A History and Update of Fluoride Dentifrices
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This course introduces participants to the basics of the Paul-Elder framework to improve students’ patient care management and encourages faculty members to model critical thinking behavior within dentistry.
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Food for Thought: The Relationship Between Oral Health and Nutrition [Course Number: 583] Diane Vernetti-Callahan, RDH, MS Ed
ce-credits-3
This continuing education course is intended to provide awareness and a deeper understanding of the connection between optimal nutrition and its impact on oral health.
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Practical Panoramic Imaging [Course Number: 589] William C. Scarfe, BDS, FRACDS; Gail F. Williamson, RDH, MS
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Panoramic radiographic imaging technique, error recognition and error correction are the primary areas of emphasis in this course. The components involved in the optimal production of a panoramic radiographic image will be outlined.
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Dental Health and Dementia: More than Forgetfulness [Course Number: 566] Maria L. Geisinger, DDS, MS; Maggie A. Misch, BS
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This course seeks to discuss the interrelationship of oral health and dementia as well as discuss strategies for patients, dental healthcare providers, and caregivers to promote optimal oral health in patients with dementia.
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Advanced Instrumentation for the General Practice Dental Hygienist [Course Number: 569] Vickie Parrish Foster, RDH, MEd
ce-credits-2
This course serves to review different types of instruments, their application and alternative fulcrums, and patient and clinician positioning that can be utilized to better access certain areas of the mouth and address special dental needs that some patients may have.
A History and Update of Fluoride Dentifrices
Data Protection & Security for Dental Professionals [Course Number: 577] Scott Aurnou, Esq, CISSP, CIPP/US, CIPT, FIP
ce-credits-3
This continuing education course will provide dental professionals with a fundamental understanding of the potential cyber security issues facing a modern dental office.
A History and Update of Fluoride Dentifrices
General Principles of Pharmacology [Course Number: 580] David Leonard Ojeda Diaz, DDS; Géza T. Terézhalmy, DDS, MA
ce-credits-3
This course presents an overview of general pharmacological principles. It discusses (1) the conceptual basis of drug action, (2) pharmacodynamic mechanisms, (3) pharmacokinetic processes, and (4) sets forth key points to consider in clinical decision making related to pharmacotherapy and for a disciplined approach to prescription writing.
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Biological Effects of Radiation [Course Number: 572] Hassem Geha, DDS, MDS, Diplomate of the ABOMR
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This course discusses the interaction of ionizing radiation with biological systems and how this affects the integrity of cellular proteins, including DNA.
A History and Update of Fluoride Dentifrices
Removal of Amalgams: Is it Beneficial? [Course Number: 557] Nancy W. Burkhart, BSDH, MEd, EdD, AFAAOM
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This course is designed to assist dental professionals in answering specific questions a patient may ask about their concerns related to dental amalgam materials.
A History and Update of Fluoride Dentifrices
Re-examining the Plaque-Gingivitis Connection and the Role of Stannous Fluoride [Course Number: 579] Sherri M. Lukes, RDH, MS, FAADH
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The purpose of this course is to review the role of plaque in the initiation of periodontal disease, share novel insights on the mechanism by which stannous fluoride reduces plaque-induced gingivitis, and discuss practical implications for dental professionals.
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Putting it All Together: Practicum [Course Number : 511] Jennifer K. Blake, CDA, EFDA, MADAA; Salme E. Lavigne, RDH, PhD; Géza T. Terézhalmy, DDS, MA
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This video presentation is a summary guide of basic infection prevention recommendations for all dental healthcare settings with special emphasis on competency-based elements of the annual training program.
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The Detection and Management of Temporomandibular Disorders in Primary Dental Care [Course Number : 395] Kimberly Hanson Huggins, RDH, BS; Edward F. Wright, DDS, MS
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This course provides information about temporomandibular disorders (TMD), suggested patient history questions, clinical examination criteria, methods of treatment, and how to help patients self-manage their TMD pain and symptoms under the guidance of the dental professional.
