ITOP: Individually Trained Oral Prophylaxis
Hands-on course
04 Nov 2017, 09:00 - 18:00 Dubai, UAE Area of interest: General Dentistry, Oral Hygiene

Abstract

There are many Prevention programs around the world, trying to improve teeth health. Without patient’s compliance, lifelong teeth preservation remains a Utopia. To motivate our patients, we need to work with them. Not only to « tell » them how to clean but to become their coaches and train them to accomplish very high-quality toothbrushing techniques without secondary damages. This is only possible under the supervision highly qualified specialist who knows and possesses effective and noon traumatic devices and techniques.

Course Objectives

  1. Training in the use of ID-Brushes
  2. Training in the Floss Loop technic
  3. Training in Bass Technique
  4. Training in Single Technique

Agenda

09:00 – 10:30

iTOP Seminar
  • Failures in existing oral prophylaxis
  • Biofilm complexity and its impact on overall health
10:30 – 10:45
Coffee Break
10:45 – 12:30
iTOP Seminar
  • Mechanical control of biofilm
  • Criteria for choosing right tools coupled to correct techniques for optimal oral hygiene
12:30 – 13:30
Lunch Break
13:30 – 14:30
 Hands-On: Touch-To-Teach, T2T
  • Technique and criteria’s for the correct indication, instruction, and use of Dental Floss -Loop- technique
14:30 – 15:30
Hands-On:
  • Technique and criteria’s for the correct indication, instruction, and use of Interdental Brushes
  • Training of Interdental Probe to evaluate the right size
  • Training of technique to use Interdental brushes
  • Tools for Motivation and Instruction for Patients
The Hands on is going to happen in Groups of 10 Pax per Instructor and the participants learn it on themselves with the individual instruction of the Instructors
15:30 – 16:15
Hands-on: Touch-To-Teach, T2T
  • Technique and criteria’s for the correct indication, instruction, and use of manual Toothbrush
  • Training of Pressure and technique and Motivation for Patient
16:15 – 18:00
  • Technique and criteria’s for the correct indication, instruction, and use of Single Brush
  • Training of Technique to brush Tooth-by-tooth, completely atraumatic (Single Technique), how to use on myself and for the patients
The Hands on is going to happen in Groups of 10 Pax per Instructor and the participants learn it on themselves with the individual instruction of the Instructors


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