POPULAR CONTINUING EDUCATION COURSES
Committing your Practice to Ultimate Patient Care (ce623) - Introduction
Committing Your Practice to Ultimate Patient Care [Course Number: 623] Jennifer Hirsch Doobrow, DMD, FACD, FICD
ce-credits-1
This webinar course will be discussing numerous advancements in treatment modalities for periodontal, regenerative and implant therapies that all have a significant impact on Comprehensive Care Dentistry.
How Mobile Technologies Can Change the Way We Interact with Our Patients (ce602) - Introduction
How Mobile Technologies Can Change the Way We Interact with Our Patients [Course Number: 602] Mario Rui Araujo, PhD Candidate, M. Psych, BSDH
ce-credits-1
Research has shown apps and text messages are effective tools for promoting behavioral changes needed to help treat oral diseases. Those strategies can be used as an important promoter of behavioral change and knowledge gained about oral health.
Interim Dental Infection Prevention and Control Guidance for the COVID-19 Response (ce647) - Introduction
ce-credits-2
This course will describe interim infection control/exposure control strategies for dentistry during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Next Stage of the COVID-19 (ce624) - Introduction
Getting Ahead of the Next Stage of the COVID-19 Crisis [Course Number: 624] Roger P. Levin, DDS
ce-credits-1
This webinar will identify the stages of the crisis from a dental practice perspective and present specific management and operational steps to take now to help your practice persevere.
Evidence-based Dentistry (ce625) - Introduction
Evidence-based Dentistry – Why Do I Need That? [Course Number: 625] Liran Levin, DMD
ce-credits-1
This course will introduce the principles of evidence-based dentistry, how to develop, critically evaluate and implement scientific evidence into day-to-day practice and apply these principles to making the right decisions when advising patients on effective self-care in caries and periodontal disease prevention.
Introduction - Periodontal Screening and Recording (ce617)
Periodontal Screening and Recording: Its Use When Detecting Periodontal Disease [Course Number: 617] Tanya Villalpando Mitchell, RDH, MS
ce-credits-1
Periodontal Screening and Recording (PSR) is a rapid method of screening patients to decide if a more comprehensive assessment is necessary. After taking this course, the participant will be able to explain the benefits of the PSR system, use the PSR system in a clinical setting, interpret a patient’s PSR score, identify who should be assessed with a more comprehensive periodontal exam, and discuss the PSR system with patients.
Introduction - AAP Classifications (ce610)
The 2018 AAP/EFP Classification of Periodontal & Peri-implant Diseases [Course Number: 610] Salme E. Lavigne, RDH, PhD
ce-credits-3
The purpose of this course is to provide a succinct and easy guide to help both clinicians and students understand and implement this new world classification system of periodontal and peri-implant diseases and conditions in their practices.
ce619 Aerosols in the Dental Office introduction
ce-credits-2
This course seeks to assess the risks posed by aerosols in the dental office and assess infection control measures that can be implemented during dental practice to block the person-to-person transmission routes through standard and transmission-based precautions.
ce614 introduction
ce-credits-2
This course will review the evidence regarding antibiotic usage in the dental setting, discuss the mechanisms of action of antibiotics commonly used in the dental setting, and establish the rationale for the ADA guidelines and best practices for their implementation in dental practices.
Intraoral Radiographic Anatomy (ce601) introduction
Intraoral Radiographic Anatomy [Course Number: 601] Gail F. Williamson, RDH, MS
ce-credits-2
Intraoral radiography is part and parcel of the daily practice of dentistry. Radiographs provide important information to supplement the clinical examination, enabling the dentist to render a diagnosis and develop a treatment plan.
HIV: Infection Control/Exposure Control Issues for Oral Healthcare Personnel (ce97) - Introduction
HIV: Infection Control/Exposure Control Issues for Oral Healthcare Personnel [Course Number : 97] Michaell A. Huber, DDS; Géza T. Terézhalmy, DDS, MA
ce-credits-2
This course presents the background essential to understand the transmission of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in healthcare settings and provides evidence based information related to post-exposure prophylaxis and follow-up.
Introduction
Postexposure Evaluation and Follow-up [Course Number : 472] Michaell A. Huber, DDS; Géza T. Terézhalmy, DDS, MA
ce-credits-1
This course presents concept of postexposure management of healthcare personnel and will be provided evidence-based guidance on the importance of prompt wound care, reporting, and evaluation of occupational exposures to pathogenic organisms, the timely initiation of postexposure prophylaxis, and the implementation of postexposure follow-up strategies in order to prevent infection and the development of disease.
