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1206 Oral Health Maintenance of Dental Implants (AGD 693)

1206 Oral Health Maintenance of Dental Implants (AGD 693)

1206 Oral Health Maintenance of Dental Implants (AGD 693)

Connie Myers Kracher, PhD, MSD; Wendy Schmeling Smith, RDH, BSEd
Connie Myers Kracher, PhD, MSD; Wendy Schmeling Smith, RDH, BSEd
on behalf of American Dental Assistants Association

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Launch date: 12 Aug 2016

Expiry Date: 31 May 2018

Last updated: 27 Apr 2017

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1206 Oral Health Maintenance of Dental Implants (AGD 693)
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Course Availability

This course is only available to trainees days after purchase. It would need to be repurchased by the trainee if not completed in the allotted time period. This course is no longer available. You will need to repurchase if you wish to take the course again.

Description

With the demand for dental implants rising, techniques as well as the benefits to patients have improved. Oral hygiene maintenance by the patient directly affects the prognosis and success of an implant. This course discusses the required long–term professional and home care maintenance necessary to ensure a healthy periimplant program. Step–by–step procedures for patients are included.

Objectives

Upon completion of this course, the dental professional should be able to:
Objective 1:
Understand the importance of oral hygiene maintenance as it applies to the success rate for implants
Objective 2:
Describe the different uses of auxiliary aids and antimicrobial rinses
Objective 3:
Explain the correct usage of an oral irrigator around implants
Objective 4:
List the components of a clinical assessment during recare visits
Objective 5:
Discuss the usage of metal instruments on the implant surfaces

Connie Myers Kracher, PhD, MSD; Wendy Schmeling Smith, RDH, BSEd

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Connie Myers Kracher, PhD, MSD; Wendy Schmeling Smith, RDH, BSEd
on behalf of American Dental Assistants Association

Connie Myers Kracher, PhD, MSD
Connie Myers Kracher, PhD, MSD is Associate Professor of Dental Education, Director of the Dental Assisting Program, and the Chair of the Department of Dental Education at Indiana University - Purdue University, Fort Wayne. She holds a PhD from Lynn University in Boca Raton, Florida, a Master of Science in Dentistry from the Indiana University School of Dentistry in Oral Biology, and a Bachelor of Science from Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis. In addition to her CDA, she holds a Certificate in Expanded Restorative Procedures (EFDA). Dr. Kracher is a frequent contributor to the Dental Assistant Journal and is the author of four ADAA courses: Sports Related Dental Injuries & Sports Dentistry, Blood Pressure Guidelines and Screening Techniques and, Current Concepts in Preventive Dentistry.

Wendy Schmeling Smith, RDH, BSEd
Wendy Schmeling Smith, RDH, BSEd received her baccalaureate degree in education from Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis. She is a licensed dental hygienist in private practice in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Current Accreditations

This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • Academy of General Dentistry (PACE)
  • 2.00 Hours -
    Reference number: AGD 693

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