BOARD APPROVED CERTIFICATION PROGRAMS/COURSES


MODERATE SEDATION AND GENERAL ANESTHESIA (DENTIST):

Moderate Sedation Board Approved Program/Course – 13 years of age or older 

  • Conscious Sedation Consulting with clinical cases conducted only at St. Barnabas Hospital Dental & Oral Surgery Clinic

    Moderate Sedation Board Approved Program/Course- 12 years of age or younger

    • The Board does not have any approved  Programs/Courses

      General Anesthesia Board Approved Programs/Course

      • The Board does not have any approved  Programs/Courses

        Laser Certification Board Approved Programs/Courses

        Board Approved Lasers Proficiency Courses (Dentists and Dental Hygienists): Please note: Online courses are NOT recognized for meeting laser proficiency requirement. Please verify with provider of specific laser course approved by the Nevada State Dental Board. Not all courses offered by a provider are recognized.

        Note: Although the Board has approved the following laser courses for satisfying laser proficiency requirements, a course may contain additional instruction for laser services not permissible in Nevada.  Prior to conducting use of the laser, Licensees are advised to refer to their regulations to verify intended laser service is within their scope of practice permissible in the State of Nevada. Note – Dental Hygienists: The supervising dentist must have also successfully completed a proficiency laser course recognized by the NSBDE: 

        • 21st Century Dentistry – Laser Certification Training/Laser Practice Refinement (NSBDE Approval Course #14-041) – Instructor: Janet Press, RDH 
        • Advanced Dental CE – Laser Education Curriculum (NSBDE Approval Course #17-024) - Instructor: Dr. Brad LaBrecque 
        • Advanced Dental Hygiene – Diode Laser Training & Certification (NSBDE Course #19-017) – Instructor(s): Joy Raskie, RDH; Linda A Hirce, RDH; Heather Angers, RDH
        • Advanced Integration and Mentoring – Utilization of the 970nm Diode Laser & Laser Safety In Dentistry (NSBDE Approval Course #11-060)   Instructor(s):Dr. Scott Benjamin; Jan LeBeau, RDH
        • Advanced Laser Training – Ultimate Laser Certification (LIVE) (NSBDE Approval Course #11-054)  – Instructor: Dr. Chris Owens 
        • Christopher J Walinksi, DDS – Diode Laser Dental Training Course (NSBDE Approval Course #14-043) – Instructor: Dr. Chris Walinski
        • Dedicated Dental Hygiene – Introduction to Laser (NSBDE Approval Course #19-016) – Instructor: Kristin Pristavec-Hunter, RDH
        • Implant Direct International – Laser Surgery: A Quantum Leap Forward (NSBDE Approval Course #14-003)  – Instructors: Dr. Blair Losee &  Mary Smith, RDH 
        • Institute for Advanced Laser Dentistry – Laser Education Curriculum (NSBDE Approval Course #11-053) – Instructors: Dr. Delwin McCarthy/Patrick McCormick 
        • Institute for Advanced Laser Dentistry –IALD Standard Proficiency Course for Hygienists, Dentists, and Dental Office Staff on the PerioLase MVP (NSBDE Approval Course #19-015)  – Instructor: Dr. Christopher Owens **Only for Dentists/Hygienists 
        • Michael Koceja, DDS-  Incorporating the Diode Laser Into Your Practice (NSBDE Approval        Course #14-021) – Instructor: Dr. Michael Koceja
        • Nevada Dental Association - (approved 3/22/2012) Biolase University: EZLase Training Program – Instructor:Dr. William Chen 
        • Nevada Dental Hygienists Association – Laser Certification Course (NSBDE Approval Course #11-055)  – Instructor: Dr. Michael Koceja  
        • Northern Nevada Dental Society - Laser Dentistry: Standard Course for Laser Proficiency & Certification (NSBDE Approval Course #14-040)Instructor: Dr. William Leavitt 
        • PDS University - Lasers For Dentistry (NSBDE Approval Course #19-012)  – Instructors: Charles Rodgers, DDS; Barbara Krueger; Jenelle J Paulo, RDH; Joy Rathnam, RDH; Jennifer Tumlinson, RDH
        • Productive Laser Hygiene Services, Inc – Standard Laser Proficiency (NSBDE Approval Course #17-025) - Instructor: Cindy Basile, RDH 
        • UNLV-SODM (approved 8/12/2011) An Introduction to All Tissue Laser Assisted Dentistry with Erbium YAG Laser – Instructor: Dr. William Leavitt 

        Laser courses offered by instructors currently certified by the Academy of Laser Dentistry (ALD) to instruct a laser course for proficiency may also be accepted. You can visit the ALD’s website to access their current list of laser instructors. 

