Preventive Dentistry 40 teaching hours
Preventive Dentistry presents the science and practice of assessment and treatment modalities of preventive dental care. The course focuses on the epidemiology, etiology and contributing risk factors of oral diseases. The strategies to prevent these diseases and to maintain oral health on targeted population are introduced. The content involves tooth brushing, dentifrices, toothpastes and mouth rinses, oral hygiene aids, fluorides, dental sealants, nutrition and health education and promotion theories.