CE Lessons

Here you’ll find our catalog of continuing education courses with the newest courses listed first. The “Categories” menu (to the left) can help you quickly find courses by clinical category, or you can type a keyword into the search box below.

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The Complete Denture Prosthesis: Clinical and Laboratory Applications - Insertion, Patient Adaptation, and Post-Insertion Care

CE Contact Hours: 2
The fifth of a multi-part series, this course will review the steps that must be accomplished before the patient is dismissed with the new dentures, the essential elements of appropriate patient education about the new prostheses, and guidelines for diagnosing and addressing post-insertion problems that are most likely to be encountered....

The Complete Denture Prosthesis: Clinical and Laboratory Applications - Fabricating the Trial Denture

CE Contact Hours: 2
The fourth of a multi-part series, this course will review the factors that have been found to be most useful in selecting and arranging teeth, developing the occlusal scheme, and designing the posterior palatal seal....

The Complete Denture Prosthesis: Clinical and Laboratory Applications - Baseline Data and Prognostic Indicators

CE Contact Hours: 2
The first of a multi-part series, this course focuses on the range of data that must be compiled and assessed at the onset of treatment and presents the rationale and procedures for making preliminary impressions....

Sports-Related Dental Injuries and Sports Dentistry


Cost: $0.00
CE Contact Hours: 2
Whether for exercise, competition or the simple enjoyment of participating, increasing numbers of health conscious Americans are involved in sporting activities. This course is designed to explain the various sports-related dental injuries, discuss the three types of mouth guards utilized and the dental team's role in sports-related injuries and sports dentistry....

Understanding the Dangers and Health Consequences of Spit Tobacco Use


Cost: $0.00
CE Contact Hours: 3
While per capita consumption of cigarettes continues to decline among adults and is leveling off in teenagers, spit tobacco consumption is on the rise. Even as the popularity of this known carcinogen reaches record levels among young people, spit tobacco use continues to get relatively little attention as a public health issue. The dental team is in an ideal position to use the "teachable ......

Prevention and Management of Oral Complications of Cancer Treatment: The Role of the Oral Health Team


Author(s):

Cost: $0.00
CE Contact Hours: 2
Many cancer patients are unaware that cancer treatment can affect the oral tissues and that visiting their dentist should be an integral step in the treatment of the disease. This course will provide the dental team with information about potential oral complications, and how these potentially serious problems can be prevented or managed....

Pre-Solid Organ Transplant Dental Protocol for the Hemodialysis and Peritoneal Dialysis Patient


Cost: $0.00
CE Contact Hours: 4
This course will teach dental professionals how to treat pre-transplant patients. Experts in transplantation predict that by 2010, one in ten people will be in need of a lifesaving organ transplant. Consequently, the dental healthcare professional will be called upon to participate in the preparatory role designed to meet the needs of the pre-transplant recipient....

Orthodontics: A Review

Categories Orthodontics
Author(s): Calogero Dolce, DDS, PhD

Cost: $0.00
CE Contact Hours: 1
Orthodontics, the first specialty in dentistry, emphasizes proper occlusion and tooth alignment as well as ideal dental and facial esthetics. The American Association of Orthodontists estimates that three-quarters of the US population could benefit from orthodontic care, so it’s important for dental professionals to understand the basic elements of orthodontics. This course reviews the need ......

Oral Health and the Older Adult


Cost: $0.00
CE Contact Hours: 2
Many members of the older adult population are taking the steps necessary for maintaining their natural teeth. It is important for the dental hygienist and dental assistant who work with older adults to understand for this particular patient population the risk factors in dental disease, the primary causes of xerostomia, maintenance techniques for dental prostheses, and appropriate ......

Oral Health Maintenance of Dental Implants

CE Contact Hours: 2
In recent years, the demand for dental implants has risen greatly. Not only have techniques improved, but the benefits that implants provide patients have increased as well. Dental implants can improve appearance, confidence, and self-esteem; preserve remaining teeth; improve a person’s ability to speak and masticate properly; and eliminate the need for full and partial dentures....

