Caries Management in Practice
|Date:||Monday, November 7, 2022|
|Time:||8 p.m. to 10 p.m.|
|Location:||University of Maryland School of Dentistry - Live Webinar via Zoom|
|Tuition:||The Dental Professional: $69|
2 CDE credit hours - lecture
The University of Maryland School of Dentistry designated this activity for 2 Continuing Dental Education hours.
|Target Audience:||Pediatric dentists, general dentists, prosthodontists, endodontists, orthodontists, dental hygienists, dental assistants and front desk personnel|
|Presented by:||John D.B. Featherstone MSc, PhD|
|Conflict of Interest:||Nothing to disclose|
Dr. John D.B. Featherstone MSc, PhD is Dean Emeritus and Professor Emeritus of the School of Dentistry at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). His research over the past 47 years has covered several aspects of cariology leading to practical management of dental caries. He spearheaded the development of CAMBRA® (caries management by risk assessment) at UCSF and is currently helping implement caries management by risk assessment in several venues across the world. He has published over 300 papers and book chapters and has won numerous awards.
The course will provide the latest evidence-based information on caries risk assessment and caries management that will aid the practitioner and his/her team in delivering optimal care for all patients in clinical practice. The course will describe the tools to implement “caries management by risk assessment” in the dental office or in an academic environment. Implementation in dental practice provides patients with genuine hope and success in the management of their oral health. It is a practice builder.
At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to:
- Understand and know the pathological and protective factors related to caries initiation, progression and prevention clinically,
- Know the type and availability of fluoride products and delivery systems, antibacterial therapy, dietary modification, silver diamine fluoride and minimally invasive restorative methods for caries control,
- Learn how to effectively assess the caries risk of patients,
- Learn the knowledge and skills necessary to manage dental caries, especially in high-risk individuals who keep returning for further restorative work.