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 Link Between Oral Cancer and HPV (Human Papillomavirus)


Cost: $0.00
CE Contact Hours: 2
This course discusses the strains of HPV most commonly associated with oral cancer, the rising incidence of oral cancer associated with HPV in young males, the epithelial and mucosal areas of the body likely to be infected, the various types of tests and treatments and the efficacy of Gardisilä in preventing HPV-related cervical cancers in young girls. ...

Viral Hepatitis: Managing Occupational Exposure


Cost: $0.00
CE Contact Hours: 4
Viral hepatitis is transmitted enterically and parenterally by a group of related pathogens. Hepatitis A, B, C, D, and E have been extensively studied, but many questions remain about the clinical implications of F and G....

Understanding Oral Electrosurgery/Radiosurgery: A Practical Approach

CE Contact Hours: 8
A brief history and description of the nature and development of electrosurgery/radiosurgery is given at the onset of this discussion....

Ultrasonics in Peridontal Therapy


Cost: $0.00
CE Contact Hours: 8
In this course, the history and development of ultrasonics in periodontal therapy is traced. Factors in the development of periodontal disease are presented as well as a comparison of the efficacy and advantages of ultrasonic as opposed to hand instrumentation in periodontal debridement. ...

Tuberculosis


Cost: $0.00
CE Contact Hours: 6
Learn everything you need to know about the resurgence of Tuberculosis (TB) and become a part of your local health community's efforts to prevent and treat tuberculosis in your community....

Tooth Bleaching

Categories Esthetic Dentistry
Author(s):

Cost: $0.00
CE Contact Hours: 2
This course gives you an overview of fundamental tooth anatomy and physiology, along with various materials and methods used to bleach teeth, identify the best method of bleaching and how to avoid adverse side effects. ...

TMJ

Categories TMJ, TMD, and MPD
Author(s): Jerome Bistritz, DDS

Cost: $0.00
CE Contact Hours: 12
This illustrated workbook offers a review of the anatomy and physiology of the TMJ, explores contributing factors to myofascial pain, presents a diagnostic paradigm, and provides you with some noninvasive, reversible techniques to help the patient. You will learn to test hyperactive muscles by placing pressure on trigger points. ...

The Hidden World of Chemosensation

CE Contact Hours: 0
This course will help you understand and identify chemosensory disorders so you can help these "disabled" patients regain the pleasure of an enjoyable meal. Enjoy this scientifically packed, fun to study, useful course. ...

Simplified Oral Anatomy


Cost: $0.00
CE Contact Hours: 12
This course provides a detailed yet simplified review of oral anatomy, from the largest bones to smallest muscles of mastication, with emphasis on their function within the oral cavity. ...

Provisional Restorations: Key to Clinical Success


Cost: $0.00
CE Contact Hours: 4
Aesthetically pleasing provisional or temporary restorations requires a sophisticated knowledge of the purposes for provisionalization as well as knowledge of the best materials to use. ...

Over-the-Counter Medications


Author(s): ,

Cost: $0.00
CE Contact Hours: 5
The goal of this course is to alert the health care professionals to some of the more serious complications that could result from the use of over-the-counter medications. ...

Personal & Property Loss in Risk Management


Cost: $0.00
CE Contact Hours: 2
This course takes a unique look at risk management by focusing on property and personnel losses, the two areas where health care professionals are the most vulnerable. ...

OSHA Compliance and Infection Control: Medical


Author(s): ,

Cost: $0.00
CE Contact Hours: 10
Everyday, your profession puts you in an environment in which you may be exposed to a number of infectious organisms, including the cytomegalovirus, hepatitis B and C, herpes simplex, HIV, M. tuberculosis, staphylococci, streptococci, and many more, too numerous to name. ...

Oral Histology


Author(s): William Balton, DDS

Cost: $0.00
CE Contact Hours: 8
The course continues with a detailed histologic examination of the specific tissues of the teeth, followed by a discussion of the histologic components and functions of the periodontal ligament, surrounding bony structures, gingiva, and oral mucosa, including the specialized mucosa of the tongue. ...

Nutritional Counseling


Cost: $0.00
CE Contact Hours: 12
The introduction to this course mentions the constant changes taking place in our culture's nutritional patterns, due greatly to our population's diversity and to efforts to achieve weight loss and better health. ...

Nutrition and Health


Cost: $0.00
CE Contact Hours: 12
This course defines the relationship between nutrients and health, suggesting that counseling consider the food pyramid set down by the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) which separates the food groups into foods that should be eaten "anytime", "sometimes" and "seldom." ...

Myofascial Pain & the TMJ

Categories TMJ, TMD, and MPD
Author(s):

Cost: $0.00
CE Contact Hours: 12
This illustrated workbook offers a review of the anatomy and physiology of the TMJ, explores contributing factors to myofascial pain, presents a diagnostic paradigm, and provides you with some noninvasive, reversible techniques to help the patient. ...

Medical History to Prevent Anaphylaxis


Cost: $0.00
CE Contact Hours: 6
The course describes the mechanics and nature of allergy. It defines the four types of allergic reactions with special attention to the Type 1, the potentially life threatening anaphylaxis. ...

Medical Errors


Cost: $0.00
CE Contact Hours: 2
This course will enable you to recognize potential sources of error so you can reduce the number and impact of preventable adverse events in your practice. ...

Instrument Recycling for Infection Control


Author(s):

Cost: $0.00
CE Contact Hours: 5
This course gives you the knowledge you need to help you keep a disease-free office with respect to instrument recycling. Some of the topics it discusses are assessing the risk of hepatitis and AIDS transmission in dental offices, designing a centralized instrument processing area, safely handling and properly decontaminating dental instruments, maintaining compatibility of sterilizing ......

Local Anesthetics


Cost: $0.00
CE Contact Hours: 7
This course helps you provide optimal dental care with minimal patient discomfort. Among the topics the course covers are the fundamentals of neurotransmission, properties of local anesthetics, appropriate techniques for effective local anesthesia, reasons for failure to achieve ideal anesthesia, adverse systemic reactions and management techniques for emergencies related to local anesthetics....

Infection Control & OSHA Compliance: Dental


Author(s): ,

Cost: $0.00
CE Contact Hours: 10
Everyday, your profession puts you in an environment in which you may be exposed to a number of infectious organisms, including the cytomegalovirus, hepatitis B and C, herpes simplex, HIV, M. tuberculosis, staphylococci, streptococci, and many more, too numerous to name. ...

Infection Control in Dental Offices


Cost: $0.00
CE Contact Hours: 5
Can we prevent disease transmission without going overboard? Can scientific logic guide us when we design an effective infection control program? Isn't scientific logic simply another term for common sense? This course will provide you with the answer to these questions. When you finish it, you will have a thorough understanding of disease transmission, a working knowledge of infection ......

HIV/AIDS Review

CE Contact Hours: 1
If you want to stay current but don't need to review basic material on AIDS, this course is for you. The course will help you implement infection control procedures in your office, meet your legal and ethical responsibilities towards HIV-positive patients, and educate the public....

HIV/AIDS and Public Health Issues


Cost: $0.00
CE Contact Hours: 2
This course updates the information on the immunology and pathogenesis of HIV/AIDS. ...