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Module 33 CE Hoursx
Module 3 Overview
Even the most experienced surgeons run into complications when they are extracting teeth! This module explores a variety of surgical complications and gives you the information needed to manage them or better yet, avoid them altogether! Complications however, are not always avoidable and therefore it is critical that you master this module before choosing to extract teeth for your patients.3 CE Hours | 2 Months
- Buccal Plate FracturesRuntime: 10:03
- BleedingRuntime: 09:41
- Bone ChipsRuntime: 03:43
- Postoperative PainRuntime: 06:17
- Dry Socket (Alveolar Osteitis)Runtime: 08:53
- Immediate Postoperative InfectionsRuntime: 07:45
- Postoperative SwellingRuntime: 04:16
- Liver ClotsRuntime: 04:39
- HematomasRuntime: 09:32
- Damage to Adjacent TeethRuntime: 06:48
- Wound DehiscenceRuntime: 05:30
- Tissue TearsRuntime: 05:10
- Extraction Socket HealingRuntime: 02:21
- TrismusRuntime: 04:46
- Burns & Avulsive injuriesRuntime: 05:02
- Puncture InjuriesRuntime: 03:12
- Mylohyoid/Lingual SequestrumRuntime: 03:52
- Broken InstrumentsRuntime: 05:14
- Buccal Fat Pad ExposureRuntime: 02:58
- Sinus CommunicationsRuntime: 07:18
- Tuberosity FracturesRuntime: 06:53
- Displacement of Root TipsRuntime: 09:37
- Infratemporal Fossa DisplacementRuntime: 05:11
- OsteomyelitisRuntime: 04:50
- OsteonecrosisRuntime: 08:01
- Managing Condylar DislocationsRuntime: 07:36
- Subcutaneous Air EmphysemaRuntime: 03:29
- Paresthesia, Dysesthesia & AnesthesiaRuntime: 09:21
- Lingual Nerve InjuriesRuntime: 08:06
- Palatal NecrosisRuntime: 03:49
- Iatrogenic Jaw FracturesRuntime: 04:16
- Broken NeedlesRuntime: 03:03
Surgical ComplicationsView Objectivesx
- Following completion of this course the participant will be able to:
- – List the causes of buccal plate fractures.
- – Prevent more buccal plate fractures.
- – Manage a buccal plate fracture.
- – Identify the difference between capillary, venous, and arterial bleeding.
- – Control intraoperative bleeding using a variety of local and hemostatic measures.
- – State the causes of bone chips after extracting teeth.
- – More readily avoid causing or leaving bone chips following an extraction.
- – Manage bone chips.
- – Define and understand what pain is.
- – Understand the etiology of postoperative pain.
- – Identify potential causes of dry socket.
- – Diagnose a dry socket.
- – Confidently treat a dry socket.
- – List causes of postoperative infections.
- – Manage most postoperative infections.
- – Discern between postoperative edema and postoperative infection.
- – Employ strategies to limit postoperative edema.
- – Recognize liver clots and describe why they form.
- – Resolve a liver clot.
- – State potential causes of hematomas.
- – Manage and limit the extent of hematomas when they form.
- – Avoid damaging adjacent teeth during extractions.
- – Share tips for managing teeth that are iatrogenically damaged during an extraction.
- – Describe what a wound dehiscence is and why they form.
- – Manage a dehiscence to complete resolution.
- – Avoid tissue tears during extractions.
- – Manage torn flaps and tissue.
- – Recall the timeline for normal healing of an extraction site.
- – List potential causes of postoperative infections.
- – Manage most minor to moderate postoperative infections.
- – Describe trismus and the causes and management of this condition.
- – State the causes of burns or avulsive injuries.
- – Treat tissue burns and avulsive injuries.
- – Prevent or limit puncture injuries during extractions.
- – Manage an inadvertent puncture injury.
- – Recognize a mylohyoid ridge sequestrum.
- – State the causes of lingual bony sequestra and management strategies for this condition.
- – Identify common causes of broken instruments.
- – Manage situations involving broken instruments.
- – Locate the buccal fat pad and know what this structure is.
- – Avoid and manage the exposure of the buccal fat pad.
- – Assess the risk for a possible sinus exposure.
- – Recognize signs and symptoms of sinus perforation.
- – Confidently and immediately manage a sinus perforation.
- – Describe the repair of a chronic oro-antral fistula.
- – State the potential causes of tuberosity fractures.
- – Manage a fractured tuberosity or know when to refer this complication to an oral surgeon.
- – Describe the management of roots displaced into the maxillary sinus.
- – Describe the management of roots displaced into soft tissue spaces.
- – Describe the management of roots displaced into the IAN canal space.
- – Locate the infratemporal fossa.
- – Prevent displacement of upper third molars into the infra temporal fossa.
- – Understand how to manage the displacement of a tooth into the infratemporal fossa.
- – Describe osteomyelitis.
- – Recognize clinically and distinguish between the types of osteomyelitis.
