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ADA Dental Coding Certificate: Assessment-Based CDT Program (books included)
Author(s): Not Available
Member Price: $349.00
CE Credit(s): 4
Retail Price: $399.00
Course Created on: 04/08/2020
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Description:

As the source of dental procedure codes, the ADA has answered thousands of members’ coding questions over the years. Based on this experience, the ADA created this training course to ensure your dental team understands CDT codes and how to use them correctly.

With this course you will also receive the CDT 2020 and Coding Companion Kit which is required as reference to be able to complete the course. The kit includes:

•  CDT 2020: Dental Procedure Codes print book and e-book
•  CDT 2020 Coding Companion: Training Guide for the Dental Team print book and e-book

This course also offers extensive practice identifying codes that apply to common procedures and treatments. After successfully passing the assessment, you will earn 4 CE hours.

Learning objectives:

  • Understand key terms used in dental coding
  • Confidently complete the ADA Dental Claim Form
  • Effectively use the CDTmanual and its companion to find the right codes in real-world settings
  • Become familiar with the 12 service categories and how codes are structured

For the version of the course without accompanying books, click here.

Note: The ADA Dental Coding Certificate program is not included in the ADA CE Online subscription.

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Student Loan Repayment During Uncertain Times (Recorded Webinar)
Author(s): Not Available
Member Price: $0.00
CE Credit(s): 1
Retail Price: $0.00
Course Created on: 04/07/2020
/education/ViewCourse.aspx?id=414|74356
Description:

American Dental Association on-demand webinar
The information contained in this program was current as of Thursday, April 2, 2020 

Overview
Join the ADA and our affinity partner Laurel Road as we team up to share a webinar on "Student Loan Repayment During Uncertain Times" this Thursday, April 2nd at 1 pm CT.

Laurel Road will share more information on the federal response to COVID-19, what you should consider if you plan to refinance, and walk through all student loan repayment options. In this webinar we will cover:

COVID-19 Update

  • What does the federal aid program cover?

  • What is Laurel Road doing for existing and new customers?

Federal Loan Repayment Options

  • What is direct consolidation?

  • Who qualifies for Public Service Loan Forgiveness?

  • What is Income-driven repayment?

  • What are the features of federal loans vs refinancing?

Student Loan Refinancing

  • What is student loan refinancing?

  • Is now a good time to refinance?

 

Laurel Road is a brand of KeyBank National Association. All loans are provided by KeyBank. Member FDIC and Equal Housing Lender. NMLS# 399797.

 

Presenter
Alex Macielak, manager of business development and partnerships for Laurel Road.

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

 

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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19 Ways to Defeat the Pandemic: What you can do now and when you are back to work (Recorded Webinar)
Author(s): Not Available
Member Price: $0.00
CE Credit(s): 1
Retail Price: $0.00
Course Created on: 03/30/2020
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Description:

American Dental Association on-demand webinar
The information contained in this program was current as of Thursday, March 26, 2020.

Note: Dr. Hyman's lecture focuses on practice management. For COVID-19 specific clinical guidelines and recommendations, please see ada.org/virus

Overview
During these turbulent times, we dental professionals have many questions and concerns about the future of our practices. Renowned dentist and noted speaker Dr. Mark E. Hyman will lead a discussion about navigating these unchartered waters and give you 19 ways to survive and actually thrive when times are tough. He will show you how to lead your staff, reassure and make your patients comfortable once your doors are open again and maintain your own enthusiasm and confidence. From reaching out to the community to keeping your dental team together even when money is tight, Dr. Hyman’s tools will help you reboot your practice and plan for future success.

Learning Outcomes

  • Learn the 19 steps to survive and thrive.
  • Review the ten key questions to ask all new patients.
  • Consider high-tech/high-touch options to energize your team today.

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

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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Dental Practice Financial Issues Surrounding COVID-19
Author(s): Not Available
Member Price: $0.00
CE Credit(s): 1.5
Retail Price: $0.00
Course Created on: 03/30/2020
/education/ViewCourse.aspx?id=405|74351
Description:

American Dental Association on-demand webinar
The information contained in this program was current as of Friday, March 27, 2020.

Due to the changing nature of current legislation, this webinar recording has been removed for updating. Please see the ADA News announcement for more information, as well as ADA.org/virus for the most up to date recourses.

https://www.ada.org/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/april/ada-shares-paycheck-protection-program-information

 

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What’s in the CARES Act and How It Can Immediately Impact My Dental Practice
Author(s): Not Available
Member Price: $0.00
CE Credit(s): 1
Retail Price: $0.00
Course Created on: 03/27/2020
/education/ViewCourse.aspx?id=404|74350
Description:

American Dental Association on-demand webinar
The information contained in this program was current as of Friday, March 27, 2020.

