Dental Professionals

Continuing Dental Education

January 2017

Sat, 01/28/2017 (All day) to Sat, 02/04/2017 (All day)

Subject Area: Travel Programs

John Nusstein, DDS, MS

Join us for a 7-day travel and learn to Costa Rica - volcano, rainforest and beach!

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February 2017

Sat, 02/04/2017 - 8:00am to Sun, 02/05/2017 - 5:00pm

Subject Area: Anxiety and Pain Control, Dental Hygiene

Rebecca Henderson, RDH, MS
Simon Prior, BDS, PhD, MS

Postle Hall, OSU Campus
(Course includes 13 hours self-paced online content)

This course for dental hygienists in the state of Ohio will cover the basic concepts of the administration of local anesthesia. This self-study, lecture, hands-on course is designed to prepare the participant for the safe and effective administration of local anesthesia and pain control. Participants will complete 13 hours of on-line self-study prior to attending the 16 hour lecture and hands-on sessions. Participants will be taught in the Ohio State University College of Dentistry under the supervision of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery faculty and Dental Hygiene faculty.  All participants will give and receive injections and will be asked to complete a consent form and provide proof of current vaccinations prior to attending.

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Fri, 02/10/2017 (All day) to Sat, 02/11/2017 (All day)

Jeffrey Okeson, DMD

Biomedical Research Tower
OSU Campus

Single-day and Two-day registration options available

Join us for two exciting days with world-renowned educator and author, Jeffrey Okeson.  Dr. Okeson has over 240 publications in the area of occlusion, TMD and orofacial pain in various national and international journals, and has presented in all 50 states and in 54 different countries.

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Sat, 02/11/2017 -
8:00am to 5:00pm

Subject Area: Dental Assisting

Brian Partido, RDH, MS

Postle Hall
305 W. 12th Avenue

This lecture/hands-on course satisfies the 8 hour CE requirement of the Ohio State Dental Board (OSDB) for CDA's to perform this function.  Participants should bring a sample of the sealant material used in your office and bring as many extracted teeth as you can in a sterilized pouch.

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Sat, 02/25/2017 -
8:00am to 3:00pm

Becky Henderson, RDH, MS
Simon Prior, BDS, PhD

Postle Hall
305 W. 12th Avenue

This course meets the Ohio State Dental Board 6 hour CE requirement for Dental Hygienists to become eligible to administer nitrous oxide sedation, and for Dental Assistants to monitor nitrous oxide sedation. All participants are required to pass a written exam.

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March 2017

Fri, 03/03/2017 - 8:00am to Sat, 03/04/2017 - 12:00pm

The Blackwell Inn and Pfahl Conference Center
OSU Campus

Maximize your role in improving the overall health of your patients as well as treating medically complex patients in this unique continuing education event.  Taught by OSU Wexner Medical Center physicians, this course will focus on a variety of topics relevant to today's health professionals including autism spectrum disorder, esophageal reflux, osteoporosis, zika virus update, cancer screenings, skin cancer, bipolar disorders, polypharmacy and more.

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Fri, 03/03/2017 -
12:30pm to 4:30pm

Subject Area: Dental Assisting, Dental Hygiene, Radiography

Anita Gohel, BDS, PhD
Connie Kuntupis, BSDH, MS

Postle Hall
305 W. 12th Avenue

Small Group Hands-On: Limited Attendance

Current radiology certification is required to take this course.

This course offers an overview of the different types of digital imaging, including the CCD, CMOS, and PSP systems. Learn sensor placement and infection control procedures while using digital sensors, image enhancement techniques, and tips for troubleshooting errors on digital images. Participants will also take intraoral digital images on DXTTR and receive hands-on experience with image enhancement and observe intraoral and panoramic digital radiography procedures in the college’s radiology clinic.

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Fri, 03/31/2017 -
8:30am to 4:30pm

Subject Area: Restorative Dentistry

Robert Seghi, DDS, MS
Sarah Mikhail, BDS, MS

Biomedical Research Tower
OSU Campus

A clinically-orientated and unbiased update on dental materials and restorative techniques.  This fast paced course will improve your dental practice, your selection of dental materials, and provide information you can use in your office tomorrow!

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April 2017

Fri, 04/28/2017 (All day)

Sam Low, DDS, MS, MEd

The Fawcett Center
OSU Campus

With periodontitis being the major contributor for tooth loss in the practice of dentistry, resolving the disease process requires the entire dental team’s commitment to a systematic approach. This presentation will provide the participant with user-friendly protocols and technological solutions to find and manage periodontal disease. Take the frustration out of delivering periodontal care and gain success with patient case acceptance, tooth retention and financial reward.

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