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Good oral health provides tremendous benefits to diabetics. It slows the progression of the disease. Yet, because diabetes correlates with other diseases, patients with insulin pumps often are taking additional medication. In this module, you’ll learn how to prepare a patient wearing an insulin pump for advanced dental work.
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The American Dental Association released its latest report on Substance Abuse Disorders. So, what’s changed?
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In this 2 video study, you will learn "Drugs that all Dentists Need to Learn to Use" and "Optimizing use of Analgesics to Avoid Excessive Reliance on Opioids"
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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, 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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In this 2 Part Module, you'll learn about the Updates in Coronary Artery Disease and Its Impact on Dentistry. The type of stent placed in patients with heart disease dictates the drugs prescribed to them. Currently, there are five types of stents, all of which work differently. Then you'll study Congestive Heart Failure, The Number One Heart Disease, and the Dental Implications. Dentists who opt to treat patients with heart disease must perform a risk stratification. That’s because a patient with a compromised vascular system is susceptible to multiple adverse outcomes.
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Several well-controlled studies have shown that even small amounts of vasoconstrictor used in dentistry can affect cardiac function. The problem with these studies is that they fail to distinguish significant differences in patients with hypertension—72 million Americans, at last count.
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As a practitioner of oral sedation dentistry, you know it's critical to continually refresh and improve your knowledge of pharmacology. Earn 3 CE credits with this course and gain the benefits of expert training without even leaving your office or home. You will have access to this course for one year after purchase.
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