Periodontal Medicine: From Teeth To Total Body Health
Learning to identify and manage systemic conditions as part of a multidisciplinary team can improve outcomes in periodontal care.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Describe the relationship between chronic systemic conditions and various oral complications.
- Explain the effects periodontal therapy may have on various systemic diseases.
- Identify risk factors and appropriate dental screening based on the patient’s systemic disease.
This course was issued in March 2021 and expires March 2024. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.