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ADA Accelerator Series — What Makes Humans Happy? (Recorded Webinar)
Author(s): Not Available
Member Price: $0.00
CE Credit(s): 1
Retail Price: $69.00
Course Created on: 06/02/2020

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

Learn the top 10 insights to from The Science of Well-Being to increase your own happiness and build more productive habits. Professor Laurie Santos reveals misconceptions about happiness, annoying features of the mind that lead us to think the way we do, and the research that can help us change. You will ultimately be prepared to successfully incorporate a specific wellness activity into your life. Dr. Grace Yum will share her experiences from the prospective of a busy professional.

Dr. Laurie Santos, Professor of Psychology and Head of Silliman Residential College at Yale University, Host of The Happiness Lab Podcast
Grace Yum, D.D.S., Pediatric Dentist, Founder of Yummy Dental for Kids, Owner of Mommy Dentists in Business, Brand Ambassador to Nuby, Podcaster

After completing this course, you will be able to:
• Identify ways to increase your own happiness
• Discuss how to be wealthy in ways other than money
Review strategies to control your happiness

About the Accelerator Series
The ADA Accelerator Series
is a program designed to provide member-driven, on-demand access to financial, leadership, self-care and work/life tools to help fast forward dentists careers, their way.

This series includes:
• Regular webinars hosted by experts on topics such as parental leave planning, negotiating for what you deserve and building confidence as a leader.
• Tips on keeping your life, career and everything else in balance - from other dentists who’ve been there
• Opportunities to expand leadership skills
• Self-care and wellness support

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

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Do Your Patients Have the Guts to Enjoy Oral Health?
Author(s): Dr. Uche Odiatu
Member Price: $49.00
CE Credit(s): 1
Retail Price: $69.00
Course Created on: 05/15/2020

Do your patients have the guts to douse the flames of inflammation? Our patient’s gut flora make very powerful anti-inflammatory agents when fed key nutrients.

Learn what impacts gut integrity: antibiotics, jet lag, fast food, artificial sweeteners and what we dental professionals can do. The latest science from the National Institutes of Health shows that the microbiome impacts overall health as much as our genes.

Dental industry people are the key professionals to ensure optimum functioning of the masticatory system. This insightful presentation provides an enjoyable and novel path to lower patients’ inflammatory burden.

Uche Odiatu, DMD, is the author of The Miracle of Health, a professional member of the American College of Sports Medicine, an NSCA certified personal trainer, and a certified yoga instructor.


In this course, you will:

  • Gain insight into the science of the human microbiome
  • Learn why new findings about your patients’ gut flora are shaking the very foundation of health care & nutrition
  • Understand why the dental professional is perfectly positioned to help people live more vibrant lives
  • Discover the foundational role of your patient's gut integrity and inflammation
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Science and Skills for Talking about the HPV Vaccine
Member Price: $0.00
CE Credit(s): 1
Retail Price: $0.00
Course Created on: 10/30/2019

Oral cancer rates due to HPV are on the rise, and the role of the dentist is critical in its prevention and in the promotion of the HPV vaccine. Dentists will learn the basics of the HPV vaccine, how to initiate conversation with their patients, answer difficult questions, and get comfortable developing effective messaging techniques.

After completing this courses, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the basic science of the HPV vaccine and how it works
  • Initiate conversations around the HPV vaccine and answer difficult questions
  • Comfortably develop effective messaging techniques around the HPV vaccine

Presented by the ADA Council on Advocacy for Access & Prevention and Robin Wright, PhD, Director, Research and Policy Center of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry

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Emergency Department Referral Model in Action: Addressing Dental Access Opioid Prevention and Pain Management
Member Price: $0.00
CE Credit(s): 1
Retail Price: $0.00
Course Created on: 08/08/2019

The high frequency of utilization of the hospital ED by patients seeking care for non-emergent dental conditions provided the impetus for Mercy Health, Ohio’s largest healthcare provider, to develop strategic approaches to pain management and the opioid crisis by creating a definitive care concept, an evidence-based pain management curriculum, a substance abuse screening tool, and strategic utilization of the electronic medical record to track inappropriate prescribing profiles to alert and educate prescribers relative to best practices.

After completing this courses, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the development, operational approach and rationale for implementing the Definitive Care Concept
  • Recognize evidence-based approaches to pain management including preoperative, perioperative, and postoperative approaches
  • Recognize the benefits of creating tools to improve identification of at-risk patients, encourage early treatment referrals, establish acute withdrawal protocols and provide more efficient access to available PDMP databases

Presented by the ADA Council on Advocacy for Access & Prevention and M. Frank Beck, DDS, FAAHD, MAGD, FICOI, DSCDA

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E-Cigarettes: What are the Facts Behind All that Vapor?
Member Price: $0.00
CE Credit(s): 1
Retail Price: $0.00
Course Created on: 05/21/2019

Use of E-cigarette products is at epidemic levels for teens and young adults. The purpose of this webinar is to inform dental providers about the products, trends for use, and health harms and benefits of e-cigarette use. The program will also provide information about the effects of e-cigarette flavors on oral health. Finally, participants will learn about the efforts to address the harms that e-cigarette products pose to young people the first-of-its-kind e-cigarette quit program to address the significant rise in youth vaping.

This is a recording from a 2019 Webinar from ADA's Council on Advocacy for Access and Prevention.


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