Introduction - AAP Classifications (ce610)
The 2018 AAP/EFP Classification of Periodontal & Peri-implant Diseases [Course Number: 610] Salme E. Lavigne, RDH, PhD
ce-credits-3
The purpose of this course is to provide a succinct and easy guide to help both clinicians and students understand and implement this new world classification system of periodontal and peri-implant diseases and conditions in their practices.
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.
ce614 introduction
ce-credits-2
This course will review the evidence regarding antibiotic usage in the dental setting, discuss the mechanisms of action of antibiotics commonly used in the dental setting, and establish the rationale for the ADA guidelines and best practices for their implementation in dental practices.
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.
A History and Update of Fluoride Dentifrices
Ethics in Dentistry: Part II - Codes of Ethics [Course Number : 528] Phyllis Beemsterboer, RDH, MS, EdD, FACD
ce-credits-2
This course will explore a code of ethics as one of the essential characteristics of a true professional. Dentistry is granted privileges when providing care to the public and in return the profession should adhere to high ethical standards of conduct. This course is a guideline for the attainment of goals and aspirations of the profession as a tool for reflection and self-regulation.
 System Disease and Oral Health: Implications for Women Worldwide (ce330) - introduction
Aging, Systemic Disease and Oral Health: Implications for Women Worldwide (Part II) [Course Number : 330] Pam Hughes, RDH, MS; Maria Goldie, RDH, MS
ce-credits-3
This course will focus on three common conditions women may potentially experience as they age: stroke, rheumatoid arthritis, and depression. It will discuss risk factors and research-based approaches to treatment protocols and prevention. Oral health care treatment guidelines, and home care products specifically tailored to promote oral health, will be addressed.
A History and Update of Fluoride Dentifrices
A Humanistic Approach to Team Member Motivation [Course Number : 525] Steven Schwartz, DDS; David G. Dunning, MA, PhD
ce-credits-2
This course explains Maslow’s “hierarchy of needs theory” and how the principles could be applied to the dental practice. By completing this course, learners understand why the entire dental team has a role in providing great customer service to patients.
Introduction
Strategies for Developing a Quality Course: Teaching Methodologies/Faculty Development [Course Number : 398] Cynthia C. Gadbury-Amyot, MSDH, EdD
ce-credits-1
This continuing education course will introduce participants to the latest strategies for course design with a focus on integration with curriculum and program competencies.
Basic Techniques for Management of the Infant and Toddler Dental Patient (ce54) - introduction
Basic Techniques for Management of the Infant and Toddler Dental Patient [Course Number : 54] Steven Schwartz, DDS; LaQuia A. Vinson, DDS, MPH
ce-credits-2
The purpose of this course is to discuss the benefits of introducing young patients into your practice early, provide the learner with simple tools and tips to have the best possible outcomes when working with young children, and how to perform an oral examination on a young patient.
ce333 Introduction
Do's and Don'ts of Porcelain Laminate Veneers [Course Number : 333] Chad J. Anderson, MS, DMD; Gerard Kugel, DMD, MS, PhD; Shradha Sharma, BDS, DMD
ce-credits-2
This course will give guidelines on how to make esthetic changes for teeth that are discolored, worn, chipped, malformed or misaligned.  Porcelain veneers are considered to be strong and to have great esthetics and a long-term prognosis.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Introduction
ce-credits-3
This course will describe how to develop infection control/exposure control strategies appropriate for the oral healthcare setting.
ce614 introduction
ce-credits-2
This course will review the evidence regarding antibiotic usage in the dental setting, discuss the mechanisms of action of antibiotics commonly used in the dental setting, and establish the rationale for the ADA guidelines and best practices for their implementation in dental practices.
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.
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
A Clinician’s Guide to Clinical Endodontics [Course Number: 562] James Bahcall, DMD, MS, FICD, FACD
ce-credits-2
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.