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The information found in this course will arm the dental professional with the information and resources required to make informed power toothbrush recommendations that benefit patients and boost brushing compliance.
Warning: This course contains content that some may find disturbing.
This course will discuss dental identification, disaster victim dental identification and the dental-legal issues associated with personal injury cases and standard of care cases, sometimes referred to as dental malpractice, including the importance of the dental record. Course participants can expect to learn the basic concepts of the overall practice of forensic odontology.
Dentists, Dental Hygienists, Office Managers, Dental Students, Dental Hygiene Students
Kristin A. Williams DDS, MPH; M. Louay Taifour BDS, DMD
The global objectives of the course are to provide a clinical frame of reference for adverse drug reactions (ADRs) and to raise the level of awareness of oral healthcare providers of the spectrum of potential ADRs affecting oral and various other tissues and organ systems.
Current Concepts in Dental Implants: Clinical Assessment in the Prevention of Peri-implant Mucositis, Peri-implantitis, and Implant Failure
Connie M. Kracher PhD, MSD
According to the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (AAOMS) and the American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID), 69% of adults 35 to 44 years of age have lost at least one permanent tooth due to dental caries, periodontitis, accidents, or failed endodontic therapy. The AAID states that more than 35 million Americans are partially edentulous or edentulous. By age 74, 26% of adults in the United States are edentulous. In recent years, the demand for dental implants has risen greatly, with a reported success rate at approximately 95-98%.
An Introduction to Substance Use Disorders for Dental Professionals
Patricia A. Frese RDH, MEd; Elizabeth McClure RDH, MEd
Drug abuse remains a significant epidemic in present day society. According to the 2013 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 9.4% of the United States population use illegal drugs. As contemporary dental professionals, it is important that we are educated on the current effects of commonly used and abused drugs or medications including alcohol and nicotine.
Kristin A. Williams DDS, MPH; M. Louay Taifour BDS, DMD
The global objectives of the course are to present the mechanisms of ADRs characterized by (1) “on-target”, (2) “off-target”, and (3) cytotoxic reactions; provide a clinical frame of reference for ADRs; and to raise the level of awareness of oral healthcare providers of the spectrum of potential ADRs affecting oral tissues and various organ systems.
Syllabus: Clinical Pharmacology – A Review for Oral Healthcare Providers
The syllabus, which may be modified to meet individual institutional requirements, provides a comprehensive description of a 14-module online course.
The course is intended to provide a framework to meet elements of educational requirements of Dental Students, Dental Hygiene Students, and Dental Assistant Students. In addition, the modules can serve as a resource to clinicians wishing to review evidence-based information on specific topics.
Each module may be taken online followed by an examination. In educational settings, successful completion of each module may be followed by a question and answer period and/or case-based small group discussions conducted by the institutional Course Director. A PDF is also available for each of the 14 modules, which may serve as a convenient resource in clinical settings.
Syllabus: Infection Control/Exposure Control in Oral Healthcare Settings
The syllabus, which may be modified to meet individual institutional requirements, provides a comprehensive description of a 12-module online course.
The course is intended to meet educational requirements of Dental Students, Dental Hygiene Students, Dental Assistant Students as mandated by OSHA and other federal, state, local and professional organizations related to Standard and Transmission-based Precautions.
Each module may be taken online followed by an examination. A PDF is also available for each module. Module 12 is a video summary and how-to demonstration of critical topics.
Successful completion of all modules may be followed by a question and answer period by the institutional course director before each student demonstrates competence in a clinical setting.
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 dental CE provider may be directed to the provider or to ADA CERP at: http://www.ada.org/cerp
Approved PACE Program Provider
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 8/1/2017 to 7/31/2021. Provider ID# 211886
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Note to Florida Dental Professionals: Procter & Gamble is an approved dental 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 dental 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 http://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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