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Module 82 CE Hoursx
Module 8 Overview
Half the battle when we are extracting teeth is selecting the proper instruments for the situation at hand! Gain exposure to a variety of common and lesser known surgical instruments and learn how to use them efficiently and effectively. Completing this module will leave you with an understanding of the tools that you should consider having on your tray to maximize your success when extracting teeth.2 CE Hours | 1 Month
- GlovesRuntime: 07:43
- Magnification & HeadlightsRuntime: 05:45
- Oropharyngeal ProtectionRuntime: 05:07
- Bite BlocksRuntime: 08:32
- ScalpelsRuntime: 06:25
- Surgical HandpiecesRuntime: 06:05
- Surgical BursRuntime: 06:22
- Surgical SuctionRuntime: 05:33
- RetractorsRuntime: 07:03
- Periosteal ElevatorRuntime: 02:52
- PeriotomesRuntime: 05:39
- Luxating Hybrid ElevatorsRuntime: 07:14
- EL3SX Elevating LuxatorRuntime: 03:11
- 301 ElevatorRuntime: 02:11
- 77R & 46r ElevatorsRuntime: 01:26
- 303 Apexo ElevatorRuntime: 02:26
- 63 Spade ElevatorRuntime: 03:06
- Cryer ElevatorsRuntime: 04:11
- Cogswell B & Crane PickRuntime: 04:37
- Root Tip PicksRuntime: 02:08
- Steiglitz ForcepsRuntime: 01:18
- English vs. American Style ForcepsRuntime: 04:27
- 88L & 88R ForcepsRuntime: 02:25
- 23 CowhornRuntime: 04:34
- 222 ForcepsRuntime: 02:15
- 210S ForcepsRuntime: 01:34
- CurettesRuntime: 03:10
- RongeursRuntime: 03:11
- Bone FilesRuntime: 03:22
- HemostatsRuntime: 02:47
- Tissue ForcepsRuntime: 02:32
- Needle DriversRuntime: 03:01
- ScissorsRuntime: 02:44
Surgical ArmamentariumView Objectivesx
- Following completion of this course the participant will be able to:
- – Discuss sterile vs. non-sterile gloves for extractions.
- – Compare and contrast nitrile vs. latex gloves.
- – Safely remove and discard gloves.
- – Discuss the importance of magnification and illumination for exodontia.
- – Respect that oropharyngeal protection is the standard of care during extractions.
- – Identify numerous items and techniques to protect the airway.
- – List various types of bite blocks and demonstrate unique ways of using them.
- – Identify common scalpel blades and handles.
- – Demonstrate the proper grip and scalpel technique.
- – Compare and contrast available surgical handpieces.
- – Appreciate the benefit of a bur guard for a straight handpiece.
- – List common and unique surgical burs.
- – Select the appropriate surgical bur for the situation.
- – Name various types of surgical suctions.
- – Select the appropriate suction for the procedure.
- – Recognize common types of retractors for oral surgery.
- – Properly hold and place these retractors in the mouth.
- – Use the Isolite® or Isodry® system in a novel way.
- – Demonstrate proper use of a periosteal elevator.
- – Distinguish between the ends of a periotome and state their functions.
- – Understand the purpose of a periotome.
- – Demonstrate proper technique for using a periotome.
- – State what luxating hybrid elevators or Proximators™ are.
- – Demonstrate proper technique for using locating hybrid elevators or Proximators™.
- – Sharpen their luxating hybrid elevators or Proximators™.
- – Describe what a luxator is and demonstrate the appropriate technique for using luxators.
- – Demonstrate the appropriate use and grasp of a 301 elevator.
- – Distinguish between the 77R and 46R elevators.
- – List benefits and characteristics of the 77R and 46R elevators.
- – Describe the 303 apexo elevator and list its characteristics.
- – Add the 63 spade elevator to their armamentarium and use it effectively.
- – Demonstrate the wheel and axle movement for proper use of a cryer elevator.
- – List types of cryer elevators and know when it may be advantageous to use them.
- – Distinguish between a Cogswell B and a Crane Pick.
- – Demonstrate the creation of a purchase point.
- – Demonstrate proper use of a Cogswell B or a Crane Pick.
- – Describe a root tip pick.
- – Demonstrate the proper technique for using a root tip pick to retrieve a root fragment.
- – Describe the Stieglitz forceps.
- – Be familiar with the Peet forceps.
- – State how the Stieglitz or Peet forceps can be used for exodontia.
- – Distinguish between English and American forceps.
- – Discuss advantages and disadvantages of English and American forceps.
- – Utilize the 88L and 88R to extract upper molars.
- – Demonstrate the proper technique for the 23 cowhorn forceps.
- – Discuss the benefits and application of the 222 forceps.
- – Distinguish between the 210S and 210H forceps and know when they may be beneficial.
- – Recognize a curette and know when and how to use it.
- – Identify areas to be cautious around when curetting.
- – Describe various types of rongeurs.
- – State when, why, and how a rongeur is used during a surgical procedure.
- – Discuss various types of bone files.
- – Explain why a bone file is used in certain situations.
- – Demonstrate the proper technique for using a bone file.
- – Understand the uses of a hemostat for exodontia.
- – Distinguish between a hemostat and a needle driver.
- – Identify various types of tissue forceps.
- – Appreciate why it is beneficial to use tissue forceps for surgical procedures.
- – Recall various styles of needle drivers including the Castroviejo, Olsen-Hegar, and Mayo-Hegar.
- – State how scissors can be used for surgical procedures.
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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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