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    Item # LRS08
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    Denture Cleansing: An Essential Part of Patient Care, 2nd Edition

    Price: $19.95 
    Item # L0806  

    Release Date: July 31, 2013

    Review Date: December 13, 2016

    Expiration Date: December 12, 2019


    Effective denture cleansing is imperative to maintaining oral health and possibly preventing systemic diseases by removing dental plaque and microorganisms from the denture and other oral appliances. In fact, there is a strong positive correlation between denture cleanliness and lower bacterial colonization of dentures, as quantified by both the total anaerobic count and total aerobic count. Dental professionals, most notably dental hygienists, play an important role in controlling denture contamination and in instructing patients in the proper care and sanitization of removable dentures and orthodontic appliances.

    In this basic-level course, attention is directed primarily to complete and removable partial dentures, although the discussion applies equally to all removable dental appliances and devices. The course reviews the diverse colonization of microorganisms found on dentures and the associated oral and systemic health risks, the correlation between candidal infestation of dentures and denture-induced stomatitis, and the pros and cons of various denture cleansing methods.



    AGD Subject Code: 670
    Western Schools designates this activity for 2 continuing education credits.



    Fluoride Use in Modern Dental Practice: Action, Effect, and Delivery, 2nd Edition

    Price: $19.95 
    Item # L0761  

    Release Date: July 30, 2013

    Review Date: July 20, 2016

    Expiration Date: July 19, 2019


    Dental caries is a chronic, infectious and transmissible disease of multi-factorial origin. It is the single most common chronic disease in children worldwide, including the United States. Dental sealants, nutritional counseling, antimicrobial agents, oral hygiene instruction, early diagnostic measures, and fluorides can be used to manage this disease within a framework of early risk assessment and diagnostic procedures. Fluoride holds a special place in this paradigm because of its documented effectiveness in controlling and reducing dental caries.

    This basic-level course discusses the pre-eruptive and post-eruptive mechanisms of fluoride action as well as the sources of fluoride and recommended intake levels. The course examines the latest research on the efficacy, cost-effectiveness, and safety of community water fluoridation in the United States. The processes of demineralization and remineralization are explained along with the risks of fluoridation and the recommended use of fluoride in high-caries-risk patients.


    AGD Subject Code: 017

    Western Schools designates this activity for 2 continuing education credits.


    Preventing Pit and Fissure Caries With Sealants, 2nd Edition

    Price: $19.95 
    Item # L0773  

    Release Date: July 31, 2013

    Review Date: August 15, 2016

    Expiration Date: August 14, 2019


    The connection between pits and fissures and dental caries has long been recognized, but the diagnosis of carious pits and fissures can often be daunting. Even with newer technologies for caries diagnosis, it is still difficult to chart the progression of the disease since microscopic examination of this type of caries yields considerable variation. Recent research has attempted to evaluate differences in caries detection, conditioning, retention, demineralization/remineralization, shear bond strength, and microleakage, as well as caries progression after the placement of pit and fissure sealants. Further understanding of the pathophysiology of tooth decay, advances in materials, and the importance of proper technique will encourage dentists to more fully incorporate the use of pit and fissure sealants into clinical practice.

    This basic-level course provides dental professionals with the tools to identify the need for sealants and the type of sealant that is best for the patient and the dentition. The course reviews the pathophysiology of tooth decay, the role of sealants in preventing pit and fissure caries, and the different types of sealants in clinical use. The course focuses attention on the ADA’s clinical recommendations and presents the proper clinical steps to take in treating pit and fissure caries, from assessing the need for sealants to applying them.




    AGD Subject Code: 017

    Western Schools designates this activity for 2 continuing education credits.


    Lasers in Dentistry: From Fundamentals to Clinical Procedures, 2nd Edition

    Price: $19.95 
    Item # L0884  

    Review Date: January 10, 2018

    Expiration Date: January 9, 2021

    Original Release Date: January 13, 2012

    This is a basic laser operations course for every member of the dental team. This course provides outlines for safety regulations, discusses varying laser instruments, and the unique effects of laser energy on oral tissue. It also compares benefits and drawbacks of laser use. Several different clinical procedures are included with raw photo documentation. Every laser device is especially designed for a unique dental condition. A practicing clinician must understand each these devices and their power to interact with their target tissues. Whether the laser is removing decay, reshaping the gingiva, removing lesions or used in a whitening procedure, the same underlying principle of laser use apply. In this course, the fundamental principle taught is that the least amount of energy or power should be used to reach the specific treatment outcome.


    AGD Subject Code: 752

    Western Schools designates this activity for 2 continuing education credits.

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