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Fall 2019 Continuing Education Programs for Dentists, Hygienists, and Assistants

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Dentistry and Substance Abuse: Prescribing Analgesics and Anxiolytics

This course will discuss the mechanism of action, side effects, & contraindications of analgesics & anxiolytic drugs relevant to the maintenance of dental, oral, & peri-oral health. It will include the scheduling & prescribing of controlled substances & specifically the rules, regulations & guidelines recently set forth by NJ & PA. It will address the abuse potential of these drugs & the implications for our patients & ourselves. The various definitions of substance abuse & addiction will be covered; the methods of identifying drug seeking behavior in our patients as well as addictive behaviors in colleagues, coworkers & family members. The various types of drug treatments; and the possibility of the addicted dentist will be discussed.

Course Objectives:

Upon completion of this course participants will be able to:

Speaker: Patrick Quaranta, DMD, MS, FACD, FICD

Tuition: $146.00 Credits: 7 Time: 9am-5pm

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Date
City
State
Location
Sun. Sept. 29, 2019 Hasbrouck Heights
NJ
Holiday Inn
Fri. Oct. 11, 2019 Cherry Hill
NJ
Holiday Inn

 

The Basics of Oral Surgery

This full day lecture is designed to provide key concepts to dentists and all their staff who have an interest in office–based oral surgery.

Topics to be addressed include: Medical, surgical and psychological risk assessment of patients; Antibiotic stewardship; Intra-operative and post-operative pain management; Flap design and soft tissue management; Difficult extractions and adjunctive procedures; Avoiding, recognizing and managing complications of dentoalveolar surgery; Principles of biopsy, oral cancer review; and Suturing techniques.

Course Objectives:

Upon completion of this program participants will be able to:

Speaker: Hillel D. Ephros, DMD, MD

Tuition: $146.00 Credits: 7 Time: 9am-5pm

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Date
City
State
Location
Fri. Nov. 22, 2019 Lancaster
PA
Eden Resort & Suites

 

Halitosis: Research and Studies

Course Objectives:

Upon completion of this course attendees will be able to:

The Ohio State Dental Board has approved Dent-Ed Solutions, LLC as a biennial sponsor of continuing education programs.

Speaker: Virginia Lopez, RDH, BS

Tuition: $139.00 Credits: 6 Time: 9am-4pm

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Date
City
State
Location
Fri. Sept. 27, 2019 East Rutherford
NJ
Homewood Suites by Hilton
Fri. Nov. 1, 2019 Lancaster
PA
Eden Resort & Suites
Mon. Nov. 4, 2019 Columbia
MD
Homewood Suites by Hilton
Sat. Nov. 9, 2019 Independence
OH
Holiday Inn Cleveland-S Independence
Fri. Dec. 6, 2019 Frederick
MD
Clarion Inn

 

Spanish Communication for the Dental Team

Learn how to communicate with your Spanish speaking patients. This fun yet informative course will provide you with the tools you need to learn basic Spanish dental terminology and Spanish pronunciation.

Course Objectives:

Upon completion of this course attendees will be able to:

Speaker: Virginia Lopez, RDH, BS

Tuition: $146.00 Credits: 7 Time: 9am-5pm

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Date
City
State
Location
Wed. Sept. 25, 2019 East Brunswick
NJ
Days Hotel

 

Local Anesthesia Administration for Dental Professionals

This course satisfies the New Jersey renewal requirement for local anesthesia administration. This course will review the physiological aspects of how local anesthetics work. The types & relevant properties of local anesthetics, including dosage calculations & safe administration. Vasoconstrictor indications, cautions, limitations & interactions. Maxilla & mandibular anesthetic techniques. Plus local, regional, & systemic complications of local anesthetics; and a discussion on patient selection & risk assessment.

Course Objectives:

At the conclusion of the program, participants will be able to:

Speaker: Hillel D. Ephros, DMD, MD

Tuition: $90.00 Credits: 4 Time: 8:30am-12:30pm

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Date
City
State
Location
Sun. Oct. 27, 2019 East Brunswick
NJ
Days Hotel

 

Infection Control in Dentistry: Guidelines and Challenges

Course Objectives:

Upon Completion of this course participants will be able to:

The Ohio State Dental Board has approved Dent-Ed Solutions, LLC as a biennial sponsor of continuing education programs.

