POPULAR CONTINUING EDUCATION COURSES
A History and Update of Fluoride Dentifrices
ce-credits-2
An ideal smile is composed of individual components that interact in a harmonic manner. The three primary aspects of an ideal smile are: the teeth, lips, and gingiva. While beauty may be in the eye of the beholder, there are established guidelines to which we should adhere when assessing and creating overall ideal smile esthetics. This course seeks to describe the current evidence assessing ideal smile components as well as the impact of age, gender, and race/ethnicity on how smiles are judged as attractive or unattractive.
Head and Neck Anatomy: Part II – Musculature (ce597) - Introduction
Head and Neck Anatomy: Part II – Musculature [Course Number: 597] Larry LoPresti, DMD
ce-credits-2
This course is an overview of the skeletal muscles of the head and neck. This course can be used as a reference for the locations and functions of the muscles of the head and neck that are important in dentistry. This is the second part of a three-part series including the bony structures of the head and neck and the cranial nerves.
Head and Neck Anatomy: Part I – Bony Structures (ce591) - Introduction
Head and Neck Anatomy: Part I – Bony Structures [Course Number: 591] Larry LoPresti, DMD
ce-credits-2
This course is an overview of the bony structures of head and neck anatomy. This course can be used as a reference for the bony structures as well as anatomical landmarks. This is the first part of a three-part series including the cranial nerves and the musculature of the face.
A History and Update of Fluoride Dentifrices
ce-credits-1
This course seeks to explore currently available and emerging enhanced visualization technologies and to discuss their utility in specific patients and clinical scenarios. The effectiveness of periodontal treatments, the associated duration of healing, a potential for reduction of pain and post-operative scarring, and optimization of clinical results may be improved for patients through such techniques.
A History and Update of Fluoride Dentifrices
ce-credits-2
This course describes and discusses four‑handed dentistry; its integration in the modern dental office as well as a review of an ergonomically acceptable instrument transfer for use in four-handed dentistry. In addition, a series of exercises for the dental professional to use for stress reduction is included.
Oral Hard Tissue Disease and Home Care Management (ce661) - Introduction
Oral Hard Tissue Disease and Home Care Management [Course Number: 661] Robert V. Faller, BS
ce-credits-1
The purpose of this interactive course is to provide dental practitioners and students with an overview of hard tissue disease, factors that influence the disease process and evidence-based self-care prevention practices. This course includes patient cases as knowledge point checks.
Introduction - Providing Oral Health Education during COVID-19: Current Practices and Recommendations (ce658)
ce-credits-1
This course will explore the international trends and issues on delivering oral hygiene education during the pandemic and discuss the benefits of using a rechargeable electric toothbrush to enable patients in their self-care.
Introduction - A Palette of Plant-based Dietary Patterns: How do they Impact Dental Health? (ce659)
A Palette of Plant-based Dietary Patterns: How do they Impact Dental Health? [Course Number: 659] Ellen Karlin, MMSc, RDN, LDN, FADA; Sara Karlin, DDS
ce-credits-1
Participants in this video course will be introduced to evidence-based science surrounding the impact of whole-food, plant-based dietary patterns on dental health.
Anomalies of Tooth Structure (ce651) - Introduction
Anomalies of Tooth Structure [Course Number: 651] Gail F. Williamson, Professor Emerita
ce-credits-3
The ability to recognize the normal radiographic appearance of the teeth and their component structures is foundational to basic interpretation of intraoral and panoramic radiographic images. It is of equal importance to recognize when the radiographic appearance of the teeth deviates from normal. Dental anomalies associated with tooth structure will be presented to enable the clinician to recognize and identify alterations whether congenital, developmental, or acquired in nature.
Introduction - What You Need to Know About the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic (ce652)
What You Need to Know About the Coronavirus (COVID‑19) Pandemic [Course Number: 652] Maria Goldie, RDH, MS
ce-credits-2
This course will review characteristics of SARS‑CoV‑2, help dental healthcare professionals assess systemic risk factors that may influence COVID‑19 severity and will summarize currently available and developing potential treatments and vaccines, including the concept of herd immunity.
Introduction
Care & Maintenance of Dental Restorations [Course Number : 468] Shelly Withers, RDH, MS, PhD; Marilynn Heyde, RDH, MPH
ce-credits-1
This free continuing education course will provide an overview of the various types of esthetic restorations and how to properly care for them. The course will also discuss methods for evaluating and maintaining amalgam restorations.
