Courses

Courses

If you need to renew your pediatric sedation dentistry permit, or just update your training, our 7-hour online course offers a convenient, cost-effective way to accomplish your goals.

Either our PSD course (25 hours) or a pediatric residency are a pre-requisite to taking this online course.

7 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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Ex[;pre pediatric sedation and how oral sedation can bring relief to both children and their parents. You'll learn to identify patients who would benefit from sedation, pediatric sedation safety and new medications.

This online course is worth 1 CE hour.

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