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DE0813: California Healthcare Best Practices Virtual Education Series: Bridging the Gap Between Dental and Medical Services – The Oral Medicine Approach

Date: 6/28/2023 - 6/28/2023
Course Status: Completed
Facility: Online
Location: Online
Instructor: Sahar Mifarsi
Director: Rachel Harvey
Level: Basic
Audience: Assistants, Dentists, DHA, Hygienists
Quota: 5 - 150 students
Tuition: $0.00
Hours: 1.00 (Total CDE); 1.00 (DANB Non-Clinical); 1.00 (AGD - 730)
Joint Sponsorship: No
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This webinar [12-1 pm PT] will offer practical direction on bridging the gap between medical and oral health care for individuals enduring challenges of oral maxillofacial diseases. Providers will learn the proper referral steps and skills to promote interprofessional collaborations between medical and dental providers.

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
1.   Identify oral manifestations of systemic diseases and their impact on the patient's overall health.
2.   Assess for non-odontogenic pain in the head and neck region.
3.   Examine oral medicine's scope of practice in the clinical dental and medical setting and the proper referral process.

Speaker / Presenter:

Sahar Mifarsi — For follow-up questions, please contact the speaker at .

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.

The IHS Division of Oral Health is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider

The IHS Division of Oral Health is an accredited sponsor of continuing education under the American Dental Association Continuing Education Recognition Program (CERP). ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the IHS at IHS CDE Coordinator or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at



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.