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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Dentinal Hypersensitivity: A Review


Cost: $0.00
CE Contact Hours: 1
Dentinal hypersensitivity is a common dental problem yet it is often under-reported by patients or misdiagnosed. This course will address the etiology, prevalence and diagnosis of dentinal hypersensitivity as well as review clinical evidence behind popular desensitizing dentifrices....

Dental Terminology and Professional Knowledge


Cost: $0.00
CE Contact Hours: 1
The purpose of this course is for the learner to gain understanding and enhanced vocabulary of dental terminology and overall professional knowledge by training through example, context, engagement and multiple representations of content....

Dental Implants and Esthetics

CE Contact Hours: 1
Dental implants offer patients a means to replace one tooth or multiple teeth in a way that meets functional and esthetic needs. This course reviews various categories of esthetic complications, including: environmental morphology; surgical and soft tissue healing protocol; implant location; crown/prosthesis form and type of abutment; facial esthetics; and prosthesis discoloration....

Counseling and Treating Bad Breath Patients: A Step-By-Step Approach

CE Contact Hours: 2
The purpose of this course is to provide dental professionals with practical strategies to facilitate the discussion and treatment and oral malodor in the dental office. This course describes a useful communication model (P-LI-SS-IT) specifically aimed at discussing potentially sensitive issues. Several simulated dialogues are provided of how this communication model can be applied in the ......

Commonly Prescribed Medications in Pediatric Dentistry


Cost: $0.00
CE Contact Hours: 2
In this course the reader will learn the characteristics, warnings and precautions and proper dosage for adult and pediatric patients for the following categories of medications: antimicrobials (antibiotics, antifungals, and antivirals), analgesics, and fluorides....

Clinical Practice Guidelines for an Infection Control/Exposure Control Program in the Oral Healthcare Setting


Cost: $0.00
CE Contact Hours: 3
This course will describe how to develop infection control/exposure control strategies appropriate for the oral healthcare setting....

Child Abuse and Neglect: Implications for the Dental Professional

Categories Ethics and Law
Author(s): Stephen A. Jessee, DDS

Cost: $0.00
CE Contact Hours: 2
This continuing education course will provide information on the various types of child abuse and neglect; describe its victims and perpetrators; and outline dentists’ responsibilities in the recognition, reporting, treatment, and prevention of such cases....

Blood Pressure Guidelines and Screening Techniques


Cost: $0.00
CE Contact Hours: 1
Screening for blood pressure by the dental professional has proven to be extremely effective since most patients with hypertension are unaware of their condition. Many patients see a dentist more frequently than a physician, giving the dental team the responsibility to inform their patients of their blood pressure reading and how it can affect their overall health....

Biofilm: A New View of Plaque


Cost: $0.00
CE Contact Hours: 2
This continuing education course is intended for general dentists and hygienists. The primary learning objective for this course is to increase your general knowledge of the various ways that dental professionals have viewed plaque throughout the years, highlighting the current view of plaque as a biofilm and the ramifications for periodontal therapy....

Basic Techniques for Management of the Infant and Toddler Patient

CE Contact Hours: 2
Introducing the pediatric dental patient during infancy and the toddler stage can have a mutual benefit for the child, parent, and dentist. Early examination can uncover potential problems thereby reducing future negative consequences of delayed intervention. Informing parents of the advantages of early dental care for their child is the most effective marketing strategy....

An Update on Demineralization/Remineralization

CE Contact Hours: 3
This course was one of the first courses available on the Dental ResourceNet. The course has been updated without changing the original content, which is still valid. The update includes information on new technologies emerging for caries detection and evaluation as well as information on the evidence-based approach for dentistry in the area of demineralization and remineralization. This ......

An Introduction to the Herpes Viruses


Author(s): Knight Joe, PA-C

Cost: $0.00
CE Contact Hours: 1
The word herpes evokes an emotional response from almost everyone. Eighty percent of the world’s population has serological evidence of the herpes simplex virus type one (HSV-1, generally orolabial herpes), while twenty-to-thirty percent of the U.S. population is seropositive for the herpes virus type 2 (HSV-2, generally genital herpes)....

