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Course: Connecting the Dots with Cardio & Perio Health Versus Disease - Hinman.org

Speaker Information

Ms. Karen Davis
Richardson, TX
Health & Wellness/Dental Hygiene

VSa337 - Connecting the Dots with Cardio & Perio Health Versus Disease
Date/Time: 3/13/2021   3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Type: Virtual   Handouts: Yes
Dentist Fee: $0.00  Other Fee: $0.00
Audience: Dentists, Hygienists, Assistants, Office Staff, Lab techs, Spouses, Students
Health and Wellness/Nutrition
AGD Code: 490

What role should dental professionals have in helping patients prevent a heart attack or stroke? You might be surprised! In what ways do chronic periodontal disease and chronic periapical disease influence heart health? Specific periodontal pathogens are implicated, but that’s not all. This course is designed to motivate clinicians to expand their roles in education and assessments that can be life-altering for patients.  The future of dentistry will continue to promote health versus disease. Explore how you can help save lives.


Course objectives:

  • Distinguish the role of keystone periodontal pathogens in cardiovascular diseases
  • Assess the science related to disease prevention for both hearth and periodontal health
  • Formulate intervention strategies to help preserve yours and your patient’s health

This course will not be part of the on-demand library.