Oral Health Care for Patients With Diabetes
The following strategies will help dental teams support the oral and systemic health of this growing patient population.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Describe factors contributing to the incidence and prevalence of type 2 diabetes.
- Discuss the common measures of diabetes control and potential systemic and oral signs of poor diabetes control.
- Identify diabetes management strategies.
- Manage diabetes-related medical emergencies in the dental setting.
This course was issued in the May 2018 issue and expires 5/31/21. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.