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Innovations in Dentistry Symposium

Session 2

February 3, 2023
9 - 10:30 am PT | 12 - 1:30 PM ET 



COURSE FEE:  Complimentary

CREDITS: This continuing education activity is designated for 1 credit

AGD PACE SUBJECT CODE:  010, Basic Sciences, Cariology

CE SUPPORTER: ioTech International

MODE: Electronically Mediated | Live Lecture | Interactive Webinar

SPEAKER(S): Continuing Education - Kirsten Roling, DDS  BIO HERE      Product Demonstration - Shelby Pelz, BA, RDH BIO HERE

AUDIENCE: Dentists, Dental Hygienists, Dental Therapists, Dental Assistants

TECHNOLOGY REQUIRED:  Mobile device, laptop or desktop with internet connection | Google Chrome Browser

AGENDA: CE Webinar will be presented at 9 - 10 am PT for 1 CE credits,  followed by a Product Demonstration to discuss molecular iodine products from 10 - 10:30 am PT (not required for CE credit).

COURSE SUMMARY:   This class will discuss xylitol's mechanism of action, background information concerning its chemical properties, oral health prevention strategies, and uses beyond oral health.


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Dr. Kirsten Roling, DDS

Dr. Kirsten Roling, DDS is the Chief Education Officer for Dental CE Academy administered by Virtual Dontics® Education LLC.  She completed dental school training at the University of California, San Francisco; during the height of the HIV/AIDS Pandemic.

Dr. Roling is a public health dentist, credited as an early pioneer of Teledentistry. Her clinical practice spans pediatrics to geriatrics. Previously an Assistant Clinical Professor, UCSF; and Public Health Preceptor, Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health, Dr. Roling also held the position as Chief for the Office of Oral Health, Maricopa County, Department of Public Health where she administered the nation's largest pediatric oral health prevention programs for the third largest U.S. public health department. As a mobile dental provider, she commanded a large teledentistry practice to treat homebound geriatric patients. She is a recipient of the Pediatric Oral Health Access Program (POHAP) scholarship and provided dental services pro bono to at risk infants and foster children. She has completed certification through the American Dental Education Association in conjunction with the Academy of Academy Leadership and Institute for Allied Health Educators "Advances in Educational Methodology." Her career has been featured in the Arizona Dental Association's Journal Inscriptions, and In 2017 she was published in the Journal of Public Health Dentistry, followed by a feature interview in 2018 by National Public Radio highlighting the challenges of geriatric dentistry.  

Kirsten Roling, DDS
Shelby Pelz RDH

Shelby Pelz, BA, RDH

Shelby Pelz is Director of ioTech International's Brand Ambassador Program. She is a registered dental hygienist, with a degree in health promotion. Shelby understands the need for effective quality products in and out of the dental office. Shelby believes providing clinical and personal experience to potential Brand Ambassadors is an effective way to educate dental professionals and help raise the bar on standard of care.  


DISCLOSURE OF SPEAKER AND FACULTY COMMERCIAL RELATIONSHIPS: According to Dental CE Academy's  Conflict of Interest and Disclosure Policy, faculty and speakers for any course are expected to disclose any economic support, personal interests, or potential bias that may be perceived as creating a conflict related to the material being presented. Disclosure statements are printed in each course description and announced by moderators or individual speakers at the beginning of each presentation. This policy is intended to alert the audience to any potential bias or conflict so that participants may form their own judgments about the material being presented.

CONFLICT OF INTEREST AND FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE OF SPEAKER: This webinar is sponsored by ioTech International. Dr. Kirsten Roling, DDS is the Chief Education Officer and an employee of Dental CE Academy. She declares no financial affiliation with ioTech International, and has not received a speaker's honorarium for this presentation.

DENTAL CE ACADEMY DISCLAIMER: The views expressed and opinions and materials presented during these live and recorded presentations represent the personal views and opinions of the individual speaker and do not necessarily represent the views and opinions of Dental CE Academy or its parent company, Virtual Dontics®. Dental CE Academy assumes no responsibility for the content of the presentations made by the individual speakers. Any suggested protocols for treatment, materials, or services may be based upon the speaker's own clinical experience and should not be construed as Dental CE Academy recommended or endorsed. Selected presentations may include exploratory research or experimental procedures and are intended for informational purposes that may lead to interest and scientific breakthroughs in the fields of dentistry.    Dental CE Academy appreciates its educators who share their knowledge and expertise. This level of dedication to dentistry allows our profession to expand and thrive and provokes necessary discussion and understanding.

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