PERIODONTAL PACKAGE - 14 HOURS - LMT14

$97.95

Contact hours will be awarded until this package's expiration date of 9/8/2019.

This 14-hour package of continuing education includes 4 individual courses covering periodontics. Appropriate for all dental professionals, topics in this package include diabetes and periodontal disease, periodontal disease pathophysiology, dental implant maintenance, and human trafficking.

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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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Human Trafficking: Overview for Healthcare Professionals - L0909
This intermediate level course for healthcare professionals is an introduction into the complex crime of human trafficking, with a focus...

This intermediate level course for healthcare professionals is an introduction into the complex crime of human trafficking, with a focus on sex and labor trafficking and the common symptoms and conditions that occur in trafficked persons. The course provides insights into the facts surrounding human trafficking and relevant health risks for the trafficked person.

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Maintaining Dental Implants, Updated 1st Edition - L0834
This basic-level course, appropriate for dentists, dental hygienists, and dental assistants, provides an overview of oral hygiene for de...

This basic-level course, appropriate for dentists, dental hygienists, and dental assistants, provides an overview of oral hygiene for dental implants, including the identification of similarities and differences in the periodontal structure surrounding a natural tooth versus that surrounding a dental implant. The course discusses the clinical procedures used to evaluate the status of dental implants as healthy, ailing, or failing and the methods employed in professionally cleaning implants and improving home care techniques.

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Periodontal Disease: Pathophysiology, Risk Factors and Systemic Links, 2nd Edition - L0780
This basic-level course reviews the risk factors associated with periodontal disease, and discusses the potential links between periodon...

This basic-level course reviews the risk factors associated with periodontal disease, and discusses the potential links between periodontal disease and systemic conditions, such as diabetes, obesity, coronary heart disease, osteoporosis, and rheumatoid arthritis. The course describes the etiology and pathophysiology of periodontal disease, focusing on microbiology, viral causes, the autoimmune and inflammatory response, resident and infiltrating cells of the periodontium, and matrix metalloproteinases. The course prepares dental professionals to recognize periodontal disease and take steps to prevent this condition and to treat patients who already have or are at risk for developing periodontal disease.

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Risk Factors in Periodontal Disease, 2nd Edition - L0787
This basic-level course provides an overview of the systemic factors and systemic diseases associated with the development of periodonta...

This basic-level course provides an overview of the systemic factors and systemic diseases associated with the development of periodontal disease. The course outlines the ways that various factors can contribute to periodontal disease and can predict the progress of disease. Clinical steps in assessing and diagnosing periodontal disease are also discussed.