A History and Update of Fluoride Dentifrices

CE Contact Hours: 2
This course is a review and update of cosmetic and therapeutic dentifrices, their impact on market shares and the development of multi-benefit dentifrice technologies. The first therapeutic dentifrice contained fluoride and entered into the market place in the mid 1950's. The public was not convinced of the importance of such a product until the American Dental Association (ADA) Seal of ......

Treatment Planning


Cost: $0.00
CE Contact Hours: 1
The complexity and significance of the dental treatment plan has increased over the years as it has become the central component of a patient’s record and the basis for documenting communication with patients. A comprehensive treatment plan builds on the examination of the patient and the documentation of findings and spans the plan for managing medical conditions and control of pain and ......

The Automated External Defibrillator (AED) and Public Access Defibrillation (PAD)


Author(s): Stanley Malamed

Cost: $0.00
CE Contact Hours: 0
Download this printable course and review it off-line at your convenience. ...

Environmental Asepsis: Making Your Efforts Successful


Cost: $0.00
CE Contact Hours: 0
The new 2003 recommendations break down clinical surfaces into housekeeping surfaces (floors, walls, sinks, and surfaces not generally touched during patient care) and clinical contact surfaces (surfaces potentially contaminated and capable of harboring pathogens and transmitting infection upon contact to patients or dental workers). The Guidelines state, “Strategies for cleaning and ......

Creating Beauty with Burs?


Cost: $0.00
CE Contact Hours: 0
Download this printable course and review it off-line at your convenience. The purpose of this article is to highlight a few burs included in the Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies Esthetic Preparation bur kit and the indications for their use. ...

Advantages of Operative Laser Dentistry


Cost: $0.00
CE Contact Hours: 0
Download this printable course and review it off-line at your convenience....

Clinical Considerations of Hybrid & Microhybrid Composites


Cost: $0.00
CE Contact Hours: 0
Download this printable course and review it off-line at your convenience. ...

Developing the Modern Chairless Practice


Cost: $0.00
CE Contact Hours: 3
Download this printable course and review it off-line at your convenience. This course is free unless you'd like to receive CE credit for it. Simply apply for CE credits by mailing your completed answer sheet and registration with payment information to Henry Schein Dental. The purpose of this course is to examine the components of the modern dental practice and assist the practice in making ......

The Role of OralCDx in Dental Practice


Cost: $0.00
CE Contact Hours: 3
Download this printable course and review it off-line at your convenience. This course is free unless you'd like to receive CE credit for it. Simply apply for CE credits by mailing your completed answer sheet and registration with payment information to Henry Schein Dental. ...

Occlusion for Hygienists


Cost: $0.00
CE Contact Hours: 0
Download this printable course and review it off-line at your convenience. This course is free unless you'd like to receive CE credit for it. Simply apply for CE credits by mailing your completed answer sheet and registration with payment information to Henry Schein Dental. This course serves as an introduction to occlusion and the role proper occlusion plays in maintaining a functionally ......

A New Look at an Old Problem: Diagnosing Impression Faults


Cost: $0.00
CE Contact Hours: 0
Download this printable course and review it off-line at your convenience. This course is free unless you'd like to receive CE credit for it. Simply apply for CE credits by mailing your completed answer sheet and registration with payment information to Henry Schein Dental. The article is meant to illustrate a simple way to diagnose common impression problems and demonstrate a simple ......

Articaine, Local Anesthetics, and Parasthesia

CE Contact Hours: 3
Download this printable course and review it off-line at your convenience. This course is free unless you'd like to receive CE credit for it. Simply apply for CE credits by mailing your completed answer sheet and registration with payment information to Henry Schein Dental. ...

Choosing and Using Permanent Luting Cements

CE Contact Hours: 0
Download this printable course and review it off-line at your convenience. This course is free unless you'd like to receive CE credit for it. Simply apply for CE credits by mailing your completed answer sheet and registration with payment information to Henry Schein Dental. ...