18DE006 - Managing Dental Anxiety: Techniques for Dental Practitioners (online) (AVAILABLE NOW THROUGH JUNE 4, 2020)

Jun 4, 2020 Planning Dentistry

18DE006 - Managing Dental Anxiety: Techniques for Dental Practitioners (online) (AVAILABLE NOW THROUGH JUNE 4, 2020)


Online course available now!

As rules regarding treatment of anxiolysis and use of sedation change in NC, many dental healthcare providers are looking for non-pharmaceutical methods to help people with dental anxiety or phobia seek proper, timely dental care. Learn from a clinical psychologist how best to incorporate evidence-based strategies to better care for your patients with dental anxiety with this online 2.5 hour class, which includes a post class online quiz.

The cost of this online course is $ 25. You must click the link below to register.

The overuse of pharmaceuticals is a big problem. Take this course to learn ways for dental healthcare providers to help recognize and assist patients to manage their dental anxiety.

Release Date: 5/27/17
Expiration Date: 6/04/20

Please click here to register

Target Audience

Dentists, Dental Hygienists & Dental Assistants


Please follow this link to register: Registration for Managing Dental Anxiety course

  • Discuss the definitions and prevalence of dental anxiety and dental phobia
  • Describe the causes of dental anxiety
  • Identify symptoms of dental anxiety
  • Assess dental anxiety and know when to engage the help of a mental health professional outside of the dental practice
  • Describe and utilize strategies to help anxious patients feel more at ease in the dentist’s office and during dental procedures


  • Holly Goliwas, MA, LPA


18DE006 - Managing Dental Anxiety-Techniques for Dental Practitioners (online) - PLEASE USE THIS LINK TO REGISTER: click here
6/4 8:00 AM–5:00 PM


.300 CEU

The Mountain Area Health Education Center designates this entire continuing education activity as meeting the criteria for 0.30 CEUs as established by the National Task Force on the Continuing Education Unit.

2.500 Contact Hours

Contact Hours: MAHEC designates this continuing education activity as meeting the criteria for 2.50 Contact Hours. Full attendance is required.

2.500 Continuing Education for Dental Hygienists

This course has met the criteria of the North Carolina Dental Hygiene Academy of advanced Studies for 2.50 hours of continuing education credit.

2.500 ADA CERP

The North Carolina Health Education Centers (NC AHEC) are an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. 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 boards of dentistry.

The North Carolina Area Health Education Center designates this activity for up to 2.50 hours of continuing education credits.

Disclosure Statement/Conflict of Interest: In accordance with the ADA CERP Standard V., everyone involved in planning or presenting this educational activity will be required to disclose any relevant financial relationships with commercial interests and this information will be made available to participants at the start of the activity. As a continuing education provider, MAHEC, as part of the North Carolina Health Education Centers, is responsible for ensuring the content, quality and scientific integrity of all continuing dental education activities for which credit is provided. MAHEC is also responsible for taking steps to protect against and/or disclose any conflict of interest of the faculty/instructors presenting those courses.

Brochure / Registration Form