CE Opportunities

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  • For the Doctor

  • Spear Study Club (Tuition Fees Apply)

    Clubs meet 8-10 times per year in our Cottage Grove or Hudson locations to collaborate on actual cases provided by The Spear Institute.
  • For the Doctor & Team

  • **CURRENTLY FULL: PLEASE SIGN UP ON THE WAITLIST**THE POWER OF PATHOGENS: SYSTEMIC EFFECTS 2.0

    Date & Time: May 2nd, 2024 At 6 -8 PM Location: 1610 Maxwell Dr., Hudson, WI

    SPEAKER | Anne O. Rice RDH, BS, FAAOSH, CD
    - Complimentary 2 CE Credits
    The field of oral systemic health is rapidly expanding with irrefutable evidence of the growing link of systemic diseases as related to poor oral health. As the mouth being the entry point for our body systems when it’s compromised by disease or injury, general health can be disturbed. When we know more about the connections and affects, we give patients the highest level of care.

    • Examine how the oral microbiota, its byproducts, and their interaction with the host immune system can influence systemic disease.

    • Gain a deeper understanding of the bidirectional relationship of dysbiosis to cardiovascular disease, diabetes, Alzheimer's, chronic kidney disease, autoimmune disorders, pulmonary disease, obesity, and digestive diseases.

    • Recognize risk factors associated with oral infections and endothelial dysfunction

    • Identify how THE signaling molecule for cardiovascular health nitric oxide relationship to oral health.

    • Discuss the conduits for periodontal disease to platelet aggregation, immune responses, oxidative stress, homocysteine, and cholesterol.
  • **CURRENTLY FULL: PLEASE SIGN UP ON THE WAITLIST**ORAL HEALTH IS KEY TO OVERALL HEALTH

    Date & Time: May 16th, 2024 At 6 -8 PM Location: 748 Bielenberg Dr. Woodbury, MN

    SPEAKERS | David Paulson DDS, MS and Kyle Tyler, DM
    - Complimentary 2 CE Credits
    The health of your patients’ teeth, gums, and mouth impacts more than just their smile. Maintaining good oral health can help reduce the risk of developing or worsening serious health problems.Encourage your patients to take manageable steps toward better oral health and improve their overall wellness.

    • Identify risk factors that predispose patients to developing periodontitis and affect their response to treatment.

    • Discuss practical implementation of the staging and grading system.

    • Evaluate the impact of age on the complexity of wisdom teeth removal and the potential for post-operative complications.

    • Review strategies for effectively communicating the rationale for third molar removal and addressing patient concerns about timing, anesthesia, and recovery.

  • BONUS: DENTAL & MEDICAL GEMS FOR PRACTICE PROFITABILITY UNDERSTANDING YOUR DENTAL INSURANCE & FINDING YOUR HIDDEN TREASURES FROM IT

    Date & Time: April 19th, 2024 At 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM Location: 1610 Maxwell Dr., Hudson, MN

    SPEAKERS | Laurie Owens and Kay Huff
    - Complimentary 4 CE Credits
    Dealing with insurance can often be puzzling. Let’s discuss the essential pieces of putting your insurance puzzle together. From benefits to understanding fees to team members’ roles. Many services that are provided in your practice are not covered services with dental insurance. Unlock the treasure of how medical billing works to maximize medical benefits while creating patient satisfaction.

    SPONSORED BY BENCO DENTAL

  • CPR Recertification (Complimentary)

    As a team, pick what date works best for you and head over to either our Hudson or Woodbury location for a private CPR session.
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