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.
• 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