Courses

Courses
Learn the medical considerations of basic anatomy, physiology, and pharmacology as they relate to pediatric dentistry in this concise review presented by Dr. Steve Yun, MD, an anesthesiologist and pediatric specialist. Dr. Yun will discuss the critical differences in pediatric anatomy that impact respiratory and pulmonary physiology, including the tongue, tonsils, head size, chest wall, and more. Learn the importance of clinical monitors, as well as vigilant visual monitoring and post-sedation protocols when treating pediatric patients. This course is worth .5 CE hours.
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The Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry (DMD) or Dental Surgery (DDS) is not merely a barber surgeon. As dentists, we possess an intimate knowledge of head and neck anatomy, disease processes, and craniofacial conditions. In fact, dentists have surgical experience that surpasses many other health care professionals. Taught by Timothy A Hess, DDS, MAGD, this course will show how the administration of neurotoxins and dermal fillers for therapeutic & aesthetics procedures of the head and neck is a natural extension of the dentist’s skill set. It is worth 1 CE.

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These days, everyone is asking how to find good people who want to work, and how to get them to stay. In this course, presenter Paul Edwards, CEO of CEDR HR Solutions, will explore what top candidates are looking for in an employer, and show you how to best position your practice to raise up current team members and attract more difference makers. Set the vision, multiply people, deliver results! It is worth 1 CE.

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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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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.

1.5 CE hours

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