This course will review global prevalence and risk factors of three common health conditions among aging women: cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and osteoporosis. It explores prevention and treatment approaches, connections to oral health, and specific treatment plans for each condition. (This is Part 1 of a 2-part series on women, aging and oral health. Part 2 is available in the dentalcare.com CE library.)
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Pam Hughes RDH, MS; Maria Goldie RDH, MS
This course will focus on three common conditions women may potentially experience as they age: stroke, rheumatoid arthritis, and depression. It will discuss risk factors and research-based approaches to treatment protocols and prevention. Oral health care treatment guidelines, and home care products specifically tailored to promote oral health, will be addressed.
Dentists, Dental Hygienists, Dental Assistants, Dental Students, Dental Hygiene Students, Dental Assistant Students
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