Professionalism for New Dentists

Earn six hours of continuing education credit.

Event Details

This course is required by the State Board of Dental Examiners only for dentists who were licensed in North Carolina after 1/1/2019 and are actively practicing in NC. You have one year from the date you received your license to take the course.

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Course Topics

Coding & Billing: Learn proper and ethical coding through demonstrations using actual claims, radiographs and intra-oral photographs. Improve claims acceptance by insurance carriers and avoid legal and licensure issues that result from fraudulent or inaccurate claims submission.

Delegable Duties: Discover which duties, under North Carolina rules, can be delegated to a dental hygienist, dental assistant or other auxiliary. Delegable duties not only vary by state, but by practice setting. Find out what levels of supervision are required.

Ethics and Professional Code of Conduct: Understand, using real life scenarios, the five principles that comprise the ADA Code of Ethics. Also learn the regulations associated with communications and advertising dental services.

Record Keeping and Informed Consent: Master what patient information must be maintained, applicable laws relative to confidentiality, retention and furnishing records. Also discover what info must be shared with a patient for appropriate informed consent.

Professional boundaries: Understand the definition of a professional boundary. Identify behaviors and actions that constitute a boundary violation and learn the legal and ethical ramifications of crossing the line.


Friday, April 24, 2020


8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.


Grandover Resort
1000 Club Road
Greensboro, NC 27407


NC Dental Society Members: $125
Non-members: $175
As of April 1, there will be a $25 cancellation fee


Dr. Stan Hardesty
Dr. Chuck Norman
Dr. Robert Rosenthal
Mr. Dominic Totman
Mr. Bobby White
Dr. Maggie Wilson

Event Speakers


Please note - the speakers at this event certify they have no proprietary, financial or other personal interest of any nature or kind in any product, service or company that will be discussed or considered during this course.

AGD - Accepted Program Provider
05/01/2018 to 06/30/2021
Provider ID# 219263