Course 6: Caries Risk Assessment, Fluoride Varnish and Counseling

Description

This course focuses on caries prevention. It offers a brief review of Early Childhood Caries (ECC) and address how the use of fluoride is part of a comprehensive approach to a child's oral health. Specifically, clinicians will learn the benefits, appropriate safety precautions, and dosing for fluoride, as well as how to apply fluoride varnish and provide follow-up care.

Caries Risk Assessment, Fluoride Varnish and Counseling, is also available in a 30 minute video, covering the same material as the online course. If you prefer to view this course as a video with faculty voice-over, please click here. To print a certificate of completion for continuing education credit after watching the video, you must register for the course, complete all the post-test questions, a brief evaluation, and then press Submit to view the "Thank You" page where you have the option to print or save a certificate of completion. You can register for the course by clicking "Launch Course" button to the right, then Next to access the Registration page. After registering, click the Summary and Assessment tab on the left navigation bar, then click Take Home Messages and Next to access the 10 question post-assessment.

This course takes approximately one hour to complete.
Each Clinical Case takes about 10 minutes.

Course Steering Committee Authors

Smiles for Life Editor

Michelle Dalal, M.D. Melinda Clark, M.D.

Dental Consultant

Rocio Quinonez, D.M.D., M.S., M.P.H

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