Pankey Assistant’s Experience

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This “can’t miss” course will empower Dental Assistants to bring their skills to excellence!

During this dynamic hands-on course, led by Pankey clinical team member, Sandra Caicedo, participants will learn and experience how to make bite splints with a very high degree of accuracy. This course will include how to ensure predictability by making better material choices, taking excellent impressions and will demonstrate the use and application of the facebow. Participants will get hands-on experience and learn how to accurately articulate models, understand the rationale for bite splint therapy, and how to fabricate bite splints.

Your evening will be spent discovering various communication styles that will benefit your relationships with your patients, your doctors, your clients, and your team members.

Learning Objectives

At the completion of this course, participants will be able to:

– Take excellent, accurate impressions
– Use and apply information measured with the facebow
– Integrate a highly predictable technique for fabricating bite splints
– Understand the rationale for bite splint therapy
– Determine ideal choices in material selection
– Communicate with patients and coworkers more effectively


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Single and double occupancy available, starting at $290 per night. View accommodation options here: Accommodation

Faculty: Dr. Kelley Brummett & Ms. Sandra Caicedo

Venue: The Pankey Institute

The Pankey Institute is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at

The L. D. Pankey Dental Foundation, aka The Pankey Institute is a nonprofit corporation organized and chartered in the State of Florida that accepts all registrants regardless of age, race, sex, creed, national or ethnic origin, and it does not discriminate on any such basis with respect to its activities, programs and policies. A copy of the official registration and financial information may be obtained from the Division of Consumer Services by calling toll free (800-435-7352). Registration does not imply endorsement, approval or recommendation by the state.