STUDENT RESOURCES

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This section offers a variety of FREE educational resources for students, such as in-depth case studies, case challenges, interactive learning modules, student fundraising opportunities and much more. We, at Crest + Oral-B, look forward to a life-long relationship with you beginning as a student and continuing throughout your career.

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INTERACTIVE MODULES
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A Periodontal Exam:
Explanation and Implementation of AAP classification guidelines

The learner will experience a virtual soft tissue exam including the parameters of the new periodontal classification guidelines. Next, there are 5 patient case studies where learner will apply the material while developing critical thinking and problem solving skills. Lastly, upon completion of the case studies a final knowledge quiz.*

*Please note: This interactive module is for educational purposes only. You will not receive continuing education credit for completing this module.

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Toothpaste: How and Why to Recommend

Toothpaste Module

What’s in it for you and your patients? This course module will go into depth about the benefits of stabilized stannous fluoride and how to communicate benefits to your patients.*

*Please note: This interactive module is for educational purposes only. You will not receive continuing education credit for completing this module.

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Electric Toothbrush Module

Patient compliance is key to improved self-care and oral health. In this interactive module learn how to make an impactful and evidence based recommendation using motivational interviewing techniques proven to improve oral health. And practice using what you've learned in the patient cases at the end.*

*Please note: This interactive module is for educational purposes only. You will not receive continuing education credit for completing this module.

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DENTAL RADIOLOGY SYLLABUS

Syllabus: Dental Radiology

The information in this 12-module syllabus is intended (1) to meet elements of initial educational/training requirements for Dental Assistant Students related to dental radiography; (2) to provide a framework for an in-service training program in oral healthcare settings to meet annual educational/training requirements as mandated by federal, state, local and professional organizations; and (3) to serve as a resource for oral healthcare personnel wishing to review evidence-based information on specific topics related to dental radiography. A PDF is available for each module that may serve as a convenient resource.

INFECTION CONTROL SYLLABUS

Syllabus: Infection Prevention, Hazardous Waste Management, and Hazard Communication Compliance

The information in this 13-module syllabus is intended (1) to meet initial educational/training requirements for Dental Assistant Students as mandated by OSHA and other federal, state, local and professional organizations, (2) to provide a framework for an in-service training program in oral healthcare settings to meet annual educational/training requirements as mandated by OSHA and other federal, state, local and professional organizations, and (3) to serve as a resource for oral healthcare personnel wishing to review evidence-based information on specific topics related to infection prevention, hazardous waste management, and hazard communication compliance.

PERIODONTAL CHAIRSIDE GUIDE
2018 Periodontal Chairside Guide

This chairside periodontal patient education guide is designed to help you communicate common oral conditions to your patients while using your professional guidance to provide treatment options.

It is based on the Classification of Periodontal and Peri-Implant Diseases and Conditions proceedings of the World Workshop jointly held by AAP and EFP 2017.

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CASE STUDIES
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These in-depth case studies have been designed specifically for dental hygiene students. Each case includes the patient documentation (Patient History and Periodontal Charting) and images (Radiographs and Intraoral images). Above all, our hope is that these cases will provide insights into the complex issues involved in patient care.

CASE CHALLENGES
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These in-depth case challenges have been specifically developed for dental students. Each case challenge allows students to test their ability to diagnose complex cases by reviewing diagnostic information, such as clinical, radiographic and pathological findings which allows them to select the proper diagnosis.

CARIES PREVENTION
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Caries Process and Prevention Strategies comprises a series of ten continuing education courses that may be taken individually or as a complete series. Procter & Gamble is delighted to have created these courses in conjunction with ADEA, enabling high quality educational experiences and an up-to-date understanding of both the science and its relevance to clinical dental practice.

LEARNING & STUDY AIDS

Case-based learning helps you to develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills. These quick links are here to help, by keeping important studies, reviews, and strategies at your fingertips.

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Courses Related to INBDE Development Guide?

Need help preparing for the new Integrated National Board Dental Exam? Download our INDBE Guide which outlines the CE courses on our website related to topics covered on the Integrated National Board Dental Examination.
Click here to view Guide.

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Patient Education

You will find downloadable patient education materials in multiple languages and topics.. The educational materials can be customized to include your practice information. Print these materials to send home with your patients, or use chair side if you have a computer or iPad accessible in your operatory.

Visit our Patient Education section.

TEST DRIVE
Test Drive Patient Journey

Do you remember the first time you used an electric toothbrush? Now your patients can experience this level of clean, too. Help your patients comply with your Oral Hygiene Instructions and recommendation to use an electric toothbrush by professionally guiding them on how to use it while also exposing them to the latest in power brush technology.

By using the ‘Tell, Show, Do’ method of patient communication your patient is more likely to comply with your recommendations leading to improved oral health. Find out more at dentalcare.com/testdrive.

OFFERS & FUNDRAISING
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Fundraising Opportunities Available: Students who want to fundraise for their organization or event qualify for exclusive discounts on Crest + Oral-B products to help your school organizations reach their financial goals.

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