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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Treatment Planning & Case Acceptance:

What is the Hygienists Role?
April 29, 2022
1:30 pm – 4:00 pm
  • Debbie Seidel Bittke, RDH, BS

What can dental hygienists do to be a patient advocate? How can we help our patients OWN their disease? During this course, you will learn to effectively become a patient advocate. You will leave with new insight for your patients to effectively understand their treatment needs so they more easily make wise decisions. You will learn how to create a journey with your dental hygiene patient who wants to schedule and pay for the best care you can offer.

Learning Objectives:
1) Optimized patient centered care: the dental hygienists role.
2) How people make wise decisions.
3) Apply new strategies and treatment protocols to get patients to YES for your care more easily.

Course Number: F2222

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