Shared Approach to Oral-Systemic Health
Medical-dental integration is key in the effort to improve patients’ oral-systemic health.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Discuss the oral-systemic link and the role inflammation plays in oral and systemic diseases.
- Explain the advantages and challenges of medical-dental integration in the continuum of care.
- Cite examples of the impact of medical-dental integration on outcomes and the cost of healthcare.
This course was issued in November 2021 and expires November 2024. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.