Nancy Glick Symposium

11th Annual Nancy Glick Symposium

Texas Woman's University Dental Hygiene Program presents this year’s Nancy Glick Symposium. 

When: Friday, April 12, 2024
Time: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 
Where: Hubbard Hall, Denton Campus
301 Administration Dr. Denton, TX 76201

Register for the Symposium

Program description

Learn up to date information on laws governing the practice of Dental Hygiene, including HB 3824 and learn about metallosis relating to dental implant failure.

Program objectives

  • Evaluate the Dental Practice Act and TSBDE Rules and Regulations
  • Examine ethical practice and utilization of the standard of care
  • Analyze appropriate documentation for record keeping
  • Define metallosis
  • Assess metallosis, and how it relates to dental implant failure
  • Analyze the appropriate steps to avoid metallosis around dental implants


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Vernon L. Krueger, DDS, JD, LLM

Vernon L. Krueger is one of the founding partners of Krueger Law Group, LLP in Dallas, Texas. The firm specializes in healthcare litigation, health law and insurance defense litigation, including matters pending before the Texas Medical Board, Texas State Board of Dental Examiners and Texas Board of Nursing. Vernon was a practicing general dentist (the University of Texas Health Science Center – San Antonio class of 1982) before he graduated from Baylor University School of Law and began practicing law in 1990. Vernon earned his LL.M. in health law from the University of Houston, College of Law in 2006.

Photo courtesy of Krueger Law Group, LLP

Bio/Course Description
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Thomas G. Wilson Jr., DDS, PA

Thomas G. Wilson Jr., DDS, PA, is a board-certified periodontist who has been a private practitioner of periodontics in Dallas since 1974. His practice emphasizes state-of-the-art, minimally invasive nonsurgical and surgical treatment of gingival diseases, utilizing advanced visualization and techniques that restore health to previously diseased tissue. Dr. Wilson also focuses on rebuilding lost oral tissue to help patients regain normal function, while ensuring that the teeth and gingival look and feel natural. In cases where teeth have been lost, Dr. Wilson works in close collaboration with a restorative dentist to provide dental implants, giving patients the look and function of a natural dentition.

Bio/Course Information


Cancellation Policy: Registrants who find it necessary to cancel will receive a refund, less a $35 processing fee. To receive a refund, you must submit written notification 14 days prior to the event date to Substitutions may be made anytime. TWU Conference Services reserves the right to cancel this event if minimum enrollment isn’t met or other events out of our control occur. In doing so, Texas Woman’s University’s liability is limited to the registration fee.

Student Podium and Poster Presentations

  •  “Tiny Teeth…Big Battles”
    • Yessica Rodriguez-Flores, Emily Rosas, Roxana Yescas-Arias, Abigail Six & Lannie Vigo
  • “See It and Report It”
    • Yen Cao, Ashly Delgado, April Juarez, Jenny Nguyen & Lola Oboh
  • “Get Tested It May Save Your Life”
    • Amaya Briggs, Jaycee Brown, Cidnee Howard & Reagan Johnson
  •  “Transforming Dentistry with Artificial Intelligence”
    • Asfa Noman, Orlando Gallegos, Gessica Grandinaru & Jennifer Martinez
  • “Don’t Be a Slave to the Crave”
    • Kloee Bogany, Kayla Davis, Hannah Lochtefeld, Michaela Thornton & Isabel Trevino 
  • “Probiotics Good for your Gut and Good for your Gums”
    • Jessica Avalos, Carla Alfonzo, Amy Green, Quynh Nguyen & Victor Sanchez 

About the Nancy Glick Symposium

The Nancy Glick Symposium, created by the TWU Dental Hygiene Program in honor of Dr. Nancy Glick’s years of service and dedication to the program, provides the dental healthcare provider with informative content and continuing education credit.

  • 6 contact hours/6 CEUs awarded
  • Student Poster Presentation
  • Sponsor-Product Presentation

Upon completion, attendees will receive 6 hours of continuing education credit from the following organizations:

  • Texas Woman’s University’s Dental Hygiene Program, accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation - 6 CEUs

About Nancy Glick, PhD

Dr. Nancy Glick

Nancy Glick, PhD, Professor Emerita at TWU, served as a member of the Dental Hygiene faculty from 1972-2004 and as department chair from 1982-1997 and in 2005-2006. She earned a PhD from the University of North Texas, an MS from TWU and a DH certificate and a BA from the University of Iowa. Glick served in various professional appointments including as test constructor for the American Dental Association National Dental Hygiene Board, Secretary of the Texas Dental Hygiene Directors’ Association, Dental Hygiene Consultant to the South Dakota State Board of Dental Examiners, Secretary of the South Dakota Dental Hygiene Association and Secretary of the Iowa Dental Hygienists’ Association. She is a member of the Sigma Phi Alpha Dental Hygiene Honor Society, serving as secretary of the TWU chapter from 1978-2004, and to the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi. She also is a Phi Beta Kappa member at the University of Iowa.

Glick has been active with the TWU DH Former Students Association, and she also created an endowed scholarship. Each year, a junior student receives a scholarship to help pay for their dental hygiene instruments to begin the program.

Alumni Information

A valuable resource for all TWU Alumni is the TWU Alumni Association. See all the benefits that are yours as a graduate of TWU.

Be sure to keep your contact information current using our online Alumni record update.

Support TWU Students

Invest in the Nancy Glick Scholarship Endowment by making a gift to TWU today. Here are quick steps to ensure your contribution is routed appropriately:

  1. Visit TWU’s Make a Gift website
  2. Choose “Search for Funds” and type “Nancy Glick”
  3. Choose “Nancy Glick Scholarship Endowment
  4. Complete the rest of the form and click the "Donate Now" button to submit

Thank you for donating! Your generosity and support are greatly appreciated. 

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