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The Oral Systemic Connection – Prospects and Challenges

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Course Description

Recent studies have reported an increased association between periodontal disease and a variety of medical conditions characterized by their chronicity and their increased rate of inflammation. This seminar will review the current literature on the topic and will examine the potential mechanisms underlying this association. Oral manifestation of various medical conditions and oral side effects of various medications will be presented.

Course Objectives

  • Review the potential association between periodontal disease and cancer
  • Describe the association between periodontal disease and cardiovascular disease and stroke
  • Examine the bidirectional relationship between diabetes and periodontal disease
  • Describe the potential link between periodontal disease and Alzheimer disease
  • Describe the association between periodontal disease and preterm delivery – what should we tell our patient?
  • Describe the link between periodontal disease and the risk for osteoporosis and respiratory diseases
  • Describe the association between periodontal disease and obesity
  • Describe the receptor for advanced glycation products and its potential involvement in the oral systemic association
  • Describe the oral manifestation of systemic diseases
  • Describe the oral manifestation of side effects of different medications

Faculty

  • Joseph Katz, D.M.D., Professor, Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Diagnostic Sciences Faculty Website

Location

UF St. Petersburg Dental Center
University Partnership Center
At St. Petersburg College
9200 113th St. N
Seminole, FL 33772

Continuing Education Units

11 contact hours. Participation.

Registration
Fees
Team Discount available Team Discount Available
  • 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Friday
  • 8 a.m. – noon on Saturday
  • Networking Lunch included on Friday.  Continental Breakfast both days.
Participant Regular Fee Early Bird Fee
(Expires 1 month before course date)
Dentists $499 $449
Auxiliaries $299 $249
Dates Location Course # AGD #
October 17-18, 2014 (Friday and half-day Saturday) Seminole 150282 730 Register Online
September 25-26, 2015 (Friday and half-day Saturday) Seminole 160022 730 Register Online