2017 Catalog: All Courses
DE0014: Dental Myths
This course covers treatment assumptions made with conventional caries management. It explains the risks of restorative treatment and the impact of examiner variation on patient care. Supplemental reading is suggested at the end of the course.
Course developed July, 2009; reviewed August, 2011.
At the completion of this course, you will be able to:
1. List the treatment perspectives of conventional caries management.
2. Describe what could lead to variability in diagnosis and treatment planning.
3. Identify the risks of restorative intervention.
4. Contrast caries treatment choices between the conventional and medical models.
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.
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.