Sugars and Oral Health: evidence to practice
The webinar will cover an overview of the most recent evidence pertaining to intake of sugars and risk of dental caries and other non-communicable diseases.
It will include information on the recommended thresholds for sugars intake and an overview of both upstream, and downstream approaches to reducing intake, including dietary advice in the dental practice. Information on the classification of sugars for health purposes, the relative importance of reducing amount consumed versus reducing the frequency of intake, and different dietary sources of sugars, such as fruits and milk will be discussed. The main dietary messages to deliver to patients will be presented.
Participants will learn:
- Why it is important to reduce sugars intake – the evidence underpinning current recommendations
- Knowledge of current levels of free sugars intake and the dietary sources
- Evidence based dietary advice for use in dental practice
Tribune Group GmbH is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider.
ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Tribune Group designates this activity for 1 continuing education credits.
This continuing education activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the standards of the ADA Continuing Education Recognition Program (ADA CERP) through joint efforts between Tribune Group GmbH and Dental Tribune International GmbH.