Minimally invasive management of dental caries for pediatric patients has been proven effective in many clinical situations. Whether your patient presented with behavioral challenges, financial barriers to traditional dental treatment or difficulties with access to care of regular treatment, minimally invasive techniques have been useful tools for these patients. Now focus has turned to these treatment modalities as they can be accomplished, quickly and effectively and often without use of any handpiece at all. In this webinar you will learn effective treatment to slow caries progression, arrest caries, and place interim restorative treatment. You will learn about silver diamine fluoride / potassium iodide, and glass ionomer restorative materials, and how to use these tools to help manage your pediatric patient population.
- Understand the implications of traditional caries management and the barriers that can present using these techniques
- Recognize the mechanism and rationale for caries arrest medicaments silver fluoride and potassium iodide
- Understand how glass ionomers play an important role
Audience: This course was created for doctors, hygienists and dental assistants.