Courses

Courses
Learn the medical considerations of basic anatomy, physiology, and pharmacology as they relate to pediatric dentistry in this concise review presented by Dr. Steve Yun, MD, an anesthesiologist and pediatric specialist. Dr. Yun will discuss the critical differences in pediatric anatomy that impact respiratory and pulmonary physiology, including the tongue, tonsils, head size, chest wall, and more. Learn the importance of clinical monitors, as well as vigilant visual monitoring and post-sedation protocols when treating pediatric patients. This course is worth .5 CE hours.
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 While medical emergencies are relatively rare in dentistry, statistics show that you will experience two or more incidents in your practice throughout your career. Therefore, being able to respond to such emergencies with knowledge and confidence is an essential skill for every dental professional. This licensure renewal training will be presented by two esteemed DOCS faculty members: Dr. Steve Yun, a board-certified M.D. and Dental Anesthesiologist in Southern California, and Dr. Jerry Wellbrock, a seasoned clinician with over 30 years of experience. It is worth 3 CE. 

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These days, everyone is asking how to find good people who want to work, and how to get them to stay. In this course, presenter Paul Edwards, CEO of CEDR HR Solutions, will explore what top candidates are looking for in an employer, and show you how to best position your practice to raise up current team members and attract more difference makers. Set the vision, multiply people, deliver results! It is worth 1 CE.

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During this information-packed course, Dr. Joseph Massad discusses the latest denture procedures, from meeting your patient to impressioning, taking records to esthetic review, as well as the choice of conventional versus digital processing for fabrication. Emphasis on implant placement in the neutral zone, implant assisted, and fixed dentures are covered. Done correctly, this process yields the optimal placement of dental implants by doing dual scanning of the prosthesis in the implant planning stage. It is worth 1.5 CE.
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The Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry (DMD) or Dental Surgery (DDS) is not merely a barber surgeon. As dentists, we possess an intimate knowledge of head and neck anatomy, disease processes, and craniofacial conditions. In fact, dentists have surgical experience that surpasses many other health care professionals. Taught by Timothy A Hess, DDS, MAGD, this course will show how the administration of neurotoxins and dermal fillers for therapeutic & aesthetics procedures of the head and neck is a natural extension of the dentist’s skill set. It is worth 1 CE.

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Most odontogenic infections are polymicrobial. The number of isolated strains ranges from 1 to 10 with an average number of approximately 4 isolates per infection. The majority of these infections can be resolved satisfactorily through primary dental care. When antibacterial chemotherapy is indicated, the drug of choice should be either the most effective drug against infective pathogens or the least toxic alternative among several available agents. Dr. Geza Terezhalmy will discuss the pharmacology of antibacterial agents and present evidence-based information that will help you with the selection of the most appropriate choice for the management of an odontogenic infection. It is worth 4 CE.
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Learn the risk factors, clinical implications, and management of osteonecrosis as they apply to sedation dentistry. Presented by DOCS Education and renowned physician and educator, Dr. Leslie Fang, MD, PhD, this highly educational course is a segment of the Master Series: Advanced Sedation and discusses specific case studies plus multiple-choice polls of previous attendees. It is worth .75 CE hours.
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