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Managing Dental Anxiety

Non-pharmaceutical Techniques for Dental Practitioners

The overuse of pharmaceuticals is a big problem. Take this course to learn ways for dental healthcare providers to help recognize and assist patients to  manage their dental anxiety.

Release Date: 5/27/17
Expiration Date: 5/27/18

Managing Dental Anxiety
Non-pharmaceutical Techniques for Dental Practitioners

Take the 2.5 CEU course:

 

$25.00 Add to cart

 

This Course May Help

A team of dentists with tools and masks bending over patient

As rules regarding use of anxiolytics and sedation change in North Carolina, many dental healthcare providers are looking for non-pharmaceutical methods to help people with dental anxiety or phobia obtain proper, timely dental care.  Learn from a clinical psychologist how best to incorporate evidence-based strategies to better care for your patients with dental anxiety with this online 2.5-hour class, which includes a post class online quiz.

Objectives

  • Discuss the definitions and prevalence of dental anxiety and dental phobia
  • Describe the causes of dental anxiety
  • Identify symptoms of dental anxiety
  • Assess dental anxiety and know when to engage the help of a mental
    health professional outside of the dental practice
  • Describe and utilize strategies to help anxious patients feel more at ease in the dentist’s office and during dental procedures

Faculty

Holly Boyle Goliwas, MA, LPA, an experienced Cognitive Behavioral Therapy  practitioner, has developed this course to help dentists and dental assistants manage their patients’ dental anxiety without pharmaceutical intervention.


2.5 contact hour/0.3 CEU credit course:

Managing Dental Anxiety
Non-pharmaceutical Techniques for Dental Practitioners

$25.00 Add to cart