UNITED-CONCORDIA CE On-Demand Webinars

Dental Professionals’ Opportunity to Support their Patients During the Silent Pandemic – Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) Webinar Thumbnail
Presenter: Judy Henderson, MEd, Mgt and Julie A. Stage-Rosenberg, RDH, MPH | Provider: Dental Learning Systems, LLC
Commercial Supporter: United Concordia
CDE CREDITS: 1 Self Study | COST: $0.00 | Tuesday, May 24th, 2022 - Saturday, May 31st, 2025
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  • Identify trauma-informed approaches to help a patient who is being abused
  • Discuss CUES: An Evidence-Based Intervention to Address Domestic and Sexual Violence in Health Settings
  • Review the key elements in providing support and appropriate referrals to domestic and sexual violence advocacy organizations

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The Best Ways To Avoid Fraud & Waste In Your Practice (Even If You Didn’t Intend It) Webinar Thumbnail
Presenter: Roger P. Levin, DDS | Provider: Dental Learning Systems, LLC
Commercial Supporter: United Concordia
CDE CREDITS: 1 Self Study | COST: $0.00 | Tuesday, February 22nd, 2022 - Friday, February 28th, 2025
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  • Identify the most common instances of fraud and waste in a dental practice
  • Determine how to avoid situations that could result in fraudulent or wasteful activity, particularly those that are confusing, or difficult to identify
  • Discuss the steps needed to implement systems that eliminate waste in the practice

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Appropriate Postoperative Analgesia Prescribing Webinar Thumbnail
Presenter: Mark Donaldson, BSP, RPH, PHARMD, FASHP, FACHE | Provider: Dental Learning Systems, LLC
Commercial Supporter: United Concordia
CDE CREDITS: 1 Self Study | COST: $0.00 | Tuesday, November 23rd, 2021 - Saturday, November 30th, 2024
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  • Discuss the pathophysiology of pain as it relates to dentistry
  • Determine the perfect analgesic recipe to keep (almost) all of your patients out of pain – first time, every time
  • Describe the different types of analgesics available and how to match the right drug at the right dose for the right patient and the right procedure

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Advanced Local Anesthetic Techniques for the Dental Professional Webinar Thumbnail
Presenter: Katrina M. Sanders, RDH, BSDH, M.Ed, RF | Provider: Dental Learning Systems, LLC
Commercial Supporter: United Concordia
CDE CREDITS: 1 Self Study | COST: $0.00 | Tuesday, August 24th, 2021 - Saturday, August 31st, 2024
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  • Discuss and describe local anesthesia delivery techniques for alternative dental procedures
  • Describe physiological and anatomical considerations in identifying inadequate anesthesia
  • Develop critical thinking skills in the provision of troubleshooting local anesthetic delivery

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Ergonomics in Dentistry Webinar Thumbnail
Presenter: Katrina Klein, RDH, CEAS, CPT | Provider: Dental Learning Systems, LLC
Commercial Supporter: United Concordia
CDE CREDITS: 1 Self Study | COST: $0.00 | Tuesday, May 25th, 2021 - Friday, May 31st, 2024
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  • Discuss risk factors for work related pain, discomfort and possible disability
  • Determine solutions for a correct workspace
  • Discuss how to practice comfortably and safely

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Uncover Sleep Apnea in Your Practice Webinar Thumbnail
Presenter: Erin E. Elliott, DDS | Provider: Dental Learning Systems, LLC
Commercial Supporter: United Concordia
CDE CREDITS: 1 Self Study | COST: $0.00 | Tuesday, February 23rd, 2021 - Wednesday, February 28th, 2024
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  • Overview of what sleep apnea is and the different types
  • Overview of health consequences of untreated sleep apnea
  • Determine how an oral appliance works and oral appliance selection

