Repair and Protect Enamel with Remineralizing Agents

Deborah Levin-Goldstein, RDH, MS, Repair and Protect Enamel with Remineralizing Agents
Speaker: Deborah Levin-Goldstein, RDH, MS
Category: Cariology
CE Credits: 1.5
Format: MP4 Video
Caries is a dynamic disease process involving the cyclic demineralization and remineralization of the tooth structure. A key preventive approach is maintaining an oral environment favorable to reminer...more
  • Running Time: 1 hour
  • Released: 8/26/2015
  • Expiration Date: 7/2/2019
  • Review Date: 7/2/2016
CE Details
Credit Details
This electronically delivered self-instructional program is designated for 1.5 hours of CE credit by Farran Media.

The fee to view this course is $36. This cost includes the fee to take the exam and claim your CE credits.

Synopsis:


Caries is a dynamic disease process involving the cyclic demineralization and remineralization of the tooth structure. A key preventive approach is maintaining an oral environment favorable to remineralization. Fluoride’s ability to promote remineralization is limited by the availability of calcium and phosphate in saliva. The four types of remineralizing therapeutics that attract calcium and phosphate will be discussed as well as the caries process and CAMBRA.


Description of Speaker:
Deborah Levin-Goldstein is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and Columbia University. She has been a dental hygiene educator at Northampton Community College in Bethlehem, PA for thirty-three years. Deborah has presented numerous continuing education courses on a variety of topics to dental, dental hygiene societies and Dentaltown. She has published in the Journal of Dental Hygiene and is a contributing author for six chapters in the textbook, Head, Neck and Dental Anatomy, fourth edition.

Educational Objectives:
Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to achieve the following:
  • Describe how the demineralization and remineralization processes occur.
  • Describe the rationale for CAMBRA.
  • Describe the composition of the four types of remineralizing agents.
  • Describe the clients who would benefit from remineralizing therapy.
  • Describe the recommended regimens for prescription products with remineralizing agents.
  • Describe the recommended regimens for over-the-counter products with remineralizing agents.

Disclosure:
The speaker declares that neither she nor any member of her family have a financial arrangement or affiliation with any corporate organization offering financial support or grant monies for this continuing dental education program.

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This activity meets the educational criteria required for verifiable Continuing Professional Development under the General Dental Council Lifelong Learning scheme and represents 1.5 hours of verifiable CPD.

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