Medical History Taking in Dental Patients
An ACDE Series Webinar

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

Meet the Speaker: Dr. Sanjay Chand

Sanjay Chand MD has specialized in Medicine with emphasis on clinical therapeutics and infection control. He is Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Detroit Mercy’s School of Dentistry.
Dr. Chand is Director of Infection Control and oversees best practices at the Dental School. He is responsible for infection control policies and their implementation at the school.
Dr. Chand is Director of Dental, Dental Hygiene, Physician Assistant and Nurse Anesthesia courses at the University.
He is a popular speaker at many Continuing Education talks at national and international conferences. His area of expertise includes infection control, pain management, Opioid Use Disorders and chronic disease management in the dental patient. He has been well received at the Michigan Dental Association (MDA), Michigan Dental Hygienists Association (MDHA) and OSAP (Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention) Annual conference these past few years.

Registration Information

  • Zoom Webinar
  • Lecture
  • 2 Credit Hours
  • Tuition: $69

Hosting University

  • University of Florida Continuing Dental Education
  • CE contact name & email: Angela Debono,
  • Speaker name & contact info: Dr. Sanjay Chand

WEBINAR CANCELLATION POLICY: Full refunds will be issued to registrants who cancel their registration no later than 48 hours before the course starting date/time. A 50% refund will be issued to registrants who cancel 48-24 hours before the course starting date/time. No refunds will be issued for registrants who does not login to the webinar or who cancels within 24 hours of the course starting date/time. Participants may phone the Continuing Education office to cancel, but a written request which includes the name and phone number of the person who paid for the course must be received by our office before a refund can be processed. This request can be emailed to