An invitation from the Community Task Force on Oral Health Needs of People with Developmental Disabilities

Please join us for the 2nd Community Planning Meeting

Date:        May 23, 2012
Time:       5 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Location:  Rochester General Hospital – Twig Auditorium
1425 Portland Avenue
Free parking! Please park in the Portland Avenue ramp garage. Once in the main lobby, ask for directions to the Twig Auditorium at the information desk. You will receive a validation sticker for free parking at the workshop.

Free sandwiches, chips, cookies, and drinks available. The workshop will feature Keynote Speaker Dr. Paul Glassman, a nationally recognized expert in oral health care for people with special and complex needs.  Also, results to date will be shared, including input from dentists, providers, parents and caregivers who were recently surveyed to gain their insight about gaps, barriers, resources, and successes in oral health care provision.

To register, please visit:
http://www.urmc.rochester.edu/dentistry/developmental-disabilities/registration.cfm
or call  585-275-2917 today!

Keynote Speaker
Paul Glassman, DDS, MA, MBA

Dr. Glassman is Professor of Dental Practice and Director of Community Oral Health and Director of the Pacific Center for Special Care at the University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry in San Francisco. Dr. Glassman also directs a residency program, widely recognized for its emphasis on preparing residents to care for people with complex medical, physical, and psychological conditions within a general dentistry practice.

Dr. Glassman is Past President and Director of Advocacy and Policy for Special Care Dentistry, the largest national membership organization devoted to improving oral health for people with special needs. He is former president of the Special Care Dentistry Association.

Over the last 20 years, Dr. Glassman has also worked closely on significant grant-funded projects devoted to developing innovative residency training models and community-based systems to improve oral health for people with special needs. Dr. Glassman is also Co-Director of the Statewide Taskforce on Oral Health for People with Special Needs with representation from more than 80 government agencies and other advocacy groups.

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