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Stoney Creek Hotel & Conference Center

200 West Albany Street

Broken Arrow, OK 74012

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Lancette VanGuilder, RDH, BS graduated with her dental hygiene degree from the University of South Dakota in 1995. For the two last decades, she has been actively involved in dental hygiene leadership and advocacy on the local, state and national level. She has expertise as dental hygiene faculty with public health programs, periodontics and local anesthesia. She has facilitated strategic planning, legislative efforts and leadership training for dental hygiene associations in 6 states on the west/pacific coast and has worked with legislators in Nevada and Washington DC on access to care issues. Lancette is a past president of the Nevada Dental Hygienists Association and is a past recipient of the Nevada Dental Hygienist of the Year award. On the national level, she recently served for 4 years on the board of directors for the American Dental Hygienists Association (ADHA) and currently serves on the national ADHA Leadership Development Committee.

Currently, Lancette works as a clinician in private practice, in the corporate world as a professional educator, as a public health dental hygienist and is a member of the Premier Dental Professional Speaker Bureau. Lancette also launched a nonprofit school based oral health program in rural communities in northern Nevada in 2016. In this current school year alone, her program may reach over 10,000 students ranging from age 4 to age 20. She has the opportunity to work independently and provide all dental hygiene services to underserved populations with her Public Health Endorsement. Her experience in dental hygiene education, leadership and clinical practice has enabled her to develop CE courses that are relevant for the entire dental team.

Lancette is passionate about ensuring that all communities have access to dental care, the power of prevention and the utilization of the dental hygienist.

Morning General Session:


“Au Naturale: Oral Health and Homeopathic Trends” 3 hours CE

Holistic and alternative medicine trends are on the rise. More and more people are seeking out natural ways to feel better, improve their health and minimize the need for harmful chemicals and invasive procedures. The dental team has the opportunity to serve as a valuable resource for optimal oral and overall health. This course will provide background on natural healing practices as well as an overview of current oral and homeopathic trends and alternative medicine culture.

Objectives:

  • Understand cultural diversity and the role it plays in the dental setting

  • Discuss research and literature regarding alternative medicine trends

  • Manage discussions around current oral health and homeopathic trends

  • Discuss oral health considerations for homeopathic populations

  • Review current professional recommendations


Melody Dixon graduated from Evangel University with a Bachelors of Science in Communications in 1997. Then she earned a Masters in Human Relations: Organizational Leadership from the University of Oklahoma in 2003.


Melody has spent the past 15 years, leading teams and developing leaders. Since 2010, Melody has served in various leadership roles at Life.Church. Currently, she serves as the Pastor of Life.Church in Midtown Tulsa under the leadership of Life.Church Pastor Craig Groeschel.


In 2004, Melody married Scott Dixon, who is also passionate about leadership coaching and development. They have three children, Preston, Austen and Brody.

Afternoon General Session:

"Leading When You Are Not in Charge"

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Lunch is provided by Ludgers. There will be sandwhich options or Ham, turkey or roast beef that you will select on your ticket. Each sandwhich comes with fruit salad and homemade potato chips. Coffee, Tea, and water will be available throughout the day.

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