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The Age of Health Equity: Four Voices, One Goal for Community Benefit (Recorded Webinar)
Member Price: $0.00
CE Credit(s): 1.5
Retail Price: $0.00
Course Created on: 05/13/2021
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Description:
 American Dental Association on-demand webinar
The information contained in this program was current as of May 4, 2021.

Course Overview
This course is a discussion of health equity issues presented from four key perspectives: federal agency, state level agency, a dental students’ experience and educator insights.

Attendees of this webinar will:
• Have an increased understanding of Health Equity principles
• Visualize how Health Equity can reduce oral health disparities
• Appreciate how helping underserved families can strengthen the profession
• Learn how educators of today incorporate Health Equity into dental school experiences

Presenters
Timothy L. Ricks, DMD, MPH, FICD
Samuel Zwetchkenbaum, DDS, MPH
Allie Koth, recent graduate of UNMC Center College of Dentistry
Rosa Chaviano Moran, DMD

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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Designing a New Practice: A Panel Discussion with the 2019 ADA Design Innovation Award Winners (Recorded Webinar)
Member Price: $0.00
CE Credit(s): 1
Retail Price: $69.00
Course Created on: 04/08/2021
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Description:
 American Dental Association on-demand webinar
The information contained in this program was current as of March 23, 2020 .

Course Overview
In this panel discussion, participants share real-world experience as women dentists who have undertaken an award winning construction project for their practice. The panel will discusses the factors that led these dentists to move forward with a remodel/new build, information about the planning process (business plans, expert help, financing, etc.), advice to other practice owners considering investing in his or her practice through a remodel/new build, and more.

Moderator:
Amanda Breneman, Business Banking Industry Programs Product Manager, BMO Harris Bank

Panelists:
Robin Henderson
, DDS, FACD, FICD, PFA
Dr. Kimberley Barclay
Dr. Lauren Jacobsen

This educational activity is sponsored by BMO Harris Bank.

Disclaimer
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
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
Forgot User ID.

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May 2021 ADA Dental Coding Certificate Live-Streamed Course (books included)
Member Price: $399.00
CE Credit(s): 5.5
Retail Price: $399.00
Course Created on: 03/18/2021
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Description:

NOTE: THE PERSON ATTENDING MUST REGISTER THEMSELVES.  Do not register under someone else's name. 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
Forgot User ID.

Join coding experts, Christopher Bulnes, DMD, Steven Snyder, DDS, Hope Watson, DMD, and Mark MiHalo, DDS during this virtual course to extend and hone attendees coding expertise. The CDT Dental Coding course will provide necessary foundational knowledge, skill practice and reinforcement to participants in order to accurately file claims using the CDT codes.

This course will provide learners with the resources they need to support performance on the job and enable them to practice using these resources in realistic scenario-based simulations they might encounter during a typical workday.

After the course, attendees can choose to demonstrate competency with the knowledge and skills in an electronic assessment, after which they will receive a certificate of completion.

Newest manual just released September 2020.

 

At the end of this program, participants will be able to:

• Define key terms used in dental coding.

• Locate resources and a glossary for assistance with terminology and codes.

• Identify the correct, current claim form.

• Correctly complete each field on the claim form to file claims with minimal rejection.

• Explain the use of procedure codes.

• Use the CDT book and CDT Companion as resources for proper coding.

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Your Practice Through Your Patients' Eyes
Author(s): Laci Phillips
Member Price: $49.00
CE Credit(s): 1
Retail Price: $69.00
Course Created on: 01/25/2021
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Description:

This is a course originally presented at the ADA 2020 Virtual Connect Conference.

Overview
Do you really know your patients? Do they know you? In the life cycle of a patient, it’s not just about how many clicks in the computer or how many restorations you have done. What it is about is how many real conversations you have had, the personal care and the customized touch. Let’s take customer service to a whole new level by learning who your target audience is, what they expect and what they see. A patient’s positive perception is your success. It’s time to put on different glasses and see things in a new perspective!

Presenter:
Laci Phillips, Speaker/Coach, Practice Dynamics


Learning objectives:
• Discover your office in a new prospective, both external and internal views
• Learn which reports to run to find out if your target audience is who you thought they would be
• Gain insights from a patient’s perspective, what do they see and hear

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Practice PIZZAZZ — How to Put & Keep Pep in Your Dental Step
Author(s): Deana Zost
Member Price: $49.00
CE Credit(s): 1
Retail Price: $69.00
Course Created on: 01/19/2021
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Description:

This is a course originally presented at the ADA 2020 Virtual Connect Conference.

Overview
Do you have days when one thing falls apart and it all seems to fall apart? Do you work in a constant reactive environment? If hiding under your desk or in the supply closet has crossed your mind, this class is for you. Find out how a DASH of PIZZAZZ will have you looking forward to every day.

