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Online Continuing Education Courses

We now offer online CE!

 

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Nitrous Oxide- Oxygen Minimal Sedation Update

Summary:

This course is specifically designed to introduce nitrous oxide–oxygen minimal sedation to any clinician, hygienist or team member who may be new to this modality. This qualifies as 4 CE lecture hours, which can be used to renew a Nitrous Oxide Permit or 4 of the 14 hours required to renew a Moderate Sedation Permit, Deep Sedation Permit or General Anesthesia permit. Nitrous oxide is one of the most versatile and safest inhalational agents used in both dental and medical practices. This interactive course will provide a comprehensive review of the roles and benefits of using nitrous oxide, as well as, protocols for integrating this sedative into new offices and busy clinics. Cases studies and discussions will be used to augment key points so participants will leave feeling confident about using nitrous oxide in their clinic.

Objectives:

  • Describe the continuum of consciousness and understand where Nitrous Oxide –Oxygen Minimal Sedation may fit in your treatment paradigm
  • List the characteristics of the ideal sedative for in-office use Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of different sedation modalities
  • Understand the safety mechanisms developed and how to troubleshoot potential problems
  • Match the right drug at the right dose to the right patient for the right procedure

Tuition: $179

Duration: 240 minutes



Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office


Summary:

Despite careful planning, medical emergencies can happen at any time. These situations can be unnerving and this course will help build your capacity to address them with confidence. Dr. Johnson has developed a fun and thoroughly entertaining course that will help you feel more comfortable administering medications and operating life-saving equipment.

Learning Objectives:

• Learn what medications and equipment you’ll want at your disposal during an emergency
• Know the "when" and "how" to use each drug and piece of equipment in your kit
• Help you and your staff become more comfortable managing emergency situations

Tuition: $179

Duration: 240 minutes

 

Third Molar Impaction Surgery- Socket Grafting and Ridge Preservation

Summary:

Most general dentists have minimal exodontia training in dental school. Would you like to feel more confident about the pharmacology, materials, treatment planning and documentation of extraction cases? This is an oral surgery course is designed to increase your capacity to select and treatment plan extraction cases, to select the best anesthetics, to predict, avoid and treat surgical complications, and to learn about the latest ridge preservation materials. You will also learn how to prepare and record proper consent forms and how to document surgical cases. This webinar will provide you with the information you need to approach extractions with more confidence and ultimately, to increase the profitability of your practice. Your patients will thank you for not referring them out of your office.

 

Objectives:

  • Learn about basic and advanced techniques for exodontia
  • Understand that most surgical extractions can be done efficiently
  • Discover proper materials for ridge preservation
  • Review local anesthetics and effective anesthesia techniques
  • Understand pharmacology and sedation for control of pain and infection
  • Learn to graft extraction sites using proper techniques and materials for ridge preservation
  • Discover how it is possible to predict, avoid and treat surgical complications
  • Review proper consent forms and case documentation
Tuition: $199 AGD Members/ $259 Non-AGD Members
Duration: 300 minutes