RESTORATIVE DENTISTRY PACKAGE 1 - 10 HOURS - LR110

$69.85
Contact hours will be awarded until this package's expiration date of 8/22/2019.

This 10-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, sealants, and allergic reactions to metals in the mouth.

This package replaces LRT10.

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Allergic Reactions to Metals in the Mouth, 3rd Edition - L0927
A wide variety of materials used for the construction of dental restorations, prostheses, and dental implants have the potential to caus...

A wide variety of materials used for the construction of dental restorations, prostheses, and dental implants have the potential to cause allergic reactions among dental patients.This basic-level course reviews the importance of metals for human health, identifies common harmful metals and their role in disease, and discusses hypersensitivity reactions, with particular regard to metal allergies in medical and dental patients. Such an understanding will help dental professionals make better-informed decisions about which biomaterials are the safest and most effective.

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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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Dental Sealants: Clinical Considerations for Selection and Placement - L0777
This basic-level course reviews the latest research and recommendations regarding the use of dental sealants. The course discusses the e...

This basic-level course reviews the latest research and recommendations regarding the use of dental sealants. The course discusses the epidemiology of caries disease and the materials currently used in dental sealants. Research findings on the effectiveness of sealants are presented, as well as the clinical considerations that must factor into any practitioner's decision to use dental sealants. Techniques for actual placement of dental sealants are outlined along with information on post-placement evaluation and follow-up care. Finally, safety concerns, including systemic toxicity, are discussed.

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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.