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Choose from the list of free continuing dental education courses—a CE library provided exclusively by Procter & Gamble’s Crest Oral-B.

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A Guide to Clinical Differential Diagnosis of Oral Mucosal Lesions [Course Number: 110] Michael W. Finkelstein, DDS, MS; Emily Lanzel, DDS, MS; John W. Hellstein, DDS, MS

The primary goal of this course is to help dental professionals learn the process of clinical differential diagnosis of diseases and lesions of the oral mucosa. This course also includes both an interactive and downloadable decision tree to assist in the diagnosis.

CE Credits:  4 Hour(s) Intended Audience:  Dentists, Dental Hygienists, Dental Assistants, Dental Students, Dental Hygiene Students, Dental Assistant Students Date Course Posted on dentalcare.ca: 02/06/2015 Date Course Online:  06/04/2002 Last Revision Date:  03/26/2020 Course Expiration Date:  03/25/2023 Cost: Free Method: Self-instructional AGD Subject Code(s): 730
Introduction
A History and Update of Fluoride Dentifrices [Course Number: 94] Author: James S. Wefel, PhD

This course is a review and update of cosmetic and therapeutic dentifrices, their impact on market shares and the development of multi-benefit dentifrice technologies.

CE Credits:  2 Hour(s) Intended Audience:  Dentists, Dental Hygienists, Dental Assistants, Dental Students, Dental Hygiene Students, Dental Assistant Students Date Course Posted on dentalcare.ca: N/A Date Course Online:  12/19/2006 Last Revision Date:  07/10/2020 Course Expiration Date:  07/09/2023 Cost: Free Method: Self-instructional AGD Subject Code(s): 11
Introduction - Advanced Instrumentation (ce569)
Advanced Instrumentation for the General Practice Dental Hygienist [Course Number: 569] Vickie Parrish Foster, RDH, MEd

This course serves to review different types of instruments, their application and alternative fulcrums, and patient and clinician positioning that can be utilized to better access certain areas of the mouth and address special dental needs that some patients may have.

CE Credits:  2 Hour(s) Intended Audience:  Dental Hygienists, Dental Students, Dental Hygiene Students Date Course Posted on dentalcare.ca: 06/16/2020 Date Course Online:  05/01/2019 Last Revision Date:  N/A Course Expiration Date:  04/30/2022 Cost: Free Method: Self-instructional AGD Subject Code(s): 490
Aerosols in the Dental Office (ce619) - Introduction

This course seeks to assess the risks posed by aerosols in the dental office and assess infection control measures that can be implemented during dental practice to block the person-to-person transmission routes through standard and transmission-based precautions.

CE Credits:  2 Hour(s) Intended Audience:  Dentists, Dental Hygienists, Dental Assistants, Dental Students, Dental Hygiene Students, Dental Assistant Students Date Course Posted on dentalcare.ca: 08/04/2020 Date Course Online:  04/27/2020 Last Revision Date:  N/A Course Expiration Date:  04/26/2023 Cost: Free Method: Self-instructional AGD Subject Code(s): 148, 750
Introduction
An Overview of Dental Anatomy [Course Number: 500] Vickie Parrish Foster, RDH, MEd

This continuing education course will provide an overview of dental anatomy, including the primary and permanent dentitions, normal facial and intraoral anatomy and the anatomy of the periodontium. This information can be used as a review in order to compare findings outside of the normal.

CE Credits:  1 Hour(s) Intended Audience:  Dental Hygienists, Dental Assistants, Dental Hygiene Students, Dental Assistant Students Date Course Posted on dentalcare.ca: 04/16/2019 Date Course Online:  03/16/2016 Last Revision Date:  03/15/2019 Course Expiration Date:  03/14/2022 Cost: Free Method: Self-instructional AGD Subject Code(s): 10
ce73 intro
3 hours of CE
This course is an introduction to the concepts of demineralization and remineralization and how they can and should be incorporated into clinical practice. Upon completion of this course, participants will understand the continued need for fluoride to help protect against the ongoing challenge to tooth structure, secondary lesions and root caries. Participants will also appreciate the need to examine the literature and evidence when applying clinical preventive techniques for caries prevention.
CE Credits:  3 Hour(s) Intended Audience:  Dentists, Dental Hygienists, Dental Assistants, Dental Students, Dental Hygiene Students, Dental Assistant Students Date Course Posted on dentalcare.ca: 10/01/2018 Date Course Online:  07/15/2005 Last Revision Date:  01/29/2021 Course Expiration Date:  01/28/2024 Cost: Free Method: Self-instructional AGD Subject Code(s): 11
Introduction - Child Maltreatment (ce599)
Child Maltreatment: The Role of a Dental Professional [Course Number: 599] Jennifer Johnson, JD; Franklin D. Wright, DMD

This continuing education course will provide information on child maltreatment and outline the dental professionals’ responsibilities in the recognition, reporting, and treatment of such cases.

