Dental Professionals

Continuing Dental Education

April 2015

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 9:00am to 4:00pm

Subject Area: Dental Assisting, Dental Hygiene, Pediatric Dentistry

Pritchard Laughlin Civic Center
Cambridge, OH

College of Dentistry Pediatric Faculty will review contemporary pediatric dentistry - preventative, pulpal, behavior and restorative care for children, emphasizing important differences for various stages of development.

An alternate course track will offer registrants a four-hour Medical Emergencies CE course.  This OSDB approved course satisfies the CE requirement for assistants and hygienists to practice when the dentist isn't physically present.

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Sat, 04/25/2015 - 8:00am to 4:00pm

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Coronal Polishing

Subject Area: Dental Assisting

Denise Kissell, EFDA, MPH

Postle Hall, OSU Campus
Columbus, OH

This board approved lecture/hands-on course satisfies the 7 hour CE requirement for CDA's seeking Coronal Polishing Certification from the Ohio State Dental Board. All participants are required to pass a quiz at the conclusion of the course.

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Sat, 04/25/2015 - 8:00am to 12:00pm

Subject Area: Dental Assisting, Dental Hygiene

Wendy Moore, RDH, EFDA, MS

Saturday,  December 6
8:00 a.m. - Noon
Postle Hall, OSU Campus

Gain a better understanding of the causes and contributing factors of dental medical emergencies.  This board approved lecture/hands-on course satisfies the 4 hour CE requirement for dental hygienists and CDAs to practice when the dentist is not physically present.

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Wed, 04/29/2015 - 8:00am to Thu, 04/30/2015 - 5:00pm

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EFDA Review (Clinical)

Subject Area: Dental Assisting, Dental Hygiene

Postle Hall, Dental Hygiene Lab, Room 0005H 

This course is designed to prepare the RDH or CDA for the EFDA certification examination administered by the Commission on Dental Testing in Ohio.  The course involves laboratory/clinical review only.  (A didactic review session may be offered upon request.)

When registering for this course, participants will have the option to select the one-day or two-day option.

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May 2015

Fri, 05/01/2015 - 9:00am to 4:00pm

Jonathan Parker, DDS

The Fawcett Center, OSU Campus
Columbus, OH 

This entertaining and informative presentation will provide you with a clear understanding of all aspects of snoring and OSA and a step-by-step approach to identifying, evaluating and coordinating treatment for your patients.

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Sat, 05/09/2015 - 8:00am to 3:00pm

Subject Area: Dental Assisting, Dental Hygiene

Michele Carr, RDH, MA
Simon Prior, DDS, PhD

Postle Hall, OSU Campus
Columbus, OH

This course provides registered Dental Hygienists with basic and current concepts in the administration of nitrous oxide

This program is also specifically designed to prepare the Dental Assistant to obtain certification in nitrous oxide monitoring as mandated by the Ohio State Dental Board. 

All participants are required to pass a written examination.

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Fri, 05/15/2015 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

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Dental Hygiene Symposium

Subject Area: Dental Hygiene

This program will provide dental hygienists with relevant and practical information that can be applied immediately in their dental practice.  Topics include sleep apnea, oral pathology, local anesthesia and periodontal surgeries.

Plan to join us after the program for a Dental Hygiene Alumni event.

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Sat, 05/16/2015 - 8:00am to 12:00pm

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Tooth Anatomy for Dental Auxiliary

Subject Area: Dental Assisting, Dental Hygiene

Postle Hall
305 W. 12th Avenue
Room 0005H (Dental Hygiene Pre-Clinic Lab)

This course is a prerequisite for the EFDA continuing education course at The Ohio State University.

This course provides an overview of the terminology and characteristics of all teeth in the adult and deciduous dentition. The course is open to all dental professionals, but it is a mandatory prerequisite for acceptance into the EFDA Continuing Education program offered through OSU. The course will include hands-on identification of all important tooth structures (pits, fissures, fossae, cusps, ridges, contours, preparation walls and angles, etc.).  Prior to May 16, participants will be emailed two documents that must be read/studied before attending the class session.

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June 2015

Sat, 06/20/2015 - 8:00am to 12:00pm

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Tooth Anatomy for Dental Auxiliary

Subject Area: Dental Assisting, Dental Hygiene

Postle Hall
305 W. 12th Avenue
Room 0005H (Dental Hygiene Pre-Clinic Lab)

This course is a prerequisite for the EFDA continuing education course at The Ohio State University.

This course provides an overview of the terminology and characteristics of all teeth in the adult and deciduous dentition. The course is open to all dental professionals, but it is a mandatory prerequisite for acceptance into the EFDA Continuing Education program offered through OSU. The course will include hands-on identification of all important tooth structures (pits, fissures, fossae, cusps, ridges, contours, preparation walls and angles, etc.).  Prior to June 20, participants will be emailed two documents that must be read/studied before attending the class session.

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Sun, 06/28/2015 - 8:00am to Sun, 07/05/2015 - 8:00pm

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Travel and Learn - Journey on the Mediterranean

Subject Area: Travel Programs

Join us for a Journey on the Mediterranean

Robert Seghi, DDS, MS
J.E. Bouquot, DDS, MSD

Enjoy world-class CE during this 7 night Western Mediterranean Cruise aboard the Norwegian Epic.

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August 2015

Sat, 08/22/2015 - 8:00am to Sun, 08/23/2015 - 5:00pm

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Local Anesthesia for the Dental Hygienist

Subject Area: Dental Hygiene

Michele Carr, RDH, MA
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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7 Night Western Mediterranean Continuing Education Cruise. July 28th - July 5th 2015

Travel and Learn - Journey on the Mediterranean
7 Night Western Mediterranean Continuing Education Cruise
June 28th - July 5th 2015

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