This course will provide a comprehensive look at prevalent oral conditions and concerns. Included in this program is information to help your patients achieve oral health and understand the connection to their systemic health. Based on current scientific evidence, this course will present assessment strategies and therapies to manage xerostomia, erosion, caries and dentin hypersensitivity.
- Discuss the role of saliva and causes of xerostomia
- Identify prevention and treatment of oral complications of xerostomia, in addition to palliative treatment for symptom relief
- Discuss the prevalence and mechanism of dentin hypersensitivity
- Differentiate between caries and acid erosion while incorporating therapies for the prevention and management of erosion, caries and dentin hypersensitivity