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ADA FDI 2021 World Dental Congress
World Dental Congress - Special Edition
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Arginine: Advancing Oral Care


Presentation Description

This industry symposium brought to you by Colgate will bring 4 experts together to discuss advancing oral care.

Caries Overview 2021: Epidemiology, Aetiology and Evidence-into-Action Considerations, Professor Nigel Pitts (UK)
Public Health expert Professor Nigel Pitts will discuss the extent of the caries epidemic and what can be achieved through partnerships, collaboration and translation of research to clinically applicable resources.

The Role & Impact of Arginine on Therapeutics for Caries, Dr Wenyuan Shi (USA)
Dr Wenyuan Shi from the Forsyth Institute will share his research into Arginine as a prebiotic and its influence on the ecology of the mouth and biofilm modulation with particular focus on how to correct biofilm dysbiosis and help prevent dental caries.

Arginine as an Anticaries Agent - A Clinical Perspective, Dr Maria Ryan
Dr Maria Ryan will share the clinical research into the use of Arginine along with fluoride for the prevention of dental caries. She will discuss the benefit that can be gained by adding Arginine to fluoride toothpaste and by what modes of action this can be achieved.

Arginine & Oral Health, Dr Barbara Shearer (USA)
Arginine is a versatile ingredient that has other beneficial properties for oral health. Dr Barbara Shearer will share research related to the use of Arginine in formulations to assist gum health and provide relief from dentine hypersensitivity.

ADA CERP does not apply to this Industry Symposium. If you require a CPD certificate as an Australian dental professional please email:


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