The Relationship Between Periodontics and Cardiovascular Disease (#193)

The Relationship Between Periodontics and Cardiovascular Disease (#193)

$40.00

Author: Alison Glascoe, DDS, MS; Ronald Brown, DDS, MS; and Motshabi Makhene, DDS
Credit Hours: 2
Effective Date: 1/1/2016
Expiration Date: 1/1/2019

Description

Alison Glascoe, DDS, MS; Ronald Brown, DDS, MS; and Motshabi Makhene, DDS; discuss the relationship between oral health and systemic health, specifically the relationship between periodontal disease and cardiovascular disease. This article is peer-reviewed and available for 2 hours of CE credit. Learning Objectives: After participating in this CE activity, the individual will learn: What is periodontal medicine. Current state of the medical and dental literature regarding the association between periodontal disease and hypertension, atherosclerotic diseases, metabolic syndrome, and obesity.