Risk Factors, Diagnosis and Management of Dental, Periodontal and Mucosal Conditions Associated with Systemic Disease
Speakers: Faculty of the Department of Oral Medicine
Friday, April 19, 2013
Registration and Continental Breakfast: 8:00am – 8:30am
Course: 8:30am – 4:30pm
TUITION – price includes lunch:
* This course is eligible for a 10% tuition discount if you are a current member of the UW Dental Alumni Association.
Dental patients today are often older and more likely to have systemic diseases than in past years. This course will present information about the risk factors, etiology, diagnosis and management of dental, periodontal and mucosal conditions that are related to these systemic diseases. Topics include autoimmune conditions , diabetes, depression, osteoporosis, neoplasms, obesity, widespread pain, movement, sleep and neurosensory disorders.
As a result of attending this course you will be able to identify, diagnose and manage the following:
- Patients with xerostomia.
- Oral lichenoid lesions from medications and metals.
- Dental erosion secondary to gastroesophageal reflux disease.
- Oral dyesthesias associated with psychosocial distress.
- Dystonia and other movement disorders.
The University of Washington is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider.
ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.
The University of Washington is a member of the Association for Continuing Dental Education.
University of Washington designates this activity for 7 continuing education credits.