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Webinars & CE Credits

Thursday September 10, 2020 |1:00PM CT

Regulatory Compliance During COVID-19

This timely program covers the required personal protective equipment, engineering controls, and written policies you must have to be in compliance with both OSHA’s recently published guidance for dental practices and CDC’s multitude of recommendations for healthcare settings. 1 CE Credit available.

Thursday September 10, 2020 | 1:00 PM CT

Regulatory Compliance During COVID-19

This timely program covers the required personal protective equipment, engineering controls, and written policies you must have to be in compliance with both OSHA’s recently published guidance for dental practices and CDC’s multitude of recommendations for healthcare settings. 1 CE Credit Available.

Tuesday September 1, 2020 | 11:00AM CT

Will COVID-19 Weaken the Dental Safety Net?

A group of three dental panelists will discuss if and how the ongoing pandemic has affected areas of the dental safety net, including Medicaid enrollment, patient volumes in high versus low income areas, hospital operating room capacity for dental emergencies and more.

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Dental Practice Financial Issues Surrounding COVID-19

Identify items that should be on your financial checklist & understand how the $2 trillion stimulus package impacts dental practices.

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Dental Practices, Institutions & COVID-19

Helpful information about practicing dentistry with restrctions & re-opening your practice for regular care.

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COVID-19 Infection Control Protocols & Procedures

ADA & OSAP infection control experts answer protocol questions. Earn 1 free CE credit.

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Keep the Lights On

Advice on predicting short & long-term impacts on your dental practice. Earn 1 CE Credit.

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Coping with Coronavirus: Your Questions Answered

Learn how to understand CDC messages, current emergency dentistry recommendations & more. CE Credits: 1 Interactive CEU

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COVID-19 Town Hall: Q&A with 4 Infection Prevention Compliance Consultants

Question & answer format webinar that address topics like types of PPE required while performing emergency procedures, how to develop of plan for patient screening and more. Earn 1.5 CE credits.

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Student Loan Repayment During Uncertain Times

Information on the federal response to COVID-19, what you should consider if you plan to refinance, and walk through all student loan repayment options. 1 CE Credit.

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Teledentistry & Virtual Evaluations During COVID-19

An overview of teledentistry and available low-cost technologies for dentists who want to temporarily use virtual services during the pandemic. 1 CE Credit.

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Surviving the COVID-19 Interruption

This helpful webinar will help dental professionals understand how to create an action plan to help their practice recover from the effects of a temporary closure or slow down.

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Staying Connected During COVID-19: Managing Infectious Diseases in the Dental Office

Learn essential information on maintaining waterline safety and critical infection control practices that will help you care for patients and your dental team safely.

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COVID-19’s Impact on the Dental Care Sector

This webinar focuses on what can be learned from the first week of dental practices re-opening in select states based on data shared from thousands of dentists across the country, including patient volume in the first week and state-by-state re-opening results.

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3M Health Care Academy

Respiratory Protection in Oral Care Settings – Part 1

Learning outcomes from this webinar include aerosols and contaminants in oral care settings, different options of respiratory protection, how N95 respirators work, and N95 reuse/decontamination.

Watch on Demand via
3M Health Care Academy

Respiratory Protection in Oral Care Settings – Part 2

Take a deeper dive into topics such as the changing regulatory landscape for respirator use in healthcare, imported respirators, fraudulent activity, fit testing, user seal checks, skin protection and an update on decontamination methods.

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Understanding the CDC Interim Guidelines for Reopening Dental Practices

This course, presented by Marcy Govoni, CDA, RDH, will highlight key concepts and recommendations from the CDC on infection control in dental settings as practices begin to reopen for elective care. Topics will include patient screening, exposure management, PPE requirements, disinfecting protocols, and more.

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Opportunities & Challenges: The Path to Success & Beyond in General Dentistry (Part 1)

This webinar provides insight into the challenges dental students and recent graduates face in light of the COVID-19 pandemic and how to overcome them to be successful in General Dentistry.

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Opportunities & Challenges: The Path to Success & Beyond in General Dentistry (Part 2)

This webinar for general dentistry students and recent graduates provides information on how to become a stronger dental candidate and what the next steps are for beginning your career as a general dentist in an industry changed by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The ultimate COVID-19 Dental Support Community to help dentists get back on their feet.

Live streaming video 5 days a week from various industry experts on a range of topics. Earn CE for watching LIVE courses.

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What’s in the CARES Act and How It Can Immediately Impact My Dental Practice

Participants will walk through the provisions in the recently enacted CARES Act that will have the most impact on dentists and their practices.

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Evidence Based Considerations for the use of Aerosol Generating Devices

This course will walk dental professionals through different information and scenarios to help them make confident decisions on when aerosol-generating devices should be used for patient care and appropriate ways to mitigate the risk of disease transmission when using these devices. 1 CE credit available.

Tuesday September 15, 2020 | 11:00AM CT

FDA Webinar

During this webinar, CDC/NIOSH will present information on respirator guidance, and representatives from the CDC/NIOSH, FDA, and Occupational Safety and Health. Administration (OSHA) will be available to answer your questions. A recording of the presentation will be available after the webinar ends. NO registration is necessary.

September 16, 2020 | 11:00AM CT

What’s Next in the Dental Care Rebound? A Look at Testing, a Vaccine, and Financial Relief Programs

The dental care sector is reaching a steady state, with patient volume and staffing levels stabilizing. But new challenges are continuously emerging on the path to recovery and renewal. Experts from HPI discuss these challenges and how dentists can navigate them.

Tuesday September 29, 2020 | 12:00PM CT

Protect What’s Behind the Mask

During this webinar, participants will learn how to select the appropriate face mask for a given dental procedure based on anticipated level of risk, taking into account factors such as fit, filtration, materials, construction and ASTM level. 1 CE Credit available.