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Under Indiana State Board of Dentistry regulation, dental assistants and hygienists with one year of dental office experience can now administer nitrous oxide and oxygen sedation with training, experience, and course completion. This course will teach qualified DA/DH the techniques of N2O administration, enabling them to maximize patient comfort and increase the practice’s productivity. It includes 3 hours of online didactic education and instructions for acquiring hands-on training under the supervision of a licensed dentist; no travel is required. This program complies with the Indiana State Board of Dentistry regulation (IC 25-13-1-10.7) and is offered through an affiliation with the AEGD Program in the Department of Dental Science, a CODA-accredited program, at Idaho State University.

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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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This course consists of 2 modules. You’ll earn 7 CE credits upon completion. Learn the treatment guidelines for determining when to retain the endodontically-treated tooth and when to extract for dental implant placement. In this two-part course, Dr. Goodacre will also look at the important factors required for successful restoration when retaining the tooth.
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Learn the protocols for antibiotic prophylaxis and pre-existing heart defects as they apply to sedation dentistry. Presented by DOCS Education and eminent physician and educator, Dr. Leslie Fang, MD, Ph.D., 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. This course is worth .75 hours of CE.
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The COVID-19 pandemic accelerated the inevitable for dentists. It is time to grow your Airway/TMJ practice by becoming an adjunct to medical practices.

Over the last year, Dr. Dipesh Sitaram heard from ENTs across the country who expressed keen interested in “new” ways to help patients breathe better. In Dr. Sitaram’s view, dental and medical patients will come back from the pandemic more discerning than ever. As a result, airway-centric dental techniques, Myofunctional therapies, and other “essential” treatments are gaining traction with patients.  

In this DOCS Home Study lecture, Dr. Sitaram shares 5 specific cases that illustrate his treatment approach, practice growth strategy, and how you can deepen your relationships and referral partnerships with local medical practitioners.

This course is worth 1.5 CE.

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Learn to identify the different clinical complications that can occur with dental implants in this comprehensive four-part course. Dr Charles Goodacre provides invaluable knowledge including surgical and mechanical complications, soft tissue and esthetic issues, as well as the factors affecting implant loss. Understand how to prevent, manage or minimize implant complications for more successful outcomes in restorative dentistry. It is worth 7 CE.
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It is essential to understand the protocol and formulation of Midazolam is essential when treating pediatric sedation patients. Presented by Dr. Steve Yun, a board-certified anesthesiologist, and Dr. Roger Sanger, DDS, this course will discuss the history and formulation of midazolam, its advantages and disadvantages for pediatric patients, key elements to consider when selecting patients, and additional drugs that can be used safely in conjunction. It is worth 1.75 CE hours.
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