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Pathogenic Pathways: Oral-Systemic Links

July 17 @ 8:00 pm 9:00 pm EDT

Free 1 CE credit

Healthcare providers face challenges when reducing oral disease burden to enhance whole-body health. Shared provider knowledge of existing research incorporated into patient education and care plans fosters awareness of options and subsequent actions that may reduce negative health consequences. Growing evidence of the oral-systemic impact fuels the urgency to actively engage patients, as well as the interprofessional community in solution-oriented directions.


  • Describe the Presentation of Oral Health vs Oral Disease
  • State the Inflammatory Impact of Periodontal Pathogens on the Body
  • Discuss Evidence-based Oral-Systemic Causal Links vs Increased Risk of Negative Health Consequences
  • Analyze Options to Reduce Pathogenic Oral-Systemic Impact
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Pam Cushenan, RDH, MS, FSCDH

Pam Cushenan, RDH, MS, FSCDH is a passionate health professional dedicated to providing cutting-edge educational sessions, as well as connecting care providers with methods to improve the welfare of older adults and other vulnerable populations. Pam is a national speaker, an education specialist, a researcher, and an advocate for the advancement of access to care options.

DISCLOSURE OF SPEAKER AND FACULTY COMMERCIAL RELATIONSHIPS:  According to Dental CE Academy’s Conflict of Interest and Disclosure Policy, faculty and speakers for any course are expected to disclose any economic support, personal interests, or potential bias that may be perceived as creating a conflict related to the material being presented. Disclosure statements are printed in each course description and announced by moderators or individual speakers at the beginning of each presentation. This policy is intended to alert the audience to any potential bias or conflict so that participants may form their own judgments about the material being presented.

CONFLICT OF INTEREST AND FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE: This course is supported by ioTech International. The speaker, Pam Cushenan, RDH, MS, FSCDH declares an honorarium supported by ioTech International.   For written documentation contact support@dentalcenow.com.

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