F32 – Women’s Health And Periodontal Concerns

From puberty through the golden years, women are faced with unique challenges in maintaining oral health. These challenges are manifested in the periodontal status of patients and are associated with a variety of systemic conditions. Explore periodontal issues faced by women including hormonally-related changes with puberty, menstruation, use of birth control pills, pregnancy and menopause and learn the latest information regarding osteoporosis, bisphosphonate treatment.

Learning Objectives:
• Discuss periodontal challenges of women throughout a lifetime
• Recognize periodontal changes associated with puberty, pregnancy and menopause
• Describe potential oral changes associated with osteoporosis and its treatment


AGD Code: 490

3 CE Hours

Audience: D, H, C

Dentists: $65 | Hygienists: $50 | All Other Categories: $45

Technical & Scientific
Location: Room TBD Date: February 8, 2019 Time: 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm Dr. Jacqueline Plemons