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Oral Hard Tissue Disease and Home Care Management
Learning Objectives

Course Author(s): Robert  V. Faller, BS

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, the dental professional should be able to:

  • Demonstrate understanding of causes of mineral loss in hard tissues of the oral cavity.
  • Distinguish between mineral loss due to caries process versus the erosive tooth wear process.
  • Explain human protective factors for oral hard tissue.
  • Differentiate amongst common dentifrice fluoride compounds.
  • Recommend self-care treatment options based on the primary causes of density loss.