University of Nebraska Medical Center

Tag: Dentistry

Ergonomics in Dental Practice: A Path to Healthier Careers

ergonomics, dentistry, dental students, occupational health, occupational wellness, musculoskeletal disorders,

Apr 5, 2024

Athletic Mouth Guard: Protection from orofacial injury

In this e-module participants will be able to learn the protective benefits of mouth guards, types and features of mouth guards, fabrication techniques, and differentiation of mouth guards from other thermoplastic oral appliances recommended by dentists.

Apr 11, 2022

Anatomy of Dental Injections

This module will provide an overview of the anatomy related to dental injections. The learner will identify bones of the cranium and major landmarks of the mandible and maxilla. It will also detail injection approaches.

Apr 11, 2022

Tooth Identification

Upon completion of this e-module, learners will be able to correctly identify teeth based on the tooth’s type, arch, quadrant, and name. 

Apr 11, 2022

Oral Health Literacy 

In this e-module, students will learn about oral health literacy and ways to support their patients who struggle with understanding medical information. They will also get experience working through scenarios that will better equip them for patient care. 

Apr 11, 2022

Digital Design – Occlusal Splint

Students can use chair side technologies to create a digital impression, or instead take a conventional impression/stone model to start the orthotic process.  With an extraoral representation of the patients dentition, the data is transferred to a Computer Aided Design (CAD) software where the orthotic is designed.  Once the design is completed, it will then […]

Apr 12, 2021