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Being a Medicaid Provider in an Era of Accountability (Recorded Webinar)
Member Price: $0.00
CE Credit(s): 3
Retail Price: $0.00
Course Created on: 06/08/2022
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Description:
 American Dental Association on-demand webinar
This presentation was recorded on May 20, 2022.

Course Overview
Despite misconceptions and fears associated with being a Medicaid provider, treating this population can be rewarding and not cut adversely into your bottom line. Members of the ADA’s Council on Advocacy for Access and Prevention (CAAP) Medicaid Provider Advisory Committee will share insights, opportunities and challenges regarding program integrity, compliance, fraud, advocacy and how better to safeguard your practice while providing care to this growing population in an era of increasing accountability and scrutiny. Special emphasis will be given to the importance of proper documentation of medical necessity.

Learning objectives
• Implement efficient practice protocols to safeguard practice viability and protect oneself from unintentional non-compliance resulting in fraud allegations
• Document medical necessity within dentistry
• Recruit other Medicaid providers through positive advocacy and role modeling

Presenters
Dr. Sidney Whitman, pediatric dentist in New Jersey and chair of CAAP’s Medicaid Provider Advisory Committee
Dr. Allen Finkelstein, CEO Bedford Healthcare Solutions and MPAC member
Dr. Charles Czerepak, pediatric dentist in Illinois and MPAC member

Moderator
Dr. Steve Geiermann, senior manager, ADA CAAP

 

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.

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Preventing HPV Cancers in Action Part 3: 'Building Blocs' — Medical-Dental Collaboration Models and More
Member Price: $0.00
CE Credit(s): 1
Retail Price: $0.00
Course Created on: 05/26/2022
/education/ViewCourse.aspx?id=676|101698
Description:
 American Dental Association on-demand webinar
This presentation was recorded on April 20, 2022.

Course Overview
How does a dentist interested in promoting the HPV vaccine build a collaboration with a medical provider? What actions can states take to build collaborative partnerships that increase HPV vaccination? Please join Jessica Jack MD FAAP, Pediatrician, & Scott Hamilton, DDS, Pediatric Dentist, Denver Health, and Tommy Johnson, DMD, State Dental Director, Alabama Department of Public Health, to discuss partnership models and more.

This course is the third in the three-part series "HPV Cancers in Action" from the ADA Council on Advocacy for Access & Prevention (CAAP). More than ever, there is a need to increase awareness of HPV and of educating the public on the need for HPV immunization. The administration of the HPV vaccine is a safe and effective way to reduce the risk of HPV-related cancers, including certain head and neck cancers. HPV is now associated with more than 20,000 cases of head and neck cancer each year in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Learning objectives
• Understand how dentistry and medicine can collaborate to promote primary prevention of HPV
• Understand the lessons learned from a pilot project including dentists, pediatricians, and efforts to increase pediatric vaccination rates
• Experience an example of a multi-factorial, interdisciplinary collaboration to educate providers on HPV-related oral and oropharyngeal cancers and the importance of promotion of the HPV vaccine

 

This course is free and open to all
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Preventing HPV Cancers in Action Part 2: Dentists As Vaccinators
Member Price: $0.00
CE Credit(s): 1
Retail Price: $0.00
Course Created on: 04/14/2022
/education/ViewCourse.aspx?id=664|101694
Description:
 American Dental Association on-demand webinar
This presentation was recorded on April 4, 2022.

Course Overview
The COVID-19 pandemic has increased awareness of dentists as vaccinators—including the HPV vaccine. Please join Rosie Wagner DDS, Founder, Smiles By Rosie Family Dentistry and Isaac Zeckel DDS, Chief Dental Director, HealthLinc, to discuss the benefits of dentists as immunizers, steps to becoming a dentist immunizer, medicolegal considerations, and ways to increase access to care by providing a new vaccination setting, with innovative vaccination approaches that utilize on-site interdisciplinary teams.

