Courses

Courses
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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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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This course consists of 9 modules. You’ll earn 16 CE credits upon completion.
Medical emergencies can and do happen in the dental environment. Approximately 75% of these can be prevented through physical evaluation of the prospective dental patient, using a systematic review of the patient’s medical history and recording of vital signs.
In addition to prevention and preparation, Dr. Stanley Malamed will cover the P-C-A-B-D protocol for medical emergencies in the dentist's office and address the most common occurring incidents, including respiratory distress, altered consciousness, drug allergy or overdose, chest pain, and cardiac arrest.

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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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This course consists of 3 modules. You’ll earn 8 CE credits upon completion.

Our primary obligation and ultimate reasonability are the timely delivery of quality diagnostic, preventive, and therapeutic services, within the bounds of the clinical circumstances presented by patients. Consequently, it’s important to possess the knowledge and skills essential to determine the functional state of patients to undergo and respond to dental care.

8 CE credits

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 While medical emergencies are relatively rare in dentistry, statistics show that you will experience two or more incidents in your practice throughout your career. Therefore, being able to respond to such emergencies with knowledge and confidence is an essential skill for every dental professional. This licensure renewal training will be presented by two esteemed DOCS faculty members: Dr. Steve Yun, a board-certified M.D. and Dental Anesthesiologist in Southern California, and Dr. Jerry Wellbrock, a seasoned clinician with over 30 years of experience. It is worth 3 CE. 

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