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Intuitive Endodontics for the General Practitioner
Author(s): Not Available
Member Price: $49.00
CE Credit(s): 1.5
Retail Price: $69.00
Course Created on: 02/23/2022
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Description:

This session was recorded during ADA SmileCon 2021.

This virtual lecture session will teach general practitioners how to perform endodontics in a completely intuitive fashion. This means utilizing the correct technology where best indicated for use. For example, employing a combination of heat-treated and non-heat treated files into one instrumentation technique. Attendees will also experience bioceramic materials and will have the opportunity to use a newly enhanced visibility system. The ultimate goal is a success with simplicity!

Learning Objectives:
• Understand the meaning of Intuitive Endodontics and how to apply it clinically
• Recognize differences between heat treated and non heat treated rotary files
• Describe what the term "An Endo-Restorative Continuum" means to the practitioner

Presenter:Anne L. Koch, DMD, Certficate in Endodontics, Retired. Part Time Faculty, Harvard School of Dental Medicine

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Overview of Ectodermal Dysplasias and Dental Treatment Options: We Can't Smile Without Our Dental Partners (Recorded Webinar)
Author(s): Not Available
Member Price: $0.00
CE Credit(s): 2
Retail Price: $0.00
Course Created on: 02/23/2022
/education/ViewCourse.aspx?id=655|101685
Description:

NOTE: This presentation was recorded in February 2022

Overview
This recorded webinar covers the ectodermal dysplasias, the associated dental manifestations and age appropriate dental treatment.

Learning Objectives:
• Identify the common co-existing medical signs and symptoms associated with the ectodermal dysplasia (ED) syndromes.
• Identify the genetic and molecular pathways involved
• Identify the oral health issues facing an individual affected by ED at preschool age
• Recognize the variability in dental manifestations and oral soft tissue alterations associated with ED and its role in making an accurate diagnosis and developing appropriate treatment approaches.
• Identify different types of procedures directed at reshaping and placing teeth in relationship to the age and psychosocial development of the child.
• Recognize the difference between efficacy and effectiveness when applied to treatment with dental implants.
• Understand the role of dental implants in treating patients affected by ectodermal dysplasias
• Evaluate and assess the variable clinical presentations of ED, how they relate to age and psychological presentation, to provide effective and appropriate care keeping long term treatment goals in mind.
• Preparation and execution of interdisciplinary treatment plans for implant supported and retained restorations.
• Understand the role of patient advocacy groups and the resources provided by the NFED.
• Understand the role of patient advocacy groups in advocacy
Recognize the impact of passing the Ensuring Lasting Smiles Act

Presenters:
Becky M. Abbott, MPH, Director, Research and Treatment Advocacy, National Foundation for Ectodermal Dysplasias
Mary Fete, MSN, RN, CCN, Executive Director, National Foundation for Ectodermal Dysplasias
J. Timothy Wright, DDS, MS
Timothy Fete, MD, MPH
Clark Stanford DDS, PhD, MHA

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Catching Up to Speed: Accelerating Your Understanding of "Meth Mouth"
Author(s): Dr. Ronni Brown
Member Price: $49.00
CE Credit(s): 1.5
Retail Price: $69.00
Course Created on: 02/21/2022
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Description:

This session was recorded during ADA SmileCon 2021.

With methamphetamine surpassing opioids as the leading cause of overdose deaths in many states, it is likely that you have patients who use Methamphetamine and have "meth mouth"—rotted, blackened, and broken teeth. Many clinicians are not aware of the signs and symptoms of Methamphetamine use, or the medical, legal, and ethical issues associated with treating patients with substance-use disorders. By recognizing who these patients are, you can treat them safely and possibly save their lives.

Learning Objectives:
• Understand what methamphetamine is and why it is more addictive than other street drugs
• Identify the physical, behavioral, and oral "clues" of methamphetamine abuse
• Assess patient's risk for caries due to their drug-use patterns and develop appropriate treatment plans

Presenter: Ronni E. Brown, DDS, MPH

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Saving Teeth By Blending Modern Endodontic Materials with New Techniques
Author(s): Not Available
Member Price: $49.00
CE Credit(s): 1
Retail Price: $69.00
Course Created on: 02/21/2022
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Description:

This session was recorded during ADA SmileCon 2021.

This course presents and demonstrates through video how modern endodontic materials can be blended with innovative new techniques to save more teeth for patients. This course will present new technology in rotary shaping instruments, advanced materials for three-dimensional obturation, protection from coronal leakage, and the usage of bioactive materials to provide an ideal seal for apical retrofillings and resorption repair.

Learning Objectives:
• Describe instruments to streamline your canal location, glide path and preparation
• Understand how advanced material science provides a more stable and 3D seal of root canal systems

Presenter: Brett E. Gilbert, DDS, Board Certified Endodontist, King Endodontics, PLLC

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Digital Scanning for Everyday Practice
Author(s): Jonathan Ng
Member Price: $49.00
CE Credit(s): 1.5
Retail Price: $69.00
Course Created on: 02/18/2022
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Description:

This course originally presented at the ADA SmileCon Virtual 2021.

Overview
The dental impression is used in almost every corner of dentistry and is the crucial first step. It must be accurate and effective. The use of digital technology not only makes what we do more efficient, but it makes us better. See how digital dentistry is essential to the modern practice and evaluate existing and new tools that will make you be at your best. See the benefits of better communication with labs, patients and between clinicians. Dramatically improve the way you practice dentistry.

