Each participant will have the opportunity to use three different digital cameras provided by Kodak, PhotoMed, Lester Dine and Eaglesoft, to produce dental images. Image training representatives from Dentrix, Practiceworks, and Eaglesoft will then provide hands-on training using their software and computers to allow you to practice closing a diastema, whitening teeth, and using a digital library to simulate cosmetic changes. By the end of the session, you will be better able to understand how image management programs, using images produced by digital cameras, digital x-rays and scanners can be used to improve treatment documentation, and case presentation. In addition you will see how these image management programs can be integrated into your existing practice management software. Attendance at the lecture
Photography and Digital Imaging: At Home and at the Office is a prerequisite for this workshop.
Donald S. Sherman, D.M.D.
Note for meeting planners:
- Attendance at the full-day or half-day lecture, Digital
Photography and Digital Imaging: At Home and at the Office, is a prerequisite for those taking this two-hour workshop.
- This workshop can only be done at meetings where Dentrix®, Eaglesoft®, and Practiceworks® are also exhibitors. Dentrix®, Eaglesoft®, and Practiceworks® provide all computers, instructors and software.
- Kodak, Eaglesoft, Lester Dine and PhotoMed provide all of the digital cameras.
- The presenter coordinates and makes all arrangements with vendors so meeting planning staff will not have that responsibility. The presenter obtain agreements from all vendors to assure their participation.
- The presenter has established strict guidelines for participating vendors to keep their presentations educational. Sales presentations are not allowed.
- Where permitted by meeting sponsors, vendors will help underwrite some meeting expenses or speaker fees as sponsors.
- There can be 27 registrants per 2 hour workshop, but the room has to be at least as large as described on the floor plan so instructors and presenters from one table do not have to shout over the nearby tables.
- Vendors will need to set up early on the day of the workshops, so the lecture cannot be held in the same room as the workshop.
- The lecture is usually in the morning and 2 workshops the same afternoon. Both the lecture and the workshops can be repeated at multi-day meetings. The lecture can be one day, and up to 3 workshops can be held on the following day.
- Vendors will need shipping instructions so their equipment ends up at the workshop
- Some vendors will need data projectors (at their own expense)
- Depending on the schedule of workshops- if over 2 days or a lunch time- rooms may need to be locked to secure equipment.
- Since the lecture is not limited attendance, seats at the required lecture need to be reserved for workshop participants. Those registered for the workshop should be provided tickets to the required lecture.
- The presenter would advise that the workshop description contain mention of the required lecture, but that no mention in the lecture description be made in the program guide that it is a required lecture for the workshop. That is to prevent those who are interested in the lecture from thinking that the lecture is only open to those who are registered for the workshop.
- From a scheduling standpoint, the vendors would prefer that the workshops not be planned on the day that is busiest on the exhibit floor, if that is possible.