Today, dental caries is regarded as s a non-communicable disease, which results from a dysbiosis of an individual’s own commensal organisms. A diverse and stable oral biofilm contributes to the maintenance of overall health. This new way of thinking has changed the caries prevention strategies to control the oral microbiota rather than eradicate bacteria.
Kurssin aikataulu on alustava.
ke 11.11. Prekurssi
09:00 - 09:30
Ilmoittautumiset ja aamupala
09:30 - 10:00
Introduction – global caries epidemiology, its relation to general health and why we must do better!
10:00 - 10:45
The oral microbiome in health and disease
10:45 - 11:30
Evidence based dentistry with focus on systematic reviews (SR) – why do we need them?
11:30 - 12:30
12:30 - 13:15
Fluorides for primary and secondary caries prevention (remineralisation/arrest)
13:15 - 14:00
Sugar and caries - can we do better?
14:00 - 14:30
14:30 - 15:00
Non-restorative and tissue preserving methods for caries management- efficacy and evidence
15:00 - 15:30
The role of pre- and probiotics in caries prevention