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Baby Boomers: From Periodontitis to Xerostomia and Beyond
Author(s): Dr. Samuel Low
Member Price: $98.00
CE Credit(s): 2
Retail Price: $138.00
Course Created on: 02/24/2020
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Description:

The over age 55 population will increase significantly We now see a major increase/frequency of oral conditions, such as chronic inflammation and tooth loss periodontitis, xerostomia with compromised lifestyle, and root caries that’s difficult to find and treat. This course will review these primary diseases, from diagnosis to management, with an emphasis on dry mouth, nonsurgical periodontal care, and reducing root caries. Learn effective patient scripting for positive case acceptance.

After ter this course, you will be able to:

  • Recognize the etiology and management of xerostomia and resulting caries
  • Incorporate effective screening techniques for the over-55 population
  • Communicate more effectively for successful case presentation to this generation

This educational activity is supported by an educational grant from GlaxoSmithKline.

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Conquering the Conflict: Ending the War between the Front and the Back
Author(s): Mary Govoni, Tyler Kerr
Member Price: $98.00
CE Credit(s): 2
Retail Price: $138.00
Course Created on: 12/03/2019
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Description:

Have you ever wondered why the members of your team just don’t understand why you do things the way you do? Does your team experience the typical war between the front office and the back office? The speaker will examine the communication and procedural conflicts that occur in practices and discuss strategies for creating a seamless customer service experience for patients. Gain clear-cut methods to help your team members understand each other’s roles and improve cooperation.

After this course, you will be able to:

  • Implement methods to enhance communication between the business and clinical team members

  • Understand what causes communication breakdowns between the business and clinical team

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    Following the Path of Oral Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment
    Member Price: $73.50
    CE Credit(s): 1.5
    Retail Price: $103.50
    Course Created on: 11/04/2019
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    Description:

    The path to oral cancer diagnosis involves the diagnosis and treatment of the cancer. The diagnosis of oral cancer involves the discussion of risk factors with the patient, a hands-on evaluation of radiographs, intraoral tissue, and the head and neck area. Once a suspicion is established of a lesion, the patient is referred for further evaluation by the treatment specialist. It is important to realize that the sooner a specious lesion if diagnosed and staged, the better the outcome. The lecture further covers the need for the general dentist and specialist to work together with post-treatment care.

    After this course, you will be able to:

    • Explore the basics of the oral cancer screening exam
    • Examine the specialist’s viewpoint of staging and treatment for defined cancer lesions
    • Discuss the follow-up care necessary for head and neck cancer patients
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    Beat the Biofilm Blues: Exploring Options for Biofilm Control
    Author(s): Kim Miller
    Member Price: $98.00
    CE Credit(s): 2
    Retail Price: $138.00
    Course Created on: 10/29/2019
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    Description:

    Your patient has little or no calculus, little or no bleeding upon probing and pockets in the 4-5 mm range. When you start to scale, it’s a bloody mess. Your patient has a biofilm infection. What do you tell your patient and how do you treat it? This course will give you the confidence to diagnose and treat biofilm infections and save lives.

    After this course, you will be able to:

    • Identify the characteristics of a biofilm infection
    • Understand the role of specific bacteria
    • Understand treatment options and modalities
    • Confidently diagnose and treat biofilm infections
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    Return on Hygiene: Uncovering the Potential of Your Hygiene Team
    Author(s): Rachel Wall
    Member Price: $98.00
    CE Credit(s): 2
    Retail Price: $138.00
    Course Created on: 10/28/2019
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    Description:

    Is your hygiene team the backbone of your practice or the weakest link?

    Whatever your answer, there’s room for improvement and growth in every hygiene department. The lecture will cover: learning four critical factors in keeping your hygiene schedule full and productive; determining your practice’s perio potential and what might be holding you back; learning hygiene productivity principles that create healthy, long-term hygiene profitability; and learning three leadership principles dentists must implement to increase treatment enrolled in hygiene.

    After this course, you will be able to:

    • Identify areas where your hygiene program can improve and grow.
    • Assess critical factors for keeping hygiene schedule full and productive.
    • Implement productivity and leadership principles to increase profitability and team motivation.

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