This course covers:
• Compare and contrast conventional impressions and digital impression
• Advantages and disadvantages of technology and where it is used
• What is digital workflow and how it improves clinical practice

Presenter: Jonathan Ng, DDS, prosthodontist, BC Cancer Agency

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STI of the Oral Cavity
Author(s): Not Available
Member Price: $49.00
CE Credit(s): 1.5
Retail Price: $69.00
Course Created on: 02/11/2022
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Description:

This session was recorded during ADA SmileCon 2021.

Overview
This course is designed to explain how certain sexually transmitted infections manifest in the oral cavity. As an oral health care professional, you should be comfortable discussing oral sexually transmitted diseases with your patients and explaining how to prevent their occurrence. Should you discover an intraoral manifestation of a sexually transmitted infection, this course will show you how to properly manage these patients.

Presenter:
Ashley Clark, DDS
Associate Professor and Division Chief of Oral Pathology; Fellow, American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology; Diplomate, American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology; Fellow, American College of Dentists

Learning Objectives:
Describe oral presentations of selected sexually transmitted diseases
• Determine how to properly manage patients presenting with oral sexually transmitted diseases
• Describe how patients can prevent oral sexually transmitted diseases

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Can We Talk? ... About Addiction
Member Price: $49.00
CE Credit(s): 1.5
Retail Price: $69.00
Course Created on: 02/04/2022
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Description:

This session was recorded during ADA SmileCon 2021.

The use of illicit drugs has reached an all -time "high" in this country! It has been estimated that 1 out of every 10 Americans has a substance use disorder; many of whom are our dental patients. Addiction is a sensitive yet essential topic of conversation for dental professionals to have with their patients. But it is an often-avoided topic of conversation due to fears of alienating or offending the patient. In this dynamic conversation, learn what to say and how to say it to create an engaging and meaningful conversation with your patients that can build trust, demonstrate empathy, assist in the development of effective treatment plans, and promote health equity.

Presenters
Ronni E. Brown, DDS, MPH
Pamela Alston, DDS MPP

Learning Objectives:
• Discuss substance abuse with patients comfortably and confidently
• Build patient trust and safety during "difficult" conversations
• Use motivational interviewing to identify challenges in behavior change
• Explore patient’s motivation and resistance to behavior change
• Use words that reduce the stigma of substance-use disorders

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Minimally Invasive Rehabilitation
Member Price: $49.00
CE Credit(s): 1.5
Retail Price: $69.00
Course Created on: 02/01/2022
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Description:

Overview
Every practice has 5 to 15% of patients with severe wear, loss of VDO, and serious esthetic and functional concerns. Full or partial rehabilitations, which traditionally require cutting teeth for crowns, and are expensive and complicated. Patients are allowed to deteriorate, hopeless. This fast-paced course will cover techniques for composite rehabilitations, partial coverage porcelain restorations, occlusal and esthetic considerations with a supra-gingival minimally invasive goal.

Learning Objectives
• Learn the many benefits of minimally-invasive rehabilitations, and how to avoid complications
• Learning techniques for direct composite & partial coverage porcelain rehabilitations
• Learn when opening VDO is more minimally invasive and esthetic, and how to avoid complications

Presenter: Jose-Luis Ruiz, D.D.S.

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Digital Dentistry: What you need to know
Author(s): Jonathan Ng
Member Price: $49.00
CE Credit(s): 1.5
Retail Price: $69.00
Course Created on: 01/11/2022
/education/ViewCourse.aspx?id=626|89789
Description:

This course originally presented at the ADA SmileCon Virtual 2021.

Overview
The dental impression is used in almost every corner of dentistry and is the crucial first step. It must be accurate and effective. The use of digital technology not only makes what we do more efficient, but it makes us better. See how digital dentistry is essential to the modern practice and evaluate existing and new tools that will make you be at your best. See the benefits of better communication with labs, patients and between clinicians. Dramatically improve the way you practice dentistry.

This course covers:
• Digital dental workflow and the tools exist
• Why digital dentistry should be adopted today
• Improving information sharing, plan patient care and deliver treatment

Presenter: Jonathan Ng, DDS, prosthodontist, BC Cancer Agency

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ADA Tiny Smiles – How and Why It’s Important to Incorporate into your GKAS Program (Recorded Webinar)
Member Price: $0.00
CE Credit(s): 1
Retail Price: $0.00
Course Created on: 05/01/2021
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Description:

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

Course Overview
Tiny Smiles, a Give Kids A Smile® program sponsored by Colgate and CareCredit, provides free educational resources for dental professionals, medical professionals and educators to raise awareness about the oral health needs of children ages 0 (birth) to 5. This course will not only highlight the importance of the age 1 dental visit but will also offer unique ways and tips for incorporating Tiny Smiles into GKAS events.

After attending our webinar, you will have:
• Increased knowledge of the ADA Tiny Smiles resources
• Acquire new ideas for how to expand a current GKAS program to provide services to 0-5 year olds.
• An understanding of the importance of the Age 1 dental visit and how to successfully work interprofessionally to provide oral health services to this segment.

Presenters
Jeffrey B. Dalin, DDS.
Craig Hollander, DDS
Elizabeth Simpson, DMD
David Krol, MD, MPH, FAAP


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

This course is free for ADA members and $69 for non-members
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
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Non-members
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