Oral Pathology, Pharmacology, and Cariology

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October 2019
Xerostomia: This Course is Anything but Dry!
A case-based update on the recognition, diagnosis and an evidence-based, systematic approach to the treatment of xerostomia. With an aging population retaining their dentition and on multiple...
Dr. Mark Donaldson
CE Credits: 1.5
Common Benzodiazepines
A thorough review of dental anesthetics and their reversals.
Tammy Smit, CRNA
CE Credits: 1.5
Name that Oral Lesion!
How’s your knowledge of oral pathology holding up? Dr. Seena Patel challenges Dentaltown readers to accurately diagnose lesions.
by Dr. Seena Patel
September 2019
Cysts that Every Dental Professional Should Know
Cysts may be commonly seen clinically and radiographically in the oral region and, as such, are imperative for all dental professionals to recognize and understand. The etiology, clinical...
Deborah Levin-Goldstein, RDH, MS
CE Credits: 1.5
Killer Smile? The Oral-Systemic Connection!
Oral health is integral to overall health. This program focuses on the interactions between oral and systemic health for various diseases and populations. The course also outlines the implementation...
Dr. Mia Geisinger
CE Credits: 1.5
Comprehensive Dental Examination Basics
This evidence-based presentation will have all dentists performing the comprehensive dental examination clinically and didactically better than ever before. All who take this course will immediately...
Dr. Mike Racich
CE Credits: 1.5
The Pharmacological Management of Dental Caries
Despite observing the ability of carious dentin to remineralize as arrested caries, dentists continue to treat caries by amputation rather than pharmacologically supporting the remineralization...
Dr. Geoff Knight
CE Credits: 1.5
Oral Diseases Associated with Children and Adolescents
This course is the third in a series of oral pathology presentations emphasizing common diseases prevalent among patients throughout the life span. This course discusses conditions and diseases...
Deborah Levin-Goldstein, RDH, MS
CE Credits: 1.25
Emergency Medications Every Dentist Should Know
“Emergency Medications Every Dentist Should Know” is a four-part continuing education series that covers the most common emergency medications found in most proprietary dental emergency medication...
Dr. Allan Schwartz, DDS, CRNA
CE Credits: 1.5
Silver Diamine Fluoride: Another Arrow in the Quiver to Defeat Decay
The never-ending war against oral disease comes with one benefit: We’re given new weapons every so often to help make a fighting difference for countless patients. One of the newest weapons that has...
Judy Bendit and Patti DiGangi
CE Credits: 1.5
Appropriate Analgesic Prescribing for the General Dentist
Wouldn’t it be great to be known as the dentist who offers excellent pain-free, post-operative care without the use of narcotics? Wouldn’t you like to be more confident in all of your prescription...
Dr. Mark Donaldson
CE Credits: 1.5
Caring for Patients with Eating Disorders..... Filmed Live at Townie Meeting
Eating disorders have the highest mortality rate of all psychiatric illnesses, and dental professionals are in an ideal position to help improve outcomes for such patients. This course provides an...
Ms. Linda Douglas, RDH
CE Credits: 1.5
Oral Diseases Associated with Men
This course is the second in a series of oral pathology presentations emphasizing common diseases prevalent among patients throughout the life span. Three oral conditions—dentigerous cysts,...
Deborah Levin-Goldstein
CE Credits: 1.5
Oral and Dental Sequelae of Cancer Therapy
How should dentists treat patients undergoing cancer therapy? The course will discuss dental oncologic issues including the pathophysiology and management of osteoradionecrosis of the jaw. It will...
Lauren Levi, DMD
CE Credits: 1.5
Oral Diseases Associated with Women
This course is the first in a series of oral pathology presentations emphasizing common diseases prevalent among women, men, and children. For this course, the focus will be on three oral...
Deborah Levin-Goldstein, RDH
CE Credits: 1.5
Repair and Protect Enamel with Remineralizing Agents
Caries is a dynamic disease process involving the cyclic demineralization and remineralization of the tooth structure. A key preventive approach is maintaining an oral environment favorable to...
Deborah Levin-Goldstein, RDH, MS
CE Credits: 1.5
Slow-Growing Nodule of the Hard Palate
The palate is a frequent site for oral lesions of different origins. The aim of this article is to present a case of a 62-year-old woman who was seen with a mass of the hard palate, and to discuss...
Bruno C. Jham, DDS, MS, PhD
CE Credits: 1.5
Appropriate Antibiotic Prescribing for Dentists
This course cements the building blocks to become a better prescriber and a better clinician when it comes to antibiotic therapy. The goal of making antibiotic prescribing useful at chairside...
Dr. Mark Donaldson
CE Credits: 1.5
Bisphosphonates: Extractions, Implants, and Beyond
Over 4 million women in the Unites States are taking bisphosphonates and require dental treatment. Although dentists encounter these patients commonly, many are unsure of when treatment...
Fayette Williams, DDS, MD, FACS
CE Credits: 1.5
Three Basic Emergency Medications You Should Know How to Use
This article covers a few of the most common emergency medications found in many proprietary dental emergency medication kits. Every dentist should periodically review the uses and be familiar with...
Allan Schwartz, DDS, CRNA
CE Credits: 1.5
Oral Cancer in the Dental Office
Both dentists and hygienists play a critical role in the detection of oral cancer. This course reviews the demographics and risk factors relevant to oral cancer. Common diagnostic tools are discussed...
Fayette Williams, DDS, MD
CE Credits: 1.5
Fascinating Facts About Saliva, Seven Strategies for Xerostomia Management and the Future of Saliva Testing...Recorded Live at Townie Meeting!
This course covers current research on physiology of the salivary glands and lesser-known functions of saliva; etiology, signs and symptoms of salivary gland hypofunction; diagnostic techniques for...
Linda Douglas, RDH
CE Credits: 2
Interesting and Useful Pharmacology for Dental Professionals.
This program reviews pharmacology with a particular focus on the dental realm and how we can make it useful chairside on Monday morning. The academic principles of pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics...
Dr. Mark Donaldson
CE Credits: 1.5
Triaging the Facial Pain Patient: The Non-Odontogenic Toothache
This course is designed to give an overview of pain definitions, classifications, and presentations often found in the orofacial region. At the conclusion of this course, , the clinician should feel...
Steven D. Bender, D.D.S., P.A.
CE Credits: 2

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