T24 – Periodontal And Systemic Disease – A Story Of Inflammation

Dental health care providers have a unique opportunity to influence overall health while providing optimal oral health care. Inflammation of any source influences a myriad of inflammatory-related systemic diseases. Examine the relationship between periodontal diseases and systemic conditions including diabetes mellitus, cardiovascular and respiratory disease, as well as puberty, pregnancy, menopause and osteoporosis.

Learning Objectives:
• Identify systemic conditions that may affect the periodontal status of patients
• Recognize the increased risk periodontitis may play in the pathogenesis of systemic disease
• Identify the oral complications associated with diabetes mellitus, cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis and systemic diseases


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 7, 2019 Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm Dr. Jacqueline Plemons