Presenter: Deana Zost, Fellow, American Association of Dental Office Management

Learning objectives:
• Discuss how PIZZAZZ is defined in your practice as a tool for success
• Align the team in examining chaos creators and creating solutions to lower it

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Only the Strong Survive — Harness Your Strength
Author(s): Frank Spear
Member Price: $49.00
CE Credit(s): 1
Retail Price: $69.00
Course Created on: 01/19/2021
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Description:

This is a course originally presented at the ADA 2020 Virtual Connect Conference.

Overview
The changes in dentistry are unlike anything anyone alive has ever seen. Most practices have begun to adapt, and many dentists are actually beginning to thrive in this new normal. Dr. Spear will share the principles of leadership, communication, teamwork, and philosophy that we see in the dental practices that have not only bounced back but are experiencing growth as they emerge from this crisis.

Presenter: Frank Spear, D.D.S., M.S.D., Co-Founder & Director of Spear Education

Learning objectives:
Use co-discovery and facially generated treatment planning to help patients ask for the dentistry they need.
• Learn how to leverage the power of the team in case acceptance
• Embrace continuous engagement in learning as the catalyst to creating the vision, energy, and future you want

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Planning for Practice Transition
Author(s): Fred Heppner
Member Price: $49.00
CE Credit(s): 1
Retail Price: $69.00
Course Created on: 01/14/2021
/education/ViewCourse.aspx?id=507|76116
Description:

This is a course originally presented at the ADA 2020 Virtual Connect Conference.

Overview
Building a practice doesn’t happen overnight. Every owner builds their own personal and unique story along the way. They develop their own style and philosophies that make a practice something special, one patient at a time. Building is one thing; transitioning what is valued in one’s practice is something entirely different. Learn how to plan and prepare for this important milestone with Fred Heppner, Transition Consultant and Business Management Advisor. Fred will help with outlining the right time to formulate a plan, what a person should look for in an associate or buyer, how to prepare for the transition, and establish realistic expectations in preserving the dentist’s legacy.

Presenter: Fred E. Heppner, President, Proactive Practice Management / Arizona Transitions

Learning objectives:
Discuss when and how to get organized when planning
• Discuss setting realistic expectations
Discuss mentoring a future buyer

 

Sponsored by BMO Harris Bank

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The ABCs of Practice Valuation
Author(s): Fred Heppner
Member Price: $49.00
CE Credit(s): 1
Retail Price: $69.00
Course Created on: 01/14/2021
/education/ViewCourse.aspx?id=508|76117
Description:

This is a course originally presented at the ADA 2020 Virtual Connect Conference.

Overview
At some point, nearly every practice owner has given thought to what their practice is worth. There are a variety of ways to define value. Learn from Fred Heppner, Transition Consultant and Business Management Advisor, what the most widely accepted methods of valuation are today. What is an easy top line approach? What is an appropriate parallel approach? Fred, a valuation expert, will discuss how to navigate the concept of value, and when a dentist should consider having their practice valued.

Presenter:Fred E. Heppner, President, Proactive Practice Management / Arizona Transitions

Learning objectives:
• Discuss how the COVID-19 Pandemic may have impacted value
• Identify when is the most appropriate time to conduct a valuation

 

Sponsored by BMO Harris Bank

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The Personal Protection Equipment Crisis: The N95 and Alternatives (Recorded Webinar)
Member Price: $0.00
CE Credit(s): 1
Retail Price: $69.00
Course Created on: 12/23/2020
/education/ViewCourse.aspx?id=499|76108
Description:

American Dental Association on-demand webinar
The information contained in this program was current as of Nov. 17, 2020.

Course Overview
This recorded webinar discusses the technology and science behind the N95 respirator and its efficacy. Alternatives to the N95 respirator will be presented, as well as the pros and cons of each alternative respirator. Methods to decontaminate and reuse N95 respirators will also be discussed and finally, the efficacy and safety or regular surgical masks will be explained in detail.

In this course, the learner will:
Discuss the technology and science behind the N95 respirator and its efficacy
• Identify alternatives to the N95 respirator
• Review methods to decontaminate and reuse N95 respirators

Presenter
Steve Yun, M.D.

Disclaimer
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
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
Forgot User ID.

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Finding Your Fit — Ensuring a Positive Practice Partnership (Recorded Webinar)
Member Price: $0.00
CE Credit(s): 1
Retail Price: $69.00
Course Created on: 12/15/2020
/education/ViewCourse.aspx?id=497|76105
Description:
 American Dental Association on-demand webinar
The information contained in this program was current as of December 2020.

Course Overview
Having a partner in your practice can come with notable benefits. Some of which include enhancing efficiencies, sharing office hours, and additional capacity to grow your practice. Like any small business, a partner can also come with drawbacks including disagreements on how to invest back into the practice, handling of staffing issues, or philosophies on patient care. Learn from BMO Harris Bank as they review important aspects to evaluate when considering a partner for your practice.

Learning Objectives:
What are the benefits of a partner?
Things to consider while setting up a partnership
What should be discussed early on?

Presenters
Vlatka Puljic, director of U.S. healthcare programs, BMO Harris Bank
Christine Lopez, senior healthcare banker,BMO Harris Bank

Disclaimer
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
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
Forgot User ID.

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