Creating Inclusive Smiles. Recognizing and Addressing Implicit Bias in Dentistry

This course aims to give participants a comprehensive understanding of implicit bias in dentistry, enabling them to recognize its profound impact on patient care and foster a more inclusive and equitable dental practice. Throughout the course, attendees will delve into the most current research regarding implicit bias to the delivery and accessibility of oral healthcare services. They will also learn about various methods that can be used to recognize and reduce implicit bias.

Creating Inclusive Smiles. Recognizing and Addressing Implicit Bias in Dentistry

Current research on implicit bias in accessing and delivering oral healthcare services underscores the pressing need for awareness, education, and systemic changes within the dental profession. By recognizing and addressing these biases, oral healthcare providers can work towards creating a more inclusive and equitable environment for all patients.

Course objectives: 

  • Recognize signs of personal bias and understand their impact on decision-making, communication, and interpersonal relationships
  • Develop strategies to recognize, address, and reduce implicit bias and promote equitable access to oral healthcare in your dental practice
  • Discover how to serve a diverse population, promote diversity and inclusion, practice cultural humility, and implement fair access to oral healthcare services

Length: 1 HOUR | Credits: 1.0 CE | AGD Code: 558 – Diversity Inclusion/Cultural Competence

Kristine Berry

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$ 59.00

Credit Hours:


AGD Subject Code:

558 - Diversity Inclusion/Cultural Competence

Provider Approval:

Nationally Recognized (AGD-PACE) Academy of General Dentistry Program approval for Continuing Education

Who the course is for:

Dental Hygienists
Office Managers
Team Leaders & Regional Managers

Self Study:

Access to recording and any resources for 1 year

What Dental Zing students say

I really enjoyed the course. It was everything as promised, and more!

Kelvin Black, DDS

I definitely recommend taking a course. Once you start, you won’t want to stop. I’m learning so much!!!

Zasha Swan, Office Manager

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