2017 Catalog: All Courses
DE0013: The Carious Process and Intervention
This course reviews the carious process and etiology. It also covers various strategies commonly used for both caries prevention and control. It also presents appropriate combinations of strategies for patients in various risk categories. Supplemental reading is suggested at the end of the course.
Course developed July, 2009; reviewed August, 2011.
At the completion of this course, you will be able to:
1. Discuss dental caries risk assessment and the IHS risk categories.
2. Explain the various factors that place some patients at greater risk of developing dental caries.
3. Describe how the concept of caries management might be used to improve access to dental care.
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.
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.