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Tag: Dentistry

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.

April 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.

April 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. 

April 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. 

April 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 […]

April 12, 2021

Interpreting Panoramic Images

This e-module is designed to introduce dental and dental hygiene students to anatomic landmarks on a panoramic radiograph. Learners are given examples of normal anatomy as well as common artifacts. By the end of the e-module, the learner should be able to recognize and interpret a panoramic image for normal anatomy.

October 14, 2020