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Yankee Dental Congress

 

JANUARY 31 - FEBRUARY 2, 2019

BOSTON CONVENTION & EXHIBITION CENTER

FIFTH ANNUAL INTERPROFESSIONAL SYMPOSIUM

Thursday, January 31, 2019

Review the various aspects of the diagnosis and treatment process of eating disorders including dental restorative treatment in this one-of-a-kind symposium. The importance of a multidisciplinary team and the pitfalls that can occur when there is a lack of communication among treaters will also be addressed. The treatment of patients with bulimic history can bring many challenges. It is important to understand the long-term care and how to manage it.

 

Eating Disorders: Food for Thought

104TL 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

$99 4 CE Hours 

David Leader, DMD
Hongsheng Liu, DMD
Seda Ebrahimi, PhD
John Nosti, DMD
Kate Sweeney, RD
 

David Leader, DMD

Hongsheng Liu, DMD

Seda Ebrahimi, PhD

John Nosti, DMD

Kate Sweeney, RD

 

Co-Moderators: David Leader, DMD | Hongsheng Liu, DMD

Panelists: Seda Ebrahimi, PhD | John Nosti, DMD|  Kate Sweeney, RD

Learning Objectives:

  • State the clinical definitions and prevalence of eating disorders and their medical complications
  • Understand how oral health is directly affected by behaviors such as self-induced vomiting, binging,
    and restriction of food
  • Determine ways to identify patients who may have an eating disorder
  • Examine ways to approach patients with an eating disorder in an empathetic way and help prevent or decrease
    the rate of dental erosion
  • Assess the role of the dental professional and others in the treatment team of a patient with an eating disorder
  • Recognize the etiology of tooth wear due to both extrinsic and intrinsic factors
  • Create a step-by-step approach to the treatment planning for a patient with bulimia
  • Review the materials of choice to consider in the final restoration
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