ORAL-SYSTEM LINK PACKAGE - 6 HOURS - LLT06

$47.95

Contact hours will be awarded until this package's expiration date of 10/6/2019.

Created specifically for dentists, this package of 2 continuing education courses offers 6 credit hours and covers topics related to the Oral-System Link. Course titles include Diabetes: Dental Management and Links to Periodontal Disease, and Medication-Related Damage to Oral Hard and Soft Tissues.

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Diabetes: Dental Management and Links to Periodontal Disease - L0785
The purpose of this basic-level course is to equip dental professionals to recognize the classifications and classic signs and symptoms ...

The purpose of this basic-level course is to equip dental professionals to recognize the classifications and classic signs and symptoms of diabetes mellitus, to grasp the relationship between periodontal disease and diabetes, and to identify periodontal and other oral manifestations associated with diabetes, including attachment loss, alveolar bone loss, gingivitis, xerostomia, and oral candidiasis. Moreover, this course discusses dental treatment considerations for patients with diabetes, adverse interactions between hypoglycemic medications and adjunct dental treatment medications, and emergency management procedures for patients with diabetes.

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Medication-Related Damage to Oral Hard and Soft Tissues 2nd Ed - L0805
This course begins by presenting conditions involving damage to the hard dental structures caused by fluoride, anticonvulsants, chemothe...

This course begins by presenting conditions involving damage to the hard dental structures caused by fluoride, anticonvulsants, chemotherapeutics, and medications such as bisphosphonates that are associated with osteonecrosis of the jaw. Tooth discoloration is also discussed. Damage to oral soft tissues is then reviewed. Color changes to the oral mucosa, including mucosal pigmentation and black hairy tongue, are described. Drug-related gingival enlargement and other mucosal disorders, oral allergic reactions, drug-related white lesions, and conditions of the salivary glands are examined.