Crossroads Area Dental Conference is Aug. 9

Attendees of the 2011 conference listen to presentations offered in the Health Science Center on the Victoria College Main Campus.

Dentists, dental hygienists, dental assistants and others interested in dental health are invited to attend the Crossroads Area Dental Conference on Friday Aug. 9.

The conference will be held from 7:45 a.m.-3:20 p.m. on Victoria College’s Main Campus in the Health Sciences Center, Room 131. The $60 registration fee includes instructional materials and lunch. The deadline to register is Aug. 6.

Conference topics will include prevention of microbe colonization in the mouth, antimicrobial resistant organisms, routine oral wound care, infection prevention and control in the dental office, and preventive dental care in the current healthcare delivery environment.

Presenters will be:

•    Dr. John Hall, DDS, retired from practice in general dentistry and now works with MCMP, Grand Prairie where he is involved in product development, clinical trials and education
•    DiAnna Harris, RN with the Victoria City-County Health Department
•    Dr. James Quartey, DDS, director of the dental department of the South Central Texas Community Health Centers
Conference attendees will earn seven contact hours of continuing education credit.

The conference is sponsored by Victoria College’s Workforce & Continuing Education Department and the Guadalupe Valley District Dental Society.

To register, or for more information, contact VC’s Workforce & Continuing Education Department at (361) 582-2412 or email

Published: Thursday, 11 July 2013

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