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Marijuana Use and Oral Health [Course Number : 460] Sarita Arteaga, DMD, MAGD
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The purpose of this course is for the dental professional to review legalization of marijuana and gain understanding on marijuana use and the impact on oral health.
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Current Concepts in Preventive Dentistry [Course Number : 334] Connie M. Kracher, PhD, MSD
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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.
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Oral Health Care: A Whole New Language [Course Number : 21] Patricia J. Nunn, RDH, MS; Patricia A. Frese, RDH, MEd
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This course is intended for anyone new to the field of oral health care: dental assisting, dental therapy, dental hygiene, dentistry, dental laboratory technology, or anyone already in the field who would like a dental vocabulary refresher. The professionals associated with oral health care, most commonly used terms in dentistry will be defined and memory cues will be provided for most terms. Useful prefixes and suffixes often used to create dental/medical words are presented, as are some common abbreviations.
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Therapeutic Mouthrinsing: An Effective Component to Oral Hygiene [Course Number : 317] Pam Hughes, RDH, MS
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This course reviews three common agents used in chemotherapeutic rinses and recommends factors to consider when advising patients to add a rinse to their oral hygiene routine.
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Regulated Medical Waste Management [Course Number : 498] Géza T. Terézhalmy, DDS, MA
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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.
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Hazardous (and Universal) Waste Management [Course Number : 499] Shelly Feiwell, CDA, EFDA; Ronald L. Occhionero, DDS
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This continuing education course focuses on those parts of federal EPA regulations (40 CFR Parts 260-273) that are relevant to developing and implementing an effective hazardous waste management program in oral healthcare settings. It is advisory in nature and informational in content.
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Sterilization and Disinfection of Patient-care Items in Oral Healthcare Settings [Course Number : 474] Ronald L. Occhionero, DDS; Géza T. Terézhalmy, DDS, MA
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This course presents evidence-based information for the preferred methods of transporting, cleaning, sterilizing and disinfecting patient-care items in oral healthcare settings.
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An Overview of Dental Anatomy [Course Number : 500] Vickie Parrish Foster, RDH, MEd
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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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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
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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.
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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.
Introduction
ce-credits-3
This course will describe how to develop infection control/exposure control strategies appropriate for the oral healthcare setting.
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Advanced Instrumentation for the General Practice Dental Hygienist [Course Number: 569] Vickie Parrish Foster, RDH, MEd
ce-credits-2
This course serves to review different types of instruments, their application and alternative fulcrums, and patient and clinician positioning that can be utilized to better access certain areas of the mouth and address special dental needs that some patients may have.
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Dental Health and Dementia: More than Forgetfulness [Course Number: 566] Maria L. Geisinger, DDS, MS; Maggie A. Misch, BS
ce-credits-2
This course seeks to discuss the interrelationship of oral health and dementia as well as discuss strategies for patients, dental healthcare providers, and caregivers to promote optimal oral health in patients with dementia.
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
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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.
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A History and Update of Fluoride Dentifrices [Course Number: 94] James S. Wefel, PhD; Robert V. Faller, BS
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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 Clinician’s Guide to Clinical Endodontics [Course Number: 562] James Bahcall, DMD, MS, FICD, FACD
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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
An Introduction to Substance Use Disorders for Dental Professionals [Course Number: 545] Patricia A. Frese, RDH, MEd; Elizabeth McClure, RDH, MEd
ce-credits-3
Drug abuse remains a significant epidemic in present day society. According to the 2013 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 9.4% of the United States population use illegal drugs. As contemporary dental professionals, it is important that we are educated on the current effects of commonly used and abused drugs or medications including alcohol and nicotine.
A History and Update of Fluoride Dentifrices
Data Protection & Security for Dental Professionals [Course Number: 577] Scott Aurnou, Esq, CISSP, CIPP/US, CIPT, FIP
ce-credits-3
This continuing education course will provide dental professionals with a fundamental understanding of the potential cyber security issues facing a modern dental office.