Sugar Sweetened Beverages

Sugar Sweetened Beverages 



Hours: 2.00


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Course Details

Course Code: REL-AC-SWK-DDE-5080
Hours: 2
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 7/31/2023
Learning Objectives:
Identify populations with high consumption rates of sugar
sweetened beverages and at risk for poor dental health outcomes.
Review how the combination of sugar and acid impacts oral health.
Understand the pH scale and the importance of its relationship to
the cariogenic process.
Discuss the processes of enamel and dentin erosion and factors that
influence periodontitis and caries risk.
Discuss how frequency and duration of intake influence the effect
of sugar and acid on tooth structures.
Understand the effect of a high sugar diet on overall health.
Explain the importance of dental professionals’ role in promoting
healthy dietary behaviors to reduce chronic disease.


For the course outline, please refer to the Table of Contents found in the course PDF.

Target Audience:
The target audience for this course is: Entry level Dental; in the following settings: Acute Care Facility.
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Course Delivery Method and Format
Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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