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Caries Prevention course for Dental Practice

Speciality Classification
Oral Health
Location
Online
Delivery
Online
Duration
25 minutes
Subject matter expert
eLearning for Healthcare
Provider
eIntegrity
Endorsed By
Faculty of Dental Surgery

This session intends to highlight the principle methods of caries prevention.

Learning Objectives

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

  • List the reasons why saliva flow is important in caries prevention
  • Describe the importance of diet in caries prevention
  • Describe the role of fluoride in prevention of caries
  • Explain the importance of plaque control in caries prevention
  • Demonstrate the delivery of caries preventative advice to patients

Caries is a key to every dentists' working practice. The prevention of caries is an integral part of oral health promotion.


PRM123
Entry Requirements / Prerequisites

Before commencing this session you should have completed the following e-Den sessions:

  • Patient Assessment/Health Promotion and Disease Prevention/What Is Health Promotion? (141-0035)
  • Patient Assessment/Health Promotion and Disease Prevention/Fissure Sealing - When And Where (141-0041)
Instructors / Speakers
Zehra Yonel,
Oral Surgeon

Following graduation from the University of Birmingham, Zehra worked in general practice in the Birmingham area. She then spent a year as a restorative SHO in the Eastman Dental Hospital.

Following this, Zehra undertook an oral surgery post, with maxillofacial surgery on call commitments.

In addition to this, Zehra also treats both adult and paediatric patients with the adjunct of sedation, as a means of anxiety management.

Delivery
Title
Caries Prevention course for Dental Practice
Speciality Classification
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Dental, -- DENTAL --
Location
Provider Type
Education Provider
Duration
25 minutes
Location
Online
Reference
08_01_006
Access Duration (in months)
12
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