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The Medical Management of Caries

The Medical Management of Caries

The Medical Management of Caries

Steven Duffin, DDS
Steven Duffin, DDS
on behalf of Dental Town

$36.00 $ 36.00 $ 36.00

$36.00 $ 36.00 $ 36.00

$ 36.00 $ 36.00 $ 36.00
$ 36.00 $ 36.00 $ 36.00
Normal Price: $36.00 $36.00

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Launch date: 08 Mar 2017
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Last updated: 08 Mar 2017

Reference: 170517

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Description

This program follows the history of cariology from the 1800s to the present. The principal contributions made by scientists such as WD Miller, GV Black, Bill Costerton and Phillip Marsh are reviewed. The use of silver nitrate to arrest caries prior to the placement of restorations is discussed. The reasons that dentistry has remained largely a surgical profession in spite of the bacterial infections nature of caries is discussed and the advantages of introducing a medical management component to dental treatment proposed.

Objectives

Objectives
To become familiar with the history and current knowledge of Caries. To understand how to manage caries as a chronic bacterial disease. To gain a better understanding of antimicrobials in the management of caries. How standard restorative practices play a role in the managment of caries. To gain a better understanding as to how Caries is considered to be a biosocial disease.
Steven Duffin, DDS

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Steven Duffin, DDS
on behalf of Dental Town

Dr. Steven Duffin is a general dentist practicing in Keizer Oregon. He has a large Medicaid patient population and is interested in alternative approaches to disease management and the promotion of wellness. He is a faculty member at OHSU and conducts original research in his office.

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

  • Academy of General Dentistry (PACE)
  • 1.50 Hours

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