Office Well-Being and Performance Course on Friday

Brooke Oniki will present the course Office Well Being and Performance Friday February 10 at 8am at the Marriott Hotel Orion Ballroom in South Sioux City.

The Iowa Dental Board has stated that this course is an accepted topic toward licensure.

About the Speaker:

She owns Brooke Oniki Life Coaching where she provides private coaching, teaches classes and public speaking events. She is a Certified Life and Weight Loss Coach through the Life Coach School. She has an Advanced Certification in Faith-Based Coaching through Jody Moore Coaching and a Bachelor of Science Degree from BYU.

Brooke is married with four adult children, one dog and one perfect granddaughter named Emi.

Handouts Posted for Baker Presentation on January 20

The following link will lead you to the PDF file for the handouts of Karen Baker’s course Drug Related Problems in the Dental Office. Please access prior to the course as the file is fairly large (5MB) and we do not plan to have printed copies available.


See you on Friday January 20, 8am at the Marriott RiverFront.

January 20 – Drug Related Problems in the Dental Practice

Plan to attend the January 20 course presented by Karen Baker. Her bio is below and the course will begin at 8am at the Marriott Riverfront in South Sioux City. We expect to have course materials posted before the course begins.

Professor Karen Baker has been on the Dental College faculty at the University of Iowa for over 40 years and occupies a unique role in dental practice and education. She is a clinical pharmacist with a
Master’s degree in clinical pharmacology and therapeutics and is focused on patient-specific dental
drug therapy. She has given well over 1000 invited programs nationally and internationally and holds
memberships in many dental and clinical pharmacology and therapeutics organizations. Her
dental education-based pharmacy and drug therapy consultation center is the only one in the United
States. She has authored many articles and abstracts and lectures extensively in pre-doctoral and graduate
courses at the University of Iowa.

November 11 Course Speakers

The November 11 course will be held in the convention center again. Meet the speakers:

Dr. Anthony Bolamperti graduated from Creighton University Dental School in 1995 and began practicing with his father in 1995. He opened his own private practice in 1997- Optimal Health Dentistry and rebranded in 2016 to – Omaha Laser Dentistry. He is also a part-time faculty member at Creighton University School of Dentistry. He has over 20 years of Laser Dentistry experience, specializing in Airway Centered Dentistry, Laser Frenectomies from newborns to adults, Gingival Contouring, Oral Surgeries, Bone Grafts, Dental Implants, Cosmetic and Anesthetic Free Dentistry. He is a Convergent Dental Trainer and speaker and published articles in The Dental Products Report and an Ambassador for Dr. Zaghi’s -The Breathe Institute and The Breathe Baby Institute. ​​

Tamra Hoffman, BSDH, RDH has served as Faculty in the Department of Oral Pathology, Radiology and Medicine at UMKC since 2008. In this role, she has been instructing Dental & Dental Hygiene students on intra-oral and extra-oral radiographic techniques, as well as radiographic interpretation. She also has administrative duties managing Department Staff, assisting the Oral Radiologists with course design, clinical & didactic test preparation as well as serving on standing committees in the UMKC School of Dentistry. She has presented hands-on CE instructional programs for local dental hygienists and dental assistants in the greater Kansas City area on diagnostic radiographic technique. She is married with 2 little girls and they enjoy everything together from QT in front of a movie to traveling; especially the mountains of Colorado.

Meeting In The Marriott Center

Please note the first two meetings (October 14 and November 11) will be hosted in the Marriott (Delta) Center. The Marriott Center is located on the other side of the parking lot from our usual location inside the Marriott Riverfront Hotel in South Sioux City. We look forward to seeing you next week!