Continuing Education (CE) & Resources

Continuing Education

Providers may find themselves with more time while patients are holding off on routine care. And, many states are relaxing their CE requirements that normally favor in-person training. Now is the time to take advantage of continuing education (CE) courses available online. The DentaQuest Partnership for Oral Health Advancement is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. Check out these continuing education options:
  • Upcoming Webinar: Patient Safety: A Guide to Ensuring Effective Communication About Dental Care
    Thursday, August 6, 2020 01:00pm EST / Duration: 1 hour / CE Credits: 1
    The shutdown and reopening of dental practices due to COVID-19 has raised concerns about patient safety. This webinar will discuss communication strategies and tools such as teledentistry to address patients’ concerns and prioritize care management when returning to a dental care setting.
  • DentaQuest Partnership Online Learning Center 
    The DentaQuest Partnership for Oral Health Advancement is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider and offers approximately 20 free CE credits. Browse the online course options in the DentaQuest Partnership Online Learning Center.
    • New COVID-19 Education Series -
      The COVID-19 Education Series contains key information on infection control and alternative methods to care, such as teledentistry, during a public health crisis. Highlights include best practices and guidelines on preventive care and how teledentistry is being used to improve access to care.​​

DentaQuest Partnership for Oral Health
Advancement Resources

Teledentistry Experience PDF

Patients Give High Marks to Their Teledentistry Experience
The DentaQuest Partnership for Oral Health Advancement developed a survey that was conducted by Advantage Dental from DentaQuest, a group of Oregon dental practices that instituted synchronous teledentistry in April 2020 to assess patients for urgent and emergent conditions and, if needed, refer them to emergency dental care amid the pandemic.

Dental Care's New Normal PDF

Dental Care's New Normal: Provider Survey Reveals the Need to Adapt and Redesign
The DentaQuest Partnership for Oral Health Advancement conducted a national survey of DentaQuest participating providers to explore how their practices have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and their expectations for the future.

Teledentistry Communication PDF

Teledentistry: Providing Access to Care During the COVID-19 Crisis
This communications brief addresses how state policy-makers can enable technology and tools such as teledentistry to maintain access to oral health.

Teledentistry Communication PDF

Fast-Track to Teledentistry: Removing Barriers to Care While Maximizing Health
This white paper takes a deeper look into how teledentistry can benefit patients, providers and states during this critical and extraordinary time.

Industry Resources
These additional sources offer important updates, guidelines and tools available for reference.