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JADA Continuing Education

 
Effect of preradiation dental intervention on incidence of osteoradionecrosis in patients with head and neck cancer (October 2022 Article 1)
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Course Created on: 09/26/2022
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JADA October 2022

Background.
The purpose of this systematic review was to examine whether dental intervention involving bone or soft-tissue manipulation preradiotherapy (pre-RT) is associated with lower rates of osteoradionecrosis of the jaw (ORNJ) in patients with head and neck cancer (HNC).

Keywords.
Head and neck cancer; osteoradionecrosis; medically complex; radiation; dental intervention.

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JADA October 2022

Background.
The aim of this systematic review was to determine whether secondary closure (SC) or primary closure (PC) is better at preventing postoperative complications after impacted mandibular third-molar extraction.

Keywords.
Pain; trismus; swelling; postoperative complications; primary closure; secondary closure; third molar.

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ACE Panel Report — Oral Health Care Practice Patterns for Geriatric Patients
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Course Created on: 09/23/2022
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Oral Health Care Practice Patterns for Geriatric Patients: An American Dental Association Clinical Evaluators (ACE) Panel Survey

Overview
The US geriatric population (≥ 65 years) is predicted to double from 35 million in 2000 to 73 million in 2030. Given this rapid expansion, how are dentists currently treating geriatric patients? What challenges do dentists face in treating this patient population? And what tools do dentists need to provide the best care? Learn the answers to these questions and more!


Presented by
Satheesh Elangovan, BDS, DSc, DMSc; Maureen Perry, DDS, MPA, MAEd; Juliana da Costa, DDS, MS; Mai-Ly Duong, DMD, MPH, MAEd; Kevin Frazier, DMD, EdS; William A. MacDonnel, DDS; Olivia Urquhart, MPH; for the Council on Scientific Affairs

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Factors associated with cost conversations in oral health care settings (September 2022 Article 1)
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Course Created on: 08/25/2022
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JADA September 2022

Background.
Patient–provider cost conversations can minimize cost-related barriers to health, while improving treatment adherence and patient satisfaction. The authors sought to identify factors associated with the occurrence of cost conversations in dentistry.

Keywords.
Cost conversations; cost discussions; dental visits; financial hardship; screening.

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JADA September 2022

Background.
Given equivocal findings from existing nationally representative studies, the authors sought to determine associations between vitamin D levels and caries experience in US children using updated National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey data.

Keywords.
Pediatrics; vitamin D; caries; NHANES.

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Factors influencing opioid prescribing after tooth extraction (September 2022 Article 3)
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Course Created on: 08/25/2022
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JADA September 2022

Background.
Tooth extractions account for most opioid prescriptions from dentists, but specific characteristics that influence likelihood are less established. Improving understanding can facilitate development of tailored interventions to reduce unnecessary opioid prescribing.

Keywords.
Opioid; tooth extraction; oral surgery; pain management.

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US dental health care workers’ mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic (August 2022 Article 1)
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Course Created on: 07/25/2022
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JADA August 2022

Background.
This study was designed to assess the prevalence of anxiety and depression symptoms and understand factors influencing mental health among dental health care workers (DHCWs) during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Keywords.
Mental health; COVID-19; health care worker; longitudinal study; COVID-19vaccine; professional role.

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Financial, psychological, or cultural reasons for extracting healthy or restorable teeth (August 2022 Article 2)
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Course Created on: 07/25/2022
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JADA August 2022

Background.
Background. The purpose of this study was to determine how often dental patients request extraction for nondental reasons and how dentists handle such requests.

Keywords.
Extractions; tooth extraction; patient request; patient autonomy; nonmaleficence; ethics.

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Association between periodontal care and hospitalization with acute myocardial infarction (August 2022 Article 3)
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Course Created on: 07/25/2022
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JADA August 2022

Background.
Each year there are 800,000 myocardial infarctions in the United States. There is an increased risk of hospitalization for acute myocardial infarction (AMI) for those with periodontal disease. Yet, there is a paucity of knowledge about downstream care of AMI and how this varies with periodontal care status. The authors’ aim was to examine the association between periodontal care and AMI hospitalization and 30 days after acute care.

Keywords.
Readmission; cardiologists; cardiovascular diseases; periodontal diseases; health status; intensive care units; dentists; oral health care; post–acute care.

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Oral health in America: Implications for dental practice (July 2022 Article 1)
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Course Created on: 06/24/2022
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JADA July 2022

Background.
Important, but insufficient, gains have been achieved in access to and delivery of oral health care since the 2000 US surgeon general’s report on oral health in America. Access to care has increased for children and young adults, but considerable work remains to meet the oral health care needs of all people equitably. The National Institutes of Health report, Oral Health in America: Advances and Challenges, reviews the state of the US oral health care system, achievements made since 2000, and remaining challenges. In this article, the authors highlight key advances and continuing challenges regarding oral health status, access to care and the delivery system, integration of oral and systemic health, financing of oral health care, and the oral health workforce.

Keywords.
Oral Health in America; access; workforce; insurance; integration; dental practice;disparities.

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