: 3.5 Fellowship--PI; Mastership--M2 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm Convention Center 205A Participation

This presentation will review cardiac anatomy and terminology as well as various cardiac emergencies and their treatments. Ventricular fibrillation will be explained and the AED's (automatic external defibrillator) role in the attempted reversal of this deadly cardiac arrhythmia will be discussed. The AED will be demonstrated. Participants of this program will also have the opportunity to experience hands-on work with the AED trainer as well as reviewing their CPR skills.

Paul Gresko has spent the last 28 years actively involved in Emergency Medical Services both at the volunteer and at the professional level. He is Deputy Coordinator of Emergency Management for Lincoln Park, NJ where he has been involved in disaster preparedness as well as being Chief and current member of the Lincoln Park First Aid Squad. Mr. Gresko is a former paramedic and is currently Manager of Marketing & Business Development for Valley Health Medical Group, NJ. He also is an American Heart Association CPR Instructor as well as a National Safety Council First Aid and CPR Instructor.

L24 Women's Health: Medical & Dental Considerations

Barbara Steinberg, DDS Credit Hours: 3.5 Fellowship--Elective; Mastership--Elective (Co-sponsored by AGD) 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm Convention Center 201AB

This is an informative and compelling session that deals with medical and dental issues concerning women at various stages of their lives. Pregnancy and issues particularly affecting younger women, including eating disorders and domestic violence, will be presented. Issues relating to the mature woman going through perimenopause and meno-pause will also be discussed. The most current information on cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, hormone replacement therapy, as well as alternative modalities will be presented. Dental team members attending this seminar will learn how to:

* Recognize oral manifestations and specific medical and dental considerations when treating female patients during fluctuations in sex hormones in pregnancy, perimenopause, menopause, etc.

* Recognize the effects of eating disorders (i.e., bulimia) in the oral cavity and the oral indications prevalent in victims of domestic violence.

* Understand the latest information regarding cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, and hormone replacement therapy.

Dr. Steinberg is a clinical professor of surgery at Drexel University College of Medicine and adjunct associate professor of oral medicine at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine.

Proposed 2004 ADAA Conference Rules

RULES ON ATTENDEES OF THE ADAA ANNUAL CONFERENCE

1. No individual shall take part in the proceedings of the Annual Conference (except in preliminary caucuses) until the individual has registered and secured an official conference badge. Badges must be visible at all business and educational functions.

2. No person, group, or company may sell merchandise or materials unless duly registered with the ADAA as an exhibitor.

REGISTRATION

1. Individuals attending business and educational sessions must register prior to admittance.

2. In addition, the Board of Trustees and all delegates and alternates must receive the Official Credentials card at the registration desk in order to receive official ribbons and voting cards for balloting and to attend House of Delegates sessions.

RULES ON CREDENTIALS SUBCOMMITTEE

1. The Credentials Subcommittee shall report at the beginning of each meeting of the House of Delegates the number of credentialed delegates, alternates, and voting members of the Board of Trustees who are registered and shall make a supplementary report at each House of Delegates business session.

RULES ON HOUSE OF DELEGATES MEETING

1. The House of Delegates of the American Dental Assistants Association shall consist of:

a. credentialed delegates elected by the state associations or the membership of geographical areas with no state associations or (in their place) credentialed alternates;

b. the credentialed voting members of the Board of Trustees; and

c. credentialed Military Section delegates.

2. Trustees shall be seated together with their credentialed delegates in a reserved area. Officers shall be seated at the dais.

a. Delegates must physically present their credentials prior to being granted a seat on the floor of the House of Delegates.

3. One student delegate (without voting privilege) from each state may be seated on the floor with his or her respective state delegation.

4. All motions and amendments made from the floor shall be presented in writing on an official form to the presiding officer.

5. Debate on any question shall be limited to two (2) minutes for each speaker. The timekeeper shall indicate to each speaker a thirty (30) second warning before expiration of time allowed. No speaker shall speak more than once on the same question until all have spoken.

6. The right to speak may be granted to any individual who is not a member of the House of Delegates by the Chair or by a majority vote of the House of Delegates.

7. Materials pertaining to elections shall be limited to credentials and position statements.

8. One official electronic recording of the proceedings of the House of Delegates shall be made by the ADAA for the purpose of facilitating preparation of the minutes of the House of Delegates. No other recording (i.e. audio or video) of the business proceedings of the Annual Conference shall be permitted unless permission is granted by the House of Delegates.

9. Minutes of the House of Delegates are the official and exclusive record of the proceedings. Final minutes shall be made available to ADAA members upon written request to ADAA Central Office and payment of a service fee.

10. A committee to review the House of Delegates minutes shall be appointed by the President during the 1st House of Delegates. The committee shall function in accordance with the ADAA Manual of Procedures.

11. The Board of Trustees shall have the authority to approve the minutes of the House of Delegates after receipt of the final report of the committee to Review the Minutes of the House of Delegates.

12. All electronic devices (i.e. cell phones, pagers, etc.) shall be silenced during all ADAA House of Delegates proceedings except for ADAA staff.

13. Roberts Rules of Order/Newly Revised (Current Edition) shall be the parliamentary authority.

14. These Conference Rules shall remain in effect for all meetings of the House of Delegates, including meetings at the next Annual Conference or special meetings of the House of Delegates, or until such a time the House of Delegates adopts new conference rules.

RULES ON DELEGATES

1. A credentialed alternate may take the place of a credentialed delegate during any business meeting, provided the change is recorded by the Chairman of the Credentials Subcommittee. This change must be verified by the District Trustee or the State President.

