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Participants must answer at least 12 of 15 questions correctly (80%) to earn CE credit.

Note: Exercise 994 is a special edition of the Self-Instruction Exercises and is only available to those members/nonmembers who attended the 2017 Scientific Session in Las Vegas. If you submit exercise 994 but did not attend the Scientific Session, the exercise will not be processed and your payment will be returned.

Self-Instruction Exercises

Subject Code 010 - Basic Sciences

What every dentist should know about statins
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[exercise #410]

Mouthwashes: an in vitro study of their action on microbial biofilms and cytotoxicity to gingival fibroblasts
[read article] [take test]
[exercise #417]

Evaluation of the marginal integrity of a bioactive restorative material
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[exercise #421]

Subject Code 070 - Endodontics

Bioactive endodontic materials for everyday use: a review
[read article] [take test]
[exercise #422]


Subject Code 149 - Multi-Disciplinary Topics

Comparison of the effects of sodium bicarbonate jet prophylaxis on blood pressure in normotensive individuals and patients with controlled hypertension: a controlled clinical trial
[read article] [take test]
[exercise #405]

The effects of oral health on systemic health
[read article] [take test]
[exercise #411]

Subject Code 150 - Health and Nutrition

Nutrition for oral health and oral manifestations of poor nutrition and unhealthy habits
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[exercise #412]


Subject Code 200 - Orofacial Pain

Temporomandibular pain caused by sleep disorders: a review and case report
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[exercise #994]

Development of mirror pain following trigeminal nerve injury: a case report and review of neuropathic mechanisms
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[exercise #415]

Subject Code 310 - Operative (Restorative) Dentistry

A modified frenectomy technique: a new surgical approach
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[exercise #416]


Subject Code 340 - Anesthesia and Pain Management

Analgesic efficacy and safety of transdermal and oral diclofenac in postoperative pain management following dental implant placement
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[exercise #407]

Subject Code 430 - Pediatric Dentistry

Association between body mass index and dental age in Hispanic children
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[exercise #406]

Success rates of Hall technique crowns in primary molars: a retrospective pilot study
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[exercise #408]


Subject Code 610 - Fixed Prosthodontics

Review of techniques for the intact removal of a permanently cemented restoration
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[exercise #409]

Subject Code 690 - Implants

Response of soft tissue to different abutment materials with different surface topographies: a review of the literature
[read article] [take test]
[exercise #414]


Subject Code 730 - Oral Medicine, Oral Diagnosis, Oral Pathology

Medication use and medical history of 155 patients with oral lichenoid lesions: a retrospective study
[read article] [take test]
[exercise #418]

Use of trichloroacetic acid for management of oral lesions caused by human papillomavirus
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[exercise #419]

Subject Code 750 - Special Patient Care

Dental management of patients with inherited bleeding disorders: a multidisciplinary approach
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[exercise #413]

The role of dental care providers in the management of patients prescribed bisphosphonates: brief clinical guidance
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[exercise #420]