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Importance of On-Going Dental Continuing Education Programs for Dentists

Recent years have seen a surge in dental hygienist career opportunities, and it is predicted to continue for a longer time.  This led to an increase in the number and type of dental hygienist training and accreditation programs available. Many people are questioning the fact of the necessity of quality training programs, and there are concerns about the reduction in the high skill levels set by the qualified dental hygienists.

Pursuing dental hygienist continuing education is essential and beneficial at the same time for everyone in the dental field. For a dental practitioner, who is currently in practice, an on-going continuing education ensures that his or her patients get the latest diagnostic, preventative and treatment methods. For the one who has just embarked on a new career in the dental field, dental continuing education can open numerous pathways wrapped with opportunities for advancement and improve the financial ability.

Technological advancements come at a rapid-fire pace, and staying alongside with the latest research, tools, and treatment procedures are very crucial in the medical field. So, on-going training for dental professionals is very necessary to keep themselves updated with the latest technology and advancements. A number of dental continuing educational programs are available at Advanced Dental Hygiene. We are designated as an approved PACE Program Provider by the Academy of General Dentistry. Our dental continuing education course program includes comprehensive soft-tissue laser certification with emphasis on diode laser-assisted periodontal laser treatment therapies and dental hygiene protocols.  Every individual who has enrolled for this course will learn

  • Dental Laser History & Physics
  • Laser-Tissue Interaction
  • Communication Skills
  • Laser Laws by State
  • Soft Tissue Procedures
  • Value & Benefit to the Patient
  • Hands-On Training
  • Procedure Codes & Fees
  • Current Research and Science
  • Treatment Identification
  • Laser Safety & Precautions
  • New Technologies Available

Our course objective is to provide every dental hygienist with

  • Laser Physics and identify which lasers Dental Hygienists can use
  • How to use the laser on your patients and feel comfortable with settings
  • The different soft-tissue procedures for both Dentists and Hygienists
  • How to discuss, with your patients, value & benefits of using laser
  • The scope of practice for laser usage
  • Demonstrate clinical proficiency using diode lasers