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Geriatric Oral Health

Register for Courses Login Stockbyte/Photos.com Niko Guido/Photos.com The Agency Collection /Punchstock This course addresses the vital role medical clinicians can play in promoting the oral health needs of older adults. Clinicians will learn how to perform a comprehensive oral assessment, identify and manage common geriatric oral conditions, counsel patients on effective preventive measures, and collaborate …

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The Oral Examination

Register for Courses Login Mark E. Deutchman, M.D. Zedcor Wholly Owned/Photos.com Simone van den Berg/Photos.com This course addresses how to perform consistent and thorough oral examinations of children and adults. Clinicians will learn to differentiate between normal and abnormal findings, and develop an awareness of the examination needs of special populations. Educational Objectives for the …

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Pregnancy and Women’s Oral Health

Register for Courses Login This¬†course addresses the importance of oral health before, during, and after pregnancy. Clinicians will explore the prevalence of oral disease during pregnancy and its consequences for both mothers and children, as well as review dental treatment guidelines for pregnant women. Educational Objectives for the Oral Health and the Pregnant Patient Course: …

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Acute Dental Problems

Register for Courses Login This course addresses the nature of oral pain, as well as acute dental problems precipitated by oral infections or trauma. Clinicians will learn to treat oral pain; accurately assess, treat, and refer patients with oral infections; recognize and triage true dental emergencies; and promote the use of protective equipment to prevent …

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Adult Oral Health

Register for Courses Login Ablestock/Photos.com This course addresses how adult oral health is impacted by factors such as disease, aging, medication, and substance use. Clinicians will review risk factors and etiologies of oral conditions, as well as appropriate treatment and referral procedures. This module also addresses effective oral disease prevention, dental care coordination for patients …

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Child Oral Health

Register for Courses Login This course addresses the prevalence, etiology, and consequences of early childhood caries (ECC). Clinicians will learn to assess risk factors, recognize the various stages of ECC, and counsel patients on preventive techniques. Additionally, this module will discuss common oral developmental issues in children such as teething, eruption hematomas, and non-nutritive sucking. …

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