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Course: You Are What You Eat! Is Your Patient Feeding the Periodontal Pathogens? - Hinman.org

Speaker Information

Ms. Amber Auger
East Weymouth, MA
Periodontal Disease

Sa368 - You Are What You Eat! Is Your Patient Feeding the Periodontal Pathogens?
Date/Time: 3/19/2022   1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Type: General   Handouts: Yes
Dentist Fee: $0.00  Other Fee: $0.00
Audience: Hygienists
Keyword(s):
Hygiene
Periodontics

How much of what your patients eat contribute to their periodontal condition? The following learning objectives of this course that will help you help them:

  • Review common periodontal pathogens Identify the role of nutrients in the progression of periodontal disease.
  • Explain how certain foods promote inflammation and create oral environments where bacteria thrive.
  • Determine which foods are contraindicated and preferred for periodontally involved patients.
  • Implement proper nutritional counseling in current periodontal protocols.
  • Access chairside technologies to effectively remove biofilm.