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DE0237: Sports-Related Dental Injuries

 
Date: 5/15/2013 - 5/15/2013 Course Status: Completed
Facility: Nashville Area Office Location: Nashville, TN
Instructor: David Croglio Director: Timothy Ricks
Level: Basic Audience: Assistants, Dentists, Hygienists
Quota: 5 - 100 students Tuition: $0.00
Hours: 1.00 (Total CDE); 1.00 (AGD - 314)
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The IHS Division of Oral Health is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider
The IHS Division of Oral Health is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider
Summary:

This session is part of a regular series of CE courses offered only to the staff of the Nashville and Albuquerque Areas. Dental and orofacial injuries are common occurrences in athletic activities. However, many injuries can be prevented. This course will provide an overview of the types of mouth guards that are available and the benefits of each type. The presentation will also include an approach to emergency treatment of dental injuries.

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of the session, the participant will be able to:
1. List the differences in the different types of mouth guards and appropriate use of each.
2. Name the key factors in developing an emergency treatment protocol in the dental office.
3. Make recommendation to patients regarding use of proper mouth guards and establish treatment protocols for emergency dental treatment.

Disclosure Policy:

It is the policy of the Indian Health Service, Division of Oral Health, that faculty/planners disclose any financial or other relationships with commercial companies whose products may be discussed in the educational activity. The Indian Health Service, Division of Oral Health, also requires that faculty disclose any unlabeled or investigative use of pharmaceutical products and medical devices. Images that have been falsified or manipulated to misrepresent treatment outcomes are prohibited.

None of the faculty/planners for this activity has a conflict of interest, and there is no use of unlabeled or investigative pharmaceutical products or medical devices. No images have been falsified or manipulated to misrepresent treatment outcomes.The educational objectives, content, and selection of educational methods and instructors are conducted independent of any commercial entity.

Concerns or complaints about this course may be directed to Mary Beth Kinney or to ADA CERP (http://www.ada.org/goto/cerp).

Prerequisites:

None

Tuition Payment Information:

Tuition Policy:

Tuition must be paid in full 8 weeks prior to the start date of any course. Request for refunds must be received in writing at least two weeks before the course begins. For each refund request, there will be an administrative charge of $100. No refunds will be made to registrants who fail to attend a course. If IHS CDE program cancels a course, then 100% of the tuition will be refunded.

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