Speaker: Virginia Lopez, RDH, BS

Tuition: $146.00 Credits: 7 Time: 9am-5pm

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Date
City
State
Location
Fri. Oct. 4, 2019 Toms River
NJ
Clarion Hotel

 

Dental Management of Patients With Common Medical Conditions

This course will systematically address and review the statistically most common medical conditions that will be presented by patients coming to our practices. The dental management and pharmaceutical implications of these patients will be addressed and safety issues will be emphasized. The propriety, usefulness, indication for, and formulation of medical consultation will also be discussed. Finally, the relatively few patients who seek care in our private practices but should instead, be referred to hospital based dental programs will be identified.

Course Objectives:

Upon completion of this course participants should be able to:

Speaker: Patrick Quaranta D.M.D., M.S., FACD, FICD

Tuition: $146.00 Credits: 7 Time: 9am-5pm

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Date
City
State
Location
Fri. Oct. 25, 2019 East Brunswick
NJ
Days Hotel
Fri. Nov. 15, 2019 Ellicott City
MD
Turf Valley

 

OSHA Law, Regulations, and Recommendations

This course covers OSHA's Hazard Communication Standard, the Bloodborne Pathogen Standard, plus emergency and safety procedures. It includes the new 2013 required training for employees on the globally harmonized labeling system and the new safety data sheet format. This course will help you implement a post exposure control plan and guide you on what needs to be done following an exposure injury in the dental office. Additionally, attendees will understand epidemiology of airborne & bloodborne diseases, update infection control guidelines, review forms required by OSHA, and much more.

Course Objectives:

Upon completion of the course participants will be able to:

Speaker: Virginia Lopez, RDH, BS

Tuition: $146.00 Credits: 7 Time: 9am-5pm

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Date
City
State
Location
Fri. Sept. 20, 2019 Bethlehem
PA
Best Western Lehigh Valley
Fri. Oct. 18, 2019 Mt. Laurel
NJ
The Hotel ML
Fri. Dec. 20, 2019 Columbia
MD
Homewood Suites by Hilton

 

All About Fluoride in Dentistry

&

The ABC's of Viral Hepatitis

All About Fluoride in Dentistry: 3 Credits - (9:00am - 12:00pm) - This course will describe the clinical discovery of fluoride and its impact which is evident by its multiple uses: in the community, in clinical applications, and in the various fluoride containing home care products available. Fluoride's mechanism of action, its effects on plaque and bacterial metabolism, and a discussion on the various topical applications methods and fluoride agents will all be discussed. (Sodium Fluoride, Stannous Fluoride, Acidulated Phosphate Fluoride)(Gels, foams, varnishes, mouth rinses, dentifrices, etc.).

Course Objectives:

Upon completion of this program participants will be able to:

The ABC's of Viral Hepatitis: 3 Credits - (12:30pm - 4:30pm) - How long is the hepatitis B vaccine effective? If I get stuck with a contaminated needle, what are my chances of testing positive to a hepatitis virus? What are my treatment options? What are the symptoms of viral hepatitis? How do viral hepatitis viruses A-E spread? How long can these survive outside the body? Have you ever heard of hepatitis G, or TTV? This course will discuss and answer these and many other questions on viral hepatitis viruses.

Course Objectives:

Upon completion of this program participants will be able to:

(Each course can be taken separately, $90 for the Hepatitis course, & $78 for the Fluoride course. These combined courses act as one, hence discounts can only be applied towards the combined price of $146 & only if taking another course on a different day)

Speaker: Virginia Lopez, RDH, BS

Tuition: $146.00 Credits: 7 Time: 9am-4:30pm

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Date
City
State
Location
Mon. Oct. 7, 2019 Cherry Hill
NJ
Holiday Inn
Wed. Oct. 9, 2019 Bethlehem
PA
Best Western Lehigh Valley
Wed. Oct. 16, 2019 Columbia
MD
Homewood Suites by Hilton
Wed. Oct. 30, 2019 Lancaster
PA
Eden Resort & Suites
Fri. Nov. 8, 2019 Independence
OH
Holiday Inn Cleveland-S Independence

 

OSHA's Hazcom & Bloodborne Pathogens Refresher Course

&

Spanish for Dental Professionals

OSHA's Hazcom & Bloodborne Pathogens Refresher Course: 3 Credits - (9:00am - 12:00pm)This course will update/refresh your knowledge on OSHA requirements and current CDC guidelines. Simple solutions on how to put together written plans and programs for OSHA's Bloodborne Pathogens & Hazard Communication Standards will be discussed. In addition, a step-by-step guide on what to do for an occupational exposure injury will be provided.

