This article provides a thorough analysis of the flow of a dental head and neck examination, recommendations on implementing a more comprehensive exam with consistency in dental practice, a review of the normal anatomy, and methods to identify abnormalities and effectively follow up.
Until recently, breathing was not considered a part of dentistry’s scope of practice. With the advent of comprehensive health care and integrative dental medicine, focus on the central role of airway and breathing disorders represents a shift in dentistry’s approach to patient care.
A peer-reviewed article written by Stacey McKinney, RDH, MSEd, and Kelli D. Whittington, PhD, RN, CNE Abstract To provide the patient with the best possible
Creaky Joints and Bleeding Gums: The Interaction Between Periodontal Disease and Rheumatoid Arthritis
This course seeks to improve dental health-care providers’ understanding of the interaction between periodontal disease and RA as well as aid in the clinical decision-making process in caring for patients with RA in a dental setting.
This is part two of a two-part course on managing oral infections. It includes clinical and diagnostic features of bacterial, viral, and fungal infections. Clinical recommendations and current scientific literature and management strategies are reviewed.
3 CE Credits
Understanding the Neurological and Physiological Impacts of Obstructive Sleep Apnea on Your Patients
Through this program you will learn how sleep disorder breathing can impact the autonomic nervous system and the effect that it has on brain and glial lymphatic system.