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Cultural Competency and Oral Healthcare: A Critical Intersection Webinar Thumbnail
Presenter: Cherae Farmer-Dixon, DDS, MSPH | Provider: Dental Learning Systems, LLC
Commercial Supporter: United Concordia
CDE CREDITS: 1 Self Study | COST: $0.00 | Tuesday, December 15th, 2020 - Sunday, December 31st, 2023
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  • define culture, cultural competence, and cultural sensitivity
  • discuss how health disparities relate to cultural competence
  • discuss barriers to communication in oral healthcare and how they can be surmounted

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One Nation Overdosed: Unmasking the Opioid Epidemic Webinar Thumbnail
Presenter: Edie Gibson, RDH, MS | Provider: Dental Learning Systems, LLC
Commercial Supporter: United Concordia
CDE CREDITS: 1 Self Study | COST: $0.00 | Monday, November 30th, 2020 - Thursday, November 30th, 2023
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  • Identify the current trends in opioid misuse, including Fentanyl, Heroin and others
  • Recognize signs and symptoms of opioid addiction
  • Determine pain management alternatives to opioids

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Dentures...From Traditional to Digital...The Change for the Better! Webinar Thumbnail
Presenter: Thomas Bilski, DDS | Provider: Dental Learning Systems, LLC
Commercial Supporter: United Concordia
CDE CREDITS: 1 Self Study | COST: $0.00 | Tuesday, September 1st, 2020 - Saturday, September 30th, 2023
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  • Discuss the digital denture workflow from pre-op to final seat, photos and CBCT requirements and how to deliver the info to the patient
  • Determine what to do when a patient wants an exact duplicate of their existing denture
  • Develop a business model of digital dentures into a dental practice in regard to less chair time, less lab costs and increasing productivity without being too busy

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Intercepting Sleep Disordered Breathing Webinar Thumbnail
Presenter: Ben Miraglia, DDS | Provider: Dental Learning Systems, LLC
Commercial Supporter: United Concordia
CDE CREDITS: 1 Self Study | COST: $0.00 | Tuesday, June 2nd, 2020 - Friday, June 30th, 2023
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  • Discuss the etiology of Sleep Disordered Breathing and Malocclusion
  • Recognize the signs/symptoms of Sleep Disordered Breathing
  • Discuss the importance of early intervention via proper growth and development of the jaws

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Challenges with Mini Implants Webinar Thumbnail
Presenter: Thomas Bilski, DDS | Provider: Dental Learning Systems, LLC
Commercial Supporter: United Concordia
CDE CREDITS: 1 Self Study | COST: $0.00 | Tuesday, March 3rd, 2020 - Friday, March 31st, 2023
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  • Determine where mini implants best utilized
  • Discuss what clinical situations do not benefit the use of mini implants
  • Determine how to dig out of mini implant challenges

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Minimally Invasive Bioactive Dentistry Webinar Thumbnail
Presenter: Fay Goldstep, DDS, FACD | Provider: Dental Learning Systems, LLC
Commercial Supporter: United Concordia
CDE CREDITS: 0 | COST: $0.00 | Tuesday, November 26th, 2019 - Wednesday, November 30th, 2022
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  • Incorporate the minimally invasive “Perimeter Prep” and other simple predictable patient friendly techniques for operative success with flowables
  • Discuss the bioactive restorative material that can protect and prolong pulp vitality
  • Discuss how to obturate easily and predictably with bioactive ceramic sealers

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Zirconia as an Alternative for Tooth Replacement Webinar Thumbnail
Presenter: Joan Pi Anfruns, DMD | Provider: Dental Learning Systems, LLC
Commercial Supporter: United Concordia
CDE CREDITS: 0 | COST: $0.00 | Monday, September 30th, 2019 - Friday, September 30th, 2022
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  • Discuss incorporating zirconia-dioxide implants as a standard treatment
  • Determine the benefits of zirconia implants compared to metal implants
  • Determine any complications that can also occur utilizing zirconia implants

