Courses

Courses
During this information-packed course, Dr. Joseph Massad discusses the latest denture procedures, from meeting your patient to impressioning, taking records to esthetic review, as well as the choice of conventional versus digital processing for fabrication. Emphasis on implant placement in the neutral zone, implant assisted, and fixed dentures are covered. Done correctly, this process yields the optimal placement of dental implants by doing dual scanning of the prosthesis in the implant planning stage. It is worth 1.5 CE.
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Learn the critical differences between the medical model vs. the dental model as they apply to pediatric sedation dentistry in this introductory course presented by renowned pediatric dentist, Dr. Roger Sanger, DDS, MS. This course is worth .5 CE hours.
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Learn the risk factors, clinical implications, and management of osteonecrosis as they apply to sedation dentistry. Presented by DOCS Education and renowned physician and educator, Dr. Leslie Fang, MD, PhD, this highly educational course is a segment of the Master Series: Advanced Sedation and discusses specific case studies plus multiple-choice polls of previous attendees. It is worth .75 CE hours.
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Learn to assess localized versus spreading infection and review current guidelines for antibiotic use in multiple potential dental patient scenarios. Presented by Dr. Leslie Fang, MD, Ph.D., he will review and discuss the most current recommendations by the ADA and other organizations when determining antibiotic prophylaxis for patients with joint replacement, immunocompromised conditions, valvular heart disease, and more. This course is worth 3 CE hours.
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The Essentials of Monitoring the Sedation Patient is designed for sedation team members in Missouri (minimum of 2) to meet the regulations to qualify for a moderate sedation site certificate. This course also meets the requirements for renewal of the site certificate as set by the Missouri Dental Board. Presented by Dr. Allan Schwartz, DDS, CRNA, and DOCS Education, this course will address the protocols and requirements for monitoring a dental patient undergoing sedation. Team Members will earn 15 CE credits. 
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Sedation offers hope to anxious, fearful, and phobic patients. It is safe for most patients and rewards provider dentists with a host of benefits. But it requires knowledgeable patient care and monitoring from the beginning of the sedation appointment until the conclusion. Join world-class educator Dr. Anthony Feck, DMD for an informative DOCS Education course on the important components you and your team need for safe and effective sedation. It is worth 3 CE.
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As dental schools teach less and less oral surgery, general dentists need it more and more. In this information-packed course, Dr. Karl Koerner will present ways to do surgery better and faster. How can you begin to offer more “surgical extractions” and other minor dentoalveolar procedures to your patients who need it and want YOU to do it? He will help you address those needs now, and for the long term, he shares a plan to become more competent and confident. Oral sedation is an important part of this. It is worth 2 CE.
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