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Dental Professionals

Commonly Missed Diagnoses in Oral Pathology

Join Dr. Hardeep Chehal as she presents on some of the commonly missed diagnoses in the general dental practice, focusing on both soft tissue and bony lesions of the oral cavity and jaws. She will review real-life scenarios and discuss the importance and significance of the pathology presented. Dr. Chehal will also describe the radiographic and clinical features for each of these entities. Approved for 2.0 continuing education contact hours for dental professionals. Fee $59

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
DENED 01*10 - CS17 Council Bluffs Campus Th 04/20/2017 6:00-8:00PM Looft Hall
1 session Call 712-325-3404

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Dental Hygienist Board Review

The Dental Hygiene National Board Review class will use the latest edition of the Mosby Review text along with released exams to help students prepare for their national boards. Interactive review strategies will be incorporated. Fee $50

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
DENED 01*04 - CS17 Council Bluffs Campus M 01/09/2017 8:00-10:00AM Looft Hall
8 sessions Call 712-325-3404

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Expanded Functions for Dental Assistants

This program expands the scope of practice for a dental assistant. It includes initial assessment to determine the base entry level of all participants; didactic component; lab component if necessary; clinical component, which must be obtained under the personal supervision of the participant's supervising dentist while the participant is concurrently enrolled in the trainee program; and post-course competency assessment at the conclusion of the program. The class will meet 3 times: 3/30/17 from 5-9pm, 4/1/17 from 8am-5pm, and 4/4/17 from 5-9pm. This program is taught by Jill Day, CDA, CPFDA and meets the Iowa Dental Board requirements. Approved for 16 continuing education contact hours for dental professionals. Fee $599

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
DENED 01*07 - CS17 Council Bluffs Campus Th 03/30/2017 5:00-9:00PM Looft Hall
3 sessions Call 712-325-3404

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Infection Control Renewal Seminar for Dental Assistants

All dental professionals are required to comply with standard precautions for preventing and controlling infectious diseases as well as managing personnel health and safety concerns related to infection control. Presented by Cathy VanWinkle, DA, BS. Approved for 2.0 continuing education contact hours for dental professionals. Fee $59

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
DENED 01*09 - CS17 Council Bluffs Campus F 04/07/2017 10:15AM-12:15PM Looft Hall
1 session Call 712-325-3404

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Managing the Dental Patient With Diabetes

This program addresses the relationship between oral health complications and diabetes. An overview of diabetes will be discussed as well as its oral manifestations, consequences, and treatment recommendations. This course is sponsored through an educational grant provided by Colgate Oral Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Approved for 2.0 continuing education contact hours for dental professionals. Fee $29

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
DENED 01*05 - CS17 Council Bluffs T 01/31/2017 6:00-8:00PM Looft Hall
1 session Call 712-325-3404

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Pediatric Dentistry: Make It Easy

Join Dr. Ryan Hajek as he discusses the specialty of pediatric dentistry. Topics to be covered include behavior management of all ages, techniques in hygiene and radiology, growth and development, oral pathology, and care for special needs patients. Approved for 2.0 continuing education contact hours for dental professionals. Fee $59

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
DENED 01*06 - CS17 Council Bluffs Campus Th 04/06/2017 6:00-8:00PM Looft Hall
1 session Call 712-325-3404

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Radiography Renewal Seminar for Dental Assistants

This class will cover the history of dental radiology, digital imaging, SD imaging, ADA recommendations, normal anatomy and deviations from normal anatomy, and radiology protection. This class meets the Iowa requirements for biennial radiology education for dental assistants. Presented by Jill Day, CDA, CPFDA. Approved for 2.0 continuing education contact hours for dental professionals. Fee $59

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
DENED 01*08 - CS17 Council Bluffs Campus F 04/07/2017 8:00-10:00AM Looft Hall
1 session Call 712-325-3404

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We continually strive to offer a variety of programs that will enhance your career and meet the continuing education requirements for your license.

If you have questions, please contact Sheri Splichal, Continuing Education Health Coordinator, at ssplichal@iwcc.edu.