Due to the changing nature of current legislation, this webinar recording has been removed for updating. Please see the ADA News announcement for more information, as well as ADA.org/virus for the most up to date recourses.

https://www.ada.org/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/april/ada-shares-paycheck-protection-program-information

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Keep the Lights On: Protect the Health of Your Practice During the Economic Downturn (Recorded Webinar)
Author(s): Not Available
Member Price: $0.00
CE Credit(s): 1
Retail Price: $0.00
Course Created on: 03/26/2020
/education/ViewCourse.aspx?id=402|74348
Description:

American Dental Association on-demand webinar
The information contained in this program was current as of Wednesday, March 25, 2020. 

Overview
Predict short- and long-term impacts on your business operations. Understand how to take the right steps now to minimize risk. Use real-time data to quell your own fears and those of your patients. Be proactive and reasonable in implementing your original 2020 business plan. Immediately use tools that provide team-wide focus and clarity during uncertain times.

Presenter
Wendy O'Donovan Phillips is CEO of Big Buzz, an agency specializing in marketing consultation and strategy for dentists and dental teams nationwide. Wendy is the author of KABOOM! The Method Used By Top Dentists for Explosive Marketing Results, and she has been published in many dental journals.

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

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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Forensic Dentistry: From the Cradle to the Grave
Author(s): Dr. John Kenney
Member Price: $98.00
CE Credit(s): 2
Retail Price: $138.00
Course Created on: 12/05/2019
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Description:

John P. Kenney, DDS, MS, FACD, FAAPD, FAAFS, has decades of experience as a forensic odontologist. In this class, Dr. Kenney taps his expertise as he guides you through the history, importance and practical applications of the specialty.

This course covers:

  • The history and background of forensic odontology
  • How odontology, pathology and anthropology interact in death investigations
  • The role of dental ageing for legal purposes
  • How good dental records including charting previously done work or offices referred to can be critical in dental identification cases.
  • The role of DPAA-CIL, the DOD Central Identification Laboratory
  • The key role odontology plays in mass fatality incidents
  • The necessity of an esthetic oral autopsy on viewable victims
  • Bite mark evidence and how it has evolved
  • Examples of dental malpractice and fraud, and the importance of complete and accurate records in your office.

WARNING: This program contains discussion and graphic representation of violence that may be disturbing to some participants. Viewer discretion is advised.

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Women in Dentistry: Panel Discussion on Career and Financial Planning
Member Price: $0.00
CE Credit(s): 1
Retail Price: $0.00
Course Created on: 11/08/2019
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Description:

Through a panel discussion, this course will expose participants to real-world experience from three women dentists in different stages of their career covering professional and personal milestones, communication and negotiation strategies, financial planning best practices, and women’s values and strengths.

After completing this course, participants should be able to:

  • Understand key milestones commonly encountered during the career of a female dentist (professional and personal)
  • Describe effective communication and negotiation strategies
  • Apply best practices to management of their finances (business and personal)

 

This educational activity is sponsored by BMO Harris Bank.

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Domestic Violence: Battered Patients, Bite Marks and Bad Dentistry
Author(s): Dr. John Kenney
Member Price: $49.00
CE Credit(s): 1
Retail Price: $69.00
Course Created on: 11/06/2019
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Description:

This course will inform the dental team of signs of domestic violence and symptoms that the team needs to know and how to respond to assist patients. Bite marks are an area where recognition of a patterned injury by law enforcement or emergency room personnel may require further analysis by a trained odontologist. The course will show several cases of dental malpractice and emphasize why good record keeping and proper documentation of new patients can assist you and your patients.

This course covers:

  • The history of domestic violence and how it has evolved from acceptable discipline to sometimes criminal acts
  • The types of abuse and how to interpret injuries pathognomonic for abuse
  • The significance of injuries to the head and neck
  • Why bite marks are so significant in abuse cases
  • The signs and symptoms exhibited by an abused person
  • How child, intimate partner, elder and special needs abuse are interrelated
  • The scourge of human trafficking both in the US and worldwide
  • The signs and symptoms of a human trafficking victim/situation both in your office or neighborhood

WARNING: This program contains discussion and graphic representation of violence that may be disturbing to some participants. Viewer discretion is advised.

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Finding the Right Fit: Picking Good Partners for Your Dental Practice
Member Price: $0.00
CE Credit(s): 1
Retail Price: $0.00
Course Created on: 10/31/2019
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Description:

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.

Experienced practice owners will share successes and failures they have seen in their careers, along with advice to consider as you evaluate your options.

In this course, you’ll learn:

  • Reasons for considering a partnership
  • Drawbacks of partnership
  • Key philosophies potential partners should share
  • Resources for finding advisors for a planning partnership

Presented by:

  • ADA Member Advantage
  • Kirk Dewart, Director of U.S. Healthcare Programs, BMO Harris Bank
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