Fluoride

MDK would like to thank Colgate for providing a grant, which makes this training module possible

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Learning Objectives 
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  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the evidenced-based dentistry recommendations for the use of fluoride in caries prevention

  • Understand the mechanism of action of fluoride

  • Identify which patients would benefit from systemic fluoride supplementation

  • List and perform the steps of applying fluoride varnish to a patient's dentition

Module Outline
  • History of fluoride

  • Introduction

  • Fluoride delivery method 

  • When to utilize fluoride in oral disease prevention 

  • Contraindications

  • Safety and toxicity  

  • Fluoride varnish application step-by-step procedure

  • Key points

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