Dental Community – All Day Meeting… Register NOW!

Tuesday, January 16th, 2018

IKDDS ALL DAY MEETING – March 9, 2018

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All Day Meeting Online Payment & Registration Form – March 9, 2018

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All Day Meeting Event Registration Form 2018

Registration 7:30 A.M.–8:00 A.M.
Meeting 8:00 A.M.–4:15 P.M.
7 CE Hours

Dentists $180.00                       Staff/Guests $80.00

ABOUT THE SPEAKER:

Featuring Dr. Tieraona Low Dog
Leading expert in integrative medicine and author of “Fortify Your Life —Your Guide to Vitamins, Minerals and More”

Dr. Tieraona Low Dog is recognized as one of the leading experts in integrative medicine, particularly in the area of women’s health. She is a founding member of the American Board of Integrative Medicine and the Academy of Women’s Health, and has been on the editorial board for the Journal of the North American Menopause Society since 2003. Tieraona has long been an advocate for health care that is compassionate, effective, equitable, and environmentally conscious.

In addition to caring for her patients and teaching, Dr. Tieraona has spent much of her life in public service. She was appointed by President Bill Clinton to serve on the White House Commission for Complementary and Alternative Medicine Policy and then appointed by Secretary Thompson to the advisory council for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine. She has served on numerous NIH advisory panels over the years, including the National Cancer Institute.

Tieraona has published more than 40 peer-reviewed scientific articles, authored 22 chapters for medical textbooks and numerous books including Women’s Health in Complementary and Integrative Medicine; National Geographic’s Life is Your Best Medicine, Healthy at Home and Fortify Your Life. She co-authored National Geographic’s Guide to Medicinal Herbs and The Botanical Safety Handbook (2nd edition) and was co-editor for Integrative Women’s Health by Oxford University Press. Tieraona has spoken at more than 550 medical/scientific conferences around the world over the span of her career. She was named by Time magazine as an “Innovator in Complementary and Alternative Medicine,” she received the Burt Kallman Scientific Award, NPR’s The People’s Pharmacy Award for Excellence in Research and Communication for the Public Health, the New York Zen Center’s Compassionate Care Award, the Integrative Healthcare Leadership Award, the American Herbal Products Association’s Herbal Insight Award, and Clinician of the Year Award by the Natural Products Association in 2015.

 

Attention Sophomore Dental Students – Scholarship Application

Thursday, December 10th, 2015

Isaac Knapp Dental Education Foundation Scholarship

The Award
Two renewable scholarships of $2,000 each are awarded annually, as follows:

*Each spring, a sophomore dental student is selected for the award for study during the junior year.  As long as the student is making “satisfactory progress toward graduation,” the scholarship is renewed for the senior year.  Thus, one junior and one senior student receive the award each year.  Should any recipient not be making satisfactory progress at the end of his/her junior year, the Scholarship Committee may choose an alternated student to receive the scholarship for the senior year of study.

Qualifications for the Award
Affiliation with one of the ten counties within the Isaac Knapp District Dental Society:  Adams, Allen, DeKalb, Huntington, Jay, LaGrange, Noble, Steuben, Wells and Whitley.  Affiliation may be interpreted in a number of ways, and applicants are asked Continue Reading »

Isaac Knapp Peer Review

Saturday, February 15th, 2014

Dentistry has always been regarded by the public as one of the most trustworthy of professions.  When there is a breakdown of that trust, conflicts between patients and their dentists may develop.  Questions of acceptability of treatment, appropriateness of diagnosis, the skill level at which treatment was provided, are all questions that patients find difficulty answering.

Peer review is a process by which the dental profession reviews and resolves problems or misunderstandings regarding dental treatment.  The peer review process exists for the benefit of the patient and the dentist.

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BRUSH! Program at McMillian Center

Sunday, February 10th, 2013

Brush! IKDDS ProgramFebruary, 2013 – Brush! was designed to reduce the amount of serious dental decay in children. Dental decay is the most common childhood disease, five times more common than asthma. Children miss 51 million hours of school each year due to dental related problems.

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