March 2021
On Demand: Utilising direct access for hygienists and therapists
Speaker(s): Miss Anna Middleton
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Utilising direct access for hygienists and therapists

A guide to help dental hygienists are therapists feel confident in utilising direct access. Not only to help them have more autonomy but to also help improve patient access to care and in turn help grow their own business profile as well as their practices.

Learning outcomes:

  • This dental webinar is aimed to help and support dental hygienists and therapists who would like to work under ‘Direct Access’. The webinar will explain what direct access means, when it started, what can be done under it, why direct access is important, look at the limitations, how to gain valid consent and highlight considerations to be taken
  • The webinar will be show DHTs how to implement DA, how to communicate with their practice and patients as well as how to drive new patients to the practice via direct access
  • The webinar will include case studies of patients who have been treated under direct access by a hygienist and include information on treatment planning, record keeping and referrals. It will also look at business acumen and revenue potential as well as feature a Q&A at the end.

Speaker: Anna Middleton

Anna is a dedicated and passionate award-winning dental hygienist. She started ‘London Hygienist’ with the mission to change the way oral health care is delivered to patients. Anna studied at the Eastman Dental Hospital after working as a dental nurse and graduated in 2015 from the Faculty of Royal College of Surgeons. Since qualifying, Anna has attracted an ever-growing and loyal customer base from the public, press and celebrities alike. This – along with her superior and unrivalled dental service in the heart of London – means Anna is regarded as one of the most popular and sought-after hygienists in London and a rising star within the industry. Anna is a key opinion leader for Philips and Orascoptic, a global Guided Biofilm Therapy (GBT) ambassador for EMS Dental, and an ambassador for the British Society of Hygienists and Therapists. Anna also lectures and writes regularly for both industry and consumer press.
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This Continuing Professional Development (CPD) activity fully complies with the CPD requirements of the General Dental Council.
And FMC certifies this activity for 1 hour of enhanced CPD in the subject of Utilising Direct Access for hygienists & therapists.
This CPD meets the criteria for the GDC’s development outcome ABCD.

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