What You Need to Know to Better Care for Your Patients
Presented by: Kevin Patterson, DDS, MD
Program provided by Dental Lifeline Network • Colorado
Dental Lifeline Network (DLN) is a national charitable organization whose mission is to improve the oral health of people with disabilities or who are elderly or medically fragile and have no other way to get help. DLN accomplishes its mission by developing and coordinating collaborative relationships that provide essential resources for direct-service programs, especially charitable care.
Dental Lifeline Network thanks Delta Dental of Colorado for their generous support of an unrestricted education grant to support this continuing education activity.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or (303) 407-1102
This lecture will be an update on the medical management of common medical conditions and how it affects dental treatment.
There will be an emphasis placed on:
– anticoagulant treatment
– management of hypertension
– patients with joint replacement prostheses
– patients on biologics for disorders such as rheumatoid arthritis and other immune-mediated disorders
– overall considerations of management of the growing number of patients over the age of 85-90