Oral-Systemic Health and the Role of the Hygienist

Speaker: Tom Viola R.Ph., C.C.P.
Release Date: August 16th, 2017
There have been many clinical advances and options for the treatment and prevention of periodontal disease.  This course discusses the diagnosis of periodontal disease, the various disease complexities associated with the disease, as well as the relationship between systemic health and oral health.
CE Credits: 1 Hour
Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of this lecture, participants will be able to understand:
1. The scientific evidence for the relationship between systemic health and oral health
2. Risks and protective factors that influence oral health
3. The difference between acute and chronic inflammation in periodontal disease
Target Audience: Dental Professionals — No Prerequisite Required

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