Colgate Oral Health Network

Toothpaste: Unlocking the Mystery

The goal of the course is to highlight therapeutic benefits, mechanisms of action and assist the dental professional with accessing the needs of today’s complex patients and provide them with an appropriate toothpaste recommendation.

Learning objectives:

  • Describe the reduction of caries incidence by assimilation of the fluoride ion into the apatite crystal of enamel.
  • Describe management of dentin hypersensitivity with potassium nitrate as an active toothpaste ingredient.
  • Determine the most appropriate dentifrice recommendation based upon specific patient need.