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What Is in Your Water: The Importance of Dental Line Maintenance Webinar Thumbnail
Presenter: Sheri B. Doniger, DDS | Provider: Dental Learning Systems, LLC
Commercial Supporter: United Concordia
CDE CREDITS: 0 | COST: $0.00 | Tuesday, June 4th, 2019 - Thursday, June 30th, 2022
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  • Identify issues in current water delivery
  • Evaluate the appropriate method of waterline treatment necessary for your equipment
  • Create a policy and procedures for treatment of waterlines in your practice

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The Impact of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Dentistry Webinar Thumbnail
Presenter: Ken Nicholson, BDS, MSc | Provider: Dental Learning Systems, LLC
Commercial Supporter: United Concordia
CDE CREDITS: 0 | COST: $0.00 | Tuesday, March 5th, 2019 - Thursday, March 31st, 2022
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  • Define and discuss AI
  • Describe examples of AI currently in use in dentistry
  • Describe how AI can be used to enhance continuing education

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Professional Tooth Whitening: How to Maximize Breakthrough Technology Webinar Thumbnail
Presenter: Joyce Bassett, DDS, FAACD, FAGD | Provider: AEGIS Publications, LLC
Commercial Supporter: United Concordia Dental Insurance
CDE CREDITS: 0 | COST: $0.00 | Thursday, November 29th, 2018 - Tuesday, November 30th, 2021
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  • Update the basic science and claims of the latest whitening technology and sensitivity protocol
  • Discuss how to best utilize safe and effective whitening options for different patients situations
  • Describe how to build revenue via whitening opportunities

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Esthetic Zone Implant-Supported Restorations Webinar Thumbnail
Presenter: Yair Y. Whiteman, DMD | Provider: AEGIS Publications, LLC
Commercial Supporter: United Concordia
CDE CREDITS: 0 | COST: $0.00 | Friday, June 22nd, 2018 - Wednesday, June 30th, 2021
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  • Review esthetic and biologic considerations in planning and restoring implant supported restorations
  • Discuss transmucosal anatomy and sub gingival couture for implant restorations
  • Discover novel technique for provisionalization of immediate and delayed loading procedure

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Value-Based Dentistry: Discussing Treatment Options with your Patient Webinar Thumbnail
Presenter: Sreenivas Koka, DDS, MS, PhD, MBA | Provider: AEGIS Publications, LLC
Commercial Supporter: United Concordia
CDE CREDITS: 0 | COST: $0.00 | Thursday, March 29th, 2018 - Wednesday, March 31st, 2021
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  • Identify the challenges of evidence-based dentistry
  • Review the difference between evidence-based dentistry and value-based dentistry
  • Discuss who defines the needs and wants of the patient

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The Digital Implant Workflow: A Team Approach for Success Webinar Thumbnail
Presenter: Chad Duplantis, DDS | Provider: Dental Learning Systems, LLC
Commercial Supporter: United Concordia
CDE CREDITS: 0 | COST: $0.00 | Wednesday, December 27th, 2017 - Thursday, December 31st, 2020
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  • Discuss the role of digital dentistry in implant dentistry
  • Review the role of the dentist, the laboratory, and the surgeon to achieve greater success.  
  • Describe factors to consider to better predict a successful dental implant outcome

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Local Anesthetic Complications Webinar Thumbnail
Presenter: Robert Bosack, DDS | Provider: AEGIS Publications, LLC
Commercial Supporter: United Concordia
CDE CREDITS: 0 | COST: $0.00 | Monday, October 16th, 2017 - Saturday, October 31st, 2020
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  • Describe an easy formula for maximal allowance local anesthetic doses
  • Improve first injection anesthesia with the mandibular block
  • List several examples of “unintended” nerve involvement

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Managing Xerostomia Webinar Thumbnail
Presenter: Domenica Sweier, DDS, PhD | Provider: Dental Learning Systems, LLC
Commercial Supporter: United Concordia
CDE CREDITS: 0 | COST: $0.00 | Saturday, July 8th, 2017 - Friday, July 31st, 2020
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  • define reversible and irreversible forms of dry mouth and identify contributing factors to the development of each.
  • determine how saliva and its components contribute to the maintenance of oral health
  • outline regimens for the successful management of dry mouth for dentate and edentulous elderly

