ORAL-SYSTEMIC LINK (NUTRITION AND HEALTH) PACKAGE 1 - 10 HOURS - LS110

$74.95

Contact hours will be awarded until this package's expiration date of 1/1/20

This 10-hour package of continuing education includes 3 individual courses appropriate for dentists, hygienists, and assistants.

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Dental Treatment Planning for the Patient with Oral Cancer - L0958
Oral cancers are part of a group of cancers commonly referred to as head and neck cancers, and of all head and neck cancers, they compri...

Oral cancers are part of a group of cancers commonly referred to as head and neck cancers, and of all head and neck cancers, they comprise about 85% of that category. Treatment of oral cancers is ideally a multidisciplinary approach involving the efforts of surgeons, radiation oncologists, chemotherapy oncologists, dental practitioners, nutritionists, and rehabilitation and restorative specialists. This intermediate-level course outlines the dental professionals role in helping their patients before, during and after oral cancer therapy.

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Diabetes: Dental Management and Links to Periodontal Disease - L0785
The purpose of this basic-level course is to equip dental professionals to recognize the classifications and classic signs and symptoms ...

The purpose of this basic-level course is to equip dental professionals to recognize the classifications and classic signs and symptoms of diabetes mellitus, to grasp the relationship between periodontal disease and diabetes, and to identify periodontal and other oral manifestations associated with diabetes, including attachment loss, alveolar bone loss, gingivitis, xerostomia, and oral candidiasis. Moreover, this course discusses dental treatment considerations for patients with diabetes, adverse interactions between hypoglycemic medications and adjunct dental treatment medications, and emergency management procedures for patients with diabetes.

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Three Drug Classes Every Dental Professional Should Know, 2nd Ed. - L0943
Oral healthcare professionals (OHCPs) are routinely involved with the selection and prescription of medications for their patients. This...

Oral healthcare professionals (OHCPs) are routinely involved with the selection and prescription of medications for their patients. This course is designed to help them become better-informed prescribers of the top three drug classes employed in dentistry: antibiotics, analgesics, and local anesthetics. This intermediate-level course is specifically designed for all members of the dental healthcare team: dentists, dental hygienists, and dental assistants. Since the goal of providing medication in dentistry is to ensure selection of the right drug at the right time and at the right dose for the right patient and the right procedure, the information presented in this course should be considered essential knowledge for all OHCPs, both seasoned and newly credentialed.