Occlusion course to be taught in Spanish

Aug. 6, 2008
First Spanish session of Pankey Institute course is scheduled for April 5-9, 2009, at the institute in Key Biscayne, Fla.

KEY BISCAYNE, Florida--The Pankey Institute will teach its Occlusion in Everyday Dentistry course in Spanish, as well as in English.

The course, which will be offered in English with simultaneous Spanish interpretation, will be taught by Dr. Steve Ratcliff, Dr. Lee Ann Brady, and Dr. Irwin Becker with the Institute's Spanish-speaking visiting faculty. The first Spanish session is scheduled for April 5-9, 2009, and will be taught at The Pankey Institute in Key Biscayne.

Previously, The Pankey Institute has supplied more limited translation services.

According to Dr. Steve Ratcliff, chairman of the Education Department, "We are excited to offer Occlusion in Everyday Dentistry to our Spanish speaking colleagues. Our belief is that the universal appeal of Dr. Pankey's philosophy and the excellent clinical foundation we offer at the Pankey Institute should be available to our Central and South American colleagues, as well as the entire Hispanic community in the United States."

In this course, the Pankey faculty take participants on an exploration of occlusal disease and when its management is vital to the success of the dentistry and doctor-patient relationship.

Seminars and clinical exercises include how to identify the causes and effects of occlusal disease, making records to fully evaluate a case, why centric relation is important, where to find and record centric relation, learning about and practicing a co-discovery exam that involves the patient, understanding when equilibration is important and when it isn't, and lab and clinical techniques.

Seminars and discussion forums will help you build a behavioral foundation that will elevate your practice to peak level, as well as move towards financial freedom. A total of 39 AGD lecture and participation credits can be earned.

For more information and to register, call (800) 4PANKEY or visit Pankey Institute.

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