7 Spielman Road • Fairfield, NJ 07004

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Two Great Topics in One Day:

Appropriately Prescribing Opioid Analgesics and the Most Frequently Prescribed Brand Name Medications in Dentistry-[AGD code(s): 016,134,157]   Click here

Learning Objectives: Participants will learn to:

  • Discuss the concept of dental pain and the different factors that may affect a patient’s response to painful stimuli.
  • Describe the pharmacology and mechanism of action of non-opioid and opioid analgesics, their intended therapeutic effects, and situations which preclude their use.
  • Use case scenarios in developing an effective dental pain management plan which utilizes analgesics both aggressively and appropriately.
  • Utilize techniques for recognizing opioid-seeking behavior, and strategies for patient counseling and referral for opioid abuse treatment programs.
  • Upon successful completion of this program, participants will be able to:
  • Identify the most frequently prescribed FDA-approved brand name medications.
  • Review the basic mechanism of action, principle therapeutic indications, and potential adverse reactions and drug interactions of these medications.
  • Define cardiopulmonary disease and review the classes of medications used in their treatment, including new anticoagulant and antiplatelet agents
  • Discuss the clinical dental considerations of these medications and their potential impact on dental therapy.

“Medical & Dental Billing in the Dental Practice” A Source of Increased Profit-Interactive HANDS-ON program

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This program will teach the participant how to bill Medical & Dental Codes in a Dental practice

  An interactive Hands-On portion of the program enables the participant to learn the process thru completing several dental treatment scenarios for Dental & Medical[ICD-10-Medical Coding] insurance claim forms, and asking the questions that are relevant to your particular practice.

Careful and accurate management of insurance claims is one of the most important services that you can offer patients today.

Learning Objectives:
• To acquaint the dentist and his/her staff with the intricacies, nuances and pitfalls when filing dental insurance claim forms.
• A reverse perspective of what the insurance carrier expects from your office when you file an insurance claim form for either predetermination or payment.
• Included will be parameters for procedure acceptance, compliance and record keeping, the appeal process and triggers for office audits and fraud reviews.
• Understand the basic structure of AMA ICD-10 Medical Coding and recognize appropriate indications for submitting to Medical Billing.
• Understand differences between types of dental insurance to increase effective patient communication.
• Properly apply American Dental Association 2016 CDT codes for more accurate coding submissions.
• Communicate with third parties to handle controversial coding issues.


Oral Oncology: Updates on Oral Cancer, Oral Health Care for the Radiated Patient and Osteonecrosis-[AGD Code: #734]

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The program is designed to review the critical elements of oral oncology focusing on the early detection of oral cancer and the provision of oral health care to patients who have received radiation, chemotherapy or anti-resorptive agents that are associated with osteonecrosis.

Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to:

1.       Identify the risk factors, high risk sites and early appearance of oral cancer;

2.       Discuss the impact of radiation and chemotherapy on oral health care;

3.       Describe the  effect of anti-resorptive agents on the jaws and outline a strategy for management of patients on these drugs

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.