A History and Update of Fluoride Dentifrices
No Sugar Coating It! The Link between Periodontal Disease and Diabetes Mellitus [Course Number: 520] Maria L. Geisinger, DDS, MS; Matthew Rasmussen, DMD
ce-credits-1
This course seeks to improve the dental care provider’s understanding of the interaction between periodontal disease and diabetes mellitus as well as aid in the clinical decision making to care for patients with diabetes mellitus and periodontal disease.
A History and Update of Fluoride Dentifrices
Managing Dental Erosion: Current Understanding and Future Directions [Course Number: 517] Donald J. White, PhD; Warden H. Noble, DDS, MS, MSEd; Nicola West, BDS, FDSRCS, PhD FDS (Rest Dent)
ce-credits-2
The purpose of this course is to provide information on the dental erosion process, highlight key similarities and differences between dental erosion and caries, provide effective strategies to help educate patients who are at risk for developing dental erosion, and manage patients who are already experiencing the condition to minimize its effects.
A History and Update of Fluoride Dentifrices
Restorative Dental Patient Education [Course Number: 497] Christine Nathe, RDH, MS
ce-credits-1
This course will provide information to dental assistants and dental hygienists regarding dental materials, classification and treatment modalities. Additionally, health education principles will be presented with an emphasis on skills for providing motivation during patient education. This information should enhance the education provided to patients regarding dental materials and the care and maintenance of restorations.
A History and Update of Fluoride Dentifrices
Salivary Diagnostics in Oral Diseases [Course Number: 521] Balwant Rai, BDS, MS
ce-credits-1
Salivary biomarkers are useful in the early detection (diagnosis) and monitoring of oral diseases. The aim of this continuing education course is to offer information on the availability of salivary diagnostics relevant to the practice of dentistry.
A History and Update of Fluoride Dentifrices
Ergonomics: Working to be More Comfortable [Course Number: 508] Bruce N. Hamilton, MS, DDS; Anne Hill, DDS
ce-credits-1
This course is designed to aid the reader in modifying the manner in which he/she practices dentistry. It is intended to provide methods to improve balance and strength as well as to examine existing clinical equipment to determine if modifications are needed to practice in a stress free environment.
A History and Update of Fluoride Dentifrices
Factors Involved in Dental Care Delivery Expansion [Course Number: 496] Christine Nathe, RDH, MS
ce-credits-2
This course will provide basic knowledge of access issues, trends and the infrastructure, including models to improve dental care in the United States.
A History and Update of Fluoride Dentifrices
Creaky Joints and Bleeding Gums: The Interactions between Periodontal Disease and Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) [Course Number: 519] Elizabeth M. Garner, DMD; Maria L. Geisinger, DDS, MS
ce-credits-1
This course will review the current scientific evidence about the association between rheumatoid arthritis and periodontal disease and to aid in the clinical decision making to care for patients with RA in a dental setting.
A History and Update of Fluoride Dentifrices
Understanding and Evaluating Associateship Opportunities [Course Number: 515] David G. Dunning, MA, PhD; Robert D. Madden, DDS, MBA
ce-credits-3
Associateships encompass a number of foundational variables, ranging from employment agreements to payment of laboratory expenses to practice valuation to assignment of patients. This course explores these and other key parameters in associateships. A special section addresses large group practices and DSOs. The course concludes with a detailed vetting process for evaluating associateship opportunities.
A History and Update of Fluoride Dentifrices
From Gumline to Waistline: The Link between Periodontal Disease and Obesity [Course Number: 518] Maria L. Geisinger, DDS, MS; Mary Elizabeth Bush, BS
ce-credits-1
This continuing education course will review the current scientific evidence about the association between obesity status and periodontal disease and to aid in the clinical decision making to care for patients with periodontal disease and obesity in a dental setting.
A History and Update of Fluoride Dentifrices
Pathogens Associated with Putative Healthcare-associated Infections in Oral Healthcare Settings [Course Number: 482] Jennifer K. Blake, CDA, EFDA, MADAA; Salme E. Lavigne, RDH, PhD; Géza T. Terézhalmy, DDS, MA
ce-credits-2
This course identifies those pathogenic organisms that may be transmitted in oral healthcare settings and provides an overview of their modes of transmission, clinical features, prevention, and medical management. It provides the basis for understanding the rational for 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
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
An Overview of Dental Anatomy [Course Number: 500] Vickie P. Overman, 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
ce-credits-3
This course will describe how to develop infection control/exposure control strategies appropriate for the oral healthcare setting.
Introduction
An Update on Demineralization/Remineralization [Course Number: 73] Mark E. Jensen, MS, DDS, PhD; Robert  V. Faller, BS
ce-credits-3
This course is an introduction to the concepts of demineralization and remineralization and how they can and should be incorporated into clinical practice. Upon completion of this course, participants will understand the continued need for fluoride to help protect against the ongoing challenge to tooth structure, secondary lesions and root caries. Participants will also appreciate the need to examine the literature and evidence when applying clinical preventive techniques for caries prevention.
A History and Update of Fluoride Dentifrices
Managing Dental Erosion: Current Understanding and Future Directions [Course Number: 517] Donald J. White, PhD; Warden H. Noble, DDS, MS, MSEd; Nicola West, BDS, FDSRCS, PhD FDS (Rest Dent)
ce-credits-2
The purpose of this course is to provide information on the dental erosion process, highlight key similarities and differences between dental erosion and caries, provide effective strategies to help educate patients who are at risk for developing dental erosion, and manage patients who are already experiencing the condition to minimize its effects.
Introduction
Intraoral Radiography: Principles, Techniques and Error Correction [Course Number: 137] Gail F. Williamson, RDH, MS
ce-credits-2
Proper patient care includes obtaining diagnostic intraoral and extraoral radiographs which are essential to patient assessment, periodontal therapy, treatment and re-evaluation.  Radiographs are especially helpful during instrumentation as a guide for detection of calculus deposits or faulty restorations, as well as the diagnosis of dental caries, alveolar bone loss, pulpal changes, and anatomical imperfections in tooth and root surfaces.  It is imperative that dental professionals are competent in taking radiographs to ensure diagnostically acceptable images, while keeping the amount of radiation exposure to patients at a minimum.
Introduction
ce-credits-3
Part one of this two-part series on Women, Aging and Oral Health appears in the dentalcare.com CE library and introduced the global prevalence and risk factors of three common health conditions among aging women: cardiovascular disease, diabetes and osteoporosis.  The aim of this course is to provide dental professionals with prevention and treatment approaches, information on connections to oral health and specific treatment plans for each condition.
Introduction
Current Concepts in Preventive Dentistry [Course Number: 334] Connie M. Kracher, PhD, MSD
ce-credits-5
This course includes current, evidence-based content on preventive dentistry that dental clinicians will utilize during patient assessment.  Preventive dentistry is a comprehensive approach that should calibrate the entire dental team in the individualized care and education of each patient in the dental practice.
Introduction
Adjunctive and Prophylactic Use of Antibacterial Agents in Dentistry [Course Number: 475] Leena Palomo, DDS, MSD; 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.