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The Ins, Outs and In-Between: How Dental Medicaid Works and How It Can Work for You (Recorded Webinar)
Member Price: $0.00
CE Credit(s): 1
Retail Price: $0.00
Course Created on: 01/26/2022
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Description:
 American Dental Association on-demand webinar
The information contained in this program was current as of January 2022.

Course Overview
Dental Medicaid benefits can be a confusing process, but that doesn’t mean your bottom line can’t benefit from participation. Being a Medicaid provider – even for a few patients per week – can enhance your community stature, increase legislative effectiveness, and help the dental profession. Learn more about how it works (and can work for you) from dentists who take Medicaid in their practices, with concrete tips based on their own personal experiences including appropriate documentation, patient management and a journey into cultural competence that will elevate your entire practice.

Learning objectives:
Learn how being a Medicaid provider offers tangible practice benefits, including staff satisfaction
• Understand how dentists can control their participation levels within a Medicaid program
• Develop systems to participate in Medicaid from a business/marketing standpoint

Presented by the ADA’s Council on Advocacy for Access and Prevention (CAAP).

Facilitators:
Jessica A. Meeske, D.D.S., M.S.
Carol Marie Morrow, D.D.S.
Jeff Kahl, D.D.S.

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

This course is free and open to all
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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Communicating with Patients When Things Go Wrong in Dentistry (Recorded Webinar)
Member Price: $0.00
CE Credit(s): 1
Retail Price: $0.00
Course Created on: 01/25/2022
/education/ViewCourse.aspx?id=635|89798
Description:
 American Dental Association on-demand webinar
The information contained in this program was current as of January 2022.

Course Overview
Few challenges strike as much fear in a dentist’s heart as the need to talk to one of their patients who has been harmed by their dental care. Join the webinar and hear national experts share best practices for communicating with patients who have been harmed by their dental care and describe how these skills reinforce the key behaviors needed to support patients and drive learning in dentistry.

By the conclusion of this webinar, attendees will be able to:
• Identify 3 steps they can take today to enhance a culture of patient safety in their practice
• Explain 3 reasons why transparency is essential to a culture of safety
• Describe the critical communication skills required to respond effectively when patients are harmed by their dental care.

Presented by the ADA’s Council on Advocacy for Access and Prevention (CAAP).

Facilitators:
Julie Morath, RN, MS, CPPS
Thomas H. Gallagher, MD

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

This course is free and open to all
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
Non-dentists can create accounts
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Non-members
Most U.S. dentists and dental students, regardless of membership status, have an ADA number, which functions as your User ID. To retrieve your ID, please visit
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Making the Dental Office more Inclusive for Patients who have Special Healthcare Needs (Recorded Webinar)
Member Price: $0.00
CE Credit(s): 1
Retail Price: $0.00
Course Created on: 12/14/2021
/education/ViewCourse.aspx?id=621|89805
Description:
 American Dental Association on-demand webinar
This webinar was recorded in September 2021

Course Overview
This session of the Achieving Optimal Oral Health series is focused on how dental providers can make small changes in their practice be more welcoming to patients who have special healthcare needs. Dental providers attending will learn about dental office design considerations that may be more welcoming for persons who have special healthcare needs. Specialized products that can help with successful delivery of care, such as: protective stabilization products, mouth props, positioning aids, intraoral cameras, and selecting prophy heads will be reviewed. Four dentists will share their principles of patient management and necessary modifications when working with patients who have special healthcare needs. Speakers include Doctors Maureen Perry, Jacob Dent, David Fray, and Allen Wong.

This is one of three webinars in the ADA’s Council on Advocacy for Access and Prevention (CAAP) Achieving Optimal Oral Health series.

Learning objectives:
• Understand dental office design considerations
• List principles of patient management across the lifespan
• Describe treatment options and prevention strategies

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

This course is free and open to all
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
Non-dentists can create accounts
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Non-members
Most U.S. dentists and dental students, regardless of membership status, have an ADA number, which functions as your User ID. To retrieve your ID, please visit
Forgot User ID.

