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Treatment of Peri-implant Diseases

These clinical strategies will help in the prevention and management of peri-implant mucositis and peri-implantitis. EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES After reading this course, the participant should be able to: Explain the most recent…

Implant Treatment Planning for Hybrid Prostheses

A clinical approach to planning, placement and restoration of implant supported hybrid prostheses. EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES After reading this course, the participant should be able to: Explain the basic concepts of planning,…

Oral Healthcare for Patients With Schizophrenia

Dental teams well versed in schizophrenia are best positioned to manage the oral health complications of this disorder. EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES After reading this course, the participant should be able to: Describe the prevalence,…

Coronavirus Transmission In the Dental Setting

Oral health professionals should remain up-to-date on the coronavirus, and clinical measures to prevent its transmission in the dental setting. EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES After reading this course, the participant should be able to:…

Varicella Zoster Virus in Oral Health Care

Oral health professionals should be familiar with shingles symptoms, the varicella vaccine, and the disease’s oral manifestations. EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES After reading this course, the participant should be able to: Describe the…

Clinical Considerations for Drug Interactions

The provision of safe care requires dental teams to carefully assess the possibility of adverse drug interactions. EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES After reading this course, the participant should be able to: Discuss the incidence of…

Diagnosing Benign White Oral Mucosal Lesions

The following discussion will help providers identify benign white oral mucosal lesions. EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES After reading this course, the participant should be able to: Describe etiologic pathways and presenting…

Oral Manifestations of Celiac Disease

Patients with this genetic autoimmune disorder are subject to significant oral health effects. EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES After reading this course, the participant should be able to: Define celiac disease (CD), its prevalence, and…

Basic Concepts of Green Dentistry

Implementing the key tenets of green dentistry can help protect practitioners, patients and the planet. EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES After reading this course, the participant should be able to: Explain environmental considerations that…

Caring for Patients With Autism Spectrum Disorder

The following strategies will prove helpful when caring for patients with autism spectrum disorder. EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES After reading this course, the participant should be able to: Identify behaviors associated with autism…

Treating Children With Sensory Processing Disorders

Being knowledgeable about sensory processing disorders can help dental teams provide effective care and improve the oral health of this patient population. EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES After reading this course, the participant should be able…

Setting Risk-Based Periodontal Recare Intervals

Careful assessment of these factors will help dental teams establish appropriate, risk-based recare intervals for periodontal maintenance. EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES After reading this course, the participant should be able to: Define…