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Get FREE CE | Need Advisory Comm Members | Meetings by Email

Dentists for Advisory Committee | Free CE for 2 years | Meetings by Email Greetings Esteemed Colleague Dentists is looking for three (3) dentists who have an interest in continuing education quality--and to make a difference. These dentists act as...

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More Info: Fraud Alert Dental Board of Calif to all Dentists

Drug trafficking scheme targeting dentists FRAUD & SCAM ALERT The Dental Board of California is alerting dentists to be aware of a recent fraud scheme. Scammers, posing as board members, are telling licensees that they are under investigation for drug...

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Opioids Overview for Dentists | Pain Management | 3 CEs NEW!

Opioids Overview for Dentists | Pain Management | 3 CEs NEW! is an AGD PACE Nationally approved provider #373218 & Calif RP #5100 This resource packed course provides dentists with a clear understanding of the mechanics of pain management and strategies for treating pain with opioids as well as non-opioid...

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Measles Outbreak Tool Kit for Dentists & Healthcare Pros

To support dentists and other healthcare providers during the current multi-state measles outbreak, CDC has developed a digital toolkit with products for you and your patients about vaccines and measles. These products include accurate, science-based evidence to help counter misinformation...

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Periodontal Disease Strongly Implicated in Alzheimer's

Periodontal disease may play a central role in the development of Alzheimer's disease (AD), new studies suggest. A multinational team of researchers conducted out a series of experiments to examine the potential impact of Porphyromonas gingivalis, the major pathogen of chronic periodontitis, on...

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HHS Issue Best Practices for Cybersecurity

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has issued voluntary cybersecurity best practices for healthcare organizations and guidelines for managing cyber threats and protecting patients. Healthcare technologies are essential for providing care to patients, yet those technologies introduce risks....

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Scientists Map Connection of HPV & Head / Neck Cancers

Human papillomavirus (HPV) is widely known to cause nearly all cases of cervical cancer. However, you might not know that HPV also causes 70 percent of oropharyngeal cancer, a subset of head and neck cancers that affect the mouth, tongue,...

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NOTICE: Calif Dentists | CURES Mandatory Use Begins October 2, 2018

NOTICE: The Controlled Substance Utilization Review and Evaluation System (CURES) was certified for statewide use by the Department of Justice on April 2, 2018. Therefore, the mandate to consult CURES prior to prescribing, ordering, administering, or furnishing a Schedule II-IV...

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FDA Issues Guidance about Dental Unit Waterlines

New FDA webpage addresses infection control in dental unit waterlines A webpage published recently by the Food and Drug Administration provides guidance on infection control in dental unit waterlines. Dental unit waterlines are regulated by the FDA, and although they...

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