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1213 Power Toothbrushes: Everything You Need to Know to Make Informed Recommendations (AGD 130)

1213 Power Toothbrushes: Everything You Need to Know to Make Informed Recommendations (AGD 130)

1213 Power Toothbrushes: Everything You Need to Know to Make Informed Recommendations (AGD 130)

Ginger B. Mann, BSDH, MS; Bettina Wick-Urban, MS, PhD
Ginger B. Mann, BSDH, MS; Bettina Wick-Urban, MS, PhD
on behalf of American Dental Assistants Association

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Launch date: 13 Aug 2016

Expiry Date: 31 May 2018

Last updated: 27 Apr 2017

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1213 Power Toothbrushes: Everything You Need to Know to Make Informed Recommendations (AGD 130)
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This course is only available to trainees days after purchase. It would need to be repurchased by the trainee if not completed in the allotted time period. This course is no longer available. You will need to repurchase if you wish to take the course again.

Description

Are you overwhelmed with questions from your patients about power toothbrushes? Feel like you can’t keep abreast of the newest products on the market and their effectiveness? This course describes the newest products, safety, selection parameters, and patient instruction. Learn how to locate and use current research to make informed recommendations for your patients. (Sponsored in part by an educational grant from Crest Oral–B.)

Objectives

Upon completion of this course, the dental professional should be able to:
Objective 1:
Discuss the history of the power toothbrush.
Objective 2:
Understand the different electric toothbrush technologies.
Objective 3:
Describe the clinical significance of plaque.
Objective 4:
Detail the power toothbrush’s effect on plaque, gingivitis, calculus and stain.
Objective 5:
Discuss the oral safety considerations of power toothbrushes.
Objective 6:
Describe the basis for professional recommendation of electric toothbrushes.
Objective 7:
Summarize research presented on patient compliance with brushing recommendations.
Objective 8:
Instruct patients on the use of power toothbrushes.
Ginger B. Mann, BSDH, MS; Bettina Wick-Urban, MS, PhD

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Ginger B. Mann, BSDH, MS; Bettina Wick-Urban, MS, PhD
on behalf of American Dental Assistants Association

Ginger B. Mann, BSDH, MS
Ms. Mann was a clinical associate professor at the UNC School of Dentistry at Chapel Hill for ten years. She graduated from Old Dominion University in 1991 with a Master’s Degree in Dental Hygiene Education. During her ten years at UNC she was responsible for teaching numerous courses, including Dental Health Education and Clinical Coordinator for second year dental hygiene students. Ms. Mann has received numerous teaching excellence awards. She is a published author and presents continuing education courses. Currently she is the project coordinator for numerous community projects focusing on preschool aged children. Ms. Mann is also a part-time clinical instructor at Wake Technical Community College and an adjunct faculty at the UNC School of Dentistry at Chapel Hill.

Bettina Wick-Urban, MS, PhD
Dr. Wick-Urban is the Global Scientific Information Manager in Oral Care for Brushing and Interdental Cleaning at Procter & Gamble. She graduated from Albert-Ludwig-University in Freiburg in 1992 with a Master’s Degree in Pharmacy and obtained a PhD degree in experimental cancer therapy in 1996. In 2006, she also obtained a journalism degree. Dr. Wick-Urban joined Procter & Gamble in 1999 and has held various European and global scientific communication positions in Pharmaceutical and Oral Care. She has published numerous original research articles and reviews.

The writers of the course want to acknowledge the expertise of Shelly Campbell for her medical writing assistance.

Current Accreditations

This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • Academy of General Dentistry (PACE)
  • 3.00 Hours -
    Reference number: AGD 130

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