Antibiotics in Dentistry – Use and Overuse – 3 Hours

$30.00

Description

Antibiotic resistance is becoming a serious problem due to the excessive use of antibiotics. The misuse of antibiotics by dentists is a significant contributor to this issue. To address this public health priority, it is essential to promote responsible prescribing practices. This continuing education course aims to provide dentists with scientifically-based guidance on the use of antibiotics in dentistry.

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to: 

  • Review the most common antibiotics used in dentistry.
  • Understand the different modes of action by which these medications work.
  • Understand the classification of antibiotics on the basis of the range of activity.
  • Understand the concept of microbial resistance as it applies to these medications.
  • Understand the principles of antibiotic usage and its administration in dentistry.
  • Understand the pharmacology of commonly used antibiotics.
  • Learn the commonly used antibiotics and recommended dosages in dental practice.
  • Learn the indicated clinical conditions for antimicrobial therapy in dentistry.
  • Understand the responsible use of antibiotics in endodontic treatment.
  • Understand the narrow-spectrum and broad-spectrum antimicrobial agents encountered in dentistry and common indications for use.
  • Learn the therapeutic uses of antibiotics in dentistry
  • Understand the recent updates in antibiotic prophylaxis for cardiac, orthopedic, and immunocompromised patients. Recommendations for antibiotic prophylaxis before certain dental procedures.
  • Learn the microbiology and antimicrobial regimens in selected odontogenic and non-odontogenic orofacial infections.
  • Learn clinical tips for responsible antibiotic prescribing in dentistry
  • Understand antibiotic resistance and the development of adverse effects.

 

Contact Hours : 3  Hours 

Fee: $30 / Participant (Group discount available for > 5 participants) 

Authors: Dr. Ritika Agrawal MDS (OMFS), FHNSO

Teaching Method:  Online Independent Self-Study Course (Training + Post-Test). Requires Computer & Internet.

Course Completion Certificate: A Printable (Pdf) Certificate By Email.

Target Audience: Dentists, Dental Hygienists, and Dental Assistants.

Provider/Author Disclosure: Biologix Solutions LLC does not have a commercial interest in any products or services discussed or shared in this educational activity nor with the commercial supporter. No manufacturer or third party has had any input into course content development.

Dental Continuing EducationBiologix Solutions LLC – Nationally Approved PACE Program Provider for FAGD/MAGD credit. Approval does not imply acceptance by any regulatory authority or AGD endorsement. 4/20/2013 to 4/30/2025. Provider ID# 352738

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