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.
• 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