Dental Hygiene Symposium Scheduled Sept.
Dental Hygiene Symposium Scheduled Sept. 13 at TWU
DENTON The 21st Annual Dental Hygiene
Symposium at Texas Woman's University will take participants on
A Pathologic Tour of the Oral Cavity with guest
speaker Dr. Jim C. Weir Jr., professor and head of the Department
of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology and assistant dean of
admissions at Louisiana State University in New Orleans. The
symposium is scheduled from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 13 in
the Multipurpose Classroom and Laboratory Building Auditorium,
located on Bell Avenue on TWU's Denton campus.
Early registration is $119 for dentists and $99 for hygienists
and assistants. Registration after Aug. 30 is $144 for dentists
and $124 for hygienists and assistants. Lunch is provided. TWU
will award 6 contact hours to each dental professional who
successfully completes this symposium. For more information, call
the TWU Office of Lifelong Learning at (940) 898-3408 or (800)
250-7808, or call the 24-hour information line at (940) 898-3469.
Registration may be conducted online at .
A Pathologic Tour of the Oral Cavity is a
clinically-oriented presentation focusing on the more commonly
encountered oral diseases in the practice of dentistry. A
multimedia format will be used to present a variety of oral
lesions that may be detected during an oral examination by any
member of the dental team. The goal of the presentation is to
reacquaint clinicians with oral pathologic conditions and to
update them on current understanding of the nature of these
Dr. Weir received his DDS degree from the University of
Tennessee College of Dentistry in 1974. He also earned a juris
doctorate from Loyola University School of Law in 1985. Dr. Weir
is a Fellow of the American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial
Pathology and a Diplomat of the American Board of Oral and
Maxillofacial Pathology. In addition to his teaching and
administrative duties at the LSU School of Dentistry, he also
serves as director of the Pathology Biopsy Service.
For Further Information Contact:
Tel: (940) 898-3456