This course will provide information to dental assistants and dental hygienists regarding dental materials, classification and treatment modalities. Additionally, health education principles will be presented with an emphasis on skills for providing motivation during patient education. This information should enhance the education provided to patients regarding dental materials and the care and maintenance of restorations.
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Disclaimer: Participants must always be aware of the hazards of using limited knowledge in integrating new techniques or procedures into their practice. Only sound evidence-based dentistry should be used in patient therapy.
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Kimberly Bray RDH, MS; Karen B. Williams RDH, MS, PhD
This continuing education course reviews the fundamental principles of Motivational Interviewing (MI), a person-centered, goal-directed method of communication for eliciting and strengthening intrinsic motivation for positive change. The Spirit, Guiding Principles and Strategies, true to the method of Miller and Rollnick,are presented and then illustrated in two clinical case scenario videos.
Dentists, Dental Hygienists, Dental Assistants, Dental Students, Dental Hygiene Students, Dental Assistant Students
The Procter & Gamble Company is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider.
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THE PROCTER & GAMBLE COMPANY
Nationally Approved PACE Program Provider for FAGD/MAGD credit.
Approval does not imply acceptance by any regulatory authority or AGD endorsement.
8/1/2017 to 7/31/2021
Provider ID# 211886