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Katy Periodontics Hygiene Study Club

Katy Periodontics Dental Hygiene Study Club was founded by Dr. Hale and Dr. Nguyen for the purpose of sharing dental hygiene knowledge. We bring together professionals of all types of dentistry to expand our knowledge of the latest technologies and procedures available for periodontal care, including dental implants and restorations and bone and tissue grafting.

Our Next Meeting

What is Myofunctional Therapy and How Does it Benefit Your Dental Patient?

Presented By:Susi Quintana RDH, BS, COM
CE Credits:2.0 Lecture Hours
Date:Thursday July 18, 2024
Cost:Free for members; $100 for non- members
Registration Deadline:January 23rd
Where:Midway BBQ
6025 Hwy Blvd.
Katy, TX 77494
Sponsors:Campbell Surgical
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2023 Membership Registration

To register as a member of the Katy Periodontics Hygiene Study Club, please register online or by mail. Please see the links below. New members are always welcome!


Past Courses

April 11, 2024
Rising Into the Future: Digital Dentistry Clinical Workflows and Dental Hygiene, Dr. Michelle Thompson DDS, Dr. Marilia Sly DDS, msd, Raha K Naderi, RDH, MEd

January 25, 2024
Eat It by Brandi Hooker Evans RDH-ER, MHE

October 19, 2023
Periodontal Quick Hitters: A Mixed Bag of Clinical Cases By: Michael Nguyen DDS, MSD & Timothy Hale DDS

July 27, 2023
Breathless: Oral Signs of a Silent Epidemic, By: Kathryn Gilliam RDH, BA

April 20, 2023
That Gut Feeling: Gastrointestinal Inflammatory Conditions and Oral Health by Victoria Patrounova RDH, MHA

January 19, 2023
Perfect Posture Mechanics by Stephanie Botts, RDH, CEAS

November 3, 2022
Oral Pathology for the Dental Hygienist by Ashley Clark DDS, FACD

July 28, 2022
Oral Exams, Oral Cancer, and Treatment After Oral Cancer by Eva Boldridge DMD

April 28, 2022
Let's Get This Early! The When, The How, and The Why of Early Orthodontic Treatment by Srishti Mehta DDS, MS

January 20, 2022
The Role of CAMBRA & ICDAS in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Caries by Juliana Barros DDS, MS

October 7, 2021
Periodontal Disease and the Crucial Role of Dental Hygienists by Michael Nguyen DDS, MSD

July 29, 2021
Best Practices for Infection Control in Dental Settings in the Era of COVID-19 by Harold Henson RDH, PhD

April 14, 2021
Sleep Disordered Breathing and Dentistry by Laura Lukin, DDS

January 21, 2021
ABCs of Pharmacology for Dental Hygienists by Dharini van der Hoeven MSc, PhD

October 22, 2020
Red Lesions of the Oral Cavity by Ashley Clark DDS, FACD

July 30, 2020
Periodontal Quick Hitters: A Clinical Q&A by Tim Hale DDS and Michael Nguyen DDS, MSD

April 23, 2020
How Sugar Kills More Than Just Your Smile by Tulsi Patel RDH, MHA

January 23, 2020
From e-Cigarettes to Hookahs: Current Trends in Tobacco & Smoking by Carol Jahn RDH, MS

October 17, 2019
White Lesions of the Oral Cavity by Ashley Clark DDS

July 18, 2019
Update on Periodontal and Peri-Implant Classifications by Tim Hale DDS and Michael Nguyen DDS, MSD

April 4, 2019
Every Conversation Counts: Optimal Patient Health - 365 Days per Year by Cathy Stewart RDH, BS

January 17, 2019
Current Concepts in Coronal Polishing by Harold Henson RDH, PhD

October 11, 2018
Dental Implants: What You Need To Know by Michael K. Nguyen DDS, MSD

July 19, 2018
Root Coverage in Gingival Recession Defects by Timothy Hale DDS

April 20, 2018
Probophobia: Why Patients Fear the Periodontal Probe by Timothy Hale DDS and Michael K. Nguyen DDS, MSD