GOAL STATEMENTS AND RESOURCES

Goals

Portfolio Resources

Additional Resources

Certificate

Enamel Erosion

1. To investigate the risk of acid (dietary, acid reflux/GERD) and how acids affect tooth enamel and best treatment options for my clients.

  • 2015 Consensus Report of the European Federation of Conservative Dentistry erosive tooth wear-diagnosis and management. Carvalho TS et al.
  • P&G Erosion Articles: Teen Patient, Healthy Patient, GERD Patient.
  • The Erosion Epidemic: the Growing Impact on Patients' Oral Health
  • Crest  ® Pro Health™ with Stabilized Stannous Fluoride - Dual Action Technology to Protect Against Erosion Caused by Dietary Acid
  • Bibliography of publications and research by Leslie Winston
  • Paste Compendium available at Dentalcare.ca
  • Managing Dental Erosion: Current Understandings and Future Directions available at Dentalcare.com

Home Care

Challenge

2. To understand the most common brushing challenges and improve home care techniques and effectiveness among my client.

  • History is on Oral-B's Side: Cochrane Collaboration Confirms Superiority of Oscillating-Rotating Power Brush Technology over Manual Brushing
  • A Clinical Trial to Assess the Effect of a Regimen including a Novel Stannous Fluoride Dentifrice, Power Toothbrush and Floss on Gingivitis. Gerlach RW et al.
  • P&G Articles: ORAL-B ® GENIUS™ Takes Brushing to the Next Level of Intelligence, Consistent Brushing Challenges Help your Patient Brush on their Technique, No Zones Missed - A Breakthrough in Better Brushing
  • Gingivitis, Whitening, and Plaque Imaging of Two-Step Hygiene or Chlorohexidine. (IADR 2015 Abstracts on Crest Pro-Health HD). Oral Health (10)2015. Reprinted with permission from: J Dent Res 2015; 94 (Spec Iss. A):293. RW et al.



Safety &

Efficacy

3. To increase my knowledge regarding toothpaste and powerbrush safety and efficacy, so I can share this knowledge with my clients.

  • Cervical dental abrasion with O-R electric toothbrush not higher vs manual. Dorfer CE et al.
  • RDA Limits Webinar (online)
  • Protected by a safe RDA. Maragliano-Muniz P
  • Comparative Anti-plaque Effect of Stabilized Stannous Fluoride and Triclosan Dentifices. Friesen L et al.
  • A Clinical Trial to Assess the Effect of a Regimen including a Novel Stannous Fluoride Dentifrice, Power Toothbrush and Floss on Gingivitis. Gerlach RW et al.