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Continuing Dental Education

Continuing Education

Choose from more than 150 free continuing dental education courses – a CE library provided exclusively by Procter & Gamble’s Crest Oral-B.  The Procter & Gamble Company is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider and is designated as an Approved PACE Program Provider by the Academy of General Dentistry for Fellowship, Mastership, and Membership Maintenance Credit.  See details below.

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Disclaimer: Participants must always be aware of the hazards of using limited knowledge in integrating new techniques or procedures into their practice. Only sound evidence-based dentistry should be used in patient therapy.

Bruxism: The Grind of the Matter
Bruxism: The Grind of the Matter
[Course Number: 485 ]

Lara James, RDH

This course will provide information for the dental healthcare team on the common causes, assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of this condition.  Early treatment can help prevent acute pain and, in severe cases, chronic pain, periodontal involvement and possible tooth loss.  Educating the patient on bruxism and the importance of maintaining a healthy oral environment will also be covered.

2 Hour(s)
Dentists, Dental Hygienists, Dental Assistants, Office Managers, Dental Students, Dental Hygiene Students, Dental Assistant Students
Aug 09, 2016
N/A
Aug 08, 2019

Creating a Blueprint to Achieve Total Success

Steven Schwartz, DDS

Whether starting a career or in practice for 20 years, it is important individuals create a process or “blueprint” that clarifies goals and provides a method to achieve them.

2 Hour(s)
Dentists, Dental Hygienists, Dental Assistants, Office Managers, Dental Students, Dental Hygiene Students, Dental Assistant Students
Jun 05, 2014
N/A
Jun 04, 2017

Cyber Security and the Dental Office (Part I): Protecting Your Office Computer Network

Scott Aurnou, CIPP/US, CIPT

This continuing education course will provide dental professionals and office staff a basic understanding of the potential cyber threats facing a modern dental office, as well as the fundamental steps needed to protect computers, mobile devices, office networks, and the practice and patient data they contain.

2 Hour(s)
Dentists, Dental Hygienists, Dental Assistants, Office Managers, Dental Students, Dental Hygiene Students, Dental Assistant Students
Nov 02, 2015
N/A
Nov 01, 2018

Cyber Security and the Dental Office (Part II): Be Prepared: Hacker Tricks and Security Emergencies

Scott Aurnou, CIPP/US, CIPT

This course will give dental professionals and office staff a basic understanding of the potential cyber threats facing a modern dental office.  This will include secure day-to-day practices, the methods hackers use to trick people when attacking computer systems, the proper use of passwords, potential dangers when browsing the Web, and how to be prepared when a security incident strikes.

2 Hour(s)
Dentists, Dental Hygienists, Dental Assistants, Office Managers, Dental Students, Dental Hygiene Students, Dental Assistant Students
Dec 01, 2015
N/A
Nov 30, 2018

Electronic Cigarettes the Past, Present and Future

David Nguyen, BSDH, EPDH; Gail Aamodt, RDH, EPDH, MS

Knowledge about electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) among healthcare professionals is limited.  This continuing education course will provide an overview of e-cigarette use, key components, mechanism of action, chemical composition, current safety, government regulations and the dental professional’s role in education and recommendations.

2 Hour(s)
Dentists, Dental Hygienists, Dental Assistants, Office Managers, Dental Students, Dental Hygiene Students, Dental Assistant Students
Oct 01, 2014
N/A
Sep 30, 2017

Geriatric Dentistry: From Entry to Exit and Beyond

Satbir S. Grover, BDS, MS, MBA

This continuing education course will provide an overview of some of the essential steps that need to be considered in handling elderly and medically compromised patients from their entrance to their exit after treatment and the follow up steps after the treatment has been delivered.

2 Hour(s)
Dentists, Dental Hygienists, Dental Assistants, Office Managers, Dental Students, Dental Hygiene Students, Dental Assistant Students
Feb 01, 2016
N/A
Jan 31, 2019

Introduction to Preventing Transmission of Infectious Agents in Healthcare Settings

Fady F. Faddoul, DDS, MSD; Géza T. Terézhalmy, DDS, MA

Participants in this course will be introduced to evidence-based information related to (1) established guidelines to minimize the transmission of pathogenic organisms in healthcare settings, (2) factors that affect the quality of an effective infection control/exposure control program, (3) the “chain of infection,” and (4) pathogenic organisms implicated in healthcare-associated infections.

1 Hour(s)
Dentists, Dental Hygienists, Dental Assistants, Office Managers, Dental Students, Dental Hygiene Students, Dental Assistant Students
Jul 01, 2014
N/A
Jun 30, 2017

Managing Adult Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office

Palma A. Freydinger, DDS; Fady F. Faddoul, DDS, MSD

Participants in this course will be introduced to information essential to diagnose and respond to adult medical emergencies in oral healthcare settings.

4 Hour(s)
Dentists, Dental Hygienists, Dental Assistants, Office Managers, Dental Students, Dental Hygiene Students, Dental Assistant Students
Sep 16, 2016
N/A
Sep 15, 2019

Managing Staff:  Performance Reviews

David G. Dunning, MA, PhD

3 Hour(s)
Dentists, Dental Hygienists, Dental Assistants, Office Managers, Dental Students, Dental Hygiene Students, Dental Assistant Students
Dec 09, 2014
N/A
Dec 08, 2017

New Elements of Standard Precautions and Essential Elements of Transmission-based Precautions

Fady F. Faddoul, DDS, MSD; Géza T. Terézhalmy, DDS, MA

Participants in this course will be introduced to evidence-based information related to (1) new elements of Standard Precautions from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention and the Occupational Safety & Health Administration, which emerged following several outbreak investigations in recent years (e.g., Hepatitis C, severe acute respiratory syndrome); and (2) Transmission-based Precautions in the treatment of patients that are to be implemented when the transmission of a suspected or confirmed pathogen is not completely interrupted by Standard Precautions alone.

