Special Topics Series Course Information

Target Audience

This learning series is designed for any oral or other health professional interested in the prevention-focused model of dentistry.  It is designed to accommodate learners with different backgrounds and varying levels of expertise in prevention and disease management.

Educational/Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives can be found at the beginning of each online module.


The following people have contributed to the creation of this Special Topics Series (financial disclosures included below):

Institute Employees

  • Sean Boynes, DMD
  • Michael Monopoli, DMD, MPH, MS
  • Kelli Ohrenberger, MA, PMP
  • Susan Presnol

Additional Authors and Reviewers (Non-Employees)

  • Natalia Chambers, DDS, PhD
  • Robert Compton, DDS
  • Mark Doherty, DMD
  • Matthew Enns, DDS
  • Dr. Timothy Garvey, DMD
  • Dr. Matt Holder, MD, MBA, FAADM
  • Michelle Hurlbutt
  • Brian Nový, DDS FADI
  • William Riley, PhD
  • Barbie Vartanian

Reimbursed Consultants and Vendors

  • Cameron Fuller, DDS, MS
  • Judith Haber, PhD, APRN-BC, FAAN
  • Mark Deutchman, MD, FAAFP
  • Jeff Hummell, MD, MPH
  • Kathryn Phillips
  • William Bailey, DDS, MPH
  • Illumina Interactive

System Requirements

  • Browser:
    • Windows : Internet Explorer 9 and later, Firefox 9.x and later, Safari 3 and later, Google Chrome 18 and later, or Opera 9.5 and later
    • Mac: Safari 3 and later, Firefox 9.x and later, or Google Chrome 18 and later
  • Flash Player 10.0 or higher
  • Internet Connection: Minimum 5.0 Mbps (higher speeds are recommended)
  • Computer: 512 Megahertz (MHz) processor or higher
  • Memory: 512 MB minimum
  • Display: 1,024 x 768 minimum recommended screen resolution
  • Multimedia: Sound card and headphones or speakers

Barriers to Dental Access for Special Needs Patients date of original release: August 2020
Barriers to Dental Access for Special Needs Patients date of expiration: August 2023

ECC Management for the General Dentist date of original release: September 2014
ECC Management for the General Dentist date of revision: March 2019
ECC Management for the General Dentist date of expiration: March 2022

Interprofessional Practice date of original release:  November 2016​
Interprofessional Practice date of revision: March 2019
Interprofessional Practice date of expiration: March 2022

Potty Mouth date of original release: January 2016
Potty Mouth date of revision: March 2019
Potty Mouth date of expiration: March 2020

Approximately 60 minutes per module

How to Obtain CE Credits:

  • Complete selected modules by taking the Final Assessment.
  • Go to your My Learning page on the Online Learning Center where the certificates you are eligible for will be listed, along with the dates on which they were issued to you based on the modules you completed.
  • Click the printer button to print your custom certificate.

For all other questions about this program and its content please contact info@carequest.org.

Additional Credits

Interactive design and programming on the Disease Management Online Learning Series was provided by Illumina Interactive, Inc.