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Continuing Dental Education

Medical History Taking in Dental Patients – a live webinar

Sanjay Chand, MD

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This course is part of the Association for Continuing Dental Education Joint Live Webinar Series.


This course is part of the Association for Continuing Dental Education Joint Live Webinar Series*

Course Description

Dental patients may present with complex medical history of past and current illnesses which may impact delivery of dental care. This course will describe the importance of taking a thorough medical history and how it may impact dental therapy, alter treatment plans and perhaps even avoid medical emergencies.It will allow the dental healthcare provider to understand past and current disease states, current medications the patient may be taking and their effect on treatment strategies for their patients.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss the importance of taking a detailed and thorough medical history.
  • Describe the essential components of a medical history.
  • Explore strategies for successful patient interviews.
  • Discuss detailed review of systemic diseases.
  • Discuss and elaborate connections between systemic disease and oral health.
  • Review common medications and treatments the dental patient may present with


Dr. Natoosha NargaskiDr. Natoosha Nargaski is an Assistant Professor and the Coordinator of the Graduate Orthodontics Clinic at the University of Toronto. She is also the president of the Ontario Association of Orthodontists. She has earned an (Hon)BSc degree in Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology from the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto, St. George Campus and earned both her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree and her MSc specialty in Orthodontics from the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Dentistry. She did a GPR at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto and is dually licensed to practice in both Ontario and Connecticut, where she practiced after her specialty training and before returning to Toronto. She is a Fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada and is a member of the Canadian Association of Orthodontists, the Great Lakes Association of Orthodontists and the Ontario Association of Orthodontists.

Course Logistics

Thursday, June 22, 2023

Online Webinar

The dental professional

5:00pm – 7:00pm Pacific Standard time


2 hours


*The University of Washington in conjunction with the Association for Continuing Dental Education (ACDE), along with 30 of its member schools jointly presents the “ACDE Webinar Series”

This series features university-based key opinion leaders presenting numerous topics on multiple dates and times. Presentations are available to meet every dental health care professional’s schedule and interests.

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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.

This continuing education activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the standards of the ADA Continuing Education Recognition Program (ADA CERP) through joint efforts between the University of Washington and Oregon Health Sciences University.

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The University of Washington is a member of the Association for Continuing Dental Education.

University of Washington designates this activity for 2 continuing education credits.