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Northern Dental Day

 

Changing lives one mouth at a time!


Northern Dental Day is happening at the La Loche Community Health Centre and the Clearwater River Dene Nation Health Centre. Everyone is welcome to attend and will be seen on a first come, first served basis. We are planning on seeing as many people as possible based on our supplies and volunteers and we ask for your patience. Dental professionals will be providing oral exams, restorations, routine extractions, hygiene care and education. These are the times we are providing care:

Sept. 21- 1PM-5PM

Sept.22- 9AM-6PM

Sept.23- 8AM-12PM  

Google Map link:

https://www.google.ca/maps/place/La+Loche+Community+Health+Centre/@56.4931614,-109.4462963,15z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x53ae15596ba7bbd3:0x6643aaa707f0034f!8m2!3d56.4910651!4d-109.4507629

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 Dental hygienists need to bring 3 sets of instruments in cassettes, 3 sets of ultrasonic tips (30K) you may use and 3 slow speeds. They should be identifiable for easier sorting. You should also bring a bucket for transporting your supplies. All disposable supplies will be provided. Please wear appropriate clinic attire and safety glasses.

Dentists, this is a list of what you will be required to bring for Dental Day.

Supplies to Bring for Dental Day:

Please label your instruments!

This list is a minimum; please feel free to bring additional supplies to avoid not having your items sterilized in time.

  • 2-3 restoration/ endo kits

  • 1 extraction kit- in case tooth is not restorable

  • 3 high speed hand pieces with couplers

  • 3 low speed hand pieces with couplers

  • 3 syringes

  • 3 Dental Dam Forceps

  • 3 Dental Dam Frames

  • Unique burs or items that you like to use

  • Any other preferred supplies for this procedure

** Please note that there may not be supplies to borrow as every operator is different as to their preferences
 

We provide disposable items include etchant, gauze, anesthetic, amalgam, composite, etc. These will be provided at a dispensary cart. You are only required to bring the items above, in addition to any unique items that you prefer to use.

 

Sterilization of instruments is provided, ongoing, throughout the day. Volunteers will be available to help you with set up, tear down, instrument processing, gathering supplies and documentation.