Episode 10 – Hypertension and Dentistry

You can earn valuable AGD-approved CE hours through the Dental Digest Podcast.

This course offers 1 hour of continuing education.

About This Course

In this course you will earn 1 hour of self-paced online mediated, AGD approved CE. In part one you will learn about whether or not you should discontinue patient care due to elevated blood pressure. In part two you will learn how the oral airway relates to sleep-disordered breathing and your role in this matter as a dentist. This course covers episodes 10 & 39 of the Dental Digest podcast. Dental Digest Institute features all the episodes of the Dental Digest Podcast. You can also find these episodes on all major podcast platforms. Dental Digest is approved by the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) as a PACE provider and can therefore provide you Continuing Education (CE) hours. In this course, you will take a quiz per each episode of the dental digest podcast and then obtain CE credit. To read more about our refund/cancellation policy click here. To contact us click here. We have no commercial support to declare. No prior skill/level required. AGD Subject Code: 390 & 750

CE Objectives

  • Learn the dentist’s role in detection of HTN
  • Learn how to properly manage pts with elevated blood pressure
  • Learn how dentistry relates to sleep-disordered breathing
  • Discover ways dentists can intervene in sleep disordered breathing
  • Learn about common misconceptions related to airway development

About the Speakers

Dr. Steven Yarows is a well-respected physician in the Chelsea community with more than 30 years of experience in internal medicine. He believes that providing continuity of care for patients enables improved care with improved outcomes. Dr. Yarows stresses preventive care while treating multiple, complex disease states and values the strong personal relationships he has with many long-term patients. To learn more about Dr. Yarows, click here.

Dr. Rebecca Bockow is not only a board-certified orthodontist, she’s also a board-certified periodontist. She is renowned for her international lectures on topics such as corticotomy-facilitated orthodontic therapy, interdisciplinary treatment planning to airway and sleep disorders as well as skeletal growth patterns. To learn more, click here.

Teaching Method: Self-Paced/Audio/Web Mediated
Conflict of Interest Statement: Dr. Steven Yarows has no financial conflicts of interest to disclose. Dr. Rebecca Bockow has no financial conflicts of interest to disclose.

Lesson Length: 60 min
CE credit: 1 hour (self-instruction)
Release Date: 12/21/20
Review Date: 12/21/20
Expiration/Availability Date: 12/21/23

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