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  • Oral manifestations of COVID-2019 related multis...
  • Impact of hyperglycemia on the rate of implant f...
  • Embracing a Culture of Safety in Dentistry (Reco...
  • ADA Accelerator Series — Your Money Your Life: W...
  • Which Cutting Edge Technology is Right for Your ...
  • Bounce Back from Anything

Patterns of opioid prescribing in an Appalachian college of dentistry (March 2021 Article 3)

JADA March 2021

Background. Nonopioids provide sufficient analgesia with less risk after most dental procedures, but opioid prescriptions are still common. This study analyzed opioid prescribing characteristics on the basis of patient demographics and procedure types.

Keywords. Opioid; extraction; dental surgery.

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Oral manifestations of COVID-2019 related multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (March 2021 Article 2)

JADA March 2021

Background. Although much is still unknown about the full effects of COVID-19, literature from the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic (spring and summer 2020) supports a postviral immunologic reaction resulting in a multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C). The purpose of this study was to report the rates of documented oral and oropharyngeal manifestations among these patients and to determine the association of these findings with other MIS-C symptoms.

Keywords. COVID-19; MIS-C; multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children; strawberry tongue; Kawasaki disease; pandemic.

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Impact of hyperglycemia on the rate of implant failure and peri-implant parameters in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (March 2021 Article 1)

JADA March 2021

Background. The impact of hyperglycemia on dental implant therapy remains unclear. In this systematic review and meta-analysis, the authors compared the rates of implant failure and periimplant bleeding on probing (BOP), probing depth (PD), and peri-implant bone loss (PIBL) among patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus and nondiabetic patients. The authors performed subgroup analyses based on glycemic level to evaluate whether patients with higher glycemic levels were more prone to peri-implant inflammation.

Keywords. Type 2 diabetes mellitus; dental implant failure; peri-implant parameters.

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Embracing a Culture of Safety in Dentistry (Recorded Webinar)

The information contained in this program was current as of Nov. 30, 2020.

In light of an evidence-based approach to practice, most dental professionals consider dental care to be safe and effective; but as our medical colleagues discovered two decades ago, we don’t know what we don’t know. The dental profession has no systematic mechanism to documenting blamelessly adverse events and risks to patient and provider safety, by which dentists can collectively learn from the experience of others without having to experience that adverse event themselves. Safety in health care is a profession’s ultimate ethical and professional commitment. How can dentists improve "safety culture" and make a difference for patients and themselves?

• Describe how re-evaluating safety in dentistry can benefit their patients and themselves
• Identify examples of safety issues in dental practice
• Describe ways to immediately improve safety culture in dental practice

Charles S. Czerepak, DMD, MS, Pediatric Dentist, Pine Dental Care
Jennifer Flynn, C.P.H.R.M., Risk Manager, Dentist’s Advantage
Steven P. Geiermann, DDS, Senior Manager, American Dental Association
Ronald R. Zentz, RPh, DDS, FAGD, CPHRM, Dental Risk Control Consulting Director, CNA Healthcare


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 can create accounts

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ADA Accelerator Series — Your Money Your Life: Where Do We Go From Here? (Recorded Webinar)

American Dental Association on-demand webinar
The information contained in this program was current as of Jan. 21, 2021.

When it comes to money, women are different. That's never been more apparent than almost a year into the coronavirus pandemic. Financial expert Jean Chatzky will take you through the steps you need to take to regain control, master financial resilience and put you on a course for future success. She'll focus on specific advice when it comes to your savings, investments, student loans, financial relationships and understanding why you are the way you are with money, and happily take your questions at the session's end.

This presentation will help you:
• Regain control and master financial resilience.
• Receive advice regarding your savings, investments, student loans, and financial relationships.
• Understand your financial behavior.

About the Accelerator Series
The ADA Accelerator Series
is a program designed to provide member-driven, on-demand access to financial, leadership, self-care and work/life tools to help fast forward dentists careers, their way.

This series includes:
• Regular webinars hosted by experts on topics such as parental leave planning, negotiating for what you deserve and building confidence as a leader.
• Tips on keeping your life, career and everything else in balance - from other dentists who’ve been there
• Opportunities to expand leadership skills
• Self-care and wellness support

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

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Which Cutting Edge Technology is Right for Your Practice?

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

Spend an hour in a quick-paced and fun virtual classroom environment with technology key opinion leaders. Dr. Lou Shuman will participate and moderate a lively discussion with dentistry's technology leadership Drs. John Flucke, Marty Jablow and Pam Maragliano-Muniz. They will share their expertise to bring your practice to the next level in our new dental reality.


John Flucke, D.D.S.
Marty Jablow, D.M.D.
Pamela Maragliano-Muniz, D.M.D.
Lou Shuman, D.M.D., C.A.G.S.

Learning objectives:
Apply information about cutting edge technology and how they can improve your practice and patient treatment outcomes
• Understand the advantages of using technology for increased profitability
• Discuss the benefits of using technology for increased practice efficiency

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Bounce Back from Anything

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

Gary Kadi discusses the common concerns and challenges facing the dental community during these days of uncertainty. He shares decades of experience in empowering dentists and dental teams to go from good to world class.
This course is perfect for:
• Dentists and their teams who need to bounce back from any unexpected setback, twist of fortune, or issue that comes along as we live out that dash between our birth dates and our "dirt naps."
• Those of us who may have forgotten our purpose in the midst of uncertainty; the starting point is always to remember our purpose.
• Team members in your practice who are in need of a fresh start. If you continue thinking of people in the traditional manner, you’ll get the traditional results, and it won’t end well.
• Dentists who want to put the right people in the right places doing the right things but aren't sure how.
• Dental teams who are looking for certainty in the post-pandemic world.
If you’re dealing with being overworked and underpaid, drained and tired, experiencing disrespect for your craft and no light at the end of your tunnel.

Gary Kadi, CEO, NextLevel Practice

Learning objectives:
• Identify strategies to help you and your practice bounce back from unforeseen challenges
• Discuss the quality, service, and price triangle and how you can’t offer all three
• Explain how to implement the 4 P’s - purpose, process, people, and platforms – Emphasis on process during this presentation

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About ADA CE Online

ADA's Online CE platform provides trusted education to dental professionals at your convenience.  Our ever-growing catalog of clinical, practice management, and personal development education offers peer-reviewed continuing education credits to fit your resources and schedule.  Credits earned through this platform are maintained for all users in an online transcript that you can access when you need your verification letters.


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The ADA is a CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.