- – Appreciate the complexity of the management of osteomyelitis.
- – Describe osteonecrosis.
- – Recall causes and risk factors for osteonecrosis.
- – List the treatment goals for osteonecrosis.
- – Explain the staging categories for osteonecrosis.
- – Identify common causes of condylar dislocation and demonstrate 4 techniques for reducing a condylar dislocation.
- – Describe subcutaneous air emphysema and state how it happens.
- – Recognize the signs and symptoms of subcutaneous air emphysema.
- – Manage or refer subcutaneous air emphysema based on its severity.
- – Distinguish between paresthesia, dysesthesia, and anesthesia.
- – List the potential causes of paresthesia, dysesthesia, and anesthesia.
- – Assess and manage paresthesia, dysesthesia, and anesthesia.
- – Properly manage a lingual nerve injury.
- – List potential causes of lingual nerve damage.
- – Classify lingual nerve injuries.
- – Recognize palatal necrosis and state its cause.
- – Treat palatal necrosis.
- – State common causes of iatrogenic jaw fractures.
- – Prevent iatrogenic jaw fractures from occurring.
- – Prevent or limit cases of broken needles.
- – Manage a situation involving a broken needle.
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Module 62 CE Hoursx
Module 6 Overview
Drugs & Materials
Every day we administer drugs to our patients before, during or after their dental procedures. Familiarize yourself with the most commonly used drugs and materials in the world of dental extractions. Everything from the management of postoperative pain to the perioperative management of bleeding is covered. In the end you will be better educated to provide a safer, more comfortable experience for your patients from start to finish.2 CE Hours | 1 Month
- Preoperative NSAIDSRuntime: 04:19
- Pain ManagementRuntime: 07:10
- Ibuprofen vs. Ibuprofen SodiumRuntime: 02:05
- Opioid AnalgesicsRuntime: 08:56
- Collaplug® vs. Gel FoamRuntime: 04:05
- Bone Wax & Bone PuttyRuntime: 02:12
- Tranexamic Acid (Cyklokapron)Runtime: 03:54
- Alveogyl®Runtime: 04:18
- Warfarin (Coumadin)Runtime: 08:58
- Plavix (Clopidogrel)Runtime: 07:16
- Direct Oral AnticoagulantsRuntime: 05:29
- CorticosteroidsRuntime: 04:11
- Postoperative AntibioticsRuntime: 06:50
- Antibiotic SelectionRuntime: 09:01
- Emergency DrugsRuntime: 07:08
Drugs & MaterialsView Objectivesx
- Following completion of this course the participant will be able to:
- – Understand the mechanism of action of NSAIDS.
- – Comprehend the benefit of taking pre-op NSAIDS.
- – Realize a reasonable strategy for the management of postoperative pain.
- – Distinguish between ibuprofen sodium and ibuprofen.
- – Understand the mechanism of action of opioid analgesics.
- – Appreciate when you may select an opioid analgesic for your patient.
- – List various types of opioid analgesics commonly used in dentistry.
- – Describe epinephrine and its properties.
- – Understand why epinephrine is used in local anesthetics.
- – Comprehend the risks associated with epinephrine.
- – List which emergency situations epinephrine may be useful for.
- – Describe a Collaplug®, how they work and when they would be employed.
- – Describe Gel Foam, how it works and when it would be employed.
- – Distinguish between bone wax and bone putty.
- – Apply bone wax or bone putty correctly at the appropriate times.
- – Describe Tranexamic Acid (cyklokapron).
- – Understand the applications for Tranexamic Acid.
- – Understand what Alveogyl® is and how it works.
- – Use Alveogyl® to treat the symptoms of alveolar osteitis.
- – Describe Warfarin (coumadin) and its properties.
- – Explain what an international normalized ratio (INR) is and why is it relevant to oral surgery.
- – Recall tips for managing a patient taking Warfarin safely.
- – Understand the mechanism of action of Aspirin.
- – Understand the mechanism of action of Plavix® (clopidogrel).
- – Manage patients taking Plavix® (clopidogrel) or Aspirin that require extractions.
- – Explain what direct oral anticoagulants are and when they are used.
- – Manage exodontia cases when a patient is taking a direct oral anticoagulant.
- – Discuss the effectiveness of preoperative steroids.
- – Discuss methylprednisolone (Medrol® Dose Pack) and when might you consider employing this drug.
- – Understand the current literature on the use of postoperative antibiotics.
- – Identify the stages of odontogenic infection and the bacterial composition of each stage.
- – Judiciously select the appropriate antibiotic for a given odontogenic infection.
- – Describe the mechanism of action of the commonly employed antibiotics in dentistry.
- – Distinguish between bacteriostatic and bactericidal antibiotics.
- – Know which drugs must be on hand for medical emergencies.
- – Identify additional drugs that should be considered as part of an emergency kit.
- – Realize how and when we employ each emergency drug in our kit.
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