This course will provide the most up-to-date information regarding emerging technologies to manage caries in your practice, also in non-restorative ways. The talk will review the science behind caries management developments and will provide the framework and back drop for a movement toward “a new kind of dentistry”. It will discuss the big trends in the dental profession and indicate how medical management of caries is at the hub of much of product development.
At the completion of this course, the participant will be able to:
- List currently available caries detection devices
- Describe new technologies and how they will detect caries at a very early stage
- Describe methods of risk assessment for dental caries
- Understand some of the emerging science related to oral biofilms and its impact on our understanding of dental caries including the use of silver diamine fluoride
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Of interest to Dentists, Students & Residents, Dental Auxiliaries and Dental Office Staff
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Original Continuing Education Certificates are subject to Dental Board of California audit and should be retained by the licentiate for a period of six years. Completion of these courses does not constitute authorization for the attendee to perform any services that he or she is not legally authorized to perform based on his or her license or permit type. This course meets the Dental Board of California’s requirements for above designated units of continuing education.
Course Materials Features
- Lessons 2
- Topics 0
- Quizzes 1
- Students 1
- Certificate Yes
- Assignment No
- Category Behavior Management
- Lecture Length 147 minutes
- Original Release Date April 1, 2022
- Review Date April 1, 2022
- Expiration Date April 1, 2025