January 2023
On demand: Utilising a digital scanning DCP
Speaker(s): Cat Edney
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CPD Certificate

Utilising a digital scanning DCP

A comprehensive look at the use of the iTero scanner in practice: discussing how DCPs can maximise communication using diagnostic tools, putting patients in the driving seat of co-diagnosis and increase treatment plan uptake.

This webinar will provide the learner with skills to successfully implement digital scanning into their appointments, aid their patient communication and develop an understanding of how dental care professionals can maximise their provision of care while using digital tools available on the iTero scanner.

Cat Edney will discuss:
  • Why digital dental therapy is such an exciting prospect and why a dental practice should adopt a digital approach
  • The benefits of a digital scanner, and in particular what she values most about the iTero scanner
  • The benefits of having a dental team/DCP as an integral part of the digital treatment workflow
  • Why it is important to incorporate a scan in every consultation and how to optimise the patient’s digital experience
  • The NIRI technology and its benefits during the patient consultation and for ongoing patient monitoring
  • How to improve patient communications and patient care via digitalisation.

Learning outcomes

  • Demonstrate the steps for comprehensive digital examinations
  • Discover the diagnostic capabilities of the iTero scanner
  • Discuss the use of iTero to maximise patient communication in the DCP surgery
  • Introduction to the use of digital scans to plan treatments
  • Look at the use of NIRI technology to aid minimally invasive care.

Speaker: Cat Edney

Cat Edney qualified from King’s College Dental Hospital in 2008 with a distinction in the dual qualification of dental hygiene and dental therapy.

She has over ten years of experience working in specialist private practice, she has developed a passion for multidisciplinary team working in the dental setting.

With her focus on providing personalised care for patients, Cat takes a holistic approach to dental disease prevention and treatment.

She also lectures nationally and runs hands-on therapist courses focusing on providing gold standard training and ongoing support.

Cat was awarded Best Hygienist at the 2021 Oral Health Awards and Best Dental Therapist at the Private Dentistry Awards 2021.

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This Continuing Professional Development (CPD) activity fully complies with the CPD requirements of the General Dental Council.

FMC certifies this activity for one hour of enhanced CPD in the subject of Utilising a digital scanning DCP.

This CPD meets the criteria for the GDC’s development outcome A and C.

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