To enroll in Self-Instruction, visit the Products Page. If you have any questions, or if you are unsure of your enrollment status, please call the Manager, Examinations and Self-Instruction, toll-free at 888.243.3368, ext. 4336.

Participants must answer at least 12 of 15 questions correctly (80%) to earn CE credit.

Note: Exercise 994 is a special edition of the Self-Instruction Exercises and is only available to those members/nonmembers who attended the 2017 Scientific Session in Las Vegas. If you submit exercise 994 but did not attend the Scientific Session, the exercise will not be processed and your payment will be returned.

Self-Instruction Exercises

Subject Code 010 - Basic Sciences

What every dentist should know about statins
[read article] [take test]
[exercise #410]

Subject Code 011 - Cariology

Effectiveness of casein phosphopeptide–amorphous calcium phosphate and lysozyme, lactoferrin, and lactoperoxidase in reducing Streptococcus mutans counts in dentinal caries
[read article] [take test]
[exercise #400]


Subject Code 017 - Dental Materials

Chitosan incorporated in a total-etch adhesive system: antimicrobial activity against Streptococcus mutans and Lactobacillus casei
[read article] [take test]
[exercise #399]

Subject Code 149 - Multi-Disciplinary Topics

Comparison of the effects of sodium bicarbonate jet prophylaxis on blood pressure in normotensive individuals and patients with controlled hypertension: a controlled clinical trial
[read article] [take test]
[exercise #405]

The effects of oral health on systemic health
[read article] [take test]
[exercise #411]


Subject Code 150 - Health and Nutrition

Nutrition for oral health and oral manifestations of poor nutrition and unhealthy habits
[read article] [take test]
[exercise #412]

Subject Code 185 - Appliance Therapy

Anatomy of an occlusal splint
[read article] [take test]
[exercise #401]


Subject Code 200 - Orofacial Pain

Temporomandibular pain caused by sleep disorders: a review and case report
[read article] [take test]
[exercise #994]

Subject Code 250 - Operative (Restorative) Dentistry

Effectiveness of silver diamine fluoride in caries prevention and arrest: a systematic literature review
[read article] [take test]
[exercise #402]


Subject Code 340 - Anesthesia and Pain Management

Analgesic efficacy and safety of transdermal and oral diclofenac in postoperative pain management following dental implant placement
[read article] [take test]
[exercise #407]

Subject Code 430 - Pediatric Dentistry

Association between body mass index and dental age in Hispanic children
[read article] [take test]
[exercise #406]

Success rates of Hall technique crowns in primary molars: a retrospective pilot study
[read article] [take test]
[exercise #408]


Subject Code 610 - Fixed Prosthodontics

Review of techniques for the intact removal of a permanently cemented restoration
[read article] [take test]
[exercise #409]

Subject Code 690 - Implants

Locator retention: does variation in number and configuration matter?
[read article] [take test]
[exercise #397]

Timing of soft tissue management around dental implants: a suggested protocol
[read article] [take test]
[exercise #403]


Subject Code 750 - Special Patient Care

Dental management of patients with inherited bleeding disorders: a multidisciplinary approach
[read article] [take test]
[exercise #413]

Subject Code 780 - Esthetics/Cosmetic Dentistry

Effect of high- or low-concentration bleaching agents containing calcium and/or fluoride on enamel microhardness
[read article] [take test]
[exercise #404]


Subject Code 784 - All Ceramic Crowns

Translucency and strength of high-translucency monolithic zirconium oxide materials
[read article] [take test]
[exercise #398]