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Interviews with the Experts on Key Topics Effecting Dentistry Today (Part 2)
You will receive 1 credit(s) of continuing education credit upon successful completion of this course.

Description:
Through interview techniques, experts in six different subjects of dentistry detail advances and issues facing dentistry: Dr. Henry Gremillion, Dr. Jon Suzuki, Dr. Julie Frantsve-Hawley, Dr. Pat Sammon, Dr. Mark Schifter, and Dr. Angus Colquhoun.

Author:
American Dental Association, Continuing Education and the ADA Division of Global Affairs and the Australian Dental Association
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Learning Objectives:
At the completion of this course, the learner will be able to:
  1. List different kinds of head and neck pain. 
  2. Detail three different ways that plaque biofilm affects periodontal tissues.
  3. Describe the main types of fluoride delivery systems and their benefits.
  4. Detail the clinical symptoms and effects of “meth mouth.”
  5. Describe the challenges of polypharmacy, and interactions, in older dental patients.
  6. List different types of pain control methods for both routine and chronic pain.


Abstract:
Six distinguished experts describe the impact of their subject matter on the current issues facing dentistry: Dr. Henry Gremillion on head and neck pain; Dr. Jon Suzuki on the role of plaque biofilm on periodontal disease, Dr. Julie Frantsve-Hawley on fluoride delivery; Dr. Pat Sammon on meth mouth; Dr. Mark Schifter on the issue of polypharmacy in older patients; and Dr. Angus Colquhoun on pain management.

Outline:
Distinguished experts discuss current issues facing dentistry:
 
I. Dr. Henry Gremillion talks about understanding head and neck pain locations and mechanisms.
II. Dr. Jon Suzuki speaks on plaque biofilm effects, and drug therapies to combat.
III. Dr. Julie Frantsve-Hawley provides an overview of main fluoride delivery systems and efficacy.
IV. Dr. Pat Sammon discusses the clinical signs of methamphetamine use in the oral cavity and strategies for treating.
V. Dr. Mark Schifter discusses the issue of multiple medications, and possible interactions, in older patients.
VI. Dr. Angus Colquhoun talks about management of both routine dental pain and various types of chronic pain.

References:
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Published date 2011-2014






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