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The Oral Microbiome & Systemic Disease

COURSE NUMBER: 561

Shelly Withers, RDH, MS, PhD; Neal Johnson, PhD, DDS, MBA, FACD

Credit Hours:

1 Hour(s)

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The Oral Microbiome & Systemic Disease will provide an overview of the oral microbiome and its relationship to various systemic diseases, such as diabetes, hypertension, cardiovascular disease and stroke. Techniques for disease prevention a...

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Overview

The Oral Microbiome & Systemic Disease will provide an overview of the oral microbiome and its relationship to various systemic diseases, such as diabetes, hypertension, cardiovascular disease and stroke. Techniques for disease prevention and treatment will also be considered.


The purpose of the course is to discuss the relationship between the oral microbiome and systemic disease. First, the role of the oral microbiome will be explained in both oral and systemic homeostasis. Next, items that influence the oral microbiome will be discussed, along with systemic diseases that may be correlated to oral disease states. Finally, methods for microbiome analysis, available interventions, and future directions will be explored.

  • Intended Audience:

    Dentists, Dental Hygienists, Dental Assistants, Dental Students, Dental Hygiene Students, Dental Assistant Students

  • Date Course Online:

    Jul 1, 2019

  • Last Revision Date:

    NA

  • Course Expiration Date:

    Jun 30, 2022

  • Cost:

    Free

  • Method:

    Self-instructional

  • AGD Subject Code(s):

    490

Learning Objectives

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


  • Describe the characteristics of the oral microbiome.
  • Discuss the difference between the role of the oral microbiome in oral and systemic homeostasis.
  • List the positive and negative influences that are exerted on the oral microbiome.
  • Discuss four diseases that may be correlated to disease in the oral cavity.
  • Explain diagnostic methods that are available for microbiome analysis.
  • Differentiate between the interventions that are available for prevention and treatment.

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.

Note:  Registration is required to take test.

Author(s)

Conflict of Interest Disclosure Statement

  • The authors report no conflicts of interest associated with this course.

Shelly Withers

RDH, MS, PhD

Shelly Withers is Chair of the Dental Hygiene Department at the Loma Linda University School of Dentistry where she teaches radiology and mentors student research groups. She obtained a BS in Dental Hygiene and an MS in Health Professions Ed...

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Neal Johnson

PhD, DDS, MBA, FACD

Submission Information

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Nationally Approved PACE Program Provider for FAGD/MAGD credit.

Approval does not imply acceptance by any regulatory authority or AGD endorsement.


8/1/2021 to 7/31/2027

Provider ID# 211886

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AADH Approved Program Provider

Procter & Gamble is designated as an approved Provider by the American Academy of Dental Hygiene, Inc. #AADHPGC (January 1, 2022-December 31, 2023). Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial Board of Dentistry. Licensee should maintain this document in the event of an audit.