CE Credits:  2 Hour(s) Intended Audience:  Dentists, Dental Hygienists, Dental Assistants, Dental Students, Dental Hygiene Students, Dental Assistant Students Date Course Posted on dentalcare.ca: 06/08/2020 Date Course Online:  10/23/2019 Last Revision Date:  N/A Course Expiration Date:  10/22/2022 Cost: Free Method: Self-instructional AGD Subject Code(s): 155
Introduction
3 hours of CE

This course will describe how to develop infection control/exposure control strategies appropriate for the oral healthcare setting.

CE Credits:  3 Hour(s) Intended Audience:  Dentists, Dental Hygienists, Dental Assistants, Dental Students, Dental Hygiene Students, Dental Assistant Students Date Course Posted on dentalcare.ca: 03/07/2019 Date Course Online:  05/14/2009 Last Revision Date:  07/01/2018 Course Expiration Date:  06/30/2022 Cost: Free Method: Self-instructional AGD Subject Code(s): 148
Introduction
Current Concepts in Preventive Dentistry [Course Number: 334] Connie M. Kracher, PhD, MSD

This preventive dentistry course includes current, evidence-based content that dental clinicians will utilize during patient assessment. Preventive dentistry is a comprehensive approach where the entire dental team is calibrated, determining individualized care and education of each patient in the dental practice.

CE Credits:  5 Hour(s) Intended Audience:  Dentists, Dental Hygienists, Dental Assistants, Dental Students, Dental Hygiene Students, Dental Assistant Students Date Course Posted on dentalcare.ca: N/A Date Course Online:  01/01/2009 Last Revision Date:  04/30/2019 Course Expiration Date:  04/29/2022 Cost: Free Method: Self-instructional AGD Subject Code(s): 150, 250, 730
Introduction
Dental Care for Infants | Dentalcare.ca [Course Number: 387] Ivonne Ganem, DMD, MPH; Erica DiMarco, DDS

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that caries is perhaps the most prevalent infectious disease in U.S. children. By the time they reach kindergarten, more than 40% of children have caries. To prevent oral disease, preventive interventions must begin at infancy. This course will present to providers the importance of educating their adult patients on when they should begin bringing their children to the dental office for an oral exam and to begin a thorough prevention program that will establish measures to prevent diseases such as Early Childhood Caries (ECC).

CE Credits:  1 Hour(s) Intended Audience:  Dentists, Dental Hygienists, Dental Assistants, Dental Students, Dental Hygiene Students, Dental Assistant Students Date Course Posted on dentalcare.ca: 05/01/2014 Date Course Online:  12/12/2011 Last Revision Date:  12/18/2019 Course Expiration Date:  12/17/2022 Cost: Free Method: Self-instructional AGD Subject Code(s): 430
FEATURED EDUCATION COURSES

Syllabus: Infection Control/Exposure Control in Oral Healthcare Settings - English Only

The syllabus, which may be modified to meet individual institutional requirements, provides a comprehensive description of a 12-module online course.

The course is intended to meet educational requirements of Dental Students, Dental Hygiene Students, Dental Assistant Students as mandated by OSHA and other federal, state, local and professional organizations related to Standard and Transmission-based Precautions.

Each module may be taken online followed by an examination. A PDF is also available for each module. Module 12 will be a video summary and how-to demonstration of critical topics.

Successful completion of all modules may be followed by a question and answer period by the institutional course director before each student demonstrates competence in a clinical setting.

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Approved PACE Program Provider

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Nationally Approved PACE Program Provider for FAGD/MAGD credit.
Approval does not imply acceptance by any regulatory authority or AGD endorsement.
8/1/2021 to 7/31/2027
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