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This course is designed to offer senior care professionals information about the importance of good oral care in residents, as well as tips for improving resident health through good oral hygiene.


The learner will learn:

  • The impact of poor oral care.
  • Basics of the oral cavity.
  • Tools for oral care beyond brushing and flossing.
  • How a dental hygienist is different from a dentist and dental assistant.
  • Educational differences between CNA and dental hygienists.


    This course includes a pre-test to identify areas to focus on. Course content that allows you to read the material on screen or print it to read off screen and retain for future reference. A final test to demonstrate knowledge. Once the final test is competed with a 70% passing score you will be able to print your certificate immediately.

course quick facts
course code 109
cost $24.95
estimated time to
complete course
2 Hours
course materials
360 Days

Angie Stone, RDH, BS and Shirley Gutkowski, RDH, BSDH. Angie has an Associate Degree in Dental Hygiene and and a BS in Psychology. She is currently President of Oral Health Concepts. Shirley has a BS Degree in Dental Hygiene. She is currently working as an Oral Health Advisor for Onsite Health Care.


I felt that it was a good review of everything that we have been taught, I did not find anything that was not valuable. Vivian R.

about is the leading online provider of Continuing Education Units for nursing home and assisted living administrators and those needing training to work with senior, Alzheimer's and dementia patients. Their courses are 100% online and CEU credits can be completed at home or where you work. All courses when completed allow students to print out a certificate of completion for verification they have successfully completed their CEU credits. is accredited by NCERS/NAB for nursing home administrators, assisted living administrators, RNs, LCSW and MFTs throughout the U.S. They are also approved for Kansas Adult Care Home Administrators (KDHE) and California RCFE and ARF administrators.