Star of the North Meeting

April 23โ€“25, 2020 St. Paul, MN

Future Dates: April 22-24, 2021 and April 28-30, 2022

2020 Seminars

The Star of the North conference offers a wide range of professional development seminars that allow dental professionals to earn CE credits. Click on each seminar below for more information, including pricing.

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A Simplified Approach to Ultrasonic Debridement Workshop

April 23, 2020
8:30 am โ€“ 11:30 am
  • Cynthia Fong, RDH, MS

This hands-on workshop will go beyond the fundamentals of ultrasonics to focus on the instrumentation criteria used for gross ultrasonic debridement, definitive debridement, de-plaquing and instrument sequencing. Patient cases will be utilized to simplify proper clinical techniques and to assist in selecting the appropriate technology and insert design to meet the individual periodontal needs of the patient. At the completion of this workshop, the participant will gain the confidence and skills necessary to immediately incorporate the use of power scalers into clinical practice.

Learning Objectives:
1) Discuss the changes in the treatment of periodontal disease and its impact on the use of power scalers.
2) Differentiate between power scaling technologies.
3) Explain the clinical protocols when using a power scaler.
4) Demonstrate the basic ultrasonic instrumentation criteria for ultrasonic debridement.

Course Number: T11

Recommended for

  • Dental Hygienists
  • Dental Therapist
  • Dentists
  • Student Dentists

About the speaker

Cynthia Fong, RDH, MS

Ms. Fong is a dental hygienist and a national and international speaker who presents continuing education courses and academic lectures on topics related to the treatment of periodontal disease. She is a graduate of Union College and Columbia University.


Fundamental CE Credits 3
Elective CE Credits 0
DANB Credits 0
Core CE Credits 0
Core Topic N/A


Dentist Early Bird Fee $145.00
Staff Early Bird Fee $145.00
Dentist Regular Fee $155.00
Staff Regular Fee $155.00