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PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION

Dental professional continued education

Developed by leading experts, our free dental education materials are designed to help you develop and stay up-to-date with the latest oral health topics and gain valuable Continuing Education (CE) Credits.

The syllabus, which may be modified to meet individual institutional requirements, provides a comprehensive description of a 14-module online course*.

The course is intended to provide a framework to meet elements of educational requirements of Dental Students, Dental Hygiene Students, and Dental Assistant Students. In addition, the modules can serve as a resource to clinicians wishing to review evidence-based information on specific topics.

Each module may be taken online followed by an examination. In educational settings, successful completion of each module may be followed by a question and answer period and/or case-based small group discussions conducted by the institutional Course Director. A PDF is also available for each of the 14 modules, which may serve as a convenient resource in clinical settings.

*Please note that these 14 modules are available only at dentalcare.com. If you are a dentalcare.ca user, please register on dentalcare.com to access these courses. Click LEARN MORE for details.

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FEATURED EDUCATION COURSES

TOOTHPASTE: HOW AND WHY TO RECOMMEND
Librix

What’s in it for you and your patients? This course module will go into depth about the benefits of stabilized stannous fluoride and how to communicate benefits to your patients.

THOUGHT LEADER ARTICLES
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Understanding The Critical Role Of The Human Microbiome In Oral & Systematic Health
Dr. Salme Lavigne, RDH, PhD

With the results of the Human Microbiome Project recently revealed, new light has been cast on the widespread effects of the oral microbiome. The comcept tat disease is based on a state of microbial dybiosis when the normal symbiotic relationship is altered can be applied to numerous body locations.




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DISPELLING
Dispelling Misconceptions - Not All Fluoride Toothpastes Are Equal
Dr.Ward Noble,Prosthodontist

Historically, the use of sodium fluoride (NaF) toothpastes have proven to be highly effective for treatment of dental caries and are an important part of caries risk management systems (CAMBRA). More recently, however, the inclusion of stannous fluoride (SnF2) in toothpaste formulations has been shown to provide multiple oral health benefits in addition to those found in NaF dentifices.


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TOP
Oral Health Promotion:
Our Top Priority


One of the most important roles of dental professionals is our ethical responsibility to maintain the health of a patient's dentition for as long as possible. However, there are an overwhelming number of cases of preventable dental ailments, such as caries and periodontal disease, burdening our population. If approximately 92% of adults aged 20 to 64 have experienced caries and 46% have a form of periodontitis, are we doing our job?


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DENTAL HYGIENIST PROUD

Dental hygienist and patient

There are so many reasons to be a proud dental hygienist. You're a smile maker and a confidence builder. Crest + Oral-B celebrates #dentalhygienistproud by providing resources to help you do what you do best.