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Dentine Hypersensitivity course for Dental Practice

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

This session will outline the prevalence, distribution, differential diagnosis, aetiology and treatment, to enable a management strategy to be drawn up for the dental team to treat patients with dentine hypersensitivity.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Diagnose dentine hypersensitivity
  • Describe the aetiology of dentine hypersensitivity
  • Treat and manage dentine hypersensitivity

Dentine hypersensitivity (DH) is a chronic, episodic dental pain condition characterised by short, sharp, pain arising from exposed dentine in response to stimuli, which cannot be ascribed to any other form of dental defect or pathology.


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Entry Requirements / Prerequisites

Before commencing this session you should have a basic knowledge of:

  • Tooth structure
  • The relationship between enamel, dentine and pulp
  • Periodontal disease
Instructors / Speakers
Nicola West BDS FDS RCS PhD FDS (Rest Dent),
Dent) Senior Lecturer and Honorary Consultant in Restorative Dentistry at Bristol Dental School & Hospital.

Dr Nicola West is Senior Lecturer and Honorary Consultant in Restorative Dentistry (Periodontology) at the Bristol Dental Hospital and School. She undertakes specialist practice in both the hospital and private practice setting and holds a teaching appointment at the University of Bristol for undergraduate, postgraduate and continuing professional education courses.

Nicola leads the Clinical Trials Unit team in the Bristol Dental Hospital, working closely with industrial sponsors as well as with university colleagues in the fields of dentine hypersensitivity, tooth wear, oral health care products, bleaching, staining and plaque and gingivitis. Nicola is a regular speaker internationally in these fields.

Delivery
Title
Dentine Hypersensitivity course for Dental Practice
Speciality Classification
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Dental, -- DENTAL --
Location
Provider Type
Education Provider
Location
Online
Reference
08_07_005
Access Duration (in months)
12
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