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Herbal Remedies and Sedation Medications: Know the Dangers

Find out how the use of seemingly-innocuous herbal supplements might affect patient response to your procedures. What are the ingredients you need to watch out for?
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Are You Ready for the New Boom in Pediatric Dentistry?

Pediatrics is the fastest-growing market in dentistry. Dr. Roger Sanger explains how DOCS Education's updated protocols can keep you on top of the new wave.
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Resolution 77: The Most Monumental Mistake the ADA Could Ever Make

The ADA is voting on revised sedation guidelines, known as Resolution 77, on November 10. The resolution will obliterate oral sedation dentistry—and put you and your patients at risk.

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One Step Closer to an Enamel Restorative Treatment

Researchers in England report progress in the search for an effective restorative agent that can curtail infection and sensitivity. If dentinal tubules, nanoparticles and fluorosurfactants are your thing, keep reading.

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Why Anesthetics Aren't Effective for Long Cases

A member has been on a losing streak when it comes to keeping his patients numb and comfortable for restorations. Why isn't the anesthetic as effective?

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The Single Most Important Reason Why Every Dentist Needs Advanced Life Support Training

It's inarguable, infallible and undisputable. Just ask veteran dentist and longtime DOCS Education Member Dr. Steve E. Chamish.

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Millennials Prefer Dentists to the Banking Industry

A study shows that Millennials are primed to wreak havoc on the banking industry, which has nothing to do with dentistry. Or does it?

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Is it Safe to Sedate a Bipolar, Diabetic Smoker with Active Hep. C?

A patient presents with multiple medical conditions, including bipolar disorder, diabetes and an active HCV infection. To top it all off, she's a smoker. Should the clinician proceed with oral conscious sedation?

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Why Google and the Movie Industry are Fighting over Dental Aligners

A lawsuit between two dental alignment device-makers is pitting Google and Apple against the movie and recording industries. Who knew dentistry could be so divisive?

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Should I Take on this Case or Punt to OR?

Sometimes even the most experienced sedation dentists need a little help from their friends. A DOCS Education Fellow seeks advice from faculty about whether he should take on a sedation case or refer it out.

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We are pleased to bring you another story from a DOCS Education member who was able to utilize their advanced care life support training outside of the dental office. Read what happened here
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It’s that time again! The Winter 2013 DOCS Digest is here and ready for you to view on your computer, tablet or mobile phone. Find out what’s inside here.
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A recent attendee of DOCS Education’s DALS® course finds himself in a situation outside the office where his training became invaluable. He sent us his story and we feel it is important that you read it.
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Sedation Safety Week is right around the corner. We’re busy putting the finishing touches on all our material, but we need your help.
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After completing your training with DOCS Education you’re craving the next challenge. In this article we explain the process for the next evolution in your Sedation Dentistry practice: becoming a Fellow or Diplomat with DOCS Education. Elevate your learning and your practice – start your application process today.
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At DOCS Education’s continuing education seminar in Atlanta last weekend, Dr. Jean-Claude Kharmouche won the giveaway all the Oral Sedation Dentistry attendees were gunning for.
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