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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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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.
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The relief of pain is among the primary goals of any health practitioner. Along with the inventions of modern forms of pain relief have come a renewed attention and appreciation for established ones, for example, nitrous oxide and oxygen sedation. This odorless and colorless gas was first used in dentistry in the mid-1800s. As taught by the Dean of DOCS Education’s faculty, Anthony Feck, DMD in this one hour CE lecture, you’ll gain an overview in “Nitrous Oxide and Oxygen Sedation for Adults and Children” of why this tool remains a mainstay of dental and medical practice.
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World-renowned pharmacology and physiology expert Dr. Leslie S.T. Fang, a distinguished member of the DOCS Education faculty, is the lead author of The Ultimate Cheat Sheets: The Practical Guide for Dentists (2020 Edition) – a comprehensive chair-side resource that thousands of dentists turn to daily to have up-to-date information at hand when they need to make critical clinical decisions.

Now with an Exclusive Bonus - you can fully satisfy the newly issued opioid-safety education policy recommendation with this 3 CE credit course – today…tonight…this weekend – from the comfort of your home or office.

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Providing sedation dentistry successfully requires constant learning and refinement. While technical skills are absolutely necessary, they are only one component of the service. In this 3 module, 4 CE credit hour course, Dr. Anthony Feck discusses other skills, including marketing, communication, and presentation--essential to your success as a sedation dentist.

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Your professional life can be likened to playing a game. To win this game, you not only have to understand the constantly changing rules, but you must know how to change the game, because whoever controls the rules, also controls the game. Presented by Dr. Anthony Feck, you’ll learn five Game-Changing Strategies that significantly improve existing situations to allow for a more competitive position in a constantly evolving marketplace. Course is worth 1.5 CE.

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A dental professional’s ability to recognize the cautions and contraindications possible when providing oral sedation can make the difference between a good experience and a terrible one for everyone involved. Dr. Anthony Feck discusses the red flags you need to watch for when providing oral sedation and using its most commonly used medications. This course is worth 1 CE.

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