This CE webinar provides a brief overview of periodontal disease development and the mechanisms of perio systemic associations. The interconnections between periodontal disease, atherosclerosis, cardiovascular diseases and diabetes are also examined, along with a discussion of current and emerging salivary diagnostic technologies.
At the conclusion of this CE webinar, participants will be able to:
• Describe the impact dental professionals have on patient health beyond the oral cavity
• Discuss the current concepts of the connections between the mouth and the body
• Incorporate current research concerning oral/systemic interconnections into clinical practice
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