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Practice PIZZAZ — How to Put & Keep Pep in Your Dental Step
Author(s): Deana Zost
Member Price: $49.00
CE Credit(s): 1
Retail Price: $69.00
Course Created on: 01/19/2021
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Description:

This is a course originally presented at the ADA 2020 Virtual Connect Conference.

Overview
Do you have days when one thing falls apart and it all seems to fall apart? Do you work in a constant reactive environment? If hiding under your desk or in the supply closet has crossed your mind, this class is for you. Find out how a DASH of PIZZAZZ will have you looking forward to every day.

Presenter: Deana Zost, Fellow, American Association of Dental Office Management

Learning objectives:
• Discuss how PIZZAZZ is defined in your practice as a tool for success
• Align the team in examining chaos creators and creating solutions to lower it

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Only the Strong Survive — Harness Your Strength
Author(s): Deana Zost
Member Price: $49.00
CE Credit(s): 1
Retail Price: $69.00
Course Created on: 01/19/2021
/education/ViewCourse.aspx?id=511|76120
Description:

This is a course originally presented at the ADA 2020 Virtual Connect Conference.

Overview
The changes in dentistry are unlike anything anyone alive has ever seen. Most practices have begun to adapt, and many dentists are actually beginning to thrive in this new normal. Dr. Spear will share the principles of leadership, communication, teamwork, and philosophy that we see in the dental practices that have not only bounced back but are experiencing growth as they emerge from this crisis.

Presenter: Frank Spear, D.D.S., M.S.D., Co-Founder & Director of Spear Education

Learning objectives:
Use co-discovery and facially generated treatment planning to help patients ask for the dentistry they need.
• Learn how to leverage the power of the team in case acceptance
• Embrace continuous engagement in learning as the catalyst to creating the vision, energy, and future you want

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Planning for Practice Transition
Author(s): Fred Heppner
Member Price: $49.00
CE Credit(s): 1
Retail Price: $69.00
Course Created on: 01/14/2021
/education/ViewCourse.aspx?id=507|76116
Description:

This is a course originally presented at the ADA 2020 Virtual Connect Conference.

Overview
Building a practice doesn’t happen overnight. Every owner builds their own personal and unique story along the way. They develop their own style and philosophies that make a practice something special, one patient at a time. Building is one thing; transitioning what is valued in one’s practice is something entirely different. Learn how to plan and prepare for this important milestone with Fred Heppner, Transition Consultant and Business Management Advisor. Fred will help with outlining the right time to formulate a plan, what a person should look for in an associate or buyer, how to prepare for the transition, and establish realistic expectations in preserving the dentist’s legacy.

Presenter: Fred E. Heppner, President, Proactive Practice Management / Arizona Transitions

Learning objectives:
Discuss when and how to get organized when planning
• Discuss setting realistic expectations
Discuss mentoring a future buyer

 

Sponsored by BMO Harris Bank

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The ABCs of Practice Valuation
Author(s): Fred Heppner
Member Price: $49.00
CE Credit(s): 1
Retail Price: $69.00
Course Created on: 01/14/2021
/education/ViewCourse.aspx?id=508|76117
Description:

This is a course originally presented at the ADA 2020 Virtual Connect Conference.

Overview
At some point, nearly every practice owner has given thought to what their practice is worth. There are a variety of ways to define value. Learn from Fred Heppner, Transition Consultant and Business Management Advisor, what the most widely accepted methods of valuation are today. What is an easy top line approach? What is an appropriate parallel approach? Fred, a valuation expert, will discuss how to navigate the concept of value, and when a dentist should consider having their practice valued.

Presenter:Fred E. Heppner, President, Proactive Practice Management / Arizona Transitions

Learning objectives:
• Discuss how the COVID-19 Pandemic may have impacted value
• Identify when is the most appropriate time to conduct a valuation

 

Sponsored by BMO Harris Bank

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The Personal Protection Equipment Crisis: The N95 and Alternatives (Recorded Webinar)
Member Price: $0.00
CE Credit(s): 1
Retail Price: $69.00
Course Created on: 12/23/2020
/education/ViewCourse.aspx?id=499|76108
Description:

American Dental Association on-demand webinar
The information contained in this program was current as of Nov. 17, 2020.

Course Overview
This recorded webinar discusses the technology and science behind the N95 respirator and its efficacy. Alternatives to the N95 respirator will be presented, as well as the pros and cons of each alternative respirator. Methods to decontaminate and reuse N95 respirators will also be discussed and finally, the efficacy and safety or regular surgical masks will be explained in detail.

In this course, the learner will:
Discuss the technology and science behind the N95 respirator and its efficacy
• Identify alternatives to the N95 respirator
• Review methods to decontaminate and reuse N95 respirators

Presenter
Steve Yun, M.D.

