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KDA Summer Getaway - Manhattan, KS

  • Thu, Jun 15, 2017 | 7:00 PM - Sat, Jun 17, 2017 | 7:00 PM
  • Address: Bluemont Hotel, 1212 Bluemont Ave, Manhattan, KS

The Kansas Dental Association is excited to host member dentists, their staff, and family members at the Bluemont Hotel, which is situated in the heart of the Little Apple, adjacent to Kansas State University. Attendees can also step right across the street and enjoy local dining, shopping, and nightlife in the famous Aggieville district.

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A room block is available at the Bluemont Hotel for $109 per night, or $129 for a suite (breakfast buffet for each guest included with your room reservation).

Call the Bluemont Hotel at 785-473-7091 to book your room now!

Schedule of Events:

Thursday, June 15, 2017

5:00 - 6:30 PM  - Opening Reception at Bluemont Hotel

6:30 - 8:00 PM - Dinner on your own

8:00 PM - Aggieville Olympics
Attendees will be split into teams and compete against each other in games such as putt-putt golf, gold fish races, washers, pool, quarters, darts, ladder toss, and pop-a-shot basketball at various Aggieville establishments.Prizes will be awarded when everyone comes together at the final location to celebrate.

Friday, June 16, 2017

7:30 AM - Registration Opens at Bluemont Hotel

8:00 - 10:00 AM - Continuing Education - Dr. Paul A. Jones, D.D.S.
"Why You Need to Use Cone Beam CT and How Best to Use It"
Paul A. Jones, DDS, MS is an Endodontist who maintained a private practice for over 38 years. As a member of the American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, Dr. Jones passed CBCT Level I & II courses, and spent countless hours learning about CBCT use. He will demonstrate how to use CBCT to detect cracked teeth, missed canals, resorptive defects, non-odotongenic pathology, and more.

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM - Continuing Education - Dr. Cathy Taylor-Osborne, D.D.S.
"Professionalism and Ethical Behavior"
Dr. Cathy Taylor-Osborne is the Dental Director the KDHE Bureau of Oral Health. This educational course will provide an opportunity for collaborative self-discovery and new personal insights concerning ethical dental practice using real life ethical dilemmas as teaching moments.This two-hour course satisfies the requirement of the Kansas Dental Board, that dentists must complete two continuing education hours in Ethics, and dental hygienists must complete one hour, for license renewal.

1:00 PM - Golf at Stagg Hill Golf Course

3:00 - 5:00 PM - Canvas and Cork at Straight Upp Creative Studio
Uncork your creativity at our "Canvas and Cork" group painting event at Straight Upp Creative Studio. Enjoy wine and hors d'oeuvres with your colleagues and take your painting home at the end of the event! Sponsored by HighHeels & Handpieces.

Time TBA - Guided Hike through Konza Prairie
Guided hike through the beautiful Konza Prairie, led by KDA member dentist, Dr. Pam McCullough.

6:30 - 9:00 PM - Evening Dinner Event at Flint Hills Discovery Center
KDA Group at the Flint Hills Discovery Center for an event that brings everyone together for an evening of camaraderie.

Saturday, June 17, 2017

7:30 AM - Registration Opens at Bluemont Hotel

8:00 - 10:00 AM - Continuing Education - Dr. Kurt Hoffman, D.D.S.
"Identifying Candidates for Early Orthodontics and Treatment Modalities"

Kurt W. Hoffman, DDS is an Orthodontist in private practice in Prairie Village and Leawood, KS. Dr. Hoffman graduated from UMKC School of Dentistry in 1994 and Ortho in 1996. Dr. Hoffman is currently an Adjunct Clinical Professor at UMKC in the Department of Advanced Education in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics. This course will show you how to differentiate between orthodontic problems that benefit from early treatment, which problems do not, and why. You will understand with confidence which of your patients can wait until the eruption of permanent teeth to begin orthodontic treatment and which patients should be referred for orthodontic treatment in the mixed dentition.

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM - Continuing Education - David Marshall
"CyberSecurity Education and Awareness"
David Marshall is a retired 24-year military intelligence veteran. After multiple tours in Europe, Africa, and the Middle East, David now works as the Operations Specialist for the KDHE Bureau of Community Health Systems, focusing on healthcare disaster preparedness and cyber activities.This course will cover how to protect dental offices and dental IT systems from malware and ransomware that could compromise patient records and financial information.

Meeting concludes after your last CE course.