Speaker Information

Dr. Randy Huffines
Johnson City, TN
Medically-Complex Patients

Th302 - Autoimmune Disease and Dentistry
Date/Time: 3/16/2023   8 - 11 a.m.
Type: General   Handouts: No

Room: GWCC - A411
Dentist Fee: $0.00  Other Fee: $0.00
Audience: Dentists, Hygienists, Assistants, Office Staff, Spouses, Students
Health and Wellness/Nutrition
AGD Code: 750

You would have to be living in a cave not to notice the increase in autoimmune diseases recently.  Over 100 diseases have been described. Dr. Huffines will begin with an easy-to-understand update on how the immune system works. The autoimmune diseases that most impact dentistry will be described along with the oral side-effects of medications used in their management. The dental implications of Post-COVID Syndrome will be highlighted in detail.