Introduction
Regulated Medical Waste Management [Course Number : 498] Michaell A. Huber, DDS; Géza T. Terézhalmy, DDS, MA
ce-credits-2
Participants in this course will be introduced to evidence-based information related to the management of regulated medical waste, also referred to as infectious or biohazardous waste.
Introduction
Treating Patients with Autism in a Dental Setting [Course Number : 402] Josalyn Sewell, RDH
ce-credits-3
Autism affects 1 in 54 US children. It is more common than pediatric AIDS, diabetes, and cancer combined. Individuals with autism have difficulties with communication, social interaction and sensory processing. These characteristics pose very unique challenges in a dental setting. This course will give all team members a better understanding of the disorder and prepare professionals for the rewarding experience of helping patients with autism.
A History and Update of Fluoride Dentifrices
Dental Records: Best Practices for Information Management and Retention [Course Number : 532] Wilhemina Leeuw, MS, CDA
ce-credits-2
Dental records are a significant component of completing the patient’s standard of care. Dental records have evolved significantly due to federal laws and technological advancements. The record has transformed to an electronic record that must be effectively maintained, properly retained and ultimately protected on the behalf of the patient.
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Sports-Related Dental Injuries and Sports Dentistry [Course Number : 127] Connie M. Kracher, PhD, MSD; Rick Knowlton, DMD, MAGD
ce-credits-2
Whether for exercise, competition or the simple enjoyment of recreational activity, increasing numbers of health conscious Americans are involved in sporting activities. Over the past decade, 46 million U.S. children were involved in sports. It’s estimated that 30 million of these children are participating in organized sports. Sports injury accounts for 10-39% of all dental injuries. Children most prone to sports-related oral injury are between 7-11 years old.
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.
CE471 Introduction
Achieving Patient-centered Care through Interprofessional Collaborative Practice [Course Number : 471] Grishondra L. Branch-Mays, DDS, MS; Keith A. Mays, DDS, MS, PhD
ce-credits-1
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.
A History and Update of Fluoride Dentifrices
Managing Adult Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office [Course Number : 516] Palma A. Freydinger, DDS; Fady F. Faddoul, DDS, MSD
ce-credits-4
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).
Introduction
Fundamentals of Dentifrice: Oral Health Benefits in a Tube [Course Number : 410] Paula M. Koenigs, PhD; Robert V. Faller, BS
ce-credits-3
The course will focus on the most common dentifrice ingredients and the oral health benefits they provide. Upon completion of the course, participants will understand not only the fundamentals of dentifrice ingredients, but also key regulatory aspects of the dentifrice market and the role of professional societies in credentialing consumer dentifrices.
Interim Dental Infection Prevention and Control Guidance for the COVID-19 Response (ce647) - Introduction
ce-credits-2
This course will describe interim infection control/exposure control strategies for dentistry during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
ce619 Aerosols in the Dental Office introduction
ce-credits-2
This course seeks to assess the risks posed by aerosols in the dental office and assess infection control measures that can be implemented during dental practice to block the person-to-person transmission routes through standard and transmission-based precautions.
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.
Introduction
ce-credits-3
This course will describe how to develop infection control/exposure control strategies appropriate for the oral healthcare setting.
Intraoral Radiographic Anatomy (ce601) introduction
Intraoral Radiographic Anatomy [Course Number: 601] Gail F. Williamson, RDH, MS
ce-credits-2
Intraoral radiography is part and parcel of the daily practice of dentistry. Radiographs provide important information to supplement the clinical examination, enabling the dentist to render a diagnosis and develop a treatment plan.
Introduction - AAP Classifications (ce610)
The 2018 AAP/EFP Classification of Periodontal & Peri-implant Diseases [Course Number: 610] Salme E. Lavigne, RDH, PhD
ce-credits-3
The purpose of this course is to provide a succinct and easy guide to help both clinicians and students understand and implement this new world classification system of periodontal and peri-implant diseases and conditions in their practices.
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.
Introduction
Current Concepts in Preventive Dentistry [Course Number: 334] Connie M. Kracher, PhD, MSD
ce-credits-5
This preventive dentistry course includes current, evidence-based content that dental clinicians will utilize during patient assessment. Preventive dentistry is a comprehensive approach where the entire dental team is calibrated, determining individualized care and education of each patient in the dental practice.
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
An Overview of Dental Anatomy [Course Number: 500] Vickie Parrish Foster, RDH, MEd
ce-credits-1
This continuing education course will provide an overview of dental anatomy, including the primary and permanent dentitions, normal facial and intraoral anatomy and the anatomy of the periodontium. This information can be used as a review in order to compare findings outside of the normal.
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