7 Spielman Road • Fairfield, NJ 07004

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Instructor:  Thomas Pousson, CEAS; A-dec, Inc.

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Learning Objectives:

 Identify areas in dentistry prone to bad habits/bad postures.

  1. Present the impact of poor posture and the effect it has on the overall health of the dental team.
  2. Identify common chair side behaviors that lead to poor posture.
  3. Present environmental and physical solutions to promote healthier posture for the dental team.

Course Description:

 This course gives an in-depth analysis of the common ailments and their causes as experienced by dental care providers. Further, avoidance techniques and corrective coaching is presented with documentation and demonstration. Attendees of this course can expect to learn how to properly position their bodies when providing dental care so as to maximize performance and endurance while avoiding pain and injury. Also, dental team positioning will be discussed and analyzed with the objective of reinforcing the effectiveness of 4-handed dentistry in minimizing stress and maximizing dental team performance. This course will provide both lecture and hands-on, chair side presentation with personal attention given to particular and common ergonomic challenges.


The Therapeutic Potential of Cannabis & Hemp in Dentistry- [AGD code#: 157]
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Learning Objectives: After completion of this course the participants will:

Understand the current state of cannabis access in the United States.
Discuss the barriers to access, the limitations of research and the potential for future access.
Gain a thorough understanding of the New Jersey Medical Marijuana program, including qualifying medical conditions and the Department of Health Regulations.
Describe and discuss the current role and potential future role of Cannabidiol (CBD) and hemp-based dentistry.
Describe and list the uses of each major cannabinoid: THC, CBD, CBG, CBN.
Analyze the routes and methods of administration for cannabis, including inhalation, topical and ingestion routes.
Describe the side effects, contraindications and indications for the use of cannabis in dentistry


Hygienists & Dental Assistants-Understanding Dental Disease to Improve Overall Health for the Older Patient-[AGD Code #730 & #752]      Click here

Learning Objectives:

  • Diabetes and its affect on oral health and its relationship to periodontal disease.
  • Successful dental treatment on patients who have medical issues and the start of dementia.
  • Treating our patients in the office in spite of their inadequate home care.
  • Prevention strategies in managing the oral health of older adults in the dental office

Course Description:

The mouth is the window to health in our body. Evidence of systemic illness can show in the mouth. As doctors of oral health, we need to recognize the association between oral and systemic diseases. The presentation presents a model for a wellness based dental office that educates our patients and connects with our medical colleagues.

About Dental Studies Institute of New Jersey

For over 25 years we have been recognized as a leader in quality continuing education. Our instructors are highly qualified in the topics they teach. We offer a home like environment with comfortable classrooms, a convenient location, and ample parking. Complimentary Lunch is provided with Full Day Programs in Fairfield unless otherwise specified. Classes are held on a variety of days & hours to accommodate your busy schedule. A participant who completes a program in its entirety and has paid for the tuition, will receive a Certificate of Completion.

Count on us for your continuing dental education course. We’re dedicated to your success.

Refund Policy:

Confirmations are only emailed upon request.

Cancellations should be in writing and received no later than 10 business days prior to the program, for a refund minus a $25.00 registration fee.  Registrant may opt to choose another program, in which the full course fee will be transferred, if this request is no later than 10 business days prior to a program.

Cancellations received less than 10 days prior to the program will receive a credit for another class.

Same day cancellations or failure to show for a program will be responsible for the full tuition and registration fee with no refund or transfer. If refund policy differs from the above policy, it will be listed under the course description.