This electronically delivered self-instructional program is designated for 1.5 hours of CE credit by Farran Media.
AGD Code: 435.
The fee to view this course is $36. This cost includes the fee to take the exam and claim your CE credits. Synopsis:
A presentation on the what and why of early orthodontic care. All examples are actual patients treated by the author.
This course goes into complete detail when and how one should use "Early Orthodontics" to help correct malocclusion in children and to help in arch and permanent dentition occlusion. Many cases are shown and Dr. Wells goes into great detail on the construction of the various appliances that he uses.
Description of Speaker:
Dr. Wells has been in private practice of pediatric dentistry for over 30 years. He is Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatric Dentistry, Univ. of Oklahoma School of Dentistry, Guest Lecturer Univ. of Nebraska Pediatric Dental Residency. Fellow of the American College of Dentists. Dr. Wells is a frequent poster on Dentaltown helping many dentists regularly.
Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to achieve the following:
1. Be able to identify what is fair game for early treatment. 2. Understand what is not early care and why. 3. You should understand at least one appliance for the 5 major areas of early care. 4. Compare appliances you have seen here with standard appliances used for the same problem. 5. Understand why the lab requirements for spacers and early care may be a specialty area of its own. Disclosure:
Dr. Wells declares that he is the Owner of Blue Star Dental, Inc.
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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 1/1/2023 to 12/31/2026.
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 1.5 hours of verifiable CPD.
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providing content that is accurate. The CE provider, however, does not
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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.
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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There are no refunds for Online CE courses. Please contact technical support if you run into technical difficulty.
For any questions, please contact Nareg Apelian, DMD, Director of Continuing Education