ELC20-WEB11: How COVID-19 is Reshaping Dentistry – Clinical and Economic Issues
Moderator: Dr. Bryan Frantz, AAP President
Speakers(s): Dr. Marcelo Araujo, Chief Science Officer, ADA; Dr. Marko Vujicic, Chief Economist and Vice President of the Health Policy Institute, ADA.
Dr. Araujo has disclosed that he has no relevant financial relationships with commercial entities.
Dr. Vujicic has disclosed that he has no relevant financial relationships with commercial entities.
Program Track: Leadership, Personal and Practice Development
Course Description: This one-hour webinar will discuss how dentistry is changing in response to COVID-19, focusing on data related to the economic impact, and new, ongoing, guidance from the ADA related to clinical practice. Economic data specific to periodontists will be highlighted where it is available, including what percent of periodontists have closed their practices and how patient volume has changed in recent weeks. We will also discuss future prospects, including how clinical dentistry will be changed as well as the long-term economic impact. Originally broadcast on Wednesday, May 6, 2020 at 12:00pm CT.
· Review new ADA guidelines related to personal protective equipment (PPE) clinical practice protocols.
· Describe the economic impact for the periodontal practice due to COVID-19.
· Discuss long-term changes that are likely to persist in dentistry as consumers and providers adjust to a “new normal.”
Course length: 1 hour
Original release date: June 10, 2020
Expiration date: June 10, 2023
The American Academy of Periodontology designates this activity for 1.0 continuing education credits.
The American Academy of Periodontology is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at ADA.org/CERP.
The AAP cautions participants for this CE activity about the potential risks of using limited knowledge when incorporating new techniques and procedures in their practice.