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DE0029: Enamel Defects: the 3rd risk factor for ECC

Date: 2/17/2017 - 2/17/2017
Course Status: Completed
Facility: Online
Location: Online
Instructor: John Zimmer
Director: John Zimmer
Level: Basic
Audience: Dentists, Hygienists, Assistants, Support Staff
Quota: 1 - 20 students
Tuition: $0.00
Hours: 2.00 (Total CDE); 2.00 (DANB Non-Clinical); 2.00 (AGD - 430)
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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

This webinar describes the effect of enamel defects on the development of early childhood caries and reviews the statement "ECC is multifactorial in origin, and the notion that the principal etiology is inappropriate feeding modalities in no longer tenable."

This webinar will be held on 2/17 from 2-4 EST, and information on how to connect is available from the IHS Dental Listserv, or you may join by going to

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
1. Review the evidence of the third risk factor for s-ECC;
2. Know the treatment guidelines of developmental defects of enamel, proposed by EAPD; and
3. Distinguish between carious lesions and enamel defects in the primary dentition.

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 IHS CDE Coordinator or to ADA CERP (



Tuition Payment Information:

No tuition required

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.