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.
ce606 Tobacco and Nicotine Products - introduction
Tobacco and Nicotine Products: The Times They Are A’Changing [Course Number: 606] Nevin Zablotsky, DMD
ce-credits-1
This course will provide an overview of Juuls, e-cigarettes, and heat-not-burn products. It will help practitioners better understand the impact these products have on their patients’ oral and systemic health and help guide them in assessing the ever-changing world of tobacco and nicotine products, and the threat they pose to children, young and older adults.
Radiographic Selection Criteria (ce584) - introduction
Radiographic Selection Criteria [Course Number: 584] Gail F. Williamson, RDH, MS
ce-credits-4
This continuing education course will present and discuss the guidelines for prescribing radiographic examinations to assist dentists in the appropriate selection of patients for radiographic examinations.
Human Trafficking (ce600) - Introduction
Recognizing a Human Trafficking Victim or a Perpetrator [Course Number: 600] Nancy W. Burkhart, BSDH, MEd, EdD, AFAAOM
ce-credits-2
This course provides facts about the trafficking world and the subsequent ramifications on the victims involved. It also provides clues to help the dental professional identify a trafficking situation as well as information about mandatory reporting of the crime.
ce573 - Anxiety
Anxiety, Depression, Stress, and Oral Health [Course Number: 573] Maria L. Geisinger, DDS, MS
ce-credits-1
This course seeks to identify risk screening tools to assess anxiety and depression in the patient population seeking dental care and to evaluate the link between these common mental health disorders and oral health.
CE 491 - Whitening Introduction
What to Know About Whitening [Course Number: 491] Lesley McGovern Kupiec, RDH, MSDH; Jane L. Forrest, EdD, BSDH
ce-credits-1
This course will review the differences between whitening and bleaching and how to identify types of stains or causes of tooth discoloration, how to properly include whitening in individual treatment plans, and how to discuss the options, benefits and potential adverse effects.
CE 595 Dry Mouth Epidemic Introduction
ce-credits-2
This course sheds light on the complexity of dry mouth syndrome, those at risk for dry mouth or xerostomia, and the value of healthy saliva composition and adequate flow rates.
Child Maltreatment (ce599) - introduction
Child Maltreatment: The Role of a Dental Professional [Course Number: 599] Jennifer Johnson, JD; Franklin D. Wright, DMD, D-ABFO
ce-credits-2
This continuing education course will provide information on child maltreatment and outline the dental professionals’ responsibilities in the recognition, reporting, and treatment of such cases. Dental Students: This is part 2 of a 2-part continuing education series. “Domestic Violence, Intimate Partner Violence, and Elder Abuse: Know the Basics” is the first course. For students taking these courses, both courses should be completed. As healthcare providers, you are obligated to understand these topics and report, as appropriate.
Intimate Partner Violence (ce593) - introduction image
ce-credits-1
This continuing education course will provide information on Domestic Violence, in particular Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) and Elder Maltreatment (EM), describe victims and perpetrators, and outline the dental professionals’ responsibilities to recognize, report, treat, and prevent such cases. Dental Students: This is part 1 of a 2-part continuing education series. “Child Maltreatment: The Role of a Dental Professional” is the second course. For students taking these courses, both courses should be completed. As healthcare providers, you are obligated to understand these topics and report, as appropriate.
Hand Hygiene (ce590) - introduction
Hand Hygiene [Course Number: 590] Barbara A. MacNeill, DMD, MS; Géza T. Terézhalmy, DDS, MA
ce-credits-2
This course presents the background essential to understand the importance of hand hygiene in healthcare settings and provides evidence based information related to handwashing; hand antisepsis, i.e., antiseptic handwash and antiseptic handrub; and surgical hand antisepsis.
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
Pit & Fissure Sealants: The Added Link in Preventative Dentistry [Course Number : 128] Richie Kohli, BDS, MS; Joan G. Ellison, RDH, BS, MS
ce-credits-2
This course presents an overview of dental pit and fissure sealants as a safe and effective way to prevent dental caries. The course starts with a brief look at the history of dental sealants followed by the current rationale for their use. Frequently asked questions about sealants are addressed along with the presentation of guidelines for sealant use. Information about materials currently used for sealants is presented along with general instructions for the successful placement of sealants. The use of sealants in public health programs is also addressed.
ce485 introduction
Bruxism: The Grind of the Matter [Course Number : 485] Lara James, RDH
ce-credits-2
This course will provide information for the dental healthcare team on the common causes, assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of this condition. Early treatment can help prevent acute pain and, in severe cases, chronic pain, periodontal involvement and possible tooth loss. Educating the patient on bruxism and the importance of maintaining a healthy oral environment will also be covered.