This course is the second in the three-part series "HPV Cancers in Action" from the ADA Council on Advocacy for Access & Prevention (CAAP). More than ever, there is a need to increase awareness of HPV and of educating the public on the need for HPV immunization. The administration of the HPV vaccine is a safe and effective way to reduce the risk of HPV-related cancers, including certain head and neck cancers. HPV is now associated with more than 20,000 cases of head and neck cancer each year in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Learning objectives
• Learn the steps in becoming an immunizer, including registration with one's state database, training on storage, handling, and administration of vaccines, and necessary equipment purchases
• Learn about one FQHC’s collaborative practice to educate patients and administer the HPV vaccine while in the dental operatory
• Describe ways to increase access to care by providing a new vaccination setting

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

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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Preventing HPV Cancers in Action Part 1: The Critical Role of the Dentist
Member Price: $0.00
CE Credit(s): 1
Retail Price: $0.00
Course Created on: 03/28/2022
/education/ViewCourse.aspx?id=663|101689
Description:
 American Dental Association on-demand webinar
This presentation was recorded on March 23, 2022.

Course Overview
The dentist plays a critical role in the detection of oral cancers and in educating their patients on the importance of HPV vaccination. In this presentation, Gary Heyamoto, DDS, MAGD, President, Academy of General Dentistry Foundation (AGDF) discusses the importance of performing a consistent, thorough clinical oral exam, how to discuss HPV vaccination with patients, be able to describe Anterior Mouth and Posterior Mouth from a medical perspective and learn how dentists can participate, as an office, in fighting HPV oral cancers through awareness and promotion of the HPV vaccine.

This course is first in the three-part series "HPV Cancers in Action" from the ADA Council on Advocacy for Access & Prevention (CAAP). More than ever, there is a need to increase awareness of HPV and of educating the public on the need for HPV immunization. The administration of the HPV vaccine is a safe and effective way to reduce the risk of HPV-related cancers, including certain head and neck cancers. HPV is now associated with more than 20,000 cases of head and neck cancer each year in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Learning objectives:
• Understand the importance of performing a consistent, thorough clinical oral exam & be able to describe Anterior Mouth and Posterior Mouth from a medical perspective
• Understand how to discuss HPV vaccination with patients
• Learn how dentists can participate, as an office, in fighting HPV oral cancers

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

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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Non-members
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Making Sense of Dental Sealants (Recorded Webinar)
Member Price: $0.00
CE Credit(s): 1
Retail Price: $0.00
Course Created on: 03/03/2022
/education/ViewCourse.aspx?id=657|101687
Description:
American Dental Association on-demand webinar
Recorded February 2022

Course Overview
The 2022 National Children's Dental Health Month theme is "Sealants Make Sense". This webinar will highlight that theme with the latest HRSA/NHANES data of dental sealant placement prevalence, clarifications on the difference between dental decay and dental caries, as well as clarifying the differences between resin and glass ionomer dental sealants.

Speakers
Dr. Irene Hilton, Chair of the ADA Advisory Committee on Dental Sealants
Dr. Susan Sergie, Pediatric Dentist, Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corporation Dental Department
Dr. Katie Kosten, Director of Community Dentistry, Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine

Learning Objectives:
• Understand best practices for placing sealants and the advantages of different materials in specific conditions
• Describe clinical strategies for placing more sealants
• Respond to the common myths and misconceptions about dental sealants

 

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.

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Human Trafficking: What ED Physicians Want Dentists to Know About Identifying At-Risk Patients (Recorded Webinar)
Member Price: $0.00
CE Credit(s): 1
Retail Price: $0.00
Course Created on: 03/01/2022
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Description:
 American Dental Association on-demand webinar
The information contained in this program was current as of February 2022.

Course Overview
Human trafficking is more prevalent than most think. Many ask, "What can I do as a dentist?" Get the ED physician perspective on what dentists need to know to increase awareness, best practices for screening & what to do when faced with these potential sensitive situations

Learning objectives:
• Recognize potential victims of human trafficking & implement strategies for screening at risk patients
• Apply interventions for potential victims of trafficking
• Discuss healthcare worker obligations in reporting/documentation of suspected trafficking and resources available to them

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

Facilitator:
Merle A. Carter, MD, FACEP, executive vice chair of emergency medicine at Einstein Healthcare Network

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.

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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
/education/ViewCourse.aspx?id=636|89799
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
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Making the Dental Office more Inclusive for Patients who have Special Healthcare Needs (Recorded Webinar)
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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
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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
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