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This 8 hour CE course is delivered by John Dovgan, DDS, State Board investigator, and expert witness. How do dentists providing sedation services avoid malpractice claims? Two things. First, they educate themselves on the nuances and peculiarities of anesthetics. Second, they avoid common, but entirely preventable, mistakes. In this course, Dr. Dovgan, DDS explains how malpractice claims are processed. He also shows what to do to ensure one is not filed against you.

8 CE hours

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The sheer volume of state dental laws and regulations leaves many dentists unsure of their legal obligations to patients. The uncertainty intensifies when a patient files a board complaint or worse, a malpractice claim. In this two-hour CE course taught by John Dovgan, you'll learn there’s a way to avoid becoming the subject of litigation. It’s by adhering to the standard of care doctrine,

2 CE hours

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In this three-module, one CE hour course, taken from Forensic Dentistry: Working from Failure, Moving Forward with Solutions, Dr. John Dovgan, DDS, is a State Board consultant and expert witness. He’s a veteran Standard of Care Investigator (S.C.I.), whose resume includes more than 1300 dental board cases, 130 lawsuits, and multiple state and federal class-action lawsuits. He created the first checklist the Arizona State Board of Dental Examiners adopted for consultant use in blanket allegation cases.

In this course, Dr. Dovgan will outline a framework for successfully providing oral conscious sedation services in your practice. When you firmly understand the science of anesthetics and avoid common administration mistakes, the chances of a malpractice claim proceeding against you is greatly diminished.

1 CE hour

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Dental mistakes can be disastrous for both patient and practitioner. In this 3 module, one hour CE course, Dr. John Dovgan, DDS and Standard of Care Investigator (S.C.I.), explores the errors that lead to adverse outcomes. He warns against the habits, assumptions, and personality traits that breed complacency. He also provides thoughtful solutions for preventing egregious mistakes.
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How does the standard of care doctrine apply to advanced dental procedures? That’s what boards and juries must determine when a complaint or lawsuit is filed against a dentist. In this 3 module, one hour CE course, taken from Forensic Dentistry: Working from Failure, Moving Forward with Solutions, Dr. John Dovgan, DDS and Standard of Care Inspector (S.C.I.), takes a close look at specialty dental services. You’ll see how the standard of care should be understood while treating complex and complicated cases.

1 CE hour

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Discover latest updates on interventional cardiology and their applications to sedation dentistry, with eminent physician and educator, Dr. Leslie Fang. 
Explore options for managing simple and complex surgical procedures in particular patients, and how to treat people with specific ADA classifications.
Learn from Dr. Fang’s extensive, practical knowledge of cardiology and through case studies with interactive audience participation.

This online course qualifies for 1.5 hour of CE credit that is automatically issued with a digital certificate once you have completed the program.

1.5 CE hours

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Restorative authority Dr. Tony Santorsola teaches you how to expand your treatment planning acumen. Using case studies, he will demonstrate how he has used innovative considerations to restore and predictably stabilize thousands of smiles successfully. He will show you what can go right and wrong, and how best to plan for accepting future tooth loss.

2 CE hours

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