Course Details
24
Saturday
9:00 am - 11:00 am

Speaker: Tieraona Low Dog, MD
Fee: $89/DDS; $59/Staff
AGD Code: 150

The use of dietary supplements has become commonplace in the United States. Some nutritional supplements have been shown through scientific investigation to benefit oral and overall health. However, there remain concerns regarding safety and quality. All members of the health care team should be familiar with the evidence of safety and benefit for the most commonly used dietary supplements to enhance patient outcomes and reduce risk of adverse events associated with dental procedures.

Learning objectives:

  • Identify key risks and benefits of commonly used dietary and botanical supplements on oral health and during dental procedures.
  • Understand the evidence for zinc and zinc carnosine in oral health.
  • Recognize the importance of calcium and vitamin D in oral and overall health.
  • Understand the role of omega 3 and omega 6 fatty acids in oral and overall health and identify effective strategies for increasing intake.

This course is designed for the entire dental team.

Co-sponsored by MDA Insurance and MDA Services.

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