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Microabrasion course for Dental Practice

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

This session reviews the indications for microabrasion and describes the techniques used to carry out this procedure.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Identify the common causes of intrinsic tooth staining
  • Identify two contraindications to carrying out microabrasion
  • List five items used during the microabrasion process
  • List two types of treatment used to further reduce the visibility of tooth stains after microabrasion

Some teeth develop small white or brown mottled lesions for a number of reasons. When they affect the upper anterior teeth in the aesthetic zone, patients often ask about treatment options.


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Entry Requirements / Prerequisites

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

  • Enamel histology and structure
  • Tooth bleaching techniques
Instructors / Speakers
Prof 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
Microabrasion course for Dental Practice
Speciality Classification
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Dental, -- DENTAL --
Location
Provider Type
Education Provider
Duration
20 minutes
Location
Online
Reference
08_05_003
Access Duration (in months)
12
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