Wednesday, September 25, 2019

DMG Supports First CTC Academy Special Needs Dentistry Forum


DMG today announced its support, in partnership with Project Accessible Oral Health, Henry Schein Cares, the Rutgers School of Dental Medicine and Colgate, of the CTC Academy’s inaugural special needs dentistry forum. The event will take place on Friday, November 1, 2019 at the Academy’s
Oakland, New Jersey campus.

The CTC Academy is a non-profit organization that provides educational and therapeutic
services for students with a diverse array of developmental disabilities through its
collaborative educational program and support services for students and families.

In alignment with CTC’s organizational mission, the forum will bring awareness to the
importance of providing children and adults with special needs effective, regular dental care.
Clinicians and dental staff in the greater NY/NJ area are invited to this free event to learn
the communications and interpersonal skills needed to deliver effective treatment to
patients with special needs.

In addition, the free event will offer attendees 4 Continuing Education Unit credits. Dental
professionals interested in attending can learn more about the event and register online at:
Special Needs Dentistry Forum page.

The inaugural forum is intended for general and pediatric dentists, dental office staff, dental
hygienists and dental assistants in the Greater New Jersey area, including New York and
neighboring states. Highlights of the event include:

• A complimentary 4 CEU credit course
• Important insights from Clinical Professor of Pediatric Dentistry and special needs
advocate, Dr. Steven Perlman, Registered and Licensed Occupational Therapist,
Dr. Laura Bejot, Special Needs Dentist, Dr. Tom Ballesteros and leader of the
Special Care Treatment Center at the Rutgers School of Dental Medicine, Dr. Evan

  • A tour of the state-of-the-art CTC Academy facility to see how it provides education, occupational and other therapies for students and housing opportunities and workforce assistance for adults

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