Course 6: Caries Risk Assessment, Fluoride Varnish and Counseling

Description

This course focuses on caries prevention. It offers a brief review of Early Childhood Caries (ECC) and address how the use of fluoride is part of a comprehensive approach to a child's oral health. Specifically, clinicians will learn the benefits, appropriate safety precautions, and dosing for fluoride, as well as how to apply fluoride varnish and provide follow-up care.

This course takes approximately one hour to complete.
Each Clinical Case takes about 10 minutes.

Course Steering Committee Authors

Smiles for Life Editor

Michelle Dalal, M.D. Melinda Clark, M.D.

Dental Consultant

Rocio Quinonez, D.M.D., M.S., M.P.H

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