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The connections between periodontal health and systemic well-be


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Speaker: Brian Mealey, DDS

This lecture will review the links between periodontal/peri-implant inflammation and commonly encountered systemic conditions such as diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, and pregnancy. The purpose of this evidence-based discussion is to translate knowledge gleaned from medical and dental research into the every- day world of clinical dental practice.

Learning Objectives

Be familiar with the emerging concepts of periodontal and peri- implant diseases as they relate to other inflammatory diseases.
Comprehend the influences of systemic conditions such as immune compromise and diabetes on periodontal/peri-implant health.
Know how inflammatory periodontal/peri-implant diseases may impact cardiovascular health, the clinical course of diabetes, and pregnancy outcomes.

Breakfast will be served at 8:00 a.m
Lecture start at 8:30 a.m.