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JADA Continuing Education

 
A cross-sectional analysis of oral health care spending over the life span in commercial- and Medicaid-insured populations (February 2022 Article 1)
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Course Created on: 01/21/2022
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JADA February 2022

Background.
Life course theory creates a better framework to understand how oral health care needs and challenges align with specific phases of the life span, care models, social programs, and changes in policy.

Keywords.
Medicaid; commercial dental insurance; life course; caries; periodontal; oral cancer.

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Survey of opioid prescribing among dentists indicates need for more effective education regarding pain management (February 2022 Article 2)
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Course Created on: 01/21/2022
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JADA February 2022

Background.
Background. Dentists commonly prescribe opioids and are the highest prescribers of opioids to patients 18 years and younger. Little is known about dentists’ beliefs regarding opioids and other analgesics.

Keywords.
Pain; prescriptions; drugs; opioids; adolescents; practice guidelines; dentists; oral surgery.

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Management of painful temporomandibular disorders (February 2022 Article 3)
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Course Created on: 01/21/2022
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JADA February 2022

Background.
Patients often seek consultation with dentists for temporomandibular disorders (TMDs). The objectives of this article were to describe the methods of a large prospective cohort study of painful TMD management, practitioners’ and patients’ characteristics, and practitioners’ initial treatment recommendations conducted by The National Dental Practice-Based Research Network (the "network").

Keywords.
Prospective; National Dental Practice-Based Research Network; temporomandibular disorders; dental practitioners.

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ACE Panel Report — Dentist-administered vaccinations
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Course Created on: 01/04/2022
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Dentist-administered vaccinations: An American Dental Association Clinical Evaluators (ACE) Panel Survey

Overview
With most US states allowing dental providers to participate in administration of the COVID-19 vaccine, discussion is building around expanding the scope of dental practice to include the delivery of other vaccines. What do your peers think about delivering vaccines in a dental setting? What are some of the challenges they anticipate encountering? Learn the answers to these questions and more!


Presented by
Mai-Ly Duong, DMD, MPH, MAEd; Alessandro Villa, DDS, PhD, MPH; Lauren Patton, DDS; Kevin Frazier, DMD, EdS; Sharukh Khajotia, BDS, MS, PhD; Purnima Kumar, BDS, MS, PhD; Olivia Urquhart, MPH; for the Council on Scientific Affairs

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Smoking-cessation advice from dental care professionals and its association with smoking status (JADA January 2022 Article 1)
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Course Created on: 01/04/2022
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JADA January 2022

Background.
Smoking remains a major contributor to mortality and morbidity. Dental care professionals are positioned to help patients quit smoking. Results of clinical trials have shown the efficacy of dental care professionals’ smoking-cessation advice; however, the evidence of its effectiveness in the general population in the United States is limited. The authors examined the association between smoking-cessation advice from dental care professionals and quitting behaviors of adult smokers in the general population.

Keywords.
Smoking cessation; dental; NHANES; patient education.

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Comparison of bleaching effects when applied to white-spot lesions before or after resin infiltration (January 2022 Article 2)
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JADA January 2022

Background.
The purpose of this study was to compare color alterations (DE) of white-spot lesions (WSLs) bleached before versus after resin infiltration (RI).

Keywords.
White-spot lesions; demineralization; resin infiltration; tooth bleaching.

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Comparative analysis of dental procedure mix in public and private dental benefits programs (January 2022 Article 3)
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JADA January 2022

Background.
There is little published research on whether public and private dental benefits plans affect the types of oral health care procedures patients receive. This study compares the dental procedure mix by age group (children, working-age adults, older adults), dental benefits type (Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program, private), and level of Medicaid dental benefits by state (emergency only, limited, extensive).

Keywords.
Medicaid; procedure type; prevention; claims data.

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The use of teledentistry in facilitating oral health for older adults (December 2021 Article 1)
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Course Created on: 11/22/2021
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JADA December 2021

Background. Teledentistry is used in many countries to provide oral health care services. However, using teledentistry to provide oral health care services for older adults is not well documented. This knowledge gap needs to be addressed, especially when accessing a dental clinic is not possible and teledentistry might be the only way for many older adults to receive oral health care services.

Keywords. Teledentistry; older adults; oral health status; telemedicine; telehealth.

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Promoting support for community water fluoridation (December 2021 Article 2)
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Course Created on: 11/22/2021
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JADA December 2021

Background. Despite evidence that community water fluoridation (CWF) protects oral health, improves health equity, is safe and cost-effective, and contributes to social well-being, little is known regarding which of these benefits should be highlighted to effectively influence support for CWF.

Keywords. Community water fluoridation; dental public health messages; fluoride campaigns.

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Changes in dental care use patterns due to COVID-19 among insured patients in the United States (December 2021 Article 3)
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Course Created on: 11/22/2021
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JADA December 2021

Background. Despite evidence that community water fluoridation (CWF) protects oral health, improves health equity, is safe and cost-effective, and contributes to social well-being, little is known regarding which of these benefits should be highlighted to effectively influence support for CWF.

Keywords. Community water fluoridation; dental public health messages; fluoride campaigns.

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