Monday Mar. 17
Parent Partnership Day
Parents play a vital role in helping keep their children’s teeth healthy! Today we’ll unveil the DOCS Education propriety “FAQ” for parents. This completely free downloadable PDF educates parents on ways they can work with their dentists to improve and maintain their children’s oral health.
Tuesday Mar. 18
Continuing Education in Pediatric Sedation Dentistry
Today we’ll be unveiling an article written by our very own Regulatory Council, John Bitting, Esq. This article is packed full of vital information about how to remain up-to-date with your education and regulation. We’ll also reveal the details on how to nominate dentists for the five available $1,000 Pediatric Sedation Dentistry scholarships!
Wednesday Mar. 19
Pediatric Sedation Safety Dentist of the Year
Sedation Dentists of the Year Announced: DOCS Education selects Dr. Richard Gesker and Dr. Linda Blann.
Thursday Mar. 20
The Pediatric Sedation Dentistry Safety Checklist
As a pediatric sedation dentist you are likely familiar with DOCS Education’s Seven-Step Checklist. Today we will discuss this checklist in-depth and discuss the most important safety points in the pediatric dentistry environment.
Friday Mar. 21
Tooth Faire: An Open House for Children and their Parents
We decided to have nothing less than the grandest of finales for our Sixth Annual Sedation Safety Week. Today at participating practices around the nation, the Tooth Faire will be held! This fun and educational event is perfectly suited for the entire family and even boasts one (very whimsical) mystery guest.
Outstanding Dentists Selected for $1,000 Pediatric Sedation Dentistry Scholarships
In conjunction with the Sixth Annual Sedation Safety Week (SSW), four $1,000 educational scholarships were awarded to dentists who work in the non-profit sector. We are pleased to announce our scholarship winners have been selected. These outstanding dentists have all displayed an exceptional commitment to safety and excellence in pediatric dentistry:
These $1,000 scholarships will help facilitate their ability to receive advanced training in pediatric safety by attending DOCS Education’s Pediatric Sedation Dentistry course. This three-day, comprehensive course provides clinicians with the foundational skills to begin implementing pediatric sedation into their practices and will help these dentists continue on their journey of providing children around the nation with the dental treatment they need and deserve.
What is Sedation Safety Week?
Tens of thousands of dentists practice sedation dentistry, and sedation continuing education organization, DOCS Education, is taking the week of March 17 to raise awareness on sedation safety. Each year beginning the Monday after daylight savings time, DOCS Education highlights specific issues vital to safe and rewarding sedation implementation. All dentists are highly urged to participate by testing their safety equipment and checking shelf-life dates of supplies as well as reviewing state regulations and safety procedures.
For more information call 877.812.0130
Sedation Safety Week Winners
Dr. Richard Gesker
Dr. Linda Blann
Dr. Michele Claeys
Dr. Robert Maddux
Dr. Jeff Gray
San Diego, CA
Dr. John C.Phillips III
Dr. Anthony Carroccia