"Houston, We Have a Problem": White Spot Lesions!

  • Friday 1/28/2022
  • Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Course Code: 426RL
  • Cost: $59
  • Room Location: BCEC Room 206 AB
  • Credits: 2 CE Hours
speaker
Irene Iancu, RDH is a Toronto based practicing independent dental hygienist who owns her own dental practice, Toothlife Studio. Her practice opened in July 2020 and as of November 1st celebrated 450 new patients using social media as the main focus for new patient acquisition. Irene is also a clinical and theoretical dental hygiene instructor at Oxford College, Quality Assurance and Peer Mentor with the College of Dental Hygienist’s of Ontario, international speaker, and author. On social media Irene is also knows as @Toothlife.Irene and shares tips and tricks with her 45,000 followers over 3 different accounts

White spot lesions (WSL) are a dental professionals worst nightmare! This course will focus on understanding the etiology of these lesions with specific reference to orthodontics and early decay formation. Attendees will learn about effective identification tools, preventative measures, and management options available to us today. Together we will discuss how to make WSL a thing of the past!

After this course attendees will be able to:
  • Identify elements of essential risk assessment tools for patient-specific recommendations
  • Distinguish between demineralization and remineralization in the dynamic caries process
  • Analyze nutritional habits for patient counseling
  • Determine patient needs for effective biofilm removal
  • Understand tools for treatment and prevention of future white spot lesions
Recommended Audience: Assistant, Dentist, Hygienist

The 3M Oral Care grant has been applied to this course.


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