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OSAP 2020 Annual Conference





If you missed the live 2020 OSAP Virtual Conference you can now purchase on-demand recordings! We are offering two options:


$499 - Full Conference Package

Includes on-demand access to 16 courses worth up to 16.50 CE hours (ADA CERP and AGD PACE), and any associated presentation materials (e.g., PowerPoint slides, etc.). Once purchased, access to the on-demand recordings will be available until December 31, 2021. The sessions included in the Full Conference Package are:


  • Dr. John S. Zapp Global Lecture- Superbugs: The Race to Stop an Epidemic
  • A 360 View of Point of Care Testing for COVID-19
  • COVID-19 & Dentistry – Beyond the Headlines
  • Keynote: Using History and Science to Anticipate the Future
  • Dental Unit Waterlines Panel Discussion
  • Creating a Culture of Safety in Dentistry: One Specialty’s Journey
  • OSAP-DANB Certifications: Which Path is Right for Me?
  • Nitrous Oxide Safety in Dentistry
  • CDC Division of Oral Health: Fulfilling Core Mission and COVID-19 Priorities
  • Dentistry’s PPE Crisis: How We Got in This Mess, and How We’ll Get Out of It
  • Antibiotic Stewardship
  • How to Operationalize Interim Guidance and Talk to Patients During the COVID-19 Pandemic
  • CBCT: Good, Bad and Sometimes…Ugly!
  • Navigation of an Infection Control Breach in Dentistry
  • Make Your Safety Message Stick: Top 5 Strategies for Building Safety Culture
  • How Have DSOs Responded to COVID-19?


$99 - Individual Courses
Includes access to one course, and any associated presentation materials (e.g., PowerPoint slides, etc.). Most courses are worth 1 CE hour (ADA CERP and AGD PACE). Once purchased, access to the recordings will be available until December 31, 2021.





Participants will be able to:

  1. Describe current and emerging issues related to infection prevention and safety in oral healthcare settings.
  2. List new resources, tools, and networks to optimize compliance.
  3. Identify important attributes to develop and enhance global leadership for the optimal delivery of infection prevention and The Safest Dental VisitTM.


The target audience for the Virtual Conference includes, but is not limited to: 

  • Clinicians
  • Educators
  • Infection Control Coordinators
  • Consultants and Lecturers
  • Compliance Officers of State Dental Boards
  • Risk Managers
  • Policy Makers
  • Sterilization Technicians
  • Hospitals and FQHCs with Dental Clinics
  • Companies Engaged in IC and Safety Products and Services


View Program Guide




OSAP is an ADA Continuing Education Recognition Program (CERP) 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 Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at 

This continuing education activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the standards of the ADA Continuing Education Recognition Program (ADA CERP) through joint efforts between OSAP and CE Exchange.

Please email the OSAP office at or call +1 (410) 571-0003 if you wish to be in contact with the course author/creator(s) with any questions or for clarification of course concepts.


AGD Members: CE Exchange will submit attendance verification to the AGD on your behalf. Please allow at least 30 days for documentation of participation to be added to your transcript.

California Dental Board Registered Provider:

  • Provider ID #: RP4067
  • Valid Until: 02/28/2021

New York State Education Department Approved Provider:

  • Provider ID #: IC061
  • Valid Until: 02/28/2024


All participating faculty are expected to disclose to the audience any significant financial interest or other relationship with:

  1. the manufacturer of any commercial products and/or provider of commercial services discussed in an educational presentation and
  2. any commercial supporters of the activity.

2020 OSAP Annual Conference Planning Committee Disclosures:

Susan P. Cottrell, RDH
Harvard School of Dental Medicine
Disclosure: No relevant financial relationships to disclose

Eve Cuny, MS (Conference Co-Chair)
University of the Pacific School of Dentistry
Disclosure: No relevant financial relationships to disclose

Matt Deck
SUNY Buffalo Dental Medicine 
Disclosure: No relevant financial relationships to disclose

Kathy Eklund, RDH, MPH
The Forsyth Institute
Disclosure: No relevant financial relationships to disclose

LCDR Matthew Ellis, MPH, CIC, REHS (Conference Co-Chair)
U.S./DHHS- Indian Health Service (IHS)
Disclosure: No relevant financial relationships to disclose

CAPT Ryan Fagan, MD, MPH&TM
Centers for Disease Control
Disclosure: No relevant financial relationships to disclose

Ginny Jorgensen, CDA, EFDA
Portland Community College 
Disclosure: No relevant financial relationships to disclose

Shannon Mills, DDS
Self-Employed Consultant
Disclosure: Peer review copy editor for Integrated Media Solutions 

Joyce Moore, RDH, BSDH, CRCST
Compass Dental Safety
Disclosure: Employer - Midmark Corporation, 3M

Patricia Podolak, DDS, MPH
Springhurst Associates, LLC.
Disclosure: No relevant financial relationships to disclose

Doug Risk, DDS
Tidewater Dental
Disclosure: No relevant financial relationships to disclose

Holly Way
Hu-Friedy Mfg, Co, LLC
Disclosure: Employer - Hu-Friedy Mfg, Co, LLC


The 2020 OSAP Annual Conference is planned and presented by the 2020 OSAP Annual Conference Planning Committee to provide attendees with a relevant and rewarding continuing educational experience. However, neither the content of a course nor the use of specific products in lectures or workshops should be construed as indicating endorsement or approval by OSAP of the views presented or the products used.

Speakers and authors of CE activities are required to present a balanced view of therapeutic options, use generic names of products whenever possible, use images that have not been falsified or misrepresent the outcome of treatment, and refrain from marketing or promoting any products or commercial services. Speakers and authors are required to include peer-reviewed content supported by generally accepted scientific principles or methods that can be substantiated or supported with peer-reviewed scientific literature that is relevant and current. Speakers and authors must support clinical recommendations with references from the scientific literature, with a sound scientific basis, whenever possible. Speakers and authors of CE activities are required to disclose to participants any financial, commercial, or promotional interest in a product or company that may influence their presentations. However, OSAP shall not be liable for a speaker's failure to disclose such interest.

Please be advised that courses, speakers or scheduling may change without notice.


Course Content
Please email  or call (410) 571-0003 if you have any questions about the course content.
Technical Difficulties
Please email  if you encounter technical difficulties. 



Access to Recordings

Purchase of the on-demand recordings allows access until December 31, 2021. You may access the on-demand recordings as often as you would like until this date.


The fees for the on-demand recordings are nonrefundable.

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