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Sensory Friendly Dentistry Audio Conference

Dentists, orthodontists, periodontists and your teams: learn how to deliver a patient experience that sets your clinic apart.

Join the Sensory Friendly Dentistry Audio Conference 

Calling on dentists, orthodontists, periodontists and your teams!  Learn how and why creating a sensory-friendly experience for your patients is a game-changer for your practice.  

Listen to exclusive podcast conversations, for free, with leaders in dentistry and most importantly from parents who explain how and why simple sensory-friendly changes make all the difference in dental care for their children, who also become your adult patients, too.  Changes that are important for patients of any age.

Get the tips and strategies that will make your dental practice stand out for patients.  

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The great thing about this audio conference is you get instant access to this great content.  Simply fill out your details below and we will automatically send you access to resources and instructions on how to start listening to episodes. 

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Conference Lineup

These conference podcast episodes were recorded in 2021, so you will hear references to COVID-19. We know that dentistry and the oral health of patients were impacted by the pandemic. This free audio conference is our way of helping dentists, orthodontists and periodontists and their teams in turn help their patients access dental care that meets their needs.  Dental health is a key to a person’s overall health and well-being.  And a return to good health and well-being is important for everyone.

The content shared in this audio conference is relevant at any time.

Welcome to Sensory Friendly Dentistry

Join Sensory Friendly Solutions Founder Christel Seeberger, and guest hosts Chelsea Bloom and Stephanie London, occupational therapy students, in this exclusive podcast series for dentists, periodontists, orthodontists and their teams. 

Learn from dentists, periodontists, parents and patients.

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Maureen Bennie, Autism Awareness Centre, Parent.

Build a toolbox of strategies for your practice.  Listen to Maureen, Bennie, Autism Awareness Centre Founder, and parent to 2 autistic adults, as she shares her extensive knowledge. Understand the barriers experienced by autistic persons to dental care and learn how to overcome them.

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Cindi Green, Autism Resources Miramichi and parent Megan Gallant.

Hear from Cindi Green the Executive Director of Autism Resources Miramichi and parent Megan Gallant as they share insights about the simple steps that make the sensory experience of dental care a match for each patient. 

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Learn from the lived experience of Shelley Ann Morris, a traveler with low vision.  As the receptionist/administrator for the Canadian Council of the Blind and the host of the radio show, Welcome to My World, Shelley Ann has person-first advice to create exceptional experiences that include more people.

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Discover the joy in making a theatre location and its performances accessible and inviting to audiences of all ages from Laura Caswell, Neptune Theatre.  Get simple solutions that apply to any event or location.

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Absorb the extensive expertise of Lynn Leblanc, Executive Director, New Brunswick Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services Inc., as Lynn teaches about the challenges of hearing loss along with the  simple solutions that make communication easier for mature travelers.

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Bonus White Paper For Signing Up

There is more than listening to informative and inspiring content.  Receive instant access to a downloadable, digital resource: a white paper on Sensory Friendly Dentistry. 

  • Sensory Friendly Dentistry:  Oral healthcare is integral for both psychological and physiological health and well-being.  Many children and adults with sensory challenges experience barriers to oral care in a dental office environment that leads to poor oral health (Byrappagari, Jung, & Chen, 2018; Kim, Carrico, & Ivey, 2019).  Read the evidence behind sensory-friendly dentistry.

     

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Frequently Asked Questions

How do I listen to episodes?

Each person who registers by email will receive access to a private RSS feed.  A private RSS feed is a link that you can then add to certain podcast players.  

Once you add the private RSS feed podcast players that allow private RSS feeds, you can listen to the audio-conference on your computer, laptop, tablet, mobile device, or anywhere you listen to podcasts.  

Easy to follow instructions are provided to you, once you register.

Is there a cost?

No.  Sensory Friendly Dentistry is free. 

33% of the population is prone to sensory sensitivity and sensory overload. Underlying diagnoses like anxiety, autism, concussion, dementia, PTSD and sensory processing disorder are all too common and make dentistry and its sensory-rich experience even more of a challenge.  Many people need sensory-friendly dentistry.

At Sensory Friendly Solutions, we want to help dentists, orthodontists, periodontists and your teams deliver sensory-friendly care to your patients.  

 

What is an Audio Conference?

An Audio Conference is our way to give you access to exclusive podcast episodes. This series is about conversations with dentists and patients about sensory-friendly dentistry. 

Register for free by submitting your email address. You will then receive instructions on how to access exclusive podcast episodes and the sensory-friendly dentistry white paper.

What will I get when I sign up?

Each episode in the series delivers incredible value to dentists, orthodontists, periodontists and your teams.  We’ve included a white paper on sensory-friendly dentistry to provide you with the evidence for change that you need.

Small sensory-friendly changes have a large impact.  We want to help you make them.

Your Audio Conference Hosts

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Christel Seeberger, Founder & CEO of Sensory Friendly Solutions.

Christel previously worked as an occupational therapist for over 25 years before founding Sensory Friendly Solutions to make the world more sensory-friendly for everyone.

As a person with hearing loss, she understands how challenging going to the dentist can be when a patient has a sensory difference.

She created this free audio conference to help dentists, orthodontists, periodontists and their teams deliver excellence in patient care and to ensure more people, including autistic women and girls, an underserved and under represented population segment, have good oral health, a critical part of general health and well-being.

Chelsea Bloom, guest host.

Chelsea completed her Bachelor’s of Rehabilitation Science in Occupational Therapy in April 2021 and is expected to graduate with a Master’s of Rehabilitation Science in Occupational Therapy degree at McGill University in Montreal, Canada in 2022.

 

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Stephanie London, guest host.

Stephanie completed her Bachelor’s of Rehabilitation Science in Occupational Therapy in April 2021.  She is expected to graduate with a Master’s of Rehabilitation Science in Occupational Therapy degree at McGill University in Montreal, Canada in 2022.

 

About Sensory Friendly Solutions

Sensory Friendly Solutions was founded in 2016 by CEO Christel Seeberger to make the world more sensory-friendly for everyone.  This audio conference is possible because of the funding support of the Canadian Women’s Foundation and the partnership of Autism Resources Miramichi, as well as the dedication of occupational students and guest hosts, Chelsea and Stephanie, along with the generosity of our conference podcast guests who share their expertise and first hand experiences.

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