Yankee Dental Congress 2015

Medical Update For The Dental Team

Friday, January 31, 20148:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Course Code: 429RL $75
Room Location: BCEC, Room 257 A3 CE Hours
Barbara Steinberg, DDS is a diplomate of the American Board of Oral Medicine and a clinical professor of surgery at Drexel University College of Medicine.

The role of the dental team in treating patients with common systemic disorders will be discussed and the most current recommendations for antibiotic prophylaxis (heart, total joint replacements, etc.) will be presented. Prevalence, risk factors, prevention, and treatment of heart disease and osteoporosis, as well as antiresorptive osteonecrosis of the jaw, will be discussed. This course will provide attendees with a greater understanding of the common medical issues that impact our well-being as professionals and the well-being of our patients.

Learning Objectives:
›› Discuss the prevalence, risk factors, prevention, and treatment of osteoporosis and heart disease
›› Identify indications of antiresorptive agent-induced osteonecrosis of the jaw
›› Review dental treatment modifications

Recommended Audience: A, D, H, O

Handouts are available for this course. Download them at http://tinyurl.com/ydc14handouts

This course has been recorded.

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