This course provides an overview of common prescription and certain over-the-counter medications administered to children for prevalent systemic health conditions and diseases, and the impact these drugs have on a child’s oral health. This course will also discuss medicinal marijuana (although not legal in all states). The goal is to educate the dental team on specific considerations and observations they should make during ongoing care as they relate directly to said medications.
This course offers general knowledge regarding soft tissue grafting techniques used in periodontics. Topics range from a history and rationale of the approach to different techniques and therapeutic advantages thereof. The course discusses the approach to soft tissue grafting as far as evaluation and when to refer. It concludes with expected and unexpected outcomes as they relate to healing, as well as long-term effects of different therapies.