A History and Update of Fluoride Dentifrices
The Radiographic Image [Course Number: 571] Hassem Geha, DDS, MDS, Diplomate of the ABOMR
ce-credits-1
The purpose of this course is to explain the basic concepts of image formation and the factors that affect image brightness, contrast, sharpness and overall quality.
A History and Update of Fluoride Dentifrices
ce-credits-2
An Evidence-based Approach to Laser Therapy seeks to evaluate the use of laser therapy as an adjunctive means of implant surface detoxification in conjunction with surgical and non-surgical therapies.
Introduction Graphic
From Evidence to Causality: How do We Determine Causality? [Course Number: 530] Salme E. Lavigne, RDH, PhD
ce-credits-2
This course will assist clinicians with their evidence-based-decision-making and dialogue with patients when discussing matters of causality. From a public health and epidemiological perspective, this course will provide participants with the tools to evaluate cause and effect relationships and to better understand the principles of determining causality.
ce513
Radiographic Interpretations [Course Number: 513] Connie M. Kracher, PhD, MSD
ce-credits-2
The primary objective of this course is to increase your general knowledge of radiographic interpretations by examining case studies.
A History and Update of Fluoride Dentifrices
Management of Patients with Chronic Diseases [Course Number: 567] Melanie Simmer-Beck, RDH, PhD
ce-credits-2
This course will provide an overview of the ten common chronic diseases and present ways for dental professionals to manage the provision of oral health care to meet each patient’s unique needs.
A History and Update of Fluoride Dentifrices
Basic Radiation Physics [Course Number: 570] Hassem Geha, DDS, MDS, Diplomate of the ABOMR
ce-credits-2
The purpose of this course is to present basic concepts of radiation, energy conversion and the generation of x-rays, essential components of an x-ray unit, characteristics of the x-ray beam, and image formation.
A History and Update of Fluoride Dentifrices
The Dental Professional’s Role in the Opioid Crisis [Course Number: 560] Maria L. Geisinger, DDS, MS; Luis Gerado Suarez Guzman, DMD
ce-credits-2
This course seeks to improve understanding of the role dental healthcare providers can play in the prevention of opioid abuse, provides them with tools to critically assess the individualized needs of their patients who may suffer from substance abuse, and resources to allow referral of those patients to resources to help treat their addictions.
A History and Update of Fluoride Dentifrices
The Truth about Hidden Sugars: A Risk for Health [Course Number: 558] Diane Vernetti-Callahan, RDH, MS Ed
ce-credits-1
This course explores the relationship between hidden sugars in foods and how it correlates with overall health risk; diabetes, cardiovascular, dental disease, and obesity.
A History and Update of Fluoride Dentifrices
A Clinician’s Guide to Clinical Endodontics [Course Number: 562] James Bahcall, DMD, MS, FICD, FACD
ce-credits-2
The clinical advances and changes in thought within the field of endodontics during the last few years have been significant. Unfortunately, these changes have led to difficulties for the general dentist in keeping up in everyday practice. This course will encompass diagnosis, local anesthesia, instrumentation/obturation, and pain medications and antibiotics in clinical endodontic treatment.
A History and Update of Fluoride Dentifrices
Botulinum Toxin Therapies for Orofacial Pain and Dental Esthetics [Course Number: 555] Patricia A. Frese, RDH, MEd
ce-credits-1
The Botulinum Toxin Therapies for Orofacial Pain and Dental Esthetics course will define BTX, give a brief history, discuss general and dental uses, explore the mechanism of action, list side effects, consider administration guidelines, suggest patient management techniques and provide additional resources.
Introduction
Dental Implants and Esthetics [Course Number : 203] Charles J. Goodacre, DDS, MSD; Chad J. Anderson, MS, DMD
ce-credits-1
Dental implants offer patients a means to replace one tooth or multiple teeth in a way that meets functional and esthetic needs.  This course reviews various categories of esthetic complications, including: environmental morphology; surgical and soft tissue healing protocol; implant location; crown/prosthesis form and type of abutment; facial esthetics; and prosthesis discoloration.
Introduction
Counseling and Treating Bad Breath Patients: A Step-By-Step Approach [Course Number : 130] Patricia A. Lenton, RDH, MA; Georgia Majerus, RDH, BS; Bashar Bakdash, DDS, MPH, MSD
ce-credits-2
This course will provide dental professionals with practical strategies to facilitate the discussion and treatment and oral malodor in the dental office.
Introduction
The Intraoral and Extraoral Exam [Course Number : 337] Nancy W. Burkhart, BSDH, MEd, EdD, AFAAOM; Leslie DeLong, RDH, AS, BSHS, MHA
ce-credits-3
This continuing education course will introduce the protocol for a complete oral cancer examination with proper techniques for both the intraoral and extraoral exam; provide patient education information, as well as information on some adjunct devices and materials that may be utilized in lesion detection and lastly, to emphasize that all patients be told they are receiving a complete oral cancer examination. Additionally, forms are included to make referrals easier for the clinician and to provide the propter information needed to the referral specialist for a complete evaluation.
Introduction
Actinic Cheilosis: Etiology, Epidemiology, Clinical Manifestations, Diagnosis, and Treatment [Course Number : 400] Michaell A. Huber, DDS; David Leonard Ojeda Diaz, DDS
ce-credits-2
This continuing education course presents the etiology, epidemiology, clinical manifestations, diagnosis, and treatment of actinic cheilosis.
ce407 intro
Hypertension: Risk Stratification and Patient Management in Oral Healthcare Settings [Course Number : 407] Michaell A. Huber, DDS; David Leonard Ojeda Diaz, DDS
ce-credits-2
This continuing education course presents information on hypertension and its impact on the clinical process in dentistry.  It emphasizes disease-specific and procedures-specific risk factors and the importance of determining a patient’s functional capacity to minimize intraoperative hypertensive, hypotensive, and cardiac risks.
