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Utah Dental Convention 2023
March 31 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Dental Hygiene Detective
CE Credits: 2
There are many clues that provide evidence of oral disease such as occlusal wear, recession, bleeding, fissured tongues, erythematic tissues, incipient lesions, and many more. Determining our patient’s high-risk factors for oral disease and systemic health is multifactorial, and our role as dental professionals allows us to evaluate and identify the first signs of disease. This program will help you and your team review patient risk factors in depth while empowering the clinician to compare clinical technologies that alight with the patient’s lifestyle to reduce disease.
- Review the role of pH in caries risk assessment and learn to identify stages of demineralization and remineralization
- Learn how to expedite risk assessments to enhance patient education and prevention
- Prioritize the patient’s high-risk factors to comprehensively decrease their risk of oral and systemic diseases
- Evaluate the latest clinical and home care technologies to decrease patient oral and systemic disease risk