2 CE credits
This course was
How to Work Effectively with
written for dentists,
Patients Who Have ADHD
A Peer-Reviewed Publication
Written by Lisa Dowst-Mayo, RDH, BSDH
Effectively treating patients with special needs can
be a challenge for many dental professionals. This
course will provide clinicians with the tools they need
to effectively treat patients with ADHD and assist in
making the appointment experience enjoyable for
both the provider and the patient. By increasing your
knowledge of ADHD diagnosis, classification, statistics
and treatment options including pharmacological
agents, your confidence level will improve and patient
At the conclusion of this educational activity participants will be
1. Differentiate between the different types of ADHD.
2. Discuss the etiology of ADHD
3. Describe the diagnosis and
treatment recommendations for
patients with ADHD.
4. Work effectively with ADHD
patients in the dental office.
Lisa Dowst-Mayo received her Bachelorette degree in dental hygiene
from Baylor College of Dentistry in 2002. She has been active member
in the tripartite of the America/Texas/Dallas & San Antonio dental
hygiene associations since graduation and has held numerous leadership positions both at the state and local levels. She has worked as a
full time clinical dental hygienist for the past 10 years and is currently
employed at Dominion Dental Spa, the ofce of Dr. Tifni Stratton,
DDS. She is a published author and national lecturer; you can contact
her through her website at lisamayordh.com.
Lisa Dowst-Mayo has no commercial ties with the sponsors or providers of the unrestricted educational grant for this course.
Publication date: Sept. 2014
Expiration date: Aug. 2017
This educational activity was developed by Penn Well’s Dental Group with no commercial support.
This course was written for dentists, dental hygienists and assistants, from novice to skilled.
Educational Methods: This course is a self-instructional journal and web activity.
Provider Disclosure: Penn Well does not have a leadership position or a commercial interest in any products or services
discussed or shared in this educational activity nor with the commercial supporter. No manufacturer or third party has had
any input into the development of course content.
Requirements for Successful Completion: To obtain 2 CE credits for this educational activity you must pay the required
fee, review the material, complete the course evaluation and obtain a score of at least 70%.
CE Planner Disclosure: Heather Hodges, CE Coordinator does not have a leadership or commercial interest with products
or services discussed in this educational activity. Heather can be reached at email@example.com
Educational Disclaimer: Completing a single continuing education course does not provide enough information to result
in the participant being an expert in the field related to the course topic. It is a combination of many educational courses
and clinical experience that allows the participant to develop skills and expertise.
Image Authenticity Statement: The images in this educational activity have not been altered.
Scientific Integrity Statement: Information shared in this CE course is developed from clinical research and represents
the most current information available from evidence based dentistry.
Known Benefits and Limitations of the Data: The information presented in this educational activity is derived from the
data and information contained in reference section. The research data is extensive and provides direct benefit to the patient
and improvements in oral health.
Registration: The cost of this CE course is $49.00 for 2 CE credits.
Cancellation/Refund Policy: Any participant who is not 100% satisfied with this course can request a full refund by
contacting PennWell in writing.
Supplement to Penn Well Publications
PennWell designates this activity for 2 continuing educational credits.
Dental Board of California: Provider 4527, course registration number CA# 02-4527-14078
“This course meets the Dental Board of California’s requirements for 2 units of continuing education.”
The PennWell Corporation is designated as an Approved PACE Program Provider by the
Academy of General Dentistry. The formal continuing dental education programs of this
program provider are accepted by the AGD for Fellowship, Mastership and membership
maintenance credit. Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial board of
dentistry or AGD endorsement. The current term of approval extends from (11/1/2011) to
(10/31/2015) Provider ID# 320452.
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