New Jersey Dental Professionals Package - 20 Hours

$100.00
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A Dental Professional's Field Guide to Substance Abuse
Substance abuse affects millions of people, many of them use drugs that have highly addictive properties and can increase the risks of abuse or drug related death. Dental professionals need to know what to look for when dealing with a patient that might be a substance abuser.
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Caring for the Dental Patient with Cardiovascular Disease: Current Recommendations

This course reviews current recommended practices in providing dental care for patients diagnosed with cardiovascular disease. It includes a review of blood composition, the anatomy of the heart and circulatory system, and the cardiac conduction system. The course discusses several forms of cardiovascular disease, including their risk factors and treatments, as well as required treatment modifications in the dental setting. It also addresses the prevention and management of cardiovascular emergencies. 

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Dental Side Effects of Common Pediatric Prescriptions

This course provides an overview of common prescription and certain over-the-counter medications administered to children for prevalent systemic health conditions and diseases, and the impact these drugs have on a child’s oral health. This course will also discuss medicinal marijuana (although not legal in all states). The goal is to educate the dental team on specific considerations and observations they should make during ongoing care as they relate directly to said medications. 

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Instrument Sterilization and Maintenance Tips for Dental Staff

This course includes an overview of sterilization protocols within the dental practice setting, including proper storage, maintenance of instruments, and the equipment used for patient care. 

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Medicinal Marijuana Use by the Dental Patient
This course offers a basic overview of the latest research and clinical support information regarding marijuana use, the oral manifestations associated with the drug, and how it potentially impacts the quality and overall health of the dental patient’s dentition.
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Oral Health Considerations for Geriatric Patients
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.
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Soft Tissue Grafting: From When It All Began to Today

This course offers general knowledge regarding soft tissue grafting techniques used in periodontics. Topics range from a history and rationale of the approach to different techniques and therapeutic advantages thereof. The course discusses the approach to soft tissue grafting as far as evaluation and when to refer. It concludes with expected and unexpected outcomes as they relate to healing, as well as long-term effects of different therapies.