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OTC oral care

Refresh your knowledge on fluoride supplements and treatments for gingivitis and oral thrush

This CPD module is about OTC oral care. It explains what products are available, what they contain, how they should be used, and any cautions and contraindications.


To increase knowledge of OTC products for oral care and their safe, effective use.


After completing this module you should:

  • Be familiar with the various OTC oral care preparations and what they contain
  • Be confident about recommending, and advising on, OTC oral care.


Alan Nathan is a pharmacy writer and consultant.

About this module

Once you have completed this module, record your learning and how you applied it in your practice using the action and evaluation record at the end, which will then be stored in your personal learning log. You must be registered on the website to do this.

Continuing professional development (CPD) is a statutory requirement for pharmacists. Completion of this module will contribute to the nine pieces of CPD that must be recorded a year, as stipulated by the GPhC.

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