and Oral Health - intro
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.
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.
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.
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.
A History and Update of Fluoride Dentifrices
Sleep Apnea Management for the Dentist [Course Number: 578] Istvan A. Hargitai, DDS, MS
ce-credits-3
The course will review the pathophysiology of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). The screening of patients in whom OSA is suspected will be reviewed. Finally, the management of OSA will be discussed with the focus on use of mandibular advancement devices in its treatment.
A History and Update of Fluoride Dentifrices
Geriatric Dentistry: Before You Call 911 [Course Number: 586] Satbir S. Grover, BDS, MS, MBA
ce-credits-2
This continuing education course will provide an overview of some of the essential steps that need to be considered for safe management in the care of older adults and medically complex patients from their entrance to their exit after treatment and the follow up steps after the treatment has been delivered.
A History and Update of Fluoride Dentifrices
Anatomy & Histology of the Gingival Unit and Basic Oral Hygiene [Course Number: 592] Courtney Ison, RDH, MS
ce-credits-1
This course will examine the characteristics of the gingival unit and discuss basic recommendations necessary for achieving and maintaining the health of the gingiva.
A History and Update of Fluoride Dentifrices
Introduction to Infection Prevention [Course Number: 582] Barbara A. MacNeill, DMD, MS; Géza T. Terézhalmy, DDS, MA
ce-credits-2
This course, advisory in nature and informational in content, introduces participants to (1) concepts related to the “chain of infection” and Standard and Transmission-base Precautions; (2) discusses factors that affect the quality of an effective infection prevention program; and (3) presents an overview of pathogenic organisms that may be transmitted in oral healthcare settings and requirements for an ongoing infection prevention education and training program.
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.
A History and Update of Fluoride Dentifrices
Adverse Drug Reactions - Part II [Course Number : 537] Kristin A. Williams, DDS, MPH; M. Louay Taifour, BDS, DMD
ce-credits-3
The global objectives of the course are to provide a clinical frame of reference for adverse drug reactions (ADRs) and to raise the level of awareness of oral healthcare providers of the spectrum of potential ADRs affecting oral and various other tissues and organ systems.
Introduction
Putting it All Together: Practicum [Course Number : 511] Jennifer K. Blake, CDA, EFDA, MADAA; Salme E. Lavigne, RDH, PhD; Géza T. Terézhalmy, DDS, MA
ce-credits-1
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.
Introduction
The Detection and Management of Temporomandibular Disorders in Primary Dental Care [Course Number : 395] Kimberly Hanson Huggins, RDH, BS; Edward F. Wright, DDS, MS
ce-credits-2
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.
Introduction
Marijuana Use and Oral Health [Course Number : 460] Sarita Arteaga, DMD, MAGD
ce-credits-1
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.
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.
Introduction
Oral Health Care: A Whole New Language [Course Number : 21] Patricia J. Nunn, RDH, MS; Patricia A. Frese, RDH, MEd
ce-credits-3
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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
Sleep Apnea Management for the Dentist [Course Number: 578] Istvan A. Hargitai, DDS, MS
ce-credits-3
The course will review the pathophysiology of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). The screening of patients in whom OSA is suspected will be reviewed. Finally, the management of OSA will be discussed with the focus on use of mandibular advancement devices in its treatment.
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.
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.