Prevention Practices and the Use of Fluoride

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Linda Scholz



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Intended Audience

Dentists, Dental Hygienists, Dental Assistants, Dental Students, Dental Hygiene Students, Dental Assistant Students

Course Description

This course will take an in-depth look at the main causes of enamel wear, how caries develop and strategies to reduce common risk factors in populations at risk of developing caries disease.


Upon completion of this course, the dental professional will be able to:

  • Identify the main factors that contribute to caries disease patterns
  • Identify at-risk populations and the risks associated with caries disease patterns
  • Identify the advantages and disadvantages of the various types of fluoride therapies available (gels, rinses, foams and varnish)
  • Explain the caries development and repair processes (demineralization, remineralization)
  • Compare and contrast the properties of various fluoride varnishes

Speaker Profile

Linda Scholz

Linda has been the Western Canada Territory Manager since 2020. Her passion for science and dental hygiene paved her path towards education and collaboration with her colleagues and peers over the last 20 years. Linda enjoys sharing her expertise as an infection control specialist and CE lecturer.

Conflict of Interest and Financial Disclosure of Speaker

This educational program is made possible through the continued financial support of AMD Medicom Inc (“Medicom”). The speaker is either an independent consultant or an employee of Medicom. The speaker may have received compensation, funding (if it is an organization of education) or other benefits from Medicom for the time involved in preparing and delivering this course. Prior to each CE presentation, speakers are made aware of the importance of delivering their presentations without commercial bias, and where appropriate, to mention a variety of different therapeutic or product choices that may be relevant to the subject matter of the lecture, for the scientific and educational benefit of the participant.

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