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BMP Online CE

Following you will find information on the MDA Amalgam CE program. This online CE is part of a larger effort to educate dentists about best practices related to amalgam waste handling and disposal practices, including the use of amalgam separators. Dentists are encouraged to use these best practices to help reduce the effects of amalgam waste on the environment. You can find a multitude of resources at the ADA website, including:

Online CE Overview

Take the first step to becoming a dental leader in environment awareness. Learn about BMPs. Test your knowledge. Get free CE. Watch the MDA Amalgam educational presentation then test your knowledge of Amalgam Waste Best Management Practices. As a Member Benefit the Amalgam Waste Management CE is FREE to all MDA members. Nonmembers please note cost below.

Putting Into Place the BMPs for Amalgam Waste Objectives:

  • Learn about the history and composition of amalgam
  • Learn about the impact of amalgam on the environment
  • Discuss the ADA's Best Management Practices for amalgam
  • Learn how to select, install and maintain an amalgam separator in your office
  • Learn how to implement best management practices in your office

The video presentation has been split into sections for your convenience. Once you have viewed the video please proceed to the test options. After completing the test you will be contacted by the MDA via email.

Steps to CE Credit

  1. Watch the Amalgam Waste Video Presentation
  2. Review "Putting Into Place the BMPs for Amalgam Waste" powerpoint
  3. Complete and submit the CE test form to the MDA
  4. Receive CE email notification from the MDA

Amalgam Waste Presentation

NOTE: Download times can be lengthy because the files are large.

Powerpoint Presentation from Dr. Frederick Eichmiller, DDS
Putting Into Place the BMPs for Amalgam Waste PPS or PDF

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Test Options

MDA members can earn two free CE credits from the BMP course. To receive the CE credits offered, you must correctly answer at least 7 of the 10 of the questions.

For more information or questions email info@modental.org. Visit www.ada.org for more information and view the ADA's Best Management Practices for Amalgam Waste. Course release date December 2010.

For non-member dentists, the fee is $50 per credit hour, which must be paid before CE verification is provided.

The Missouri Dental Association is 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. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to the ADA CERP at www.ada.org/goto/cerp. The Missouri Dental Association designates this activity for 2 continuing education credits.

Additional BMP Resources

Release date: March 2011. Future review date: March 2014. Expiration date: March 2014.

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