Sun., Feb. 23 | Sheraton Parkway Toronto North Hotel & S

GTA Periodontics Symposium- Save Someone’s Life with an Extraoral Examination.

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GTA Periodontics Symposium- Save Someone’s Life with an Extraoral Examination.

Time & Location

Feb. 23, 2020, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Sheraton Parkway Toronto North Hotel & S, 600 Hwy 7, Richmond Hill, ON L4B 1B2, Canada

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Save Someone’s Life with an Extraoral Examination. Abstract: An extraoral examination can save a patient’s life. As clinicians, the goal is early evaluation and identification of all things pathological. The focus for dental hygienists has been oral pathology which, as allied healthcare professionals, there are components of your extraoral examination that have been uncharted territory. This lecture is designed to empower the dental hygienist to make notice to specific dermatological tell-tale-signs of systemic disease. Utilizing case studies and condition imagery to identify early signs of cardiovascular conditions, diabetes, and pre-diabetes. This lecture will ignite a fire within every single person in the room to be more vigil to the extraoral as they are to the intraoral.

LO’s: 1. Identify signs and symptoms of cardiovascular diseases, pre-cardiovascular diseases, diabetes and insulin resistance. 2. Conduct an extraoral examination and provide documentation of potential warning signs. 3. Understanding Blood work metrics including HDL/LDL, Glucose levels and associated metrics. 4. Provide client specific periodontal considerations for clients with cardiovascular conditions and diabetic precursors.

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