Dental: Light Curing in Dentistry

19.95
Online
Elective
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About the Course
The ability to light cure dental resins “on demand” in the mouth has revolutionized modern dentistry. Consequently the dental light curing unit (LCU) has become an indispensable piece of equipment in almost every dental office. This course discusses the current knowledge of dental curing lights and their use in dentistry.

Course Objectives
  1. Identify the key health and safety issues associated with light curing in dentistry.
  2. Discuss the light curing of restorative resins.
  3. Explain the evolution of dental curing lights.
  4. Explain the factors related to the measuring and reporting of light output.
  5. Discuss the practical considerations for light curing dental resins in the mouth

About the Author
Karen D. Hallisey, DMD, is the dental planner at Western Schools. She received her undergraduate degree at Saint Michael’s College in 1997 before earning her DMD from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in 2001. Dr. Hallisey is a licensed dentist in the state of Massachusetts and is a member of both the Massachusetts Dental Society and the American Dental Association. She worked as a general dentist in private practice for ten years before deciding to enter the realm of higher education. Along with being the Dental Planner here at Elite Healthcare, Dr. Hallisey is an assistant professor and the Associate Department Chair in the Mount Ida College Department of Dental Hygiene. There she teaches pharmacology to second year students and also serves as the supervising dentist in both the first and second year clinics.

AGD Subject Code: 250
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Light Curing in Dentistry

19.95
About the Course
The ability to light cure dental resins “on demand” in the mouth has revolutionized modern dentistry. Consequently the dental light curing unit (LCU) has become an indispensable piece of equipment in almost every dental office. This course discusses the current knowledge of dental curing lights and their use in dentistry.

Course Objectives
  1. Identify the key health and safety issues associated with light curing in dentistry.
  2. Discuss the light curing of restorative resins.
  3. Explain the evolution of dental curing lights.
  4. Explain the factors related to the measuring and reporting of light output.
  5. Discuss the practical considerations for light curing dental resins in the mouth

About the Author
Karen D. Hallisey, DMD, is the dental planner at Western Schools. She received her undergraduate degree at Saint Michael’s College in 1997 before earning her DMD from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in 2001. Dr. Hallisey is a licensed dentist in the state of Massachusetts and is a member of both the Massachusetts Dental Society and the American Dental Association. She worked as a general dentist in private practice for ten years before deciding to enter the realm of higher education. Along with being the Dental Planner here at Elite Healthcare, Dr. Hallisey is an assistant professor and the Associate Department Chair in the Mount Ida College Department of Dental Hygiene. There she teaches pharmacology to second year students and also serves as the supervising dentist in both the first and second year clinics.

AGD Subject Code: 250