Introduction
Biofilm: A New View of Plaque [Course Number : 42] Pamela R. Overman, EdD, RDH
ce-credits-2
The primary learning objective for this course is to increase your general knowledge of the various ways that dental professionals have viewed plaque throughout the years, highlighting the current view of plaque as a biofilm and the ramifications for periodontal therapy.
ce387 Dental Care for Infants - Introduction
Dental Care for Infants [Course Number : 387] Ivonne Ganem, DMD, MPH; Erica DiMarco, DDS
ce-credits-1
This course will describe the importance of educating parents on when a dental home should be established for their children and describe how preventative measures and regular dental appointments starting in infancy can prevent Early Childhood Caries.
ce332 Methamphetamine Introduction
Methamphetamine: Implications for the Dental Team [Course Number : 332] Patricia A. Frese, RDH, MEd; Elizabeth McClure, RDH, MEd
ce-credits-3
This course explores the history, physical and psychological effects, implications for dental team members and other topics related to the methamphetamine phenomenon. The goal of this course is to increase dental health care providers’ understanding of the effects of methamphetamine use/abuse.
A History and Update of Fluoride Dentifrices
Ethics in Dentistry: Part I - Principles and Values [Course Number : 510] Phyllis Beemsterboer, RDH, MS, EdD, FACD
ce-credits-2
This course will review the health care principles used in dentistry to help identify, clarify and support choices when faced with an ethical problem or dilemma.
Introduction
Immunological and Inflammatory Aspects of Periodontal Disease [Course Number : 1] Michael P. Mills, DMD, MS
ce-credits-2
This course reviews key components of the immune system and their coordinated roles in preventing and eliminating the etiologic agents of disease. Current concepts in the immunopathogenesis of periodontal disease will be discussed with emphasis on the role of inflammation in periodontal tissue destruction.
Intro
ce-credits-4
The objective of this course is to improve the health and function of all periodontal attachment structures rather than only bone in isolation.
A History and Update of Fluoride Dentifrices
Adverse Drug Reactions - Part I [Course Number : 536] Kristin A. Williams, DDS, MPH; M. Louay Taifour, BDS, DMD
ce-credits-3
The global objectives of the course are to present the mechanisms of ADRs characterized by (1) “on-target”, (2) “off-target”, and (3) cytotoxic reactions; provide a clinical frame of reference for ADRs; and to raise the level of awareness of oral healthcare providers of the spectrum of potential ADRs affecting oral tissues and various organ systems.
Radiographic Selection Criteria (ce584) - introduction
Radiographic Selection Criteria [Course Number: 584] Gail F. Williamson, RDH, MS
ce-credits-4
This continuing education course will present and discuss the guidelines for prescribing radiographic examinations to assist dentists in the appropriate selection of patients for radiographic examinations.
Hand Hygiene (ce590) - introduction
Hand Hygiene [Course Number: 590] Barbara A. MacNeill, DMD, MS; Géza T. Terézhalmy, DDS, MA
ce-credits-2
This course presents the background essential to understand the importance of hand hygiene in healthcare settings and provides evidence based information related to handwashing; hand antisepsis, i.e., antiseptic handwash and antiseptic handrub; and surgical hand antisepsis.
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.
Human Trafficking (ce600) - Introduction
Recognizing a Human Trafficking Victim or a Perpetrator [Course Number: 600] Nancy W. Burkhart, BSDH, MEd, EdD, AFAAOM
ce-credits-2
This course provides facts about the trafficking world and the subsequent ramifications on the victims involved. It also provides clues to help the dental professional identify a trafficking situation as well as information about mandatory reporting of the crime.
ce573 - Anxiety
Anxiety, Depression, Stress, and Oral Health [Course Number: 573] Maria L. Geisinger, DDS, MS
ce-credits-1
This course seeks to identify risk screening tools to assess anxiety and depression in the patient population seeking dental care and to evaluate the link between these common mental health disorders and oral health.
CE 491 - Whitening Introduction
What to Know About Whitening [Course Number: 491] Lesley McGovern Kupiec, RDH, MSDH; Jane L. Forrest, EdD, BSDH
ce-credits-1
This course will review the differences between whitening and bleaching and how to identify types of stains or causes of tooth discoloration, how to properly include whitening in individual treatment plans, and how to discuss the options, benefits and potential adverse effects.
ce606 Tobacco and Nicotine Products - introduction
Tobacco and Nicotine Products: The Times They Are A’Changing [Course Number: 606] Nevin Zablotsky, DMD
ce-credits-1
This course will provide an overview of Juuls, e-cigarettes, and heat-not-burn products. It will help practitioners better understand the impact these products have on their patients’ oral and systemic health and help guide them in assessing the ever-changing world of tobacco and nicotine products, and the threat they pose to children, young and older adults.
Introduction
ce-credits-3
This course will describe how to develop infection control/exposure control strategies appropriate for the oral healthcare setting.
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.