University of North Carolina Adams School of Dentistry
Menu
  Home
  Login
  Create Account

ACDE: Educating the Dental Team on Nutritional Counseling for the Patient: From Birth through the Life Cycle

 

The UNC Adams School of Dentistry in conjunction with the Association for Continuing Dental Education (ACDE), along with 30 of its member schools jointly presents the “ACDE LIVE Webinar Series”


“This series features university-based key opinion leaders presenting numerous topics on multiple dates and times. Presentations are available to meet every dental health care professional's schedule and interests.


Sunday, December 5, 2021


3:30 PM - 5:30 PM EST/ 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM CST/ 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM PST

 

$69.00 - ALL

 

ADA CERP: Credit Hours - 2

 

Payment is required at the time of registration to confirm your participation. NOTE:  No discounts or special offers of any kind will be honored or available for the jointly provided ACDE Live Webinar Series. Thank you.

 

This course is a LIVE Webinar and is only offered during the scheduled time.  This course is not available through any other format or recording.



ZOOM Instruction Link

 


Register

 

Javascript Must Be Enabled In Your Browser To Register

 

After registering, The 2nd STEP Verification is REQUIRED and is the only way you will receive your personal link to attend this live webinar.


NOTE:
We are currently accepting payment via debit card or credit card. We accept Visa, Mastercard and Discover.

 



 

  • Click the 'Register Now - Individual Registration' above
  • Use your email address (i.e. Janie_Tarheel@unc.edu )
  • If you do not know or recall your password click the option: “if you cannot remember your existing id and/or password'. You will receive an email within 10 minutes to reset your account. If you do not receive the email within 10 minutes check your junk folder.
  • If you are setting up an account for the first time click: 'to create an account and register' at the bottom of the box.
  • Please register no later than Friday, December 3, 2021 @ 3:00PM

 


Details

 

This is a LIVE webinar via Zoom and registration is required.


Webinar Description

This presentation will discuss the definition of nutrition as well as distinguish between evidence-based ideas and nutritional myths. The critical role of scientific evidence-based dietary and nutritional counseling for patients across the entire life span - starting with the pregnant mother and moving through infancy, early childhood, elementary and middle school years, adolescence, adulthood, and finally geriatric years - will be discussed. Well-balanced nutrition is critical in the prevention of most chronic diseases as well as in wound healing. The dental team, consisting of the dentist, dental hygienist, dental assistant, and including the front desk staff must all fully understand the critical role of diet and nutrition in oral and systemic health and engage in the process of dietary and nutritional counseling for all patients. It is imperative that scientific evidence be considered and widespread myths about nutrition and their effects be clearly understood by dental professionals.

 

 

Educational Objectives:

 

Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to:

 

  • Discuss a clear definition of nutrition
  • Clarify and distinguish between evidence-based ideas and nutritional myths
  • Understand the importance of involving the entire dental team in dietary and nutritional counseling for patients across the human lifespan
  • Describe dietary guidelines for all Americans
  • Discuss dietary counseling for patients with active caries, periodontal disease, and halitosis as ell as overweight, obesity, T2 diabetes, hypertension, cardiovascular conditions, etc.
  • Describe dietary advice for patients on oft diets, mechanically pureed diets, and those undergoing oral surgery and denture fabricatrion

 

Conflict of Interest
In accordance with the 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 and this information will be made available to participants at the start of the course.


As a continuing education provider, UNC School of Dentistry is responsible for ensuring the content, quality and scientific integrity of all continuing dental education activities for which credit is provided. The School is also responsible for taking steps to protect against and/or disclose any conflict of interest of the faculty/instructors presenting those courses.

 

Cancellation and Refunds

A registration refund, less a $15 fee, will be issued for cancellations received by Monday, November 29, 2021. Registration will remain open, however, when registering after Monday, November 29, 2021, NO REFUNDS will be accepted. Cancellations must be received in email to cde@dentistry.unc.edu The cancellation request must include: the name of the course, name of the person registered, name of the person requesting the cancellation, and the reason for the cancellation.

 

ADA Statement

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is committed to equality of educational opportunity and does not discriminate against applicants, students, or employees on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran's status, or sexual orientation. If you require reasonable accommodations for a disability in order to participate fully in this continuing education course, please call 919-537-3400 no later than Monday, November 29, 2021.

 

By providing my information, I consent to receive communication via mail, email, fax, and phone from the University to North Carolina Continuing Dental Education office. The Continuing Dental Education office will not share your information with anyone.



Dental education institutions have an obligation to disseminate new knowledge related to dental practice. In so doing, some presentations may include controversial materials or commercial references. Sponsorship of a continuing education course by the University of North Carolina does not necessarily imply endorsement of a particular philosophy, procedure, or product by this institution.


The University of North Carolina Adams School of Dentistry cautions continuing dental education participants that there are potential risks of using limited knowledge when incorporating new techniques and procedures into the practice of dentistry, especially when the continuing education course has not provided supervised clinical experience and/or competency tests in the techniques or procedures.

 


Location

LIVE Webinar via Zoom


Presenting

 

Poonam Jain, B.D.S., M.S, M.P.H.

Dr. Poonam Jain is the Vice Dean for Clinical Affairs and Advanced Dental Education at the Missouri School of Dentistry and Oral Health – A.T. Still University. She has an M.P.H. from St. Louis University and an M.S. and Certificate in Operative Dentistry from The University of Iowa. She graduated with a B.D.S. degree from the University of Delhi, New Delhi, India. In addition to her current administrative role as Vice Dean, Dr. Jain has extensive experience teaching and directing didactic, pre-clinical, and clinical courses for pre-doctoral students in operative dentistry, dental materials, dental morphology, cariology, community and preventive dentistry, special needs, and geriatric dentistry. She has engaged in numerous research projects and published several research articles as well as abstracts. Dr. Jain has been very active mentoring students in research as well. She also owns a successful private practice in Staunton, Illinois. Dr. Jain has been very active in numerous community service projects and has been the organizer for several Give Kids a Smile, National Children's Dental Health Month as well as Special Olympics events. She is a fellow of the International as well as American College of Dentists and serves on the Board of the National CAMBRA Coalition.

 


Continuing Education

ADA CERP: Credit Hours - 2



 


This continuing education has been planned and implemented in accordance with the standards of the ADA Continuing Education Recognition Program (ADA CERP) through joint efforts between the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Adams School of Dentistry and the Association for Continuing Dental Education (ACDE). The UNC Continuing Dental Education program is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. UNC CDEs term of recognition is May 1, 2019 through December 31, 2023. 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. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to ADA CERP at www.ada.org/cerp.

 


UNC School of Dentistry is a nationally accredited provider. Regulations may differ from state to state based on current legislation and/or various certifying organizations. Individuals are responsible for verifying acceptance of credit hours by their state boards or other licensing agencies. Individuals should check with their licensing boards/agencies for specific questions.


About Us

University of North Carolina Adams School of Dentistry