Toothpaste: Unlocking the Mystery
This course will provide an inside view of toothpastes. Information regarding inactive ingredients and the three most common active ingredients will be presented, providing the dental professional with the science to support why and how each product works and how they differ from one other.
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.
“Toothpaste: Unlocking the Mystery” is co-sponsored by Tribune Group GmbH. Tribune Group GmbH is a recognized ADA CERP and AGD PACE provider.
- 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.