Prevention of Oral Disease

This course will provide an in-depth education about the prevention and management of dental caries in the primary and immature permanent dentition.  The course will discuss the complexity of the caries process and its etiology with emphasis on the role of prevention in the management of dental caries. The course will also discuss non carious tooth loss etiology and management.  The prevention, diagnosis and management of periodontal disease in childhood and adolescence will be discussed along with the recognition and prevention of harmful recreational habits and addictions.