Basic Concepts of Green Dentistry
Implementing the key tenets of green dentistry can help protect practitioners, patients and the planet.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Explain environmental considerations that support green dentistry, and its potential for reducing the negative impacts of practice.
- List specific strategies dental offices and clinics can use to provide eco-friendly care.
- Cite examples of the impacts traditional dental practice can have on the environment and community.
This course was issued in March 2020 and expires March 2023. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.