About 54 million Americans have osteoporosis and low bone mass, placing them
at increased risk for osteoporosis. Studies suggest approximately 1 in 2 women
and up to 1 in 4 men age 50 and older will break a bone due to osteoporosis .
Unfortunately, misinformation exists about the current treatment guidelines for
this insidious disease. This program will provide participants with an overview of
osteoporosis and the various agents available for its prevention and treatment .
Using case scenarios, special emphasis will be given to dental patients taking
bisphosphonates and other anti-resorptive medications. Attention will also
be directed toward developing patient management strategies essential for
successful treatment planning and the management of these patients in
everyday clinical situations.
Date/Time: 3/19/2020 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Audience: Dentists, Hygienists, Assistants, Office Staff, Lab techs, Spouses, StudentsDentist Fee:
GWCC , A404/405Keyword(s):
Diagnosis/Treatment Planning for Success