Oral Cancer Genetics: From Diagnosis to Treatment

CE Contact Hours: 3
This course will teach the dental professional to recognize signs and symptoms of cancer, the effects various cancer treatments have on the oral cavity, and how you can ease patient discomfort....

Nutrition & Oral Health: Eating Well for a Healthy Mouth


Cost: $0.00
CE Contact Hours: 2
This course is intended to provide awareness and a deeper understanding of the connection between optimal nutrition and its impact on oral health....

Methamphetamine: Implications for the Dental Team

CE Contact Hours: 3
Methamphetamine (meth) abuse is increasing and is a situation that is being dealt with on a national level. Meth has a profound effect on the user’s entire body including the oral cavity. As health professionals, we have an obligation to seek education on the symptoms of methamphetamine use and the protocol to use when treating a methamphetamine abuser. This course explores the history, ......

Measles, Mumps And Rubella: Infection Control/Exposure Control Issues For Oral Healthcare Workers

CE Contact Hours: 2
It presents the essential elements of an infection control/exposure control plan for the oral healthcare setting with emphasis on measles, mumps, and rubella (German measles) infections....

Management of Traumatic Injuries to Children’s Teeth


Cost: $0.00
CE Contact Hours: 2
This course presents currently available knowledge of the latest techniques for treatment of dental injuries in children and adults based on the guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and the International Association of Dental Traumatology....

Intraoral Radiographic Techniques

CE Contact Hours: 4
Radiography involves the use of x-radiation and thus is potentially dangerous if mishandled. For your own sake, and that of the staff, patient, and public, it is essential that you gain adequate knowledge of radiographic techniques and radiation health and safety, prior to performing clinical procedures. This course is intended to provide current, vital information on film and tube head ......

Hepatitis: What Every Dental Healthcare Worker Needs to Know

CE Contact Hours: 3
The risk of cross-infection between dental practitioners, auxiliaries and patients is considered significant, particularly because most human microbial pathogens have been isolated from the oral cavity. This course will increase awareness and understanding by dental health personnel in the matter of viral hepatitis in terms of clinical and asymptomatic disease, transmission and diagnostic ......

Guidelines for Infection Control in Dental Health-Care Settings

CE Contact Hours: 4
Developed in collaboration with authorities on infection control from CDC and other public agencies, academia, and private and professional organizations, this course consolidates and expands previous CDC recommendations and incorporates the infection-control provisions of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Bloodborne Pathogens Standard. This course provides an overview ......

Four-Handed Dentistry, Part 3: Instrument Transfer

CE Contact Hours: 2
This course is the third of a three-part series and reviews the transfer of dental instruments for use in an ergonomic, four-handed dental practice....

Four-Handed Dentistry, Part 1: An Overview Concept

CE Contact Hours: 2
This course is the first of a three-part series and describes and discusses four-handed dentistry and its integration in the modern dental office....

Four-Handed Dentistry, Part 2: Equipment Selection

CE Contact Hours: 2
This course is the second of a three-part series and reviews the selection of dental equipment for use in an ergonomic, four-handed dental practice....

Evidence-Based Decision Making: Introduction and Formulating Good Clinical Questions


Cost: $0.00
CE Contact Hours: 2
The primary learning objectives for this course are to: 1) increase your knowledge of evidence-based concepts, principles and skills, and 2) specifically how to formulate a good clinical question in order to find relevant evidence to answer that question....

Effective Adult Learning for Oral Health Education


Cost: $0.00
CE Contact Hours: 1
The purpose of this course is to provide dental practitioners with strategies to effectively educate their adult patients in order to prevent and/or manage dental disease. An overview of adult education principles as well as practical strategies for educating adult learners in the dental setting will be provided....

Eating Disorders...Understanding The Dental Ramifications

CE Contact Hours: 3
This course will help the dental professional identify early warning signs of eating disorders that a patient may be exhibiting. Dental personnel are usually the first to notice changes in the oral cavity of individuals with certain types of eating disorders. The earlier treatment is sought in the disease process, the more hopeful the prognosis....

Diseases of the Teeth and Jaws

CE Contact Hours: 4
This course will help the dental auxiliary to understand the importance of high-quality radiographs and will, in the long run, make him or her that much more valuable to the dental team....