Minimally Invasive Dentistry Training - CE Credits Available!

IPCA is hosting a Minimally Invasive Dentistry Training this year in Northern Idaho. Completion of the course will help attendants understand bioactive methods, materials and strategies for caries arrest and prevention that are medical vs. surgical. The course will also provide attendants with tools to help guide and train other dentists and non-dentists in the correct way to apply dental medicines for dental disease control with subsequent referrals for further restorative care if indicated. Upon completion of the course, participants will be awarded a Certificate of Completion awarded CE hours. 

Who should attend: This training will be beneficial for the entire dental team, such as, but not limited to dentist providers, RDHs and assistants.

Location: Heritage Health, 1090 W Park Place, Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814

Training Dates & Content:

  • Day 1: Didactic Training including hands -on segment - Thursday, June 9th | 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM PT
  • Day 2: Patient Treatments - Friday, June 10th| 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM PT

Learning Objectives:

  • Develop a strong understanding of silver and fluoride ions as medicine
  • Recognize the most important protocols necessary for success when using Glass-Ionomers to heal and restore teeth
  • Understand the combination-therapy for the medical management of caries
  • Identify how Silver Modified Hall (SM-Hall) can provide a better, cost-effective way to control and prevent recurrent caries than conventional Hall
  • Compare case studies to be presented on Hall, SM-Hall and GI Strip Crowns

Register for This Event!

Registration Fees:

  • $40 for members (must be logged in to access)
  • $100 for non members


Dr. John Frachella, DMD, is a pediatric dentist with more than 40 years of experience in public and private practices. His entire career as a public health dentist has been focused on serving the underserved. Dr. Frachella is the past dental director of community health center federally qualified dental clinics in Wheeler County in Oregon. He also served on staff at the Oregon Health Sciences University School of Dentistry.

Payment & Cancellation Policy 

Registration fee payments must be received prior to the training.  Payment may be made via credit card or check and mailed to IPCA at 1087 W. River St., #160, Boise ID 83702.  Payment may be grouped for multiple participants. 

Cancellations must be made in writing. Cancellations made 30 days prior to the event will be given a full refund; cancellations made 14 days prior to the event will receive 50% refund; cancellations made after that will not be refunded. You are encouraged to send a representative in your place if you cannot attend. If you need to modify or cancel your registration contact Kaylin Faranda.