Cariology + Oral Hygiene 101 (Ep 11, 21 and 22)

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You will earn 1.5 hours of CE.

Part one features Dr. Liran Levin, DMD from episode 11 of the podcast. In this lesson Dr. Levin will answer some of the following questions: What does the literature have to say about which powered toothbrush is most effective? The oscillating-rotating type or sonic action? How should implants be prioritized in a treatment plan? Do they enjoy equal footing with a natural tooth? Part two features Dr. Ryan Nolan, DMD. He has done extensive work with dental biofilm research and been a vanguard in integrating nanotechnology into dentistry. He’s here to share his extensive evidence-based knowledge-set as it pertains to the caries process and his pioneering work with silver nanoparticles in dentistry. Dental Digest Institute features all the episodes of the Dental Digest Podcast. In this course, you will take a quiz per each episode of the dental digest podcast and then obtain CE credit. To read more about our refund/cancellation policy click here. To contact us click here. We have no commercial support to declare. No prior skill/level required. AGD Subject Code: 010

CE Objectives

  • Compare and contrast the efficacy of powered toothbrushes vs a manual toothbrush 
  • Develop an appreciation for the importance of educating patients on good home-care practices
  • Techniques for motivating patients to improve oral hygiene
  • Develop a nuanced understanding for the caries process
  • Become acquainted with the benefits of silver nanoparticles in addressing caries 

About the Speakers

Dr. Ryan Nolan was formerly the chief scientist at Novus Research. He was also a formulation specialist at Maple Mountain. He founded Elementa Silver. Elementa Silver harnesses silver nanoparticles to improve oral health. He received his DMD from Midwestern University. To learn more about Dr. Nolan, click here.

Dr. Liran Levin is a professor of periodontology at the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Canada. He is also a visiting professor at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA.  He is currently the President-elect of the International Association for Dental Traumatology (IADT) and was chairing the 2020 IADT dental trauma guidelines committee. To learn more about Dr. Levin, click here.

Teaching Method: Self-Paced/Audio/Web Mediated
Conflict of Interest Statement: Dr. Liran Levin is a consultant for Proctor & Gamble. Dr. Ryan Nolan is an owner of Elementa.

Lesson Length: 90 min
CE credit: 1 hour (self-instruction)
Release Date: 12/21/20
Review Date: 12/21/20
Expiration/Availability Date: 12/21/23