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Assessment of Disease Levels and Factors that will Impact on Caries Status course for Dental Practioners

Speciality Classification
Oral Health
Location
Online
Delivery
Online
Subject matter expert
eLearning for Healthcare
Provider
eIntegrity
Endorsed By
Faculty of Dental Surgery, elfh, NHS

This session will cover the practical, chair-side assessment of caries risk. It will also outline the social, oral and medical factors which affect caries risk.

Learning objectives

By the end of this session you will be able to:

  • identify the key elements of clinical caries risk assessment
  • describe the role of social factors that influence the development of caries
  • describe the role of medical factors that influence the development of caries
  • describe the role of oral factors that influence the development of caries
  • identify the social, medical and oral factors that are contributing to active caries in an individual patient

This session provides an introduction to the general factors (social and medical) and local factors (oral) that influence the development of caries.


PRM123
Entry Requirements / Prerequisites

Before commencing this session you should:

  • have a basic knowledge of the histopathological processes involved in the development of enamel and dentine caries
  • have a basic knowledge of the interpretation of bitewing radiographs in caries diagnosis
Instructors / Speakers
Jeremy Rees,
Professor of Restorative Dentistry, Module Editor for e-Den Modules 8 and 9

Professor Rees is a restorative dentist based at Cardiff University Dental School. His research interests are in dental materials, tooth whitening, tooth wear and dentine sensitivity. He is part of the ’Mineralised Tissue Biology in Repair and Regeneration of the Dental Tissues’ Research Group at Cardiff.

He is also part of Module Editorial Team at e-Den, heading up Module 8 Restoration of Teeth, and Module 9 Replacement of Teeth.

Delivery
Title
Assessment of Disease Levels and Factors that will Impact on Caries Status course for Dental Practioners
Speciality Classification
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Dental, -- DENTAL --
Location
Provider Type
Education Provider
Location
Online
Reference
01_17
Access Duration (in months)
12
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Modules this course belongs to
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