Oral Pathology, Pharmacology, and Cariology

M.A.T.E. Module 1: Introduction to the MATE Act and the Role of Dexamethasone in Non-Opioid Pain Management
This first module of 4 of the MATE Act series is designed to provide an overview of the MATE Act and discuss specifically what dentists need to do to comply with this requirement. In addition, a...
Jason H. Goodchild, DMD
CE Credits: 1.75
Name That Oral Lesion!
Dr. Seena Patel challenges readers to correctly identify the oral lesions presented in the images provided and shares information about the treatment of each.
by Dr. Seena Patel
March 2024
M.A.T.E. Module 2: The perfect initial post-operative analgesic recipe
This course provides the building blocks to become a better prescriber and a better clinician when it comes to appropriate postoperative pain management. A short review of the DEA Medication Access...
Dr. Mark Donaldson
CE Credits: 1.75
When A Toothache Turns Deadly
The hospital where Dr. Dominique Chagniot is an oral and maxillofacial surgery resident sees, on average, one case of necrotizing fasciitis in the head and neck every month. Chagniot discusses the...
by Dr. Dominique Chagniot
December 2023
M.A.T.E. Module 3: Myths and Truths About Local Anesthesia
In this Module 3 of the 4 part series of the MATE act, we will discuss how to effectively manage intraoperative dental pain with local anesthesia. Achieving profound and effective local anesthesia...
Jason H. Goodchild, DMD
CE Credits: 2.25
Safer Pain Relief
Dr. William Jacobson, author of the new Clinical Dentistry Daily Reference Guide, explores several real-life pain management scenarios dentists could face and shares suggestions to help them master...
by Dr. William Jacobson
December 2022
M.A.T.E. Module 4: Going beyond the initial perfect post-operative analgesic recipe
This course provides the building blocks to become a better prescriber and a better clinician when it comes to appropriate postoperative pain management. A short review of the DEA Medication Access...
Dr. Mark Donaldson
CE Credits: 2.5
Poll: Radiology and Pathology
Dentaltown's monthly dental poll reveals how other practices operate, what works, what doesn’t and how dentistry is evolving. The information we gather each month helps us measure trends in the...
September 2022
Do Patients With Prosthetic Joints Need Antibiotics Before Invasive Dental Work?
Dentists and orthopedic surgeons alike are often confused about whether patients with prosthetic joints should be prescribed antibiotic prophylaxis before invasive dental procedures. Dr. Thomas...
by Dr. Thomas Paumier
June 2022
Drug Interactions in Dentistry
Did you know that more than 20% of hospital admissions are related to adverse drug reactions? Just because dentists prescribe less than 10% of all available drugs, your patients may be taking others...
Dr. Mark Donaldson
CE Credits: 1.75
50 Shades of Gray - Defining Radiolucency in Practice.
This course highlights different types of common radiolucencies and includes an in-depth analysis of oral cancer. Learn how and when to biopsy a lesion.
Dr. Parul Dua Makkar
CE Credits: 1.25
No More Stories with Sad Endings
At age 32, Calgary dentist Dr. Manu Dua noticed a lesion on the side of his tongue and texted a photo to his sister and fellow dentist, Dr. Parul Dua Makkar, who urged him to get a biopsy. He...
by Drs. Parul Dua Makkar and Sanjukta Mohanta
August 2021
Leaving Dentistry: This Way Out
Not even a decade into practicing dentistry, Dr. Manu Dua knew that his job made him miserable—something few dentists would dare to acknowledge after eight years of higher education and hundreds of...
by Dr. Manu Dua
March 2021
The Vital Link Between Dietary Patterns and Oral Health
Emerging science has identified several key nutritional components which are essential for oral health promotion and oral disease prevention. Healthful dietary patterns are necessary in order to...
Drs. Ellen & Sara Karlin
CE Credits: 1.5
Cancerous Oral Diseases That Every Dental Professional Should Know
This course provides the dental professional with a detailed understanding of common oral cancerous diseases that may be seen clinically in a dental office. Oral and oral pharyngeal squamous cell...
Deborah Levin-Goldstein, RDH, MS
CE Credits: 1.5
POLL
With our monthly poll you can see how other practices operate, what works, what doesn’t and how dentistry is evolving. The information we gather each month helps us measure trends in the profession....
October 2019
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
Simple Soft Tissue Biopsy Techniques for the General Practitioner or Specialist
Performing soft tissue biopsies is one of the simplest surgical procedures to perform, yet general practitioners only perform 17% of all soft tissue biopsies. This course will give the attendee a...
Dr. Bob Convissar
CE Credits: 1.75
Kissing Oral Cancer Goodbye
Why is oral cancer increasing? What can we do about it? This dynamic session will teach you about oral cancer through a dentist's journey as a patient and give you strategies so you can be part of...
Dr. Parul Dua Makkar & Dr. Sanjukta Mohanta
CE Credits: 1.5
Herbal Interactions with Medications Commonly Used in Dentistry
Keeping your patients safe and avoiding herbal-drug interactions is becoming a great challenge every day as more and more of our patients seek complementary, alternative and natural therapies versus...
Dr. Mark Donaldson
CE Credits: 1.25
Expand Your Practice And Save A Life With Oral Cancer Examination Techniques
One person every hour of every day dies of oral/oropharyngeal cancer in the United States. The five- year survival rate for these cancers are worse than breast cancer, colon cancer, or leukemias....
Dr. Bob Convissar
CE Credits: 1.5
The Role of Evidence to Inform Decisions in Practice. Why Bother with Evidence-Based Dentistry?
This course describes what is evidence and why it is important when making clinical decisions, the principles of evidence-based dental practice and their rationale, how to interpret the results from...
Dr. Romina Brignardello-Petersen
CE Credits: 1.75
Medication-Related Osteonecrosis of the Jaw: Beyond BONJ
This CE course is a case-based update on the recognition, diagnosis and an evidence-based, systematic approach to the treatment of medication-related osteonecrosis of the jaw (MRONJ) including its...
Dr. Mark Donaldson
CE Credits: 1.5
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
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