Laser Dentistry into your Dental Practice: Can You See the Light? 2 CEUs - On Demand Webinar
This course introduces Laser Dentistry and provides information to understand how lasers work. The participant will also view procedures on how lasers function for the dental practice. From this presentation, dental professionals will be comfortable identifying what lasers are used for, how to use them safely, and discover how to find additional training and certification.
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This on-demand content is available for a seven-day subscription from the date of purchase. If additional time is needed you may re-purchase an additional seven days. To receive CE credit you must complete the course as determined by the time you are actively viewing the video and successfully passing a quiz (70%).
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Target AudienceDentists and Dental Hygienists
Teaching MethodVideo of Lecture w PowerPoint Presentation
Course MaterialsDownload (link at bottom of course confirmation). Print handouts for review
Objectives: The participants will:
- discuss the fundamentals of lasers, including the production, characteristics, delivery systems, and emission modes of light
- understand the effects of lasers on tissue
- identify device characteristics and clinical applications
- relate the role of a Laser Safety Officer to laser safety standards and regulatory requirements
- identify how to operate laser instrumentation
Original date (date the video was created): 02/07/22
Expiry date (date the video will be retired): 02/06/25
Speaker: Angie Wallace, RDH has been a clinical hygienist for over 30 years. She is a member of the Academy of Laser Dentistry (ALD), where she earned her educator status, Advanced Level Proficiency, and received her ALD Recognized Course Provider 2007 and her Mastership with ALD in 2008. Angie currently serves as co-chair for Education and Regulatory Affairs for the ALD Board of Directors and serves on the Auxiliary Committee. She was the recipient of the 2014 John G. Sulewski, Distinguished Service Award from the Academy of Laser Dentistry and has been recognized as a worldwide speaker as an In-Office Laser Consultant with Academy of Laser Dentistry.
Caution: Participants are advised to use caution when applying new course information in dental practice. Further research and training is always recommended.
Disclosure: Ms.Wallace presents as an independent speaker and is sponsored by BioLase
CE Provider: Professional Learning Services, LLC (PLS)
PLS is an ADA CERP recognized provider (11/1/21 - 12/31/25). ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by state or provincial Boards of Dentistry.
PLS designates this activity for two continuing education credits.
Concerns or complaints about CE may be directed to PLS at email@example.com or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at ADA.org/CERP.
PLS is designated as an approved Provider by the American Academy of Dental Hygiene, Inc (1/1/2021 -12/31/22) Retain this record as verification of attendance for license compliance requirements.