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Online Self-Study Continuing Education (CE) Course

Indications of In-Office Treatments: Topical Fluoride, Varnish, Foam and Gels Indications of In-Office Treatments: Topical Fluoride, Varnish, Foam and Gels

Continuing Education Credits:
1 CEU (Continuing Education Unit)

Course Presenter(s):
Shannon Pace Brinker, CDA, CDD


Date Added:
08/07/2013

Course Description:

A study conducted in the 1990s, demonstrated a steady rate of decline of instances of coronal caries through the 1980s. This decline was attributed to an increase in oral health education regarding diet, oral hygiene and an increased awareness about the benefits of applying fluoride-containing topical treatments such as dental sealants varnishes, foams, or gels to the teeth of individuals of all ages in moderate-to-high risk groups for caries. This presentation reviews the history, efficacy, and indications. You will learn the history of all varnishes, differences in fluoride foams and gels as well as which fluorides work best for different patients and practices.

Learning Objectives:

Continuing Education Course Modules
1 Indications of In-Office Treatments: Topical Fluoride, Varnish, Foam and Gels
A study conducted in the 1990s, demonstrated a steady rate of decline of instances of coronal caries through the 1980s. This decline was attributed to an increase in oral health education regarding diet, oral hygiene and an increased awareness about the benefits of applying fluoride-containing topical treatments such as dental sealants varnishes, foams, or gels to the teeth of individuals of all ages in moderate-to-high risk groups for caries. This presentation reviews the history, efficacy, and indications. You will learn the history of all varnishes, differences in fluoride foams and gels as well as which fluorides work best for different patients and practices.
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