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Contact hours will be awarded until this package's expiration date of 11/8/2021.

Appropriate for dentists, dental hygienists, and dental assistants, this package of 5 continuing education courses offers 20 credit hours. Topics covered include humor in dentistry, obstructive sleep apnea, human trafficking, the role of dentists in prescribing opioids and antibiotics, and dental health practice.

This package replaces LDT20.

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  • Social Determinants of Pediatric Oral Health - L0904

    This intermediate-level course will provide an overview of the significant effect of the social determinants of oral health on children, including socioeconomic status (SES), family structure, social environment, culture and healthcare delivery systems. The course will also examine the significant oral health inequalities that exist among children and the importance of social environment on oral health outcomes.

  • 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 patient. This recently updated Intermediate-level course discusses the latest evidence-based diagnostic approaches for OSA and outlines recommeneded treatment strategies..

  • Human Trafficking: Overview for Healthcare Professionals - L0909

    This intermediate level course for healthcare professionals is an introduction into the complex crime of human trafficking, with a focus on sex and labor trafficking and the common symptoms and conditions that occur in trafficked persons. The course provides insights into the facts surrounding human trafficking and relevant health risks for the trafficked person.

  • Humor in Dentistry - L0980

    This course will discuss ways in which healthcare providers can incorporate humor into care of individuals and their families. To support the suggestions regarding humor in practice, this text offers discussion of various studies pointing out the efficacy of humor in health care. The target population for this basic-level course is any dental professional who works with patients, as well as any healthcare provider who wants to improve his or her knowledge of therapeutic humor.

  • Dental Public Health Practice, Infrastructure, and Workforce in the United States - L0983

    Dental Public Health (DPH) and the private practice model of care delivery together bear the responsibility of assuring optimal oral health for all Americans - individuals and populations. One of the greatest barriers to oral health care is a lack of dental services. This can be called the greatest unmet oral health need in the United States. This intermediate-level course, appropriate for all dental professionals, outlines dental public health, its focus, infrastructure and how the dental public health workforce strives to improve populations oral health.

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