This continuing education course is intended to provide dental healthcare professionals with evidence based information on use of analgesics in pain management in dental settings for treatment of acute & chronic pain conditions and related problems. Role of dental professionals in reducing prescription drug abuse and management of controlled substances in dental practice with the reclassification of opioid products requiring monitoring and control over prescriptions, prescribers and dispensers.
This online independent self-study course has been developed for pediatric dental settings to provide evidence based information on management of common pediatric medical emergencies in the dental office. The potential emergencies that may be encountered by the dentists are discussed with respect to their symptoms, treatment, and precautions with special emphasis given to specific modifications necessary for the pediatric patient.
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3 CE Credits
This course is for:Dentists, Staff, Assistants, Hygienists
This course (Diet and Dentistry) will explore concepts of diet and how they affect oral health and dentition. We will explore the effect of different foods and diets on oral health and dentition, including cariogenicity, acidity, eating disorders, and oral habits. We will explore how these different factors impact dentition specifically, and more broadly, oral and systemic health. We will also review the impact that poor oral health status has on diet and systemic health.