Management of The Dental Patient with Diabetes, Renal Failure, Liver Disease, Thyroid dysfunction, Cardiovascular conditions and the oral/systemic connection
The purpose of this program is to explore the clinically significant intersections of dentistry and medicine including: the management of dental patients with common systemic diseases, the impact of oral health on cardiovascular risk and pregnancy outcomes and the oral manifestations of selected systemic conditions and medications.
At the conclusion of this program, participants will be able to:
1. Discuss modifications in routine dental care recommended for patients with at least four common medical conditions;
2. Describe the impact of oral/periodontal health on cardiovascular risk and its association with maternal risk for with preterm, low birth weight babies;
3. Identify systemic conditions and medications that have a well documented, significant impact on the oral and maxillofacial region.
Time :6pm to 9pm
Ceu’s: 3 ceu’s
Instructor: Dr. Hillel Ephros, DMD, MD, Chairman, Department of Dentistry / Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Medical Director of the Regional Craniofacial Center and Residency Program Director, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center. Former examiner for the American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Adjunct Professor, New York Medical College and adjunct faculty member, Columbia University and Rutgers Dental School