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Caregivers and Families Preventing Oral Diseases for Patients who Have Special Healthcare Needs (Recorded Webinar)
Member Price: $0.00
CE Credit(s): 1
Retail Price: $0.00
Course Created on: 12/14/2021
/education/ViewCourse.aspx?id=620|89806
Description:
 American Dental Association on-demand webinar
This webinar was recorded in September 2021

Course Overview
This session of the Achieving Optimal Oral Health series is focused on working with caregivers, families and patients to improve oral health. Patients with intellectual disabilities, physical disabilities, medical complexities, and advanced age should all have equitable access to oral disease prevention and care. The speakers will reviewhow to overcome barriers to oral health and hygiene at home for caregivers and they will share adaptive products they use to help promote independence. Speakers will provide tips on how to increase the likeliness of a successful dental office visit and highlight the value of teamwork among : the dental team, patients, parents, and caregivers.

This is one of three webinars in the ADA’s Council on Advocacy for Access and Prevention (CAAP) Achieving Optimal Oral Health series.

Presenters:
Brooke Fukuoka, D.M.D, F.S.C.D.
Karen Fallone, faculty member at A.T. Still University and clinical instructor in in the Advanced Care Clinic

Learning objectives:
• Understand risk factors for oral disease and how to decrease risk in various populations.
• Recognize how to overcome barriers to oral health at home and at a dental visit
• Explain the value of teamwork among: dental team, patients, parents, and caregivers

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

This course is free and open to all
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
Non-dentists can create accounts
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Non-members
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Educating Future Dental Professionals to Optimally Treat Patients who have Special Healthcare Needs (Recorded Webinar)
Member Price: $0.00
CE Credit(s): 1
Retail Price: $0.00
Course Created on: 12/14/2021
/education/ViewCourse.aspx?id=619|89807
Description:
 American Dental Association on-demand webinar
This webinar was recorded in September 2021

Course Overview
This session of the Achieving Optimal Oral Health series is focused on dental school training opportunities that have incorporated special healthcare needs as part of their program design. The focus is clinical rotations that value diverse patient populations with varying needs. Attendees will hear from four dental programs at: University of Iowa, University of Pennsylvania, Tufts University, and New York University. This session is hosted by the Council on Advocacy for Access and Prevention and moderated by Dr. Karin Arsenault.

This is one of three webinars in the ADA’s Council on Advocacy for Access and Prevention (CAAP) Achieving Optimal Oral Health series.

Presenters:
Leonardo Marchini, D.D.S., Ph.D.
Mark Wolff, D.D.S., Ph.D
Darren Drag, D.D.S.
Courtney Chinn, D.D.S.

Learning objectives:
• Learn from multiple dental school leaders how they are incorporating special needs populations into their dental student curriculum
• Learn why clinical rotations are valuable to their learning as a dental leader
• Explore ways to expose students to various practice models that cater to and/or incorporate patients who have special health care needs

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

This course is free and open to all
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
Non-dentists can create accounts
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Non-members
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A Family Affair: Caregiving, Oral Health and Health Literacy Considerations Across the Lifespan (Recorded Webinar)
Member Price: $0.00
CE Credit(s): 1
Retail Price: $0.00
Course Created on: 12/01/2021
/education/ViewCourse.aspx?id=616|89810
Description:
 American Dental Association on-demand webinar
The information contained in this program was current as of November 2021.

Course Overview
The family caregiver plays a critical role in the maintenance of the family’s oral health. In celebration of November as National Family Caregivers Month, come and learn about oral health and health literacy family caregiving considerations across the lifespan

Presented by the ADA’s Council on Advocacy for Access and Prevention (CAAP).

Facilitators:
Alice Horowitz, PhD
Jeffrey Cantor, DDS
Nicole Augustine, QIDP

Learning objectives:
Describe 3 approaches to teach pregnant women how to keep their infants cavity free
• Understand what 'teach back' is and how to use it
• Describe specific oral health challenges for disabled children, adults and the elderly, and learn strategies to improve care
• Understand the unique role of the family caregiver, and receive concrete tips on what clinicians need to know when working with special populations and their caregivers

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

This course is free and open to all
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
Non-dentists can create accounts
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Non-members
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Like Pulling Teeth: An Emergency Department Physician’s Perspective on Dental Issues in the ED (Recorded Webinar)
Member Price: $0.00
CE Credit(s): 1
Retail Price: $0.00
Course Created on: 11/11/2021
/education/ViewCourse.aspx?id=609|89782
Description:
 American Dental Association on-demand webinar
The information contained in this program was current as of October 2021.

