RESTORATIVE DENTISTRY PACKAGE 2 - 8 HOURS - LRT08

$55.95
Contact hours will be awarded until this package's expiration date of 8/14/2019.

This 8-hour package of continuing education includes 4 individual courses covering restorative dentistry. Appropriate for dentists, hygienists, and assistants, topics in this package include denture cleansing, dental dams, lasers in dentistry, and preventing pit and fissure caries with sealants.

This package replaces LRS08.

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Application and Removal of Dental Dams, 3rd Edition - L0928
This basic-level course is designed for dentists, dental hygienists, and dental assistants interested in becoming more knowledgeable and...

This basic-level course is designed for dentists, dental hygienists, and dental assistants interested in becoming more knowledgeable and proficient in the use and application of dental dams. The course outlines the benefits of using dental dams in clinical practice, provides an overview of the types of dental dams currently available, and describes the equipment needed to use dams successfully. The steps for standard, quickdam, and slit dam application, inversion, and removal are identified. Minor challenges, such as maneuvering around a bridge, are also addressed.

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Denture Cleansing: An Essential Part of Patient Care, 3rd Edition - L0970
Most denture patients, as well as patients with removable orthodontic appliances, tend to be haphazard in practice when it comes to clea...

Most denture patients, as well as patients with removable orthodontic appliances, tend to be haphazard in practice when it comes to cleansing their dental appliances. 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. This basic-level 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.

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Lasers in Dentistry 2nd Edition - L0884
This is a basic laser operations course for every member of the dental team. This course provides outlines for safety regulations, discu...

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.

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Preventing Pit and Fissure Caries with Sealants, 2nd Edition - L0773
This basic-level course provides dental professionals with the tools to identify the need for sealants and the type of sealant that is b...

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.