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DE0125: Silver Diammine Fluoride in Dentistry

 
Date: 5/30/2012 - 5/30/2012 Course Status: Completed
Facility: Adobe Connect Location:
Instructor: Peter Milgrom Director: Sarah Shoffstall
Level: Basic Audience: Dentists, Hygienists, Assistants
Quota: 5 - 20 students Tuition: $0.00
Hours: 1.00 (Total CDE); 1.00 (AGD - 017)
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The IHS Division of Oral Health is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider
The IHS Division of Oral Health is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider
Summary:

The purpose of this one hour lecture is to provide an update on the clinical uses and safety of silver fluoride in Dentistry and give an update on efforts to get it approved by the FDA.

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to:
1. Describe diammine silver fluoride, its composition, and use.
2. Discuss the efficacy of silver fluoride to arrest caries and reduce dentin hypersensitivity.
3. Characterize the safety of silver fluoride and how it should be handled and stored.

Disclosure Policy:

It is the policy of the Indian Health Service, Division of Oral Health, that faculty/planners disclose any financial or other relationships with commercial companies whose products may be discussed in the educational activity. The Indian Health Service, Division of Oral Health, also requires that faculty disclose any unlabeled or investigative use of pharmaceutical products and medical devices. Images that have been falsified or manipulated to misrepresent treatment outcomes are prohibited.

None of the faculty/planners for this activity has a conflict of interest, and there is no use of unlabeled or investigative pharmaceutical products or medical devices. No images have been falsified or manipulated to misrepresent treatment outcomes.The educational objectives, content, and selection of educational methods and instructors are conducted independent of any commercial entity.

Concerns or complaints about this course may be directed to Mary Beth Kinney or to ADA CERP (http://www.ada.org/goto/cerp).

Prerequisites:

None

Tuition Payment Information:

Tuition Policy:

Tuition must be paid in full 8 weeks prior to the start date of any course. Request for refunds must be received in writing at least two weeks before the course begins. For each refund request, there will be an administrative charge of $100. No refunds will be made to registrants who fail to attend a course. If IHS CDE program cancels a course, then 100% of the tuition will be refunded.

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