Saturday, September 14, 2019

The Timelessness of Volunteerism

Speaker: Richard Williamson, DDS, MS, FACP
Date: Saturday, September 14, 2019
Time: 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM 
Location: Blair Nelson Room in TCU Place

CLICK HERE to register on the Canadian Dental Association website 

Volunteerism means something different to each of us. No matter the stage of your career, age or spirituality, there are projects to fit your interests.
The speaker will share the journey of his own self-discovery within the world of volunteerism, both domestic and international and give in-depth information on the many facets of volunteerism.

This lecture will:

  • Examine the varied complex reasons for volunteering
  • Show the face of volunteerism, past and present
  • Help answer the question, “is volunteerism for me?”
  • What to look for in a volunteer project and its sponsoring organization
  • How to get started
  • Cross-Cultural Issues

The lecture is not limited to dental volunteerism or professionals - it's for everyone.

Following the lecture, the Attendees will:

  • Have the necessary tools to analyze the strengths and weaknesses of projects and their sponsoring organizations
  • Understand how to select a volunteer project to meet their specific needs and desires 
  • Recognize the challenges often met and how to prepare
  • Have better insight into their personal and professional needs as related to volunteerism

Attendance by Doctors, Nurses, Hygienists, Auxiliaries, Staff, Dental Technologists, Students, Family and anyone interested in the world of Volunteerism, is encouraged.

Dr. Williamson maintained a solo general practice in College Station, Texas for 17 years before returning to graduate school at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Lincoln, Ne.

He holds a Certificate in Prosthodontics and an M.S. in Oral Biology.  He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontics and a Fellow of both the American College of Prosthodontists and International College of Dentists. He serves as the Regent for District 10 of the International College of Dentists.

Dr. Williamson is a Clinical Associate Professor and teaches both pre-doctoral students and post-graduate prosthodontic residents at the University of Iowa College of Dentistry and Dental Clinics.

He provides Fixed, Removable and Implant Prosthodontic care in a university-based dental practice with an emphasis on digital treatment planning for functional and esthetic implant therapy and graftless implant rehabilitation of the severely atrophic edentulous patient. 

CLICK HERE to view International Volunteer Opportunities through the ADA Foundation

These seminars are financially supported by USA Sections of both the International College of Dentists (ICD), the Academy of Dentistry International (ADI) and the Henry Schein Cares Foundation, Inc.


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