Star of the North Meeting

Star of the North: April 27-29, 2023

Saint Paul RiverCentre

2023 Sessions

The Star of the North conference offers a wide range of professional development seminars that allow dental professionals to earn CE credits. Click on the buttons below for more detailed information about our speakers and sessions. You may also view our Schedule At A Glance for a more general overview.

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The 2022 Hygienist: What is Different Now?

April 28, 2022
8:30 am – 11:00 am
  • Debbie Seidel Bittke, RDH, BS

The impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic have been unprecedented. Dental professionals are not immune to burnout, particularly the dental hygienist. When bad things occur, good things can appear as a result. There are silver linings worth thinking about. With new tools and knowledge at our disposal, let’s look at the silver linings present in our world of dental hygiene. How can we march forward, stronger than ever to help our patients live a longer and healthier life? What can we do to enjoy our career even more than ever? Attend this course and walk away with hope for our career in dentistry.

Learning Objectives:
1) Foundations of dental hygiene, back to basics.
2) Change is NOT a four-letter word.
3) Innovations for the RDH: teledentistry and beyond.

Course Number: T2227

Recommended for

  • Dental Hygienists

About the speaker

Debbie Seidel Bittke, RDH, BS

Ms. Seidel-Bittke is founder and CEO of Dental Practice Solutions. She is also a former dental hygiene program director and assistant professor at the University of Southern California.


Fundamental CE Credits 2.5
Elective CE Credits 0
DANB Credits 0
Core CE Credits 0
Core Topic N/A


Dentist Early Bird Fee $35.00
Staff Early Bird Fee $35.00
Dentist Regular Fee $45.00
Staff Regular Fee $45.00