The American Academy of Periodontology and the European Federation of Periodontology convened a workshop to update the periodontal disease classification system and to develop a diagnostic framework that aligned with current evidence and new insights relative to the etiology of periodontal and peri‐implant diseases and conditions.The new classification system also requires us to use our knowledge of periodontal-systemic science, and clinical judgement.
This module provides information about oral and oropharyngeal cancer that is most relevant to non-dental healthcare providers, and offers recommendations for effectively and efficiently incorporating into everyday patient care disease-management strategies that help ensure the timely identification of precancerous and cancerous lesions of the oral cavity and oropharynx. The module concludes by offering important talking points to educate patients at risk for oral and oropharyngeal cancer.
Every healthy newborn has the potential for success and good health. However, profound disparities in access to basic dental care very often have a devastating impact on the health, education, and well-being of children and adolescents.
Pediatrics, Practice Management, Restorative
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This course is for:Dentists, Assistants, Hygienists
This webinar provides a practical, evidence-based overview of the role of the periodontal microbiota in subverting the host immune response to create a pro-inflammatory environment that induces pathological changes beyond the periodontium to distant organs throughout the body. Of note, this includes the lungs and increased risk for respiratory infections ― highly relevant at this time.