By understanding the risk factors and brain changes associated with this disease, clinicians will be better prepared to provide effective oral healthcare.
AGD Subject Code: 750
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Describe the prevalence, risks, and signs of Alzheimer’s disease (AD), as well as oral health considerations for affected patients.
- Discuss the connection between periodontal infection and the brain infection seen in patients with AD.
- Explain the lost and retained abilities related to brain changes among individuals with AD.