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ADA Credits: 1 | AGD Credits: 1 | Cost: $19.00

Benefits of Ultrasonics in Dentistry Today: Practical Application and Rationale for Hygienists and Dentists

Categories: Periodontics

Author(s): Colleen Rutledge, Ron Kaminer

Course Type: elearning

Target Audience: Dental Assistants, Dentists

  

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Benefits of Ultrasonics in Dentistry Today: Practical Application for Hygienists and Dentists

Educational Objectives

After watching this webinar, the viewer should be able to:

•Discover changes in the primary criterion for patient selection for ultrasonic scaling;

•Compare / contrast hand scaling verses ultrasonics;

•Learn the importance and technique for tongue disinfection with ultrasonics; and

•Explore the various technologies in ultrasonic scaling units including the new 'blue light' technology combined with dental plaque disclosing solution.

Abstract

The study of biofilm has initiated a major shift in ultrasonic application. This webinar is designed to examine the role ultrasonics plays in contemporary periodontal therapeutics, as well as the rationale of hand scaling versus power scaling. Discussion of magnetostrictive technology will be explored, with emphasis on piezoelectric technology.

 

COMMERCIAL SUPPORTER: This course has been made possible through an unrestricted educational grant from Acteon.

ADA Credits: 1 | AGD Credits: 1 | Cost: $19.00

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