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Nutrition: A Bi-Directional Relationship With Oral health

June 18 @ 8:00 pm 9:00 pm EDT

Free 1 CE credit

TITLE:  NUTRITION: A BI-DIRECTIONAL RELATIONSHIP WITH ORAL HEALTH

COURSE FEE:  Complimentary

CREDITS: This continuing education activity is designated for 1 credit

DURATION: This live Dental CE Webinar is 1 hour

AGD PACE SUBJECT CODE:  150 Nutrition 

MODE: Electronically Mediated | Live interactive webinar

SPEAKER: Dr. Kirsten Roling, DDS  (Bio below)

AUDIENCE: Dentists, Dental Hygienists, Dental Therapists, Dental Assistants

TECHNOLOGY REQUIRED:  Mobile device, laptop or desktop with internet connection | Google Chrome Browser

INSTRUCTIONS:  Dental CE Academy hosts all webinars using the Clickmeeting platform. Upon registration you are sent a confirmation email from no-reply@clickeeting.com with a link to join. Be sure to check your spam/junk/promotions folders. We recommend logging in 15 minutes early in the event you require assistance. 

HANDOUTS:  Distributed via email to all attendees 1 hour prior to start, during and after the webinar. 

QUIZ FOR CE CREDIT VERIFICATION: At the conclusion of the webinar, attendees will be redirected to complete a quiz for CE credit. An 80% minimum passing score is required, multiple attempts are permitted, and attendees have 7 days to successfully complete the quiz for CE credit.

COURSE SUMMARY: A bi-directional relationship exists between nutrition and oral health. Optimal nutrition is correlated to oral health including oral mucosa, dentition, quality/quantity of saliva, and connective tissue -periodontium. Oral disease can impair nutritional status. This webinar will attempt to discuss the importance of nutritional status and oral health. 

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: 

  • Understand and define the significance of nutrition and digestion to oral health.
  • Discuss the synergistic relation between nutrition and oral-systemic health status.
  • Define the importance of nutrition to the integrity of the oral cavity and the impact of oral disease on nutritional status.
  • Discuss digestive disorders and treatment relative oral health.

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