Toss the Floss: Rethinking Home Care

Flossing and brushing are no longer the gold standards of oral disease prevention.

A patient’s social history, medical history, oral pH, and dental IQ are essential for clinicians to interpret and discuss chairside.
Providing customized oral care recommendations based on each patient’s needs and lifestyle will create the change we desire. This course is designed to equip clinicians with the knowledge they need to provide individualized home care product recommendations.

  • Evaluate communication styles and how motivational interviewing increases case acceptance
  • Determine alternative technologies to enhance biofilm removal
  • Investigate the science behind the products
  • Review individualized oral health products to reduce oral disease

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