Top 2 Online Courses for Meeting Dentistry CE Requirements

CMEList August 31, 2018

Dentists must earn a specific amount of Continuing Education units every year depending on what state they are licensed in. Given the numerous amount of Dentistry CE courses available, it can be difficult selecting the right course that fits exactly what you are looking for.

Ideally, an online Dentistry CE course will be up to date, convenient, expand your knowledge around key Dentistry topics, and help you satisfy your state’s CE requirements. The courses below are some of the most popular Dentistry CE courses available because they fit the aforementioned criteria of an ideal Dentistry CE course.

Practical Reviews in Orthodontics

Practical Reviews in Orthodontics offers up to 56 CDE credits and features journal summaries from the most relevant dental journals and articles in Orthodontics. 

Dental journals and articles can often be dense and time consuming to sift through. Practical Reviews in Orthodontics takes the most relevant information from these dense journals and creates journal summaries, making it easy to quickly take away the key learning points. This also saves dentists, who typically have a very busy schedule, of having to sift through full journals and articles themselves. In total, there are 14 annual issues in this program and each issue contains 16 summarized articles that come with an expert audio review.

In addition to being easy to sift through, these journals provide the most relevant information around key topics in Orthodontics. Examples of topics covered in this course include:

  • Clinical Orthodontics

  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

  • Orofacial Pain

  • Periodontology

  • Prosthetic Dentistry

This course is also convenient in that it is accessible via multiple methods including online audio, audio CDs, PDF abstracts, and the Practical Reviews Mobile App. The Practical Reviews mobile app is one of the most popular mobile CME apps in the market. It allows users to access their CME content via audio or text, which allows users to pick the format that best fits their current situation. For example, if you find yourself without headphones in a public space, you would likely want to access the text version of the content. The app is also very well organized, making it easy to find the exact content you are looking for.

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Foundations in Pediatric Dentistry: The Oakstone Institute Board Review


Foundations in Pediatric Dentistry: The Oakstone Institute Board Review is an online course that is perfect for general dentists and specialists who focus on pediatric oral health care. In total, the course offers dentists up to 20 CDE credits. To earn these credits, users simply have to answer follow up questions to the material covered in the program.

In addition to earning continuing education credits, this course is a great resource for expanding your knowledge on key topics specifically related to Pediatric Dentistry. The course features video lectures from top speakers extensively covering relevant topics including:

  • Growth and Development
  • Assessment and Prevention

  • Oral Pathology

  • Restorative Dentistry
  • Trauma

Given the wide range of topics covered, this course is also a great resource for preparing for your board exams. After completing the course, you should have a higher rate of passing both the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry Qualifying or Renewal of Certification Examinations.

This course is also convenient in that it can be accessed via online video, audio mp3 CDs, or audio MP3 USBs. This allows Dentists to choose the learning format that best first there learning preferences. Also, the audio formats allow Dentists to earn CDE credits when they are on the go and don’t have internet access.

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