1 Hour(s)
Dentists, Dental Hygienists, Dental Assistants, Office Managers, Dental Students, Dental Hygiene Students, Dental Assistant Students
Sep 01, 2014
N/A
Aug 31, 2017

Oral Health Care: A Whole New Language

Patricia J. Nunn, RDH, MS

This course is intended for anyone new to the field of oral healthcare: dental assisting, dental therapy, dental hygiene, dentistry, dental laboratory technology, or anyone already in the field who would like a dental vocabulary refresher.  The professionals associated with oral healthcare, most commonly used terms in dentistry will be defined, and memory cues will be provided for most terms.  Useful prefixes and suffixes often used to create dental/medical words are presented, as are some common abbreviations.

3 Hour(s)
Dental Hygienists, Dental Assistants, Office Managers, Dental Students, Dental Hygiene Students, Dental Assistant Students
Mar 26, 2001
Oct 26, 2015
Oct 25, 2018

Personal Protective Equipment
Personal Protective Equipment
[Course Number: 483 ]

Géza T. Terézhalmy, DDS, MA

Participants in this course will be introduced to (1) the concept of personal protective equipment (PPE), (2) federal agencies with advisory and regulatory/enforcement jurisdiction related to PPE, (3) the indication for and selection of PPE for use in oral healthcare settings, and (4) a hierarchy of steps to follow for putting on and safely removing PPE to prevent skin, mucosal, clothing, and environmental contamination.

1 Hour(s)
Dentists, Dental Hygienists, Dental Assistants, Office Managers, Dental Students, Dental Hygiene Students, Dental Assistant Students
Aug 01, 2015
N/A
Jul 31, 2018

Pica
Pica
[Course Number: 465 ]

Patricia A. Frese, RDH, MEd

The goal of this course is to provide the dental team with the skills and knowledge to recognize the symptoms of pica and appropriately manage the dental needs of patients who exhibit pica.

1 Hour(s)
Dentists, Dental Hygienists, Dental Assistants, Office Managers, Dental Students, Dental Hygiene Students, Dental Assistant Students
Nov 02, 2015
N/A
Nov 01, 2018

Place-based Dental Care
Place-based Dental Care
[Course Number: 452 ]

Melanie Simmer-Beck, RDH, PhD; Bonnie G. Branson, RDH, PhD

This course will introduce the learner to place-based dental care.  The learner will be able to describe place-based dental care and make decisions regarding how it can be introduced into a community setting.  Strategies that can be used to meet the challenges presented by place-based care will also be introduced.

2 Hour(s)
Dentists, Dental Hygienists, Dental Assistants, Office Managers, Dental Students, Dental Hygiene Students, Dental Assistant Students
Nov 01, 2014
N/A
Oct 31, 2017

Smiles For Tomorrow
Smiles For Tomorrow
[Course Number: 4 ]

American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry

The topics reviewed in this continuing education course include:  normal oral structures; common oral conditions; eruption patterns; dental caries and prevention; and orofacial trauma.  Upon completion of this course the user will better understand appropriate evaluation, treatment, and preventive measures that should be instituted during infancy and continued on a regular basis to maintain optimal health.

4 Hour(s)
Dentists, Dental Hygienists, Dental Assistants, Office Managers, Dental Students, Dental Hygiene Students, Dental Assistant Students
Dec 20, 1996
Mar 26, 2014
Mar 25, 2017

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ADA CERP

The Procter & Gamble Company is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider.

ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education.  ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.

Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to ADA CERP at: http://www.ada.org/cerp

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Approved PACE Program Provider

About AGD PACE

The Procter & Gamble Company is designated as an Approved PACE Program Provider by the Academy of General Dentistry.  The formal continuing education programs of this program provider are accepted by AGD for Fellowship, Mastership, and Membership Maintenance Credit.  Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial board of dentistry or AGD endorsement.  The current term of approval extends from 8/1/2013 to 7/31/2017.
Provider ID# 211886

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Note to Florida Dental Professionals: Procter & Gamble is an approved CE provider for the Florida Board of Dentistry, provider number 50-3035-1. We will electronically report continuing education completed by Florida dental professionals toward license renewal to CE Broker within 30 days of program completion.

Note to Iowa Dental Professionals: Procter & Gamble is approved by the Iowa Dental Board as a sponsor of continuing education courses and programs. Courses on the following topics are not considered eligible for credit towards renewal by the Iowa Dental Board: personal development, business aspects of practice, personnel management, government regulations, insurance, collective bargaining, and community service presentations. If you have any questions, visit www.dentalBoard.iowa.gov.

Note to Texas Dental Professionals: Procter & Gamble courses satisfy the requirements in Texas for "Self-Study" and "Computer Interactive Courses."

Disclaimer: Participants must always be aware of the hazards of using limited knowledge in integrating new techniques or procedures into their practice. Only sound evidence-based dentistry should be used in patient therapy.

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