2. Any delegate wishing the floor shall approach the designated microphone, wait to be recognized, address the Chair, and state their name and the names of their state association and district.

a. When appropriate, the delegate should state whether they are speaking in favor of or in opposition to a question.

RULES ON MOTIONS IN RESOLUTION FORMAT

The following rules pertain only to motions in "resolution" format that have not been noticed in the delegate's handbook:

1. A resolution offered by an individual member, council, or district shall be in writing. It must be signed by the individuals who made and seconded the resolution. Each individual signing the resolution shall be a voting member of the House of Delegates.

2. Prior to presenting the resolution to the House of Delegates, the Chair shall be given notice of the resolution. Once notice of the resolution has been made, it shall be submitted directly to the Resolutions Reference Committee without debate. In accordance with the ADAA Manual of Procedures, the Resolutions Reference Committee shall assure that the proposed resolution is in proper format prior to transmission to the House of Delegates.

3. The rules contained within this section pertain to all new resolutions as well as motions for amending, substituting, or rescinding existing resolutions referenced in the ADAA Manual of Policies & Resolutions.

4. Once the resolution is in proper form it shall be presented to the House of Delegates for action. The Resolutions Reference Committee shall report to the House of Delegates any recommendations regarding the resolution.

RULES ON NOMINATIONS AND ELECTIONS

1. Individuals who have not been nominated prior to February 1 of the election year may be nominated from the floor of the House of Delegates by a voting member. Candidates nominated from the floor must make written qualifications available to all delegates voting for this position. The voting member must inform the House of Delegates of the candidates' qualifications and shall submit these qualifications to the Secretary. All candidates shall make an oral statement to the Delegates and may distribute only informational materials to the House of Delegates. Campaign material is not allowed for distribution to the House of Delegates.

2. No candidates for office shall serve as a teller or a member of the elections subcommittee.

ADAA 2004-5 Officer & Trustee Candidates

Cathy Roberts, CDA, EFDA,

COA, CDPMA, FADAA

PRESIDENT-ELECT

DebraVon Alman, CDA, RDA

PRESIDENT-ELECT

Kimberly Bland, CDA, EFDA,

EFOA

VICE PRESIDENT

SECRETARY

Open

FIRST DISTRICT

TRUSTEE

Open

Bettie S. Rogers, CDA

FOURTH DISTRICT TRUSTEE

Carolyn C. Newman, CDA

FOURTH DISTRICT TRUSTEE

Shelley B. Douglas

EIGHTH DISTRICT TRUSTEE

Cheryl N. Stuewe, CDA

ELEVENTH DISTRICT TRUSTEE

General Information
EXHIBIT HALL HOURS

Thursday, July 8 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday, July 9 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday, July 10 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

REGISTRATION HOURS
ADAA/AGD Registration Area

Wednesday, July 7 3:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Thursday, July 8 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday, July 9 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday, July 10 7:00 am - 4:00 pm

ADAA CREDENTIALING HOURS
ADAA/AGD Registration Area

Wednesday, July 7 3:00 pm - 6:30 pm

ADAA CREDENTIALING HOURS
Marriott Grand-Marquis Foyer

Thursday, July 8 11:30 am - noon
Saturday, July 10 9:30 am - 9:45 am

BALLOTING
Marriott Gold Key I

Friday, July 9 6:30 am - 8:00 am
Saturday, July 10 7:30 am - 8:00 am

WAYS & MEANS TABLES & SILENT AUCTION
Marriott Grand-Marquis Foyer

Thursday, July 8 11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Friday, July 9 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday, July 10 10:00 am - 1:00 pm


Till Death Do We Part

A humorous murder mystery play centered upon a "Wedding Reception" that you are just dyingto attend. Hosted by the ADAA Foundation Directors, this event will feature members and friends of our association who have written and will act in this fundraiser. Don't be left dead in the water. Plan on attending and supporting your ADAA Foundation!

When: Thursday, July 8, 2004, 7-10 PM

Where: Anaheim, California

Cost: $35 per person on-site registration.

Who: All dental ADAA members and their families, dental manufacturer representatives and friends of our profession. Cash bar.

Register for #A12

ADAA Foundation

THE AMERICAN DENTAL ASSISTANTS ASSOCIATION FOUNDATION thanks the following companies and organizations for their generous contributions which have aided in the funding of education for ADAA's annual conference as well as for many other worthwhile educational activities throughout the year.

A-dec Inc.

Align Technology, Inc.

American Dental Cooperative

American Dental Trade Association

Benco Dental

Biotrol International

Colgate Oral Pharmaceuticals

Crosstex

Dental Assisting National Board

DentalEZ Group

Dentalworkers

Dentech Corporation

Dentsply Professional

Dux Sales

Eastman Kodak Company

E.C. Moore Company

Forest Medical Products Inc.

GC America Inc.

Harry J. Bosworth Company

Heraeus Kulzer Inc.

HPSC

Hu-Friedy

John O. Butler Company

KaVo America Corporation

Kerr Corporation

Medicom

Omnni Oral Pharmaceuticals

Oral-B Laboratories

Patterson Dental Supply, Inc.

PennWell Corporation

Pentron Clinical Technologies

Philips Oral Healthcare / Sonicare

Planmeca

Porter Instrument Company

Pro-Dentec

The Procter & Gamble Company

Serona USA

S.S. White Burs Inc.

Suilivan-Schein Dental

3M ESPE Dental Products Division

Tom's of Maine

Ultradent Products, Inc.

Waterpik Technologies

Zenith DMG
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