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Special Considerations for the Dental Professional in Managing Patients with Diabetes

Maria Emanuel Ryan DDS, PhD

Diabetes Mellitus affects over 20 million Americans. This presentation will summarize the evidence relating periodontal disease to diabetes mellitus. Treatment strategies that can positively impact the periodontal condition in patients with diabetes and potentially improve on overall health will be discussed based on published studies and case presentations.

Learning objectives:

  • Understand the bi-directional link between diabetes and periodontitis;
  • Understand how periodontal therapy can improve diabetic control;
  • Recognize the role of dental care providers as a member of the team of healthcare providers who provide optimal care to people with diabetes.

Note: LIVE attendance is limited and will be issued on a first-come, first-serve basis. Nonetheless, all registrants will have access to the on-demand recoring of this lecture. Thanks for your understanding.

Diagnostic and Therapeutic Strategies for the Management of the Diabetic Patient

Presenter Disclosure: Dr. Maria Ryan received an honorarium from Colgate-Palmolive to compensate for the time involved preparing and giving this presentation.

  • CategoriesOral Health and Overall Health, Patient Management, Periodontics
  • LanguageEnglish
  • Release dateWednesday 15th February, 2012, 12:00 AM
  • Expiration dateThursday 15th February, 2018, 12:00 AM
  • AGD PACE subject code(s)754
“Special Considerations for the Dental Professional in Managing Patients with Diabetes” is co-sponsored by Tribune Group GmbH. Tribune Group GmbH is a recognized ADA CERP and AGD PACE provider. At the end of the webinar, after passing the C.E. Quiz, you will be able to download your ADA CERP and AGD PACE C.E. Certificates.