Course Objectives:

Upon completion of this program participants will be able to:

Spanish for Dental Professionals: 3 Credits - (12:30pm - 3:30pm)This fun and interactive course will help you communicate with your Spanish speaking patients by learning basic Spanish dental terminology & pronunciation, in addition to performing clinical exchanges and inquiring about medical/dental histories in Spanish.

Course Objectives:

Upon completion of this program participants will be able to:

(Each course can be taken separately $78 each. These combined courses act as one, hence discounts can only be applied towards the combined price of $139 and only if taking another course on a different day.)

Speaker: Virginia Lopez, RDH, BS

Tuition: $139.00 Credits: 6 Time: 9am-3:30pm

Register and Pay Online!

Date
City
State
Location
Mon. Nov. 18, 2019 Lancaster
PA
Eden Resort & Suites

 

CPR for Healthcare Providers

&

Basic First Aid

CPR for Healthcare Providers: 4 Credits - (9:00am - 1:00pm) Adult, child & infant CPR, AED use, rescue breathing, & airway obstruction are covered in this course. Upon successful completion receive an American Heart Association CPR card & 4 continuing education credits.

Basic First Aid: 3 Credits - (1:30pm - 4:30pm) - Upon successful completion of this course, attendees will receive an ASHI First Aid certification card.

Course Objectives:

Upon completion of this program participants will be able to:

(Each course can be taken separately, $90 for the BLS CPR for Healthcare Providers course, & $78 for the First Aid course. These combined courses act as one, hence discounts can only be applied towards the combined price of $146 & only if taking another course on a different day)

Speaker: Virginia Lopez, RDH, BS

Tuition: $146.00 Credits: 7 Time: 9am-4:30pm

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Date
City
State
Location
Sun. Sept. 22, 2019 *Note: CPR for this date is full East Brunswick
NJ
Days Hotel
Mon. Oct. 21, 2019 Somerset
NJ
Comfort Inn & Suites

 

Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office

Would you know what to do in a medical emergency? Did you know that most medical emergencies in dental offices can be prevented?
Learn how to prevent, prepare, and manage the different types of medical emergencies such as: hypoglycemia, asthmatic attacks, hyperventilation, seizures, strokes, syncope, cardiac arrest, anaphylaxis, angina attacks, and more..

Course Objectives:

Upon completion of this course attendees will be able to:

Instructor: Virginia Lopez, RDH, BS

Tuition: $139.00 Credits: 6 Time: 9am-4pm

Register and Pay Online!

Date
City
State
Location
Wed. Oct. 2, 2019 East Rutherford
NJ
Homewood Suites by Hilton
Fri. Dec. 13, 2019 King of Prussia
PA
Best Western Plus

 

Spanish for Dental Professionals

&

Updates and Reminders of Infection Control

Spanish for Dental Professionals: 3 Credits - (9:00am - 12:00pm)This fun and interactive course will help you communicate with your Spanish speaking patients by learning basic Spanish dental terminology & pronunciation, in addition to performing clinical exchanges and inquiring about medical/dental histories in Spanish.

Course Objectives:

Upon completion of this program participants will be able to:

Updates and Reminders of Infection Control: 3 Credits - (1:00pm - 4:00pm)This course will review and update the latest CDC guidelines in dentistry including: Preventing transmission of bloodborne pathogens, hand hygiene considerations, personal protective equipment types and indications, general recommendations on sterilization and disinfection, sterilization monitoring, and dental unit waterline quality.

Course Objectives:

Upon completion of this program participants will be able to:

(Each course can be taken separately for $78 each. These combined courses act as one, hence discounts can only be applied towards the combined price of $139 and only if taking another course on a different day.)

Speaker: Virginia Lopez, RDH, BS

Tuition: $139.00 Credits: 6 Time: 9am-4pm

Register and Pay Online!

Date
City
State
Location
Wed. Nov. 13, 2019 King of Prussia
PA
Best Western Plus

In-Office Training

We will go to your office and train your staff on:

In-Office courses are available in New Jersey and in certain areas of New York, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, and Delaware, depending on distance and number of attendees. Maryland, Massachussetts, and longer distances requires groups of 12 or more.

*Fees for travel expenses will apply for in-office training and is dependent on distance. Small or large groups accepted.

Contact us for a quote, info, and availability. (973) 777-9600 or e-Mail: support@Dent-EdSolutions.com

 

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