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Category 1 Course

Mitigation of Medical Risk for the General Dentist

Speaker: Dr. Jordan Prince

November 1, 2024

Category 1 course RCDSO approval pending

Course Description

The purpose of this course is to educate the general dentist on how to minimize medical risks during dental procedures and generally within the dental setting. Risks from common medical conditions and of circumstances occurring within the dental office will be explored. Specifics will address risk assessment of patients, risk mitigation within the operatory room and of dental materials along with common pharmacological agents prescribed by both physicians and dentists. In addition, this course will introduce participants to a basic medical physical examination and expand dental skills regarding medical history taking.

  • Upon completing this course:

    Part 1: New Patient (Morning)

    • Medical Update
    • Learn important questions to as
    • Learn basic vital assessment for the dentist
    • Learn basic physical exam for the dentist to identify deteriorating patient
    • Medical Profile – Review relevant medical history for the general dentist
    • Exposure to mitigation of patient dental anxiety

    Part 1: Regular Patient

    • Hypertension
    • Coronary Artery Disease Asthma
    • COPD and Tobacco Smoking
    • Diabetes
    • Endocrine Disorders

    Part 2: Special Cases (Afternoon)

    • The Surgical Patient on Blood Thinners
    • The Sedation Patient
    • The Allergic Patient
    • The Emergency Patient
  • Please arrive within 30 minutes before the course start time to sign in.

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  • Complimentary coffee/tea and lunch are provided for course participants. Please indicate any dietary restrictions upon registration.

  • Cancellations made more than 10 calendar days before the course start date will receive a full refund. No refunds will be issued for cancellations made within 10 calendar days of the course start date.

    Refunds will not be issued for registrants who do not attend, regardless of reason for absence.

    Registrations cannot be transferred to another individual.

    To cancel your registration, please follow the link and instructions provided in the registration confirmation email. If you are eligible for a refund, the refund will be processed automatically upon cancellation. Please allow 3-5 business days for the transaction to be completed.

    Continuing Dental Education (University of Toronto) reserves the right to cancel courses due to insufficient registrations, instructor cancellation, or unforeseen circumstances beyond our control. In the event of course cancellation, a full refund will be issued, and registrants will be notified promptly. We are not liable for any associated losses, damages, or expenses, including travel and accommodations.

  • After completing this course, a certificate of completion that indicates the number of Continuing Education (CE) points earned will be sent to you within 7-10 days by email.


Dr. Prince completed his dental training at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry at the University of Western Ontario in 2014. He then completed the Graduate Dental Anesthesia Program at the University of Toronto, acquiring his MSc. He practices in multiple locations, including Toronto, Hamilton, and Mississauga, and is also a part-time clinical instructor at the Graduate Dental Anesthesia Program at the University of Toronto.

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