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.
Introduction
Forensic Dentistry [Course Number : 401] Marsha A. Voelker, CDA, RDH, MS
ce-credits-2
This continuing education course will provide an overview of forensic dentistry history, various identification methods utilized and how dental professionals can become involved.
Introduction
Hazard Communication Compliance [Course Number : 502] Shelly Feiwell, CDA, EFDA; Ronald L. Occhionero, DDS; Michaell A. Huber, DDS
ce-credits-2
Participants in this course will be introduced to OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard, 29 CFR 1920.1200, also known as HazCom 2012. The course is advisory in nature and informational in content. Its purpose is to assist oral healthcare facilities to identify relevant parts of the rule. In addition, it provides guidance to develop and implement an effective HazCom program.
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.
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
The Intraoral and Extraoral Exam [Course Number : 337] Nancy W. Burkhart, EdD, MEd, BSDH, AFAAOM; Leslie DeLong, RDH, AS, BSHS, MHA
ce-credits-3
The purpose of this course is to introduce the protocol for a complete oral cancer examination with proper techniques for both the head and neck and intraoral examinations; to provide patient education information; to provide information on adjunct technologies that may be utilized in lesion detection and; to promote informing all patients that they are receiving a complete oral cancer examination.
A History and Update of Fluoride Dentifrices
Laser Therapy for Adjunctive Treatment of Peri-implant Disease [Course Number : 564] Maria L. Geisinger, DDS, MS
ce-credits-2
This course 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
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.
Introduction
Local Anesthesia in Pediatric Dentistry [Course Number : 325] Jayakumar Jayaraman, BDS, MDS, FDSRCS, MS, PhD; Steven Schwartz, DDS
ce-credits-2
This course will teach the clinician how to administer an effective, safe local anesthesia injection to a child (or adult). 
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.
Anomalies of Tooth Structure (ce651) - Introduction
Anomalies of Tooth Structure [Course Number: 651] Gail F. Williamson, Professor Emerita
ce-credits-3
The ability to recognize the normal radiographic appearance of the teeth and their component structures is foundational to basic interpretation of intraoral and panoramic radiographic images. It is of equal importance to recognize when the radiographic appearance of the teeth deviates from normal. Dental anomalies associated with tooth structure will be presented to enable the clinician to recognize and identify alterations whether congenital, developmental, or acquired in nature.
Head and Neck Anatomy: Part I – Bony Structures (ce591) - Introduction
Head and Neck Anatomy: Part I – Bony Structures [Course Number: 591] Larry LoPresti, DMD
ce-credits-2
This course is an overview of the bony structures of head and neck anatomy. This course can be used as a reference for the bony structures as well as anatomical landmarks. This is the first part of a three-part series including the cranial nerves and the musculature of the face.
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
ce-credits-2
An ideal smile is composed of individual components that interact in a harmonic manner. The three primary aspects of an ideal smile are: the teeth, lips, and gingiva. While beauty may be in the eye of the beholder, there are established guidelines to which we should adhere when assessing and creating overall ideal smile esthetics. This course seeks to describe the current evidence assessing ideal smile components as well as the impact of age, gender, and race/ethnicity on how smiles are judged as attractive or unattractive.
Head and Neck Anatomy: Part II – Musculature (ce597) - Introduction
Head and Neck Anatomy: Part II – Musculature [Course Number: 597] Larry LoPresti, DMD
ce-credits-2
This course is an overview of the skeletal muscles of the head and neck. This course can be used as a reference for the locations and functions of the muscles of the head and neck that are important in dentistry. This is the second part of a three-part series including the bony structures of the head and neck and the cranial nerves.
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.
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
Adjunctive and Prophylactic Use of Antibacterial Agents in Dentistry [Course Number: 475] Leena Palomo, DDS, MSD; Michaell A. Huber, DDS; Géza T. Terézhalmy, DDS, MA
ce-credits-3
Participants in this course will be introduced to evidence-based information related to the microbiology of odontogenic infections, the pharmacology of systemic antibacterial agents, and the rationale for the selection of an antibacterial agent for the treatment of odontogenic infections and for prophylactic therapy.