Caries Management

Category: Cariology and Caries Management
Author(s): V. Kim Kutsch
Target Audience: Dental Assistants, Dental Hygienists, Dentists
Cost: $19.00
ADA Credits: 1
AGD Credits: 1

Webinar: Dental caries continues to be a pandemic disease. In order to control this disease, an approach is needed that balances the oral environment to help prevent caries. Options include the use of fluoride, antibacterial therapies, pH neutralization and the use of other agents. Utilizing these and providing patients with wellness information are suitable approaches for the control of dental caries.

Educational Objectives

The overall objective of this course is to provide information on preventing dental caries. At the end of this webinar participants will be able to do the following:

1.    Describe the factors that play a role in caries risk;
2.    Review the definitions of high, moderate and low caries risk patients; and
3.    Delineate strategies that can be employed to reduce dental caries.