Choose from more than 150 free dental continuing education courses - a dental 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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From Gumline to Waistline: The Link between Periodontal Disease and Obesity
Maria L. Geisinger DDS, MS; Mary Elizabeth Bush BS
This continuing education course will review the current scientific evidence about the association between obesity status and periodontal disease and to aid in the clinical decision making to care for patients with periodontal disease and obesity in a dental setting.
Pathogens Associated with Putative Healthcare-associated Infections in Oral Healthcare Settings
Jennifer K. Blake CDA, EFDA, MADAA; Salme E. Lavigne RDH, PhD; Géza T. Terézhalmy DDS, MA
This course identifies those pathogenic organisms that may be transmitted in oral healthcare settings and provides an overview of their modes of transmission, clinical features, prevention, and medical management. It provides the basis for understanding the rational for Standard and Transmission-based Precautions.
Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy in Traditional Dental Settings
Anna Sinclair RDH, BSDH; Kathryn P. Bell RDH, MS
This course will introduce the reader to orofacial myofunctional disorders (OMDs) and OMT. It has been designed to educate the reader regarding common OMDs, signs and symptoms of OMDs, and to discuss the goals and potential outcomes of therapy.
Dentists, Dental Hygienists, Dental Students, Dental Hygiene Students
Achieving Patient-centered Care through Interprofessional Collaborative Practice
Grishondra L. Branch-Mays DDS, MS; Keith A. Mays DDS, MS, PhD
This course will present an overview of the role of the oral health care provider in interprofessional education and collaborative practice; discuss the importance of oral health on overall health and the necessity of working on an interprofessional team to provide patient-centered care and to improve population health; and will provide an overview of the core competencies for collaborative practice.
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. Special emphasis is placed on factors to be considered in risk-assessment, recognizing medical emergencies that are immediately life-threatening and must be acted upon promptly (e.g., cardiac arrest); and those problems that, while not immediately life-threatening, require timely stabilization (e.g., hypoglycemia).
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 8/1/2013 to 7/31/2017.
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.