ACDE Webinar Series


 Medical History Taking in Dental Patients


Thursday, June 22, 2023

8:00 PM-10:00 PM ET


A joint live webinar series

Course Details


Dental patients may present with complex medical history of past and current illnesses which may impact delivery of dental care. This course will describe the importance of taking a thorough medical history and how it may impact dental therapy, alter treatment plans, and perhaps even avoid medical emergencies. It will allow the dental healthcare provider to understand past and current disease states, current medications the patient may be taking, and their effect on treatment strategies for their patients.



At the conclusion of this course, participants should be able to:


  1. Discuss the importance of taking a detailed and thorough medical history.
  2. Describe the essential components of a medical history.
  3. Explore strategies for successful patient interviews.
  4. Discuss detailed review of systemic diseases.
  5. Discuss and elaborate connections between systemic disease and oral health.
  6. Review common medications and treatments the dental patient may present.


Audience: All dental professionals


 Sanjay Chand, MD is a clinical associate professor at the University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry. Dr. Chand specializes in medicine with an emphasis on clinical therapeutics and infection control. He is director of Infection Control and oversees best practices at the dental school; he is responsible for infection control policies and their implementation at the school. Dr. Chand is also director of Dental, Dental Hygiene, Physician Assistant, and Nurse Anesthesia courses at the University of Detroit Mercy. He is a popular speaker at continuing education sessions at numerous national and international conferences. Dr. Chand's areas of expertise include infection control, pain management, opioid use disorders, and chronic disease management in the dental patient. He has been well received at the Michigan Dental Association, Michigan Dental Hygienists Association, and the Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention's annual conferences in recent years.


Conflict of Interest: In accordance with ADA CERP Standard V, everyone involved in planning or presenting this educational activity will be required to disclose any relevant financial relationships with commercial interests. This information will be made available to participants at the start of the course.

About this Series

Association for Continuing Dental Education (ACDE)


The ACDE, of which the University of Louisville School of Dentistry's Office of Continuing Education (ULSD CE) is a member, brings together individuals who represent university-based continuing dental education programs associated with accredited dental schools in Canada and the United States.


The ACDE and 35 of its member schools are jointly providing this series of live webinars featuring university-based key opinion leaders.


Each lecture will be presented by a different member school's faculty member. By registering through this page, ULSD CE will provide your verification of attendance document. Similar to our other CE offerings, we will maintain a record of your attendance in our database, which you may always access through your personal ULSD CE account.


CE staff of participating schools declare that neither they nor any member of their family have a financial arrangement or affiliation with any corporate organization offering financial support or grant monies for this continuing dental education program, nor do they have a financial interest in any commercial product(s) or service(s) the speaker will discuss in the presentation, within the last 12 months that are relevant to this educational activity.


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Registration open through 6/22/2023 7:30 PM ET

Continuing Education

Lecture: CEU(s) - 2

Education Method: Online, Live Interactive Presentation

Course Tuition

Webinar Fee: $69.00


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Please note there are no discounts for the ACDE webinar series.



Cancellation Policy:
We reserve the right to cancel, modify course date, revise course content, and revise program faculty and activities. Registered participants will be notified if a course is revised or cancelled, as warranted. In the event a course is cancelled, tuition will be refunded.

All registrations are subject to the ULSD Cancellation Policy. This is a 'non-limited' attendance course.

ULSD must receive your written request for cancellation not later than two-weeks prior to course start date to process a refund. A 30% processing fee will be deducted from the refund. Course Registrants who are a 'NO-SHOW' forfeit course tuition.


Live Interactive Webinar: Zoom


Technical assistance: Please be in touch with the ULSD CE office at 502-852-5077 or



This continuing education activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the standards of the ADA Continuing Education Recognition Program (ADA CERP) through joint efforts between the schools listed here.

The University of Louisville School of Dentistry 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. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.


The University of Louisville School of Dentistry designates this activity for 2 continuing education credits.