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Adjunctive and Prophylactic Use of Antibacterial Agents in Dentistry

COURSE NUMBER: 475

Leena Palomo, DDS, MSD; Michaell A. Huber, DDS; Geza T. Terezhalmy, DDS, MA

Credit Hours:

3 Hour(s)

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Participants in Adjunctive and Prophylactic Use of Antibacterial Agents in Dentistry will be introduced to evidence-based information related to the microbiology of odontogenic infections, the pharmacology of systemic antibacterial agents, ...

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Overview

Participants in Adjunctive and Prophylactic Use of Antibacterial Agents in Dentistry will be introduced to evidence-based information related to the microbiology of odontogenic infections, the pharmacology of systemic antibacterial agents, and the rationale for the selection of an antibacterial agent for the treatment of odontogenic infections.


Participants in this course will be introduced to evidence-based information related to the microbiology of odontogenic infections, the pharmacology of systemic antibacterial agents, and the rationale for the selection of an antibacterial agent for the treatment of odontogenic infections and for prophylactic therapy.

  • Intended Audience:

    Dentists, Dental Hygienists, Dental Students, Dental Hygiene Students

  • Date Course Online:

    Mar 31, 2015

  • Last Revision Date:

    Sep 9, 2021

  • Course Expiration Date:

    Sep 8, 2024

  • Cost:

    Free

  • Method:

    Self-instructional

  • AGD Subject Code(s):

    10

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, the dental professional should be able to:


  • Discuss the microbiology of odontogenic infections.

  • Discuss the pharmacology of systemic antibacterial agents.

  • Discuss indications for the adjunctive administration of antibacterial agent.

  • Select the most appropriate agent.

  • Discuss indications for antibacterial prophylaxis.

  • Select the most appropriate regiment.

  • Discuss potential ADEs associated with the administration of antibacterial agents.

Disclaimers

  • P&G is providing these resource materials to dental professionals. We do not own this content nor are we responsible for any material herein.

  • Participants must always be aware of the hazards of using limited knowledge in integrating new techniques or procedures into their practice.  Only sound evidence-based dentistry should be used in patient therapy.


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Author(s)

Conflict of Interest Disclosure Statement

  • Dr. Palomo has received investigational support from Procter & Gamble not associated with this course.
  • Dr. Huber serves on the dentalcare.com Advisory Board.
  • Dr. Terézhalmy has done consulting work for Procter & Gamble and has served on the dentalcare.com Advisory Board.
Leena Palomo

Leena Palomo

DDS, MSD

Dr. Palomo is Associate Professor of Periodontics and director of the undergraduate (DMD) program in periodontics at School of Dental Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio.  Dr. Palomo earned her undergraduate as well as...

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Michaell A. Huber

Michaell A. Huber

DDS

Geza T Terezhalmy

Geza T. Terezhalmy

DDS, MA

Submission Information

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