Disclaimer
The views of the presenter(s) do not necessarily represent the views of the American Dental Association.

This course is free for ADA members and $69 for non-members
Non-dentists and non-members are welcome to take this course. You’ll be asked for an ADA Login when registering. Creating an account is free and does not require membership. Follow the links below to create an account.

Non-dentists
Non-dentists can create accounts
here

Non-members
Most U.S. dentists and dental students, regardless of membership status, have an ADA number, which functions as your User ID. To retrieve your ID, please visit
Forgot User ID.

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Finding Your Fit — Ensuring a Positive Practice Partnership (Recorded Webinar)
Member Price: $0.00
CE Credit(s): 1
Retail Price: $69.00
Course Created on: 12/15/2020
/education/ViewCourse.aspx?id=497|76105
Description:
 American Dental Association on-demand webinar
The information contained in this program was current as of December 2020.

Course Overview
Having a partner in your practice can come with notable benefits. Some of which include enhancing efficiencies, sharing office hours, and additional capacity to grow your practice. Like any small business, a partner can also come with drawbacks including disagreements on how to invest back into the practice, handling of staffing issues, or philosophies on patient care. Learn from BMO Harris Bank as they review important aspects to evaluate when considering a partner for your practice.

Learning Objectives:
What are the benefits of a partner?
Things to consider while setting up a partnership
What should be discussed early on?

Presenters
Vlatka Puljic, director of U.S. healthcare programs, BMO Harris Bank
Christine Lopez, senior healthcare banker,BMO Harris Bank

Disclaimer
The views of the presenter(s) do not necessarily represent the views of the American Dental Association.

This course is free for ADA members and $69 for non-members
Non-dentists and non-members are welcome to take this course. You’ll be asked for an ADA Login when registering. Creating an account is free and does not require membership. Follow the links below to create an account.

Non-dentists
Non-dentists can create accounts
here

Non-members
Most U.S. dentists and dental students, regardless of membership status, have an ADA number, which functions as your User ID. To retrieve your ID, please visit
Forgot User ID.

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February 2021 ADA Dental Coding Certificate Live-Streamed Course (books included)
Member Price: $399.00
CE Credit(s): 5.5
Retail Price: $399.00
Course Created on: 12/01/2020
/education/ViewCourse.aspx?id=492|87764
Description:

NOTE: THE PERSON ATTENDING MUST REGISTER THEMSELVES.  Do not register under someone else's name. Non-dentists and non-members are welcome to take this course. You’ll be asked for an ADA Login when registering. Creating an account is free and does not require membership. Follow the links below to create an account.

Non-dentists
Non-dentists can create accounts
here

Non-members
Most U.S. dentists and dental students, regardless of membership status, have an ADA number, which functions as your User ID. To retrieve your ID, please visit
Forgot User ID.

Join coding experts, Christopher Bulnes, DMD, Steven Snyder, DDS, and Mark MiHalo, DDS during this virtual course to extend and hone attendees coding expertise. The CDT Dental Coding course will provide necessary foundational knowledge, skill practice and reinforcement to participants in order to accurately file claims using the CDT codes.

This course will provide learners with the resources they need to support performance on the job and enable them to practice using these resources in realistic scenario-based simulations they might encounter during a typical workday.

After the course, attendees can choose to demonstrate competency with the knowledge and skills in an electronic assessment, after which they will receive a certificate of completion.

Newest manual just released September 2020.

 

At the end of this program, participants will be able to:

• Define key terms used in dental coding.

• Locate resources and a glossary for assistance with terminology and codes.

• Identify the correct, current claim form.

• Correctly complete each field on the claim form to file claims with minimal rejection.

• Explain the use of procedure codes.

• Use the CDT book and CDT Companion as resources for proper coding.

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COVID-19 PPE and Me: Issues, Questions, Concerns, and Workarounds (Recorded Webinar)
Member Price: $0.00
CE Credit(s): 1
Retail Price: $69.00
Course Created on: 11/23/2020
/education/ViewCourse.aspx?id=487|76098
Description:

American Dental Association on-demand webinar
The information contained in this program was current as of Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020.

Course Overview
All aspects of reopening your practice after COVID-19 are discussed, including implementing effective protocols for efficient productivity, staff concerns, patient perception and scheduling. Practice real estate, location suitability and facility modifications will also be reviewed. Exit plans, pre- and post-COVID, are one of the primary topics analyzed, along with practice entry opportunities pre- vs. post-COVID. There will be a discussion on practice values post-COVID in light of the continued availability of lender financing. The possible impact on the future of corporate practice will also be explored. Finally, contingency planning for future unbelievable events and the importance of strategic planning will be considered.

