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Learn how to determine the medication and calculate the correct dosage for pediatric dental patients. Presented by renowned pediatric dentist, Dr. Roger Sanger, DDS, MS, he will share his proven formula for determining safe dosages for single and two-dose protocols, as well as demonstrate how several actual patient cases were handled accordingly. You’ll learn what the best drug is for no memory, non-opioid treatment, which supplemental drugs to consider, and how to evaluate both patient and parent for pediatric sedation dentistry. This course is worth .5 CE hours.
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Most odontogenic infections are polymicrobial. The number of isolated strains ranges from 1 to 10 with an average number of approximately 4 isolates per infection. The majority of these infections can be resolved satisfactorily through primary dental care. When antibacterial chemotherapy is indicated, the drug of choice should be either the most effective drug against infective pathogens or the least toxic alternative among several available agents. Dr. Geza Terezhalmy will discuss the pharmacology of antibacterial agents and present evidence-based information that will help you with the selection of the most appropriate choice for the management of an odontogenic infection. It is worth 4 CE.
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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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Patients these days expect the option for higher levels of sedation to be provided alongside many dental procedures. Intravenous (IV) sedation gives dentists the greatest control over titration and increases treatment efficacy. But is it right for your practice? What patient base is looking for this offering? And how do you implement it efficiently? Presented by Dr. Anthony Feck, IV Clinical Director, this lively presentation provides thoughtful and informative answers to all your IV questions. It is worth 1 CE hour.
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Neuromuscular-blocking drugs prohibit transmission of a neural signal at the neuromuscular junction, causing paralysis of the affected skeletal muscles. During this course, Allan Schwartz, DDS, CRNA reviews the anatomy of the neuromuscular junction and the mechanism of skeletal muscle activation (Train of Four or "TOF") for muscle movement. Dr. Schwartz also discusses steps for the use and monitoring of a neuromuscular paralytic (Succinylcholine) for the treatment of laryngospasm. It is worth 1.5 CE.

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This course consists of 1 module. You’ll earn 1.25 CE credits upon completion. Knowledge of the factors that cause complications and failure in fixed prosthodontics enhances our ability to develop effective treatment plans, facilitates success, promotes optimal doctor-patient communication regarding anticipated treatment outcomes, and provides early diagnosis of problems encountered during long-term maintenance.
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Learn the levels of pediatric sedation and review the principles and choices of monitoring devices in this insightful course. Presented by Drs. Roger Sanger, DDS, and Steve Yun, MD, an anesthesiologist, they will discuss the protocols for sedation monitoring in pediatric dentistry and share the standard of care devices to consider. Participants will learn about different routes and levels of sedation, how to choose the drugs and techniques that provide the widest margin of safety in pediatric sedation dentistry, and much more. This course is worth 1 CE hour.
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