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DE0412: USPHS Quarterly CDE Webinar: Ensuring Success Using Glass Ionomer Restoratives [Live Webinar]

 
Date: 2/24/2021 - 2/24/2021
Course Status: Completed
Facility: Online
Location: Online
Instructor: Douglas Young
Director: Timothy Ricks
Level: Review
Audience: Dentists, DHA
Quota: 5 - 200 students
Tuition: $0.00
Hours: 1.00 (Total CDE); 1.00 (DANB Non-Clinical); 1.00 (AGD - 250)
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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:

Despite caries risk assessment and therapeutic tools that have been in use for decades, dental caries remains a significant problem in many populations. The science and chemistry for using glass ionomer restoratives for its unique ability to treat caries lesions chemically will be presented. Success is often determined by correct placement techniques. Dr. Young will review how to properly use glass restoratives with, and without, the use of silver diamine fluoride [SDF] using minimally invasive methodology to bridge the gap between remineralization and traditional restoration.

This quarterly webinar for USPHS dentists is available live from 1:00 - 2:00 ET, and a recorded version will also be available afterwards.

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
1.   When to drill and when not to, selective caries removal, and glass ionomer cement to treat caries chemically
2.   Proper placement technique of glass restorative materials separately and in combination with SDF
3.   How to place a silver modified atraumatic restorative treatment [SMART] restoration

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 (http://www.ada.org/goto/cerp).

Prerequisites:

Available to USPHS dentists.

Tuition Payment Information:

Please Make Checks Payable to: Indian Health Service.

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.