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San Francisco, CA November 13, 2021 

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When practicing oral sedation dentistry, advanced airway management skills are critical to keeping you and your patients safe. In this one-day, hands-on, practical course, through repetition, you will become proficient at different techniques for airway management and resuscitation. The course includes Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification skills check-off. This course will earn 10 hours of CE and will fulfill your state’s recertification conditions and deliver a unique educational experience that is at once enriching, stimulating, and fun.*

*Check with DOCS Education’s Regulatory Counsel for your specific state requirements.

10 CE credits

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November 12-13, 2021 San Francisco CA

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Engage in intensive study of SAFE pediatric sedation dentistry.

Advances in sedative pharmacotherapeutics and a deeper understanding of patient selection has made pediatric sedation as taught exclusively by DOCS Education a safe and invaluable service. This course includes Advanced Pediatric Airway Management (APAM) instruction with high-fidelity child simulators. Reduce stress for your pediatric patients, their parents, and your entire team; treat patients in a single appointment and maximize patient comfort and practice efficiency. Your patients will grow into adulthood with far fewer oral health issues and no fear or anxiety when it comes to seeing a dentist. This course includes an interactive online pre-course component.

This course is worth 26 CE hours.

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Adolescents represent a rapidly expanding demographic yet profoundly underserved dental population. Learn to offer sedation care to those aged 13 to 18 with this course, which stresses the unique physiological and psychological needs of teenagers. This course is taught by a leading pediatric dentist who uses a lecture and discussion format.

7 CE hours

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Sedation dentistry methodology and protocols for children are very different than for adults. Therefore, sedation management depends on a thorough appreciation and understanding of the anatomical, physiologic, and pharmacologic differences between the varying ages and rates of growth. This one hour CE course focuses on the anatomy and physiology of children 6 years to puberty, tracing the journey of Midazolam and how it affects different parts of the body.

1 CE hour

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How can a dentist treat children quickly and efficiently, particularly in the post-COVID era? Dr. Roger Sanger, DOCS Education's lead Pediatric Sedation Dentistry instructor, will discuss how “Pedonomics,” the dentist can apply “time economics” to pediatric care for increased profitability per unit of time. Even lower-fee-reimbursement care becomes profitable when utilizing time-tested tactics. This course is worth 2 CE.

2 CE hours

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Is there such a thing as “profitless prosperity?” Unfortunately, for dentists who serve children, there is, says Dr. Roger Sanger, DDS, MS. He sees the condition afflicting far too many general dentists: full schedules but low margins. In this course, Dr. Sanger discusses the demographics and culture of today’s pediatric population, why there is a caries crisis, and what current trends say about tomorrow’s viability for staying in business. Worth 1.5 CE.

1.5 CE hours

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Physicians often question why pediatric dentistry does not follow a medical model.  Instead of using nitrous only with multiple visits, why not provide a single visit with nitrous PLUS a safe, no memory, non-opioid drug protocol on manageable children?  As Dr. Roger Sanger explains in this online course, this protocol not only eliminates fear in children, it also reduces parental health care concerns of multiple office visits with the threat of infectious disease transmission. 

1.5 CE hours

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