         
        **In addition to the above listed providers, laser courses offered by instructors currently certified by the Academy of Laser Dentistry to teach laser instruction may also be accepted. You can visit their website to access their current list of laser instructors. **

          Botox, Dermal and Soft Tissue Fillers Certification Board Approved Programs/Courses (Dentist):

          Course(s) contain live patient instruction that must be conducted at a registered facility

          1. NSBDE approval program #18-015:  Advanced Dental CE -  conducted at Touro University (Henderson, NV Campus) Clinical/Didactic Instructor(s):  Dr. Sid Solomon; Dr. Scott Redlinger

            Facial Aesthetics for Dentists:
            TMJ, Botox, & Dermal Fillers Training & Certification  Total Certification Program – 24 units (12 didactic/12 hands-on)
          2. NSBDE approval program #18-021: 
            American Academy of Facial Esthetics – conducted at American Academy of Facial Esthetics
            Training Center – 101 Convention Center Drive, Las Vegas, Nevada or at Touro University   
            (Henderson Campus) - 874 American Pacific Drive, Henderson, Nevada
            Clinical/Didactic Instructor(s):  Louis Malcmacher, DDS; David De Jongh, DDS; Caron Glickman, DDS; Suzanne  M Haley, DMD; Olinga Hargreaves, DDS; Kristina Harvan, DDS; Mason Miner, DDS; BriAnna L Schraw, DMD; Douglas R Sewell, DMD; Elizabeth Slocum, DMD; Vesna Sutter, DDS; Jack M Troop, DDS; Amber Wiebe, DMD
            • Botulinum Toxin for Dental & Facial Esthetics (6 hours didactic/4 hours hands on)  
            • Soft Tissue Fillers for Dental & Facial Esthetics (6 hours didactic/4 hours hands on) 
            • Frontline TMJ & Orofacial Pain (6 hours didactic/4 hours hands on) 
            • Total AAFE Certification Program – 30.0 units
             
          3. NSBDE approval program #20-007: 
            Pacific Training Institute for Facial Aesthetics  – conducted at University of British Columbia – 2350 Health Sciences Mall, Vancouver, BC or A Smile Above – 451Bute Street, Vancouver, BC
            -Clinical/Didactic Instructor(s): Dr. Warren Roberts; Dr. Trevor Morhaliek; Dr. Kimit Rai  
            • Level 1 Advanced Anatomy Review & Intro to Botulinum (16 units) 
            • Level 2 Basic Botulinum Toxin: Cosmetic Upper Face & Pain (8 didactic/16 hands on) 
            • Level 4 Basic Facial Dermal Filler (20 didactic/12 hands on)
            • Total PTIFA Certification Program – 72 units   
              Note: To participate in this program and comply with British Columbia’s licensure requirements, please contact their licensing regulatory agency directly.
             
          4. NSBDE approval program #20-008:
            DentaSpa Seminars – conducted at University of Nevada Las Vegas School of Dental Medicine
            Clinical/Didactic Instructor(s): Michael L Golsen, DMD; Ricardo M Perez, DDS; Shawn Cabbell, DDS; Didactic Instructor(s): Corinn M Singletary, PA-C   
            • Botulinum Toxin and Dermal Filler Dental Training Program 
            • Total Certification Program – 24 units (12 didactic/12 hands on)
             
          5. NSBDE approval program #20-009:
            University of Alberta with UNLV-SODM – conducted at University of Nevada Las Vegas School of Dental Medicine
            – Clinical/Didactic Instructor(s): Dr. Saranjeev S Lalh; Dr. James Mah
            • Level 2 Basic Neuromodulators: Upper Face & Bruxism Treatment  
            • Level 3 Advanced Neuromodulators: Mid-Faxe and Lower Face/Neck Regions & Myofascial Pain & Dysfunction Treatment
            • Total Certification Program – 36 units (didactic/hands on)