Dental Orthotics: What, Why, When

Dr. Mike Racich, Dental Orthotics: What, Why, When
Speaker: Dr. Mike Racich
Category: TMJ and Occlusion
CE Credits: 1.75
Format: MP4 Video
This course describes and illustrates a basic, simplified approach to dental orthotic fabrication and delivery. The illustrated technique is both analogue and virtual. Treatment rationale(s) and endpo...more
  • Running Time: 1 hour
  • Released: 7/20/2022
  • Expiration Date: 7/20/2025
CE Details
Credit Details
This electronically delivered self-instructional program is designated for 1.75 hours of CE credit by Farran Media.
AGD Code: 180.

The fee to view this course is $36. This cost includes the fee to take the exam and claim your CE credits.

Synopsis:
Dental orthotics are utilized by dental professionals to protect the dentition and in the treatment of temporomandibular disorders (TMD). Full coverage, hard acrylic orthotics fabricated at an acceptable vertical dimension of occlusion can provide patients with a safe, effective treatment modality.

This course describes and illustrates a basic, simplified approach to dental orthotic fabrication and delivery. The illustrated technique is both analogue and virtual. Treatment rationale(s) and endpoints are discussed.


Description of Speaker:
Dr. Racich's practice emphasizes comprehensive restorative dentistry, prosthodontics and TMD/ orofacial pain. He mentors the didactic/clinical FOCUS Dental Education Continuum (study clubs, proprietary programs, coaching, 2nd opinions only); and has authored the books The Basic Rules of Oral Rehabilitation, The Basic Rules of Occlusion and The Basic Rules of Facially Generated Treatment Planning.

Educational Objectives:
Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to achieve the following:
  • At the end of this program, participants will be able to understand dental orthotic rationale for usage
  • At the end of this program, participants will be able to understand dental orthotic rationale for full coverage hard acrylic style
  • At the end of this program, participants will be able to understand dental orthotic record securing technique at an acceptable vertical dimension of occlusion
  • At the end of this program, participants will be able to understand dental orthotic endpoints
  • At the end of this program, participants will be able to understand dental orthotic maintenance

Disclosure:
In the past 12 months, the lecturer/author declares that neither he/she nor any member of his/her family have a financial interest/arrangement or affiliation with any commercial entities nor have been paid directly by dentists and other health professionals within the field of dentistry or health care.

CE Policies
American Dental Association (ADA), Continuing Education Recognition Program (CERP) provider
Farran Media is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to ADA CERP at www.ada.org/goto/cerp. For any questions, please contact Howard Goldstein, DMD, Director of Continuing Education at hogo@dentaltown.com.
American General Dentistry (AGD), Program Approval for Continuing Education (PACE) approved, FAGD / MAGD Credit Farran Media is a nationally approved PACE Program Provider by the Academy of General Dentistry. Approval does not imply acceptance by any regulatory authority or AGD endorsement. The current term of approval extends from 1/1/2019 to 12/31/2022. Provider ID# 304396
This activity meets the educational criteria required for verifiable Continuing Professional Development under the General Dental Council Lifelong Learning scheme and represents 1.75 hours of verifiable CPD.

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The CE provider (Farran Media) uses reasonable care in selecting and providing content that is accurate. The CE provider, however, does not independently verify the content or materials. The CE provider does not represent that the instructional materials are error-free or that the content or materials are comprehensive. Any opinions expressed in the materials are those of the author of the materials and not the CE provider. Completing one or more continuing education courses does not provide sufficient information to qualify the participant as an expert in the field related to the course topic or in any specific technique or procedure. The instructional materials are intended to supplement, but are not a substitute for, the knowledge, expertise, skill and judgment of a trained health care professional.

Licensure:
Continuing education credits issued for completion of online CE courses may not apply toward license renewal in all licensing jurisdictions. It is the responsibility of each registrant to verify the CE requirements of his/her licensing or regulatory agency.

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Refund Policy
There are no refunds for Online CE courses. Please contact technical support if you run into technical difficulty.

For any questions, please contact Howard Goldstein, DMD, Director of Continuing Education at hogo@dentaltown.com
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