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Learn the fundamentals of providing safe and comfortable dental care to adult patients using nitrous oxide with a single-dose sedative. Using single-dose sedation in conjunction with N2O offers greater benefits to anxious patients than using either one separately. In this 2-day course, DOCS Education will show you how to combine these two time-tested methods to better serve your patients.

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When practicing pediatric sedation dentistry, advanced airway management skills are critical to keeping you and your patients safe. In this one-day, hands-on, practical course, through repetition, you will become proficient at different techniques for airway management and resuscitation. The course includes Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification skills check-off. This course will earn 9 hours of CE and will fulfill your state’s recertification conditions and deliver a unique educational experience that is at once enriching, stimulating, and fun.*

*Check with DOCS Education’s Regulatory Counsel for your specific state requirements.

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Is there such a thing as “profitless prosperity?” Unfortunately, for dentists who serve children, there is, says Dr. Roger Sanger, DDS, MS. He sees the condition afflicting far too many general dentists: full schedules but low margins. In this course, Dr. Sanger discusses the demographics and culture of today’s pediatric population, why there is a caries crisis, and what current trends say about tomorrow’s viability for staying in business. Worth 1.5 CE.
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Physicians often question why pediatric dentistry does not follow a medical model.  Instead of using nitrous only with multiple visits, why not provide a single visit with nitrous PLUS a safe, no memory, non-opioid drug protocol on manageable children?  As Dr. Roger Sanger explains in this online course, this protocol not only eliminates fear in children, it also reduces parental health care concerns of multiple office visits with the threat of infectious disease transmission.  This course is worth 1.5 CE.

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How can a dentist treat children quickly and efficiently, particularly in the post-COVID era? Dr. Roger Sanger, DOCS Education's lead Pediatric Sedation Dentistry instructor, will discuss how “Pedonomics,” the dentist can apply “time economics” to pediatric care for increased profitability per unit of time. Even lower-fee-reimbursement care becomes profitable when utilizing time-tested tactics. This course is worth 2 CE.

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Sedation dentistry methodology and protocols for children are very different than for adults. Therefore, sedation management depends on a thorough appreciation and understanding of the anatomical, physiologic, and pharmacologic differences between the varying ages and rates of growth. This one hour CE course focuses on the anatomy and physiology of children 6 years to puberty, tracing the journey of Midazolam and how it affects different parts of the body.
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This one-hour online course pediatric sedation explores how oral sedation can bring relief to both children and their parents. You'll learn to identify patients who would benefit from sedation, pediatric sedation safety and new medications. You will have access to this course for one year after purchase.
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