Course Overview
What sort of dental issues do emergency department physicians see in the ED? Get the ED physician’s perspective on common dental complaints, pain management, emerging trends and practical tips on building referral models of care.

Presented by Sandra M. Schneider, MD, FACEP and the ADA’s Council on Advocacy for Access and Prevention (CAAP).

Learning objectives:
• Understand common dental complaints presented in the ED and how dental pain is managed
• Learn about emerging trends seen in the ED in the COVID-19 era
• Understand what dentists need to know when presented with a medical emergency
• Identify what to say (and not say) when working with an ED to create referral models of care

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

This course is free and open to all
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
Non-dentists can create accounts
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Non-members
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Conscious and Unconscious Bias in Dental Practice Ethical Considerations
Member Price: $0.00
CE Credit(s): 2
Retail Price: $0.00
Course Created on: 11/11/2021
/education/ViewCourse.aspx?id=610|89783
Description:

Course Overview
Different political, religious & social views can create implicit & explicit bias on behalf of the dental team as well as patients raising ethical concerns. How should patients who insist on only be treated by one gender or one ethnicity be treated? How should the dentist handle patients who discriminate against or harass staff? This interactive session will discuss ways to manage these ethically complex dilemmas respecting the autonomy of all participants and acting in a just and truthful way.

Presented on behalf of the American Dental Association Council on Ethics, Bylaws and Judicial Affairs (CEBJA) by Dr. Robert J. Wilson, CEBJA chair,Dr. Alma J. Clark, Dr. Bruce A. Burton, Dr. Allen B. Reavis, Dr. Debra S. West, and Dr. Carlos Smith.

Learning objectives:
• Describe ethical and professional obligations of dentists when treating offensive patients
• Discuss how implicit and explicit bias can be addressed under the Principles of the ADA Code
• Develop strategies for the ethical management of implicit and explicit bias in dental practice

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

This course is free and open to all
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
Non-dentists can create accounts
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Non-members
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Health Volunteers Overseas (HVO) and International Volunteer Projects in times of COVID (Recorded Webinar)
Member Price: $0.00
CE Credit(s): 1.5
Retail Price: $0.00
Course Created on: 11/05/2021
/education/ViewCourse.aspx?id=605|89755
Description:
 American Dental Association on-demand webinar
The information contained in this program was current as of October 26, 2021.

Course Overview
The COVID-19 Pandemic has changed how dentists and oral health professionals can volunteer to help improve global oral health outside the U.S. International volunteers have been presented with different travel regulations, infection control protocol and program management issues. This course will explain how an HVO volunteer program in Nepal adjusted to the travel barriers and implemented virtual education from US volunteers to continue the program during the pandemic.

Attendees of this webinar will:
• Identify alternate solutions to continue volunteer programs when travel is not possible.
• Manage a virtual program including the recruitment of volunteers, identifying the local audience and program evaluation.
• Develop a permanent hybrid volunteer model that can be used in the future.

Presenters
Brian A. Hollander DMD

Dashrath Kafle, MDS

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

This course is free and open to all
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
Non-dentists can create accounts
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Non-members
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Going with the (Work) Flow: Moving from Vaccination Inaction to Action with Health Literacy (Recorded Webinar)
Member Price: $0.00
CE Credit(s): 1.5
Retail Price: $0.00
Course Created on: 05/21/2021
/education/ViewCourse.aspx?id=547|88035
Description:
 American Dental Association on-demand webinar
The information contained in this program was current as of May 19, 2021.

Course Overview
Dr. Laura Noonan, facilitator of the "Let’s Talk: the Role of Health Literacy in Health & Dentistry" webinar series returns to discuss how health literacy can be integrated into workflow when discussing and providing vaccinations such as HPV, Influenza and COVID-19

 


This course will help you:
• understand some of the current barriers to vaccination
• identify health literate communication techniques such as natural assumption/announcement
• understand work flow steps and how the use of health literacy strategies can make the process more successful

 

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

This course is free and open to all
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
Non-dentists can create accounts
here

Non-members
Most U.S. dentists and dental students, regardless of membership status, have an ADA number, which functions as your User ID. To retrieve your ID, please visit
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