SPECIAL POPULATIONS PACKAGE - 15 HOURS - LES15

$104.95

Contact hours will be awarded until this package's expiration date of 5/15/2019.

Created specifically for dentists, this package of 5 continuing education courses offers 15 credit hours related to the care of special population patients. Individual course topics include odontogenic infections, working with patients with PTSD, obstructive sleep apnea, managing adult dental phobic patients, and caries-prone patients.

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Caries-Prone Patients: Prevention, Assessment, and Intervention - L0753
Working as partners with patients, dental professionals can aid in the prevention of dental caries and help maintain patients' overall h...

Working as partners with patients, dental professionals can aid in the prevention of dental caries and help maintain patients' overall health by offering nutritional counseling and behavior modification techniques. The incidence of caries in the United States could decrease significantly as dental professionals implement the advances available for early caries detection, recommend anti-caries treatments, and offer nutritional analysis and counseling. This basic-level course is intended to equip all members of the dental team with the skills needed to realize this overriding goal.

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Managing the Adult Dental Phobic Patient, 2nd Edition - L0737
This basic-level course distinguishes between the definitions of fear, anxiety, and phobia. It identifies the most common reactions that...

This basic-level course distinguishes between the definitions of fear, anxiety, and phobia. It identifies the most common reactions that accompany phobias and common reasons for avoidance of dental treatment. The course describes the behavioral treatment options for anxious dental patients and techniques for reducing general anxiety in dental patients. This course will provide dental professionals with basic knowledge and information on dental fear and avoidance that will enable them to diagnose and manage patients who experience dental-related anxiety, fear, and phobia. This knowledge will help dental professionals prepare for these patients and their unique needs and help these patients feel more comfortable seeking their care in the future.

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Obstructive Sleep Apnea: A Comprehensive Review for Dental Professionals, 2nd Ed. - L0925
Most current dental school curricula do not give dental students the appropriate knowledge base and clinical eperience to treat OSA pati...

Most current dental school curricula do not give dental students the appropriate knowledge base and clinical eperience to treat OSA patient. This recently updated Intermediate-level course discusses the latest evidence-based diagnostic approaches for OSA and outlines recommeneded treatment strategies..

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Odontogenic Infections - L0901
An odontogenic infection is an infection of the alveolus, jaws, or face that originates from a tooth or from its supporting structures a...

An odontogenic infection is an infection of the alveolus, jaws, or face that originates from a tooth or from its supporting structures and is one of the most frequently encountered infections. This advanced-level course will examine common types and causes of odontogenic infections and discuss treatments available.

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Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: Dental Implications and Management, 2nd Ed. - L0798
With the United States' continued military action around the world and increasing instances globally and domestically of terrorist attac...

With the United States' continued military action around the world and increasing instances globally and domestically of terrorist attacks, mass shootings, and other violent events, dental professionals may see increasing numbers of trauma survivors with PTSD as part of their patient population. Therefore, dental professionals should be able to recognize the signs and symptoms of PTSD and its possible dental implications. This basic-level course provides an overview of PTSD, including its causes, physical and mental symptoms, and oral manifestations. The course discusses the treatment of PTSD and management of its dental consequences. In addition, the occurrence of PTSD in dental personnel (e.g., forensic dentists) who are involved in recovery efforts following a traumatic event is discussed.