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Course: “Bad to the Bone!”: Osteoporosis and its Treatment and the Link to Osteonecrosis of the Jaw - Hinman.org

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Dr. Thomas Viola
Columbus, NJ
Pharmacology

“Bad to the Bone!”: Osteoporosis and its Treatment and the Link to Osteonecrosis of the Jaw

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.



Course: Th326
Date/Time: 3/19/2020   12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Type: General
Audience: Dentists, Hygienists, Assistants, Office Staff, Lab techs, Spouses, Students

Dentist Fee: $0.00
Other Fee: $0.00
Room: GWCC , A404/405
Keyword(s):
Communication
Dental Assisting
Diagnosis/Treatment Planning for Success
Geriatric Medicine
Hygiene
Legal/Malpractice
Oral Pathology
Oral Surgery
Pharmacology