In this course, the learner should be able to:
Understand the issues related to enhanced personal protective equipment (PPE) use during the COVID-19 pandemic
Recognize the ergonomics challenges and current concerns related to the use of this PPE
Discuss potential workarounds or "hacks" to improve comfort

Moderator
Dr. Manish Chopra, BDS, DMD

Presenters
Ms. Tamara James, MA, CPE
Mr. Timothy Caruso, PT, MBA, MS
Dr. Robert A. Werner, MD, MS

Disclaimer
The views of the presenter(s) do not necessarily represent the views of the American Dental Association.

This course is free for ADA members and $69 for non-members
Non-dentists and non-members are welcome to take this course. You’ll be asked for an ADA Login when registering. Creating an account is free and does not require membership. Follow the links below to create an account.

Non-dentists
Non-dentists can create accounts
here

Non-members
Most U.S. dentists and dental students, regardless of membership status, have an ADA number, which functions as your User ID. To retrieve your ID, please visit
Forgot User ID.

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Regulatory Compliance During COVID-19 (Recorded Webinar)
Member Price: $0.00
CE Credit(s): 1
Retail Price: $69.00
Course Created on: 09/14/2020
/education/ViewCourse.aspx?id=474|76087
Description:

American Dental Association on-demand webinar
The information contained in this program was current as of Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020.

Course Overview
OSHA compliance is more important than ever during the COVID-19 pandemic. This timely program covers the required personal protective equipment, engineering controls, and written policies you must have to be in compliance with both OSHA’s recently published guidance for dental practices and CDC’s multitude of recommendations for healthcare settings. We will review the monitoring of patients and employees for COVID-19, disinfection, equipment considerations, and handling employee exposures. Course content also includes required annual review of the Bloodborne Pathogens Standard and infection control guidelines.

Learning objectives:
• Learn the required PPE requirements during the pandemic. 
• Develop and implement a Respiratory Protection Program.
• Understand respirators and fit testing.
• Identify process for screening patients for COVID-19.
• Discuss disinfection of treatment rooms and HEPA filtration.

Presenter
Olivia Wann, R.D.A., J.D., Founder & managing member-owner of Modern Practice Solutions

Disclaimer
The views of the presenter(s) do not necessarily represent the views of the American Dental Association.

This course is free for ADA members and $69 for non-members
Non-dentists and non-members are welcome to take this course. You’ll be asked for an ADA Login when registering. Creating an account is free and does not require membership. Follow the links below to create an account.

Non-dentists
Non-dentists can create accounts
here

Non-members
Most U.S. dentists and dental students, regardless of membership status, have an ADA number, which functions as your User ID. To retrieve your ID, please visit
Forgot User ID.

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Mom's Guide to Fluoride (Community Water Fluoridation 75th Anniversary Recorded Webinar 3)
Member Price: $0.00
CE Credit(s): 1
Retail Price: $0.00
Course Created on: 08/28/2020
/education/ViewCourse.aspx?id=472|76085
Description:

This is Part 3 of 4 in the 75th Anniversary of Community Water Fluoridation ADA Webinar Series from the ADA Council on Advocacy for Access and Prevention's National Fluoridation Advisory Committee

Recorded on July 27, 2020

Overview
Healthcare professionals often wear other "hats": community leader, son, pastor, activist, parent.

"Mom’s Guide to Fluoride" includes three mothers that are also researchers, dental leaders, and environmental scientists. They explain their balance as professional and parent to connect with their community and encourage drinking optimally fluoridated water for the health and well being of all families. Attendees will learn about the power of storytelling to share a message with patients, legislators, and the community. Their first-hand experience with tough fluoride questions will be answered, and their use of evidence-based science will be shared with attendees.

Speakers
Dr. Brittany Seymour, Director - Harvard School of Dental Medicine
Dr. Angeles Martinez Mier, Cariologist - Indiana School of Dentistry
Dr. Effie Greathouse, Environmental Scientist and founder of "Fluoride Exposed"

After this presentation, attendees will be able to:
Use storytelling to defend and explain community water fluoridation
• Understand how dentists can use their "other hats" to connect with patients and community members to advocate for fluoridation
• Explain why community water fluoridation is important for communities and for parents to encourage drinking safe tap water

This course is free and open to all
Non-dentists and non-members are welcome to take this course. You’ll be asked for an ADA Login when registering. Creating an account is free and does not require membership. Follow the links below to create an account.

Non-dentists
Non-dentists can create accounts here . 

Non-members
Most U.S. dentists and dental students, regardless of membership status, have an ADA number, which functions as your User ID. To retrieve your ID, please visit forgot user ID .

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