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Management of the patient with diabetes mellitus
Considerations for dental practice
Ira Lamster, DDS, MMSc
A review of the epidemiology, complications and clinical management of patients with diabetes mellitus seen in the dental office.
- Know the prevalence of diabetes mellitus in the United States;
- Understand the systemic and oral complications of diabetes mellitus;
- Be familiar with the management of patients with diabetes seen in the dental office.
Presenter Disclosure: Dr. Ira Lamster received an honorarium from Colgate-Palmolive to compensate for the time involved preparing and giving this presentation.
Target audience: Dentists, Hygienists and Assistants.
Release date: Wednesday, November 30, 2011
Expiration date: Sunday, November 30, 2014
"Management of the patient with diabetes mellitus" is co-sponsored by Dental Tribune America, LLC. Dental Tribune America LLC is a recognized ADA CERP provider.
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Ira Lamster , DDS, MMSc
Dean Ira B. Lamster is currently the dean and professor of dentistry at the Columbia University College of Dental Medicine. Dr. Lamster received his Bachelor's degree from Queens College in 1971 and received an S.M. from University of Chicago in 1972. In 1977, he received his DDS from the State University of New York at Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine and his certificate in periodontics from Harvard School of Dental Medicine in 1980, along with a MMSc from Harvard University in the same year.
Dr. Ira B. Lamster served as the director of the Division of Periodontology at Columbia University from 1988 to 1998 and as vice dean of the institution from 1998 to 2001. In December of 2001, he was also named vice president of the Columbia University Medical Center.
He has authored over 150 research papers and textbook chapters. He is also board certified by the American Board of Oral Medicine. Together with Drs. Murray Schwartz and James Burke Fine, he co-authored Clinical Guide to Periodontics.