Anti Infectives

Presented by: Dr. Jasdev Bhalla

RCDSO Expiry Date: November 30, 2025

To qualify as a Core Category 1 course, the course certificate must be issued no later than this date.

RCDSO CE Points: 3, Category 1

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  • Dr Jasdev Bhalla

    Dr. Jasdev Bhalla BDS, MSc, FADSA

    Dr. Jasdev Bhalla is a highly qualified and experienced dental professional specializing in Dental Anesthesiology. He is a Board Certified Specialist in Dental Anesthesiology and holds the prestigious Diplomat status from the American Board of Dental Anesthesiology. In 2008, he became the first individual in Canada to achieve this certification from the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario. Dr. Bhalla has a strong academic background and has made significant contributions to dental education. He served as a Clinical Instructor at the University of Toronto in the Department of Dental Anesthesia. Prior to that, he held an Assistant Professorship at the same university, further showcasing his expertise and dedication to the field. At MM Family and Sleep Dentistry, Dr. Bhalla’s primary responsibility is to ensure the safe sedation of both children and adult patients. To provide the highest level of care, he has undergone additional training in Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) for children and Advanced Cardiac Life Support for adults. These certifications demonstrate his commitment to maintaining the well-being of patients throughout the sedation process.

    Furthermore, Dr. Bhalla places great emphasis on continuous learning and professional development. He actively engages in lifelong study and continuing education to stay updated with the latest advancements in dental anesthesiology. His ongoing pursuit of knowledge aims to promote patient safety and maintain impeccable practice standards at MM Family and Sleep Dentistry. With his extensive qualifications, experience, and dedication to patient care, Dr. Jasdev Bhalla is an esteemed specialist in Dental Anesthesiology, striving to provide the highest quality dental services while ensuring the well-being and comfort of his patients.

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This course offers a concise yet comprehensive exploration of the key principles and practices related to infection control in dental healthcare. Participants will delve into the use of antimicrobial agents, including antibiotics and antiseptics, to prevent, manage, and treat dental infections. The course also emphasizes the critical importance of responsible antibiotic use to combat resistance. Dental professionals, students, and anyone interested in maintaining a safe and infection-free dental practice will find this course invaluable for ensuring the well-being of both patients and practitioners.

Learning Objectives 

Upon completing this course:

  • Participants will be able to demonstrate a thorough understanding of the various antimicrobial agents used in dental practice.
  • Participants will gain the knowledge and skills required to assess and select appropriate anti-infective treatments for different dental conditions
  • Participants will appreciate the significance of infection control and antibiotic stewardship, enabling them to contribute to effective and responsible dental care in the context of infection prevention and management.