Amy Doneen, DNP / Bradley Bale, MD
This course will elucidate essential elements for establishing and maintaining cardiovascular wellness. The dental profession is positioned to play a profound role in this regard. Oral health staff and providers will learn concurrent health issues and physical traits their patients may have which heighten CV risk. Attendees will be informed about the wisdom of utilizing technology to detect asymptomatic CV disease (CVD). This course will provide education regarding inflammation as the cause of CVD. A special focus will be directed toward oral health as a cause of arterial disease and potential trigger of CV events. The Bale/Doneen Method bridges the gap between medicine and dentistry to promote arterial wellness. Students of this course will be in position to enhance their own CV health as well as their patients.
1. Recognize health issues identifiable in a dental practice that are associated with increased CV risk. 2. Analyze the difference in determining CV event risk based on risk factors versus presence of atherosclerosis. 3. Comprehend inflammation as causal of arterial disease. 4. Appraise oral health as a potential driver of arterial inflammation. 5. Synthesize the above components into a method focused on assessing CV risk.
Venue: Trumbull Marriott
180 Hawley Lane, Trumbull, CT 06611
8:30am - 3:30pm: Lecture
Capacity: 300 Seats (175 remaining)
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The Fairfield County Dental Club is designated as an Approved PACE Program Provider by the Academy of General Dentistry. The formal continuing education programs of this program provider are accepted by the AGD for Fellowship/Mastership and membership maintenance credit. Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial board of dentistry or AGD endorsement. The current term of approval extends from 10/1/2016 to 9/30/2020. Provider ID# 216393