Introduction
Diabetes: A Multifaceted Syndrome with Treatment Considerations in Dentistry [Course Number : 93] Lynne H. Slim, RDH, BSDH, MSDH; Cynthia A. Stegeman, RDH, EdD, RD, LD, CDE, FAND
ce-credits-2
This course provides current evidence-based information for the dental professional to include in the treatment and education for patients with diabetes. The course reviews the relationship between oral health and diabetes, followed by practical and applicable recommendations that can be easily incorporated into the dental treatment plan.
Introduction
Developing a Career in Dental Public Health [Course Number : 478] Bonnie G. Branson, RDH, PhD
ce-credits-0
As the career of dental hygiene evolves, new pathways for alternative settings emerge.  Many of these pathways involve the field of dental public health.  A career in dental public health can be immensely satisfying and rewarding.  This course will direct the learner to carefully consider what type of alternative setting is preferred and to determine if he/she has the correct skills necessary for this type of career. Note: This course is for informational purposes only and does not offer CE credit.
Introduction
Periodontal Management of the Diabetic Patient [Course Number : 331] Spencer L. Fried, DDS, MS
ce-credits-3
This continuing education course provides information to assist clinicians in understanding the diabetes mellitus disease state and how it affects the course and treatment of periodontal diseases.  The course reviews the manifestations and epidemiology of diabetes mellitus, its control and measures.
Introduction
ce-credits-4
Lasers have been used in dentistry for over 30 years. Recent developments in technology and differing wavelengths are creating a host of innovative treatments using various dental lasers. The modern practitioner needs to be familiarized with these devices and understand the possibilities and limitations of each device.
Introduction
Oral Health and General Health – What are the Connections? [Course Number : 477] Stephen A. Hancocks, MA, BDS, LDS, DDPH, MCCD, FFGDP, RCS 
ce-credits-1
This course provides a review of the evidence for the connections and possible/proven links between oral health/conditions and general health/conditions.
Introduction
A Guide to Clinical Differential Diagnosis of Oral Mucosal Lesions [Course Number: 110] Michael W. Finkelstein, DDS, MS; Emily Lanzel, DDS, MS; John W. Hellstein, DDS, MS
ce-credits-4
The primary goal of this course is to help dental professionals learn the process of clinical differential diagnosis of diseases and lesions of the oral mucosa. This course also includes both an interactive and downloadable decision tree to assist in the diagnosis.
ce513
Radiographic Interpretations [Course Number: 513] Connie M. Kracher, PhD, MSD
ce-credits-2
The primary objective of this course is to increase your general knowledge of radiographic interpretations by examining case studies.
Introduction
A History and Update of Fluoride Dentifrices [Course Number: 94] James S. Wefel, PhD; Robert V. Faller, BS
ce-credits-2
This course is a review and update of cosmetic and therapeutic dentifrices, their impact on market shares and the development of multi-benefit dentifrice technologies.
A History and Update of Fluoride Dentifrices
A String around Your Finger: Do We Really Need to Floss? [Course Number: 550] Maria L. Geisinger, DDS, MS; Gentiane Valiquette, DMD
ce-credits-1
This course will review current literature on the effectiveness of flossing and other interdental cleaning in the age of “Flossgate,” the August 2016 assertion in the Associated Press that there is scanty research supporting flossing as a method to improve oral health outcomes. This course will look at the 2011 Cochrane systematic review upon which the government based its decision to omit the recommendation to floss from the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans as well as the broader literature and scientific rationale behind flossing and interdental cleaning. Finally, this course will evaluate the current best evidence for oral hygiene methods to prevent caries and periodontal disease.
Introduction
Current Concepts in Preventive Dentistry [Course Number: 334] Connie M. Kracher, PhD, MSD
ce-credits-5
This course includes current, evidence-based content on preventive dentistry that dental clinicians will utilize during patient assessment.  Preventive dentistry is a comprehensive approach that should calibrate the entire dental team in the individualized care and education of each patient in the dental practice.
Introduction
ce-credits-3
This course will describe how to develop infection control/exposure control strategies appropriate for the oral healthcare setting.
A History and Update of Fluoride Dentifrices
A Clinician’s Guide to Clinical Endodontics [Course Number: 562] James Bahcall, DMD, MS, FICD, FACD
ce-credits-2
The clinical advances and changes in thought within the field of endodontics during the last few years have been significant. Unfortunately, these changes have led to difficulties for the general dentist in keeping up in everyday practice. This course will encompass diagnosis, local anesthesia, instrumentation/obturation, and pain medications and antibiotics in clinical endodontic treatment.
A History and Update of Fluoride Dentifrices
Management of Patients with Chronic Diseases [Course Number: 567] Melanie Simmer-Beck, RDH, PhD
ce-credits-2
This course will provide an overview of the ten common chronic diseases and present ways for dental professionals to manage the provision of oral health care to meet each patient’s unique needs.
A History and Update of Fluoride Dentifrices
The Dental Professional’s Role in the Opioid Crisis [Course Number: 560] Maria L. Geisinger, DDS, MS; Luis Gerado Suarez Guzman, DMD
ce-credits-2
This course seeks to improve understanding of the role dental healthcare providers can play in the prevention of opioid abuse, provides them with tools to critically assess the individualized needs of their patients who may suffer from substance abuse, and resources to allow referral of those patients to resources to help treat their addictions.
A History and Update of Fluoride Dentifrices
The Radiographic Image [Course Number: 571] Hassem Geha, DDS, MDS, Diplomate of the ABOMR
ce-credits-1
The purpose of this course is to explain the basic concepts of image formation and the factors that affect image brightness, contrast, sharpness and overall quality.