From this *interactive on demand webinar dental professionals will be comfortable identifying what lasers are used for and how to use them safely.
Objectives: The participants will
- discuss the fundamentals of lasers, including the production, characteristics, delivery systems, and emission modes of light
- understand the effects of lasers on tissue
- identify device characteristics and clinical applications
- relate the role of a Laser Safety Officer to laser safety standards and regulatory requirements
- identify how to operate laser instrumentation
Original date: 02/07/22, Expiry date: 02/06/25
Speaker: Angie Wallace, RDH, Recipient of the Academy of Laser Dentistry Educator of the year Award, has been a clinical hygienist for over 30 years. She is a member of the Academy of Laser Dentistry (ALD), where she earned her educator status, Advanced Level Proficiency, and received her ALD Recognized Course Provider 2007 and her Mastership with ALD in 2008. Angie currently serves as co-chair for Education and Regulatory Affairs for the ALD Board of Directors and serves on the Auxiliary Committee. She was the recipient of the 2014 John G. Sulewski, Distinguished Service Award from the Academy of Laser Dentistry and has been recognized as a worldwide speaker as an In-Office Laser Consultant with Academy of Laser Dentistry.
Disclosures: Ms.Wallace presents as an independent speaker and is sponsored by BioLase
Disclaimers: As per ADA guidelines, participants must use caution when using limited knowledge in treating patients. It is always recommended to do further research.
CE Provider: Professional Learning Services, LLC (PLS)
PLS is an ADA CERP recognized provider (11/1/2021– 12/31/2025). 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 state or provincial Boards of Dentistry.
PLS is designated as an approved Provider by the American Academy of Dental Hygiene, Inc (1/1-12/31/24). Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial Board of Dentistry.
This webinar is designated for the CEUs as indicated. Check your state’s CE regulations for course acceptance.
*Interactivity provided with PLS’s Ask the Speaker feature included with recorded webinars.