Diabetes Screening in Dental Practice
A discussion of the implications for health and disease — as well as treatment planning and therapy — resulting from point-of-care diabetes screening in dental settings.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Discuss the concept, considerations and benefits of chairside screening for diabetes mellitus in dental settings.
- Explain the oral health considerations and possible treatment ramifications for dental patients presenting with diabetes.
- List resources, guides and recommendations oral health professionals can use to implement prediabetes assessment and point-of-care screening for diabetes mellitus.
This course was issued in February 2021 and expires February 2024. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.