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Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office (4 hrs)
There are common emergencies that may happen with dental patients, look for signs, symptoms and warnings that may occur before the medical emergency, also have an emergency action plan
Oral Health Considerations for Geriatric Patients (2 hrs)
This course is appropriate for all members of the dental team (including dentists, hygienists and assistants) who want to incorporate prevention focused dental techniques while caring for older patients. Because dental professionals play a specific role in the quality of life and nutritional habits of seniors, it is vital to understand the adaptations of care planning and working with third-party caregivers to see that patients are looked after properly.
Pain Management for the Dental Professional (1 hrs)
Pain assessment and management have gained attention in awareness, as it has been undertreated and inadequately managed. However, understanding the difference between acute and chronic pain is important.
Practical Oral Care for People With Developmental Disabilities (6 hrs)
Providing oral care to patients with developmental disabilities requires adaptation of the skills you use every day. Most people with mild or moderate developmental disabilities can be treated successfully in the general practice setting. This course will help you to understand a few of the disabilities better and presents an overview of physical, mental and behavioral challenges common in these patients and offers strategies for providing oral care.
Sedation and Airway Management in the Dental Office (5 hrs)
The American Dental Association and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry have guidelines and standards in place for the use of sedation. Sedation is used to minimize the discomfort, control any anxiety, and help control behavior and movement allowing for a safe completion of the procedure.
Topics in Pediatric Dentistry (8 hrs)
The dental professional's main goal when working with children is to make it a safe, comfortable atmosphere, and teach them the importance of proper dental care. Follow the updated guidelines for practices and procedures specially related to child patients.
Updates on Laser Therapy in Dentistry and Integration in the Dental Office (4 hrs)
A look at the science behind lasers and the benefits in general dentistry, knowledge and understanding of how and when to apply laser therapy, and learn to carefully approach laser application.
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