Faculty Resources

Faculty Corner

Our Faculty Resources host a variety of FREE teaching tools for educators, such as case studies, student handouts, and an easy-to-use module that enables educators to assign courses from our CE library to students. In addition, our Faculty Resources provide links to student fundraising opportunities, and to exclusive product purchase opportunities for faculty and students at special pricing from Crest + Oral-B.

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Are you Interested in Writing a Continuing Education (CE) Course for dentalcare.com?

We are looking for experienced oral healthcare professionals to author CE courses in topics that are timely, relevant and compelling for dental professionals. Prospective authors should be able to demonstrate their expertise in the subject matter through experience, education or both.

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CLINICAL TEACHING MODULES AVAILABLE
Clinical Team Flowchart
This five-part faculty development series will discuss and describe the fundamental principles of clinical teaching. Participants will learn about the various phases of clinical teaching with practical teaching information to conduct an effective student-centered learning environment.
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VIRTUAL SOFT TISSUE EXAMINATION: APPLICATION OF THE 2017 AAP/EFP WORLD WORKSHOP GUIDELINES
perio-exam
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.
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TOOTHPASTE: HOW AND WHY TO RECOMMEND
Toothpaste: How and Why to Recommend

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.

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WHAT YOUR STUDENTS NEED TO KNOW ABOUT TODAY'S SnF2 DENTRIFICE
Why Stannous Fluoride?

There’s a regular misperception that dentifrices are all the same. Share with your students' why stabilized stannous fluoride dentifrice is different from regular fluoride. Not only does stannous fluoride provide more benefits than regular fluorides, but clinical trials show significant advantages versus various marketed control products.

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*helps prevent gingivitis. Not intended for use as treatment of periodontal disease.

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 Students, Dental Hygiene Students, and 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 Students, Dental Hygiene Students, and 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.

ASSIGNMENTS

Creating an assignment and reviewing existing assignments are EASY! Watch the How to Create an Assignment training video and share the Student Assignment Guide with your students.

Curriculum Guides

The guides below recommend CE courses to assign using an example curriculum from leading dental, dental hygiene and dental assisting programs.

Guide for Dental Curriculum
Guide for Dental Hygiene Curriculum
Guide for Dental Assisting Curriculum

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
Case Studies

Our in-depth case studies have been designed specifically for prevention in dental curriculum. Each case includes the patient pertinent medical dental history (Patient History and Periodontal Charting) and images (Radiographs, study models and Intraoral images). These cases allow your students to practice gaining insights into the complex issues involved in patient care. To view answers, please log in.

CASE CHALLENGES
Case Challenges

Students can test their ability to diagnose complex cases using our interactive case challenges. Here Students can review diagnostic information, such as clinical, radiographic and pathological findings, and select the proper diagnosis.

CARIES PREVENTION
Caries Prevention

Complete these ten courses developed in partnership with ADEA on caries process and prevention.

TEACHING TOOLS

Here are several teaching tools to assist you:

Guides Courses Related to NBDE

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.

Presentation Templates

Presentation Templates

Preparing for a community service event or presentation?

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Cochrane Report - Oscillating/Rotating Power Brushes

2014 Cochrane Report: Power versus Manual

What did the independent, not-for-profit, Cochrane Collaboration find in their recent review of clinical studies comparing power versus manual toothbrushes for the reduction of plaque and gingivitis? Watch this video to learn more.

OFFERS & FUNDRAISING
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Fundraising Opportunities Available: As a faculty advisor to students who want to fundraise for their organization or event, once registered at dentalcare.com, you qualify for exclusive discounts on Crest + Oral-B products. You can participate in special fundraising programs that help your school organizations reach their financial goals.

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