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DE0642: Radiographic Diagnosis of 2D Images for Common Dental Diseases [Virtual] - Swinomish and Lummi only

 
Date: 6/14/2022 - 6/14/2022
Course Status: Available
Facility: Online
Location: Online
Instructor: Anita Gohel
Director: Lynn Van Pelt
Level: Basic
Audience: Dentists, Hygienists, Assistants, DHA
Quota: 4 - 25 students
Tuition: $0.00
Hours: 4.00 (Total CDE); 4.00 (DANB Non-Clinical); 4.00 (AGD - 730)
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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 course is designed to introduce basic radiology interpretations of common dental diseases. Participants will gain knowledge in the anatomical landmarks in 2D images, interpret, and classify carious lesions, periapical lesions, and periodontal disease. Topics include principles of panoramic imaging, panoramic anatomy, and patient position errors on a panoramic image. Incidental findings will also be presented. The presentation will include illustrated case presentations, discussions, and interactive radiographic interpretations.

This course is designed to introduce basic radiology interpretations of common dental diseases. Participants will gain knowledge in the anatomical landmarks in 2D images, interpret, and classify carious lesions, periapical lesions, and periodontal disease. Topics include principles of panoramic imaging, panoramic anatomy, and patient position errors on a panoramic image. Incidental findings will also be presented. The presentation will include illustrated case presentations, discussions, and interactive radiographic interpretations.

Agenda

1:00 – 1:30   Normal anatomical landmarks in periapical and bitewing radiographs
1:30 – 2:00   Interpretation of radiographs to diagnose caries
2:00 – 2:30   Interpretation of radiographs to diagnose periodontal disease
2:30 – 3:00   Interpretation of radiographs to diagnose periapical and pulpal pathology
3:00 – 3:30   Principles of panoramic imaging
3:30 – 4:00   Normal and incidental findings on panoramic images
4:00 – 5:00   Case presentations and critical thinking educational activities

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
1.   Interpret normal anatomical landmarks in periapical and bitewings radiographs.
2.   Interpret radiographs to diagnose caries, periodontal disease, periapical and pulpal pathology.
3.   Identify normal and incidental findings on panoramic images.

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 IHS CDE Coordinator or to ADA CERP (https://ccepr.ada.org/en/ada-cerp-recognition).

Prerequisites:

Only for Lummi and Swinomish dental staff

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.