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Three Steps to Successfully Incorporate Oral Systemic Health Into Any Practice

Presented by: Dan Sindelar, DDS

Original Publication Date: September 22, 2013


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Course Overview:

By taking three steps, you can successfully incorporate oral systemic health into your practice, enhancing patient care and overall health outcomes. It's essential to foster a patient-centered, collaborative approach that acknowledges the interconnected nature of oral and systemic health.

Learning Objectives:

  • Define the concept of oral systemic health and its relevance to overall well-being.
  • Summarize key research findings and evidence that support the oral-systemic connection.
  • Describe the importance of collaboration between medical and dental professionals in promoting oral-systemic health.
  • Understand the components of a comprehensive oral health assessment, including periodontal health, dental conditions, and risk factors.
  • Incorporate oral and systemic health questions into patient histories.
  • Develop personalized preventive care plans for patients that address both oral and systemic health.

Speaker Bio:

Daniel Sindelar, DMD, attended business school at St. Louis University and earned his dental degree at Washington University School of Dental Medicine in 1981. He is a co-founder, past president, and board member of the American Academy for Oral Systemic Health (AAOSH). He is the first dental professional to receive a Preceptorship for Heart Attack and Stroke Prevention.