• Medical Update For The Dental Team

    Friday, January 31, 2014
    Course Code: 429RL
    Room Location: BCEC, Room 257 A
    Time: 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    Cost: $75
    Credits: 3 CE Hours
    Barbara Steinberg,

    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

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