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ON DEMAND: The Benefits of Xylitol in Oral Health Prevention Strategies and Beyond

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TITLE: THE BENEFITS OF XYLITOL IN ORAL HEALTH PREVENTION STRATEGIES AND BEYOND

COURSE FEE:  Free

CREDITS: This continuing education activity is designated for 1 credits

AGD PACE SUBJECT CODE:  010, Basic Sciences - Cariology

MODE: Electronically Mediated | Recorded 5.16.2021 | Expires 4.30.2022 | On Demand Home Study

SPEAKER: Dr. Kirsten Roling, DDS  (Bio below)

AUDIENCE: Dentists, Dental Hygienists, Dental Therapists, Dental Assistants

TECHNOLOGY REQUIRED:  Mobile device, laptop or desktop with internet connection | Google Chrome Browser

INSTRUCTIONS: To receive CE Credit Verification: upon completion of this webinar, please log out.  Check your email for instructions to complete a quiz and brief course evaluation.  

TAP ON LINK TO DOWNLOAD COURSE HANDOUT (OR CUT AND PASTE IN BROWSER) HERE: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1t4OcsbzMhSSfB4b_gwYVqTQjXlARkXEY/view?usp=sharing

COURSE SUMMARY:  This class will discuss xylitol's mechanism of action, background information concerning its chemical properties, oral health prevention strategies, and uses beyond oral health.

​LEARNING OBJECTIVES: 

  • Summarize the structure of xylitol.

  • Discuss the sources of xylitol.

  • Describe types of xylitol manufacturing.

  • Understand xylitol's mechanism of action for reducing bacterial levels.

  • Know the health benefits of xylitol.

  • Describe how xylitol is useful in oral health prevention strategies.

  • Understand xylitol's uses beyond oral health. 

​Conflict of Interest and Financial Disclosure of Speaker: This course receives no sponsorship. The speaker, Dr. Kirsten Roling is the Chief Education Officer for Dental CE Academy. She is not paid an honorarium. She declares a financial relationship with Dental CE Academy. For written documentation contact support@dentalcenow.com.

Dental CE Academy Disclaimer: The views expressed and opinions and materials presented during these live and recorded presentations represent the personal views and opinions of the individual speaker and do not necessarily represent the views and opinions of Dental CE Academy or its parent company Virtual Dontics®.  Dental CE Academy assumes no responsibility for the content of the presentations made by the individual speakers. Any suggested protocols for treatment, materials, or services may be based up on the speakers' own clinician experience and should not be construed as Dental CE Academy recommended or endorsed. Selected presentations may include exploratory research or experimental procedures and are intended for informational purposes that may lead to new interest and scientific breakthroughs in the fields of dentistry.  Dental CE Academy appreciates its educators who share their knowledge and expertise. This level of dedication to dentistry allows our profession to expand and thrive and provokes necessary discussion and understanding. 

Presenter

Dr. Kirsten Roling, DDS

Dr. Kirsten Roling, DDS is the Chief Education Officer for Dental CE Academy. She completed dental school training at the University of California, San Francisco; during the height of the HIV/AIDS Pandemic. Dr. Roling is credited as an early pioneer of Teledentistry. Her clinical practice spans pediatrics to geriatrics. Previously an Assistant Clinical Professor, UCSF; and Public Health Preceptor, Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health,
Dr. Roling also held the position, Chief for the Office of Oral Health, Maricopa County, Department of Public Health where she administered the nation's largest pediatric oral health prevention programs for the third largest U.S. public health department. As a mobile dental provider to home bound geriatric patients, she commanded a large teledentistry practice. She is the recipient of the Pediatric Oral Health Access Program scholarship providing dental services to at risk infants and foster children. She has completed a certification program:Advances in Educational Methodology through the American Dental Education Association, published in the Journal of Public Health Dentistry 2017, and was interviewed by National Public Radio in 2018.