Science of Sedation

$189.00


Take this Online Refresher Course

As a practitioner of oral sedation dentistry, it's important to continually refresh and improve your knowledge of pharmacology(109, 117). Now you can earn 3.5 continuing education credits and get the benefits of expert training without even leaving home.

Dr. Anthony Feck will lead students through this curriculum, which covers the following objectives:

  • Review of sedative medications(89, 115)
  • How to select drugs beyond Valium®
  • Understand pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics(66, 125, 133) of sedative medications
  • Recognize adverse reactions and understand when to use reversal agents(93, 109, 163)

Who Should Take this Course?

The Science of Sedation course is an engaging refresher for doctors and team members who have already attended Oral Sedation Dentistry. We'll discuss how common oral sedation drugs work and the mechanics of their effect on the body.

This class provides a great pharmacology review that covers when and when not to use these medications. We'll also explore the advantages and disadvantages of oral administration and key factors every sedation dentist should know.

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Register now to fulfill continuing education requirements and boost your understanding of oral sedation protocols.

Purchase of this course grants access for one year.

  • Faculty

    Dr. Anthony S. Feck DMD

    Dr. Anthony S. Feck graduated with high distinction from the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry where he received numerous awards for scholastic excellence. Soon after his graduation in 1983, Dr. Feck was appointed Associate Professor of Periodontics and Restorative Dentistry at his alma mater. He has been in private practice in Lexington, Kentucky since completing his education.

    As an established clinician, mentor, author, educator, and speaker, Dr. Feck's passions include practice building, dental technology, pharmacology, and sedation dentistry. Seeking a way to treat the startling number of people with dental phobia, fear, and anxiety, Dr. Feck co-founded the Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation, now known as DOCS Education, with Dr. Michael Silverman in 1999. As the Dean of Faculty, he has played a major role in DOCS Education's growth as a leading provider of dental continuing education. Dr. Feck has also served as a consultant in the development of many new dental innovations.

    An engaging international lecturer, Dr. Feck has been a featured speaker throughout the United States, Canada, and Europe. His well-known teaching and lecturing style blends humor with contagious passion. He's presented at local and state dental associations, as well as the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, and been a featured speaker at MasterPlan Alliance retreats. Furthermore, he helped develop the "Leadership Challenge," a series of courses designed to teach leadership principles to dentists.

    Additionally, his videotaped lectures, "Common Applications of the Intraoral Camera" and "Effective Utilization of the Intraoral Video Camera" are the most widely used tapes on the subject.

    A passion for excellence and a strong business background lead Dr. Feck to found Sunrise Dental Solutions (SDS) in 2007, a business solutions and consulting firm that helps manage some of the most successful dental practices in North America. He has developed several models to assist dentists in their professional growth including "The Ultimate Team" series, "Own Your Market," and "Solution Yes."

    Dr. Feck is a member of the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, Academy of Osseointegration, and the International Congress of Oral Implantologists, as well as a charter member of the Crown Council. He has been published in several dental trade publications including AGD Impact, Dental Products Report, and Dental Economics.

    Those who have met Dr. Feck know that his love of dentistry radiates through everything he does, from lecturing on oral sedation dentistry to teaching dentists how to better manage their practices. Dr. Feck resides in Lexington, Kentucky, with his wife Rebecca and enjoys boating, reading, scuba-diving, and golfing.

  • AGD PACE-Approved

    All DOCS Education programs are AGD/PACE-approved courses.

  • Who is DOCS Education?

    DOCS Education consists of over 3,000 members committed to offering safe dentistry to all patients, including those suffering from anxiety. DOCS Education graduates have safely treated over 2 million patients across the United States and Canada. Since it's estimated 30 percent of people fear the dentist, many individuals remain to be helped. That's why DOCS Education frequently updates its courses and information.