Dental caries and periodontal disease continue to be common dental conditions which affect the population and individuals. With their established aetiology and pathogenesis, these conditions can be prevented. While it is true that prevention is better than cure, it can be challenging to plan and design effective preventive regimes for our patients. This presentation reviews the role of prevention in managing oral conditions; highlights challenges faced in prevention and explores possible ways to mitigate these challenges.
Speaker: Wong Mun Loke