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Dynamic Dentistry: Practice Management Tools and Strategies for Breakthrough Success

By Linda L. Miles, CSP, CMC

Corporate Executive Officer of Linda L. Miles and Associates

Over 200 pages, only $35

This is an administrative treasure trove containing a self test and 5 hours of CE credit.

Vital topics include--but aren't limited to--Communications, Staffing, Scheduling, reducing No-Shows, Emergency Patients as practice builders, Collection and Insurance, Preventive Care and Recare and much much more! Order #LM101

Discount Coupon Not Applicable

Package Pricing:

Purchase all 3 national exam prep courses and save:

#0109 (Chairside)

#0008 (Infection Control)

#9806 (Radiology)

If bought separately, cost $205; as a package, only $150; Non member. $225 Order #3-pack

Management of HIV/AIDS Patients in Dental Practice

(NEW) Since the first reported outbreaks of HIV/AIDS, great strides have been made in the treatment of disease-related opportunistic infections, neoplasms and neurological disorders. Combined use of multiple anti-viral agents and preventive treatment for pregnant women has increased the number of infected persons living longer and seeking regular dental care. This disease continues to devastate countries in Africa and Southeastern Asia and has increased significantly in China and Russia. In the United States high-risk groups have started to reject prevention schemes. Learn the consequences for today's modern dental practice.

#0204 4 Credit Hours $36 Member $50 Non-member

Carbonated Beverages--The Pouring Rights Dilemma

(NEW) Learn why we are seeing an increase in soda drinking with children and how it is affecting dentistry today. Includes the harmful effects of soft drinks to enamel and supplies alternatives to soft drink consumption. Describes the "pouring rights" concepts, why schools are using it, and ways to combat the marketing methods used by soft drink companies on and off school grounds.

#0207 1 Credit Hour $15 Member $22 Non-member

Gingival Health--Periodontal Assessment

(NEW) An introduction to finding, locating, and assessing periodontal diseases. Included is the importance of the initial examination, the recording of in-depth information in the patient record, and types of clinical evidence that can be found on radiographs. Also covered are the pitfalls involved with inaccurate sulcus depth readings, mobility and furcation classifications.

#0208 2 Credit Hours $22 Member $32 Non-member

Radiation Biology, Safety and Protection for Today's Dental Assistant

(NEW) This summary demonstrates how the study of radiation biology began and how radiation safety and protection measures evolved form early research efforts to formally established organizations that examine leading scientific thought and provide guidance and recommendations on radiation protection and measurement. The subsequent information will provide an overview of radiation biology and the safety and protection measures that the dental assistant can implement to reduce radiation exposure to dental patients as well as minimize occupational exposure.

#0209 5 Credit Hours $45 Member $56 Non-member

Medications as Risk Factors for Periodontal Disease

(NEW) As our population ages, increased numbers of patients will be using a variety of medications. These medications may benefit the general health of a patient, but consideration must also be given to the impact of these agents, both prescription and over-the-counter, on gingivitis and periodontitis. The risk factors associated with the use of various types of medication and periodontal disease are discussed.

#0210 2 Credit Hours $22 Member $32 Non-member

Hepatitis: What Every Healthcare Worker Needs to Know

(NEW) This course provides an overview of Hepatitis A, B, C, D, and E with a special emphasis on the bloodborne viruses. An explanation of modes of transmission, epidemiology and prevention of these potentially life-threatening infections is presented in a clear and informative manner. Know which hepatitis viruses may pose a risk in the dental healthcare setting and important precautions for prevention of the spread of hepatitis, including the latest vaccine recommendations, infection control precautions, and post exposure management.

#0212 4 Credit Hours $36 Member $50 Non-member
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