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Women’s Wellness: What a Difference an X Makes!

Maria Perno Goldie RDH, BA, MS

Women and men have different healthcare needs, and regarding oral healthcare, men and women often require different approaches to treatment.

The discussion will differentiate between sex and gender, and how the dissimilarities between men and women affect health, disease, and behavior.

Participants will learn:

  • Sex-based differences in health, disease, behaviors and hygiene status;
  • The effect of sex hormones on the immune system and oral health;
  • Sex and gender differences found in prevalence, susceptibility, symptoms, pathophysiology, and likelihood to seek treatment;  response to treatment; morbidity; and mortality.
  • Differences in the autoimmune system and brain function in men and women;
  • Cancers of the oropharynx, linked to HPV, is more common in men than in women.
  • CategoriesOlder Adults, Oral Health and Overall Health, Practice Management, Sensitivity
  • LanguageEnglish
  • Release dateThursday 23rd July, 2015, 08:00 PM
  • Expiration dateFriday 23rd July, 2021, 12:00 AM
  • AGD PACE subject code(s)010,752
“Women’s Wellness: What a Difference an X Makes!” 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.