New Findings and Emerging Trends in the Oral Systemic Link
Date & Time
Saturday, July 18, 2020, 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Does having periodontal disease increase the risk of cardiovascular disease, adverse pregnancy outcomes, cancer or Alzheimer's disease? Multiple studies have found periodontitis is associated with cardiovascular disease. Recent findings in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute found that severe periodontal disease was associated with a 245 increased risk for cancer. This course will review current evidence on the link between oral and systemic health, and provide talking points for communicating this information to patients.