Preventive Measures: The Science of Essential Polishing
|Presenter: Ms. Leann Keefer, RDH, MSM||Release Date: 11/14/18|
|Credits: 1 CEU||Reviewed: 2023 Expiration Date: 11/14/26|
|AGD Subject Code: 490|
|CE Supporter: Viva Learning|
Evidence based decision making is the framework for all facets of dental hygiene therapies and polishing is an inherent part. Over the past 40 years, a debate has swirled as to the benefits or challenges of polishing which included potential loss of enamel for primarily a cosmetic procedure. Essential selective polishing is based on scientific and clinical evidence—dental hygienists should select cleaning or polishing agents according to the individual patient's needs.
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