CARIOLOGY (DENTAL CARIES) OUTLINE 2005
Dental Caries Treatment as an Infectious Disease
Dr Steven Steinberg
Clinical Consultant, Skokie, IL
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- I. Introduction
- A. Overview.
- B. A review of concepts associated with the epidemiology of infectious diseases.
C. Basic premise.
D. Previous restorative philosophies and preventive strategies.
- E. Sequela of previous preventive strategies.
- F. Strategies to follow for caries control using the current medical model.
- G. Treatment of the smooth surface carious lesion using previous restorative philosophies.
- H. Treatment of the smooth surface carious lesion using current infectious disease model philosophies.
I. Treatment of the pit and fissure carious lesion using previous restorative philosophies.
J. Treatment of the pit and fissure carious lesion using current infectious disease model philosophies.
K. Using the current infectious disease model should treatment consist of remineralization or sealing pit and fissures?
III. Principles of Prevention of Dental Caries
IV. The White Spot Lesion-D3 Class 2004
- 1. Diet assessment
- 2. Host risk factors
- a. Medical history
- b. Dental caries status
- c. Fluoride intake
- d. Salivary assessment
- i. Salivary flow rate
- ii. Salivary buffer test
D. Classify patient by risk potential-Applying the information.
1. Low risk
2. Moderate risk
3. High risk
4. Treatment goals
5. Overview of treatment
E. Treatment modalities for the various risk classification patients.
VI. Preventive Measures
VII. Dr. Steven Steinberg Lecture Outline
VIII. The Pedodontic Patient.
IX. The Xerostomic Patient.
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