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The mouth and the body: The Influence of Oral Health on Pulmonary Diseases

Frank A. Scannapieco DMD, PhD SUNY Distinguished Professor and Chair, Department of Oral Biology, Ira Lamster DDS, MMSc

This course will provide a comprehensive review of the connection between poor oral health and pneumonia. Included in this will be the oral intervention strategies that may impact risk for pneumonia and why these are effective interventions.

Participants will learn:
  • The history and literature that connects poor oral health with pneumonia
  • Oral interventions that may reduce the risk for pneumonia.
  • Biological mechanisms that may explain how poor oral health impacts on pneumonia risk.
  • LanguageEnglish
  • Release dateWednesday 25th May, 2022, 08:00 PM
  • Expiration dateSunday 25th May, 2025, 08:00 PM
  • AGD PACE subject code(s)750
  • CategoriesOral Health and Overall Health, Periodontics, Preventive Dentistry/Oral Hygiene
“The mouth and the body: The Influence of Oral Health on Pulmonary Diseases” is co-sponsored by Tribune Group GmbH. Tribune Group GmbH is a recognized ADA CERP and AGD PACE provider. At the end of the webinar, after passing the C.E. Quiz, you will be able to download your ADA CERP and AGD PACE C.E. Certificates.