The Colgate Caries Control Program
at The University of Adelaide
What type of materials are included in the Program
- Practice Information Sheets
present a brief summary of issues related to the examination, diagnosis, recording, prevention and simple management of dental decay.
have a clinical focus by presenting a Case Challenges. Interesting cases diagnosed and treated by general practitioners are presented in a brief case report format. The Newsletters will also include updates on other parts of the Program, reviews of the latest research findings and will provide an opportunity for discussion on issues raised by participants.
- Patient Pamphlets
a series of educational patients pamphlets will be included in the Program to aid the dental services providers in communicating the nature of dental decay to patients. The pamphlets are pitched at a more detailed level than average pamphlets and deal with difficult issues for example: why patients may have to come back to see the dentist more frequently than previously and why just filling the teeth is not the answer to dental decay.