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Improving Safety in Office-Based Sedation Webinar Thumbnail
Presenter: Robert C. Bosack, DDS | Provider: Dental Learning Systems, LLC
Commercial Supporter: United Concordia
CDE CREDITS: 0 | COST: $0.00 | Wednesday, April 12th, 2017 - Thursday, April 30th, 2020
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  • Compare parameters that define minimal, moderate and deep sedation
  • Identify 4 methods to reduce patient morbidity due to deviations from safe practice
  • Summarize steps in basic emergency airway management (BEAM)

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Local Anesthesia - A Primer on Safety and Efficacy Webinar Thumbnail
Presenter: Scott Dickinson, DMD | Provider: Dental Learning Systems, LLC
Commercial Supporter: United Concordia
CDE CREDITS: 0 | COST: $0.00 | Wednesday, December 21st, 2016 - Tuesday, December 31st, 2019
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  • Review the various local anesthetic options, including their mechanisms of action
  • Discuss the efficacy of anesthetic options, particularly articaine
  • Describe appropriate protocols in the event of an overdose of local anesthetic

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The General Dentist Places a First Implant Webinar Thumbnail
Presenter: Ankur Gupta, DDS | Provider: Dental Learning Systems, LLC
Commercial Supporter: United Concordia
CDE CREDITS: 0 | COST: $0.00 | Tuesday, October 18th, 2016 - Thursday, October 31st, 2019
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  • Review the equipment and materials needed
  • Discuss the clinical/surgical procedures that one must feel comfortable with before placing their first implant
  • Describe a specific, pragmatic checklist in determining the simplest cases to begin with, and a customizable, step by step guide, from anesthetic to surgery to post-op instructions

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Restoring Implants Webinar Thumbnail
Presenter: Greg Gillespie, DDS | Provider: Dental Learning Systems, LLC
Commercial Supporter: United Concordia
CDE CREDITS: 0 | COST: $0.00 | Wednesday, July 13th, 2016 - Wednesday, July 31st, 2019
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  • Understand when and why to use custom abutments.
  • Clearly identify when to use cement retained vs screw retained implant restorations
  • Apply techniques for custom temporaries for improved gingival esthetics

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Infection Prevention and Control: Implementing a Culture of Safety in Your Practice Webinar Thumbnail
Presenter: Kathy Eklund, RDH, MPH | Provider: Dental Learning Systems, LLC
Commercial Supporter: United Concordia
CDE CREDITS: 0 | COST: $0.00 | Monday, March 7th, 2016 - Sunday, March 31st, 2019
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  • Describe the basic concepts and foundational principles of “Best Practices” for infection prevention.
  • Identify credible resources for Infection Prevention.
  • Describe the infection prevention and control components of the Safest Dental Visit.

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Dental Implant Maintenance Webinar Thumbnail
Presenter: Sanda Moldovan, DDS, MS, CNS | Provider: Dental Learning Systems, LLC
Commercial Supporter: United Concordia
CDE CREDITS: 0 | COST: $0.00 | Wednesday, November 25th, 2015 - Friday, November 30th, 2018
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  • Review peri-implant tissue attachment and biofilm
  • Discuss a personalized home care program to optimize compliance and outcomes
  • Describe hygiene visit protocols for patients with dental implants

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Basic Medical Emergencies: Do you know what's inside your kit? Webinar Thumbnail
Presenter: Mana Saraghi, DDS | Provider: Dental Learning Systems, LLC
Commercial Supporter: United Concordia
CDE CREDITS: 0 | COST: $0.00 | Tuesday, August 25th, 2015 - Friday, August 31st, 2018
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  • To review the contents of the basic medical emergency kit in the dental office
  • To explain the mechanism of action regarding the contents of the emergency kit
  • To discuss indications and contraindications of the various kit components

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