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DD0046: NNMC Dental Study Club: Restorative Options for Patients with High Caries Rate

Date: 6/26/2024 - 6/26/2024
Course Status: Available
Facility: NNMC- Dental Clinic
Location: Shiprock, NM, NM
Level: Basic
Audience: Dentists, Hygienists, DHA
Quota: 4 - 25 students
Tuition: $0.00
Hours: 2.00 (Total CDE); 1.00 (AGD - 250); 1.00 (AGD - 750)
Joint Sponsorship: No
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A review of current guidelines, best practices, and procedural recommendations for the management of dental patients commonly encountered at NNMC.

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
1.   Discuss the indications and contraindications of different restorative materials in patients with high caries rate.
2.   Describe the material properties of the restorative materials.
3.   Describe the cavity preparation and restoring procedure for each material.

Bisphosphonate Objectives
1.   Identify medication including bisphosphonates that can cause MRONJ and their mechanism of action.
2.   Understand current recommendations for surgical approaches and follow up for patients at risk of MRONJ.
3.   Understand current recommendations for management of MRONJ

Speaker / Presenter:

Pauline Linhart — Personal Description / Biography not available. For follow-up questions, please contact the speaker at

Melanie Whalen — For follow-up questions, please contact the speaker at

The speaker has no conflicts of interest to report.

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


Must be on staff at Shiprock

Tuition Payment Information:

Please Make Checks Payable to: Indian Health Service.

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.