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Health Webinar: Periodontal Updates for the Correctional Provider
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Join this National Institute of Corrections (NIC) free webinar, Peridontal Updates for the Correctional Provider, on Wednesday, April 3rd.

Course Description:

The National Institute of Corrections has partnered with CAPT Phillip Woods, DDS, MPH, National Periodontal Consultant, Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) to provide an informational session incorporating the following:

      (1) A review of current classification and diagnosis of periodontal diseases;

      (2) A review of the CPITN, a periodontal screening tool;

      (3) An exploration of periodontal diseases risk management protocols as presented in the 2012 BOP Preventive Dentistry Clinical Practice Guide*; and

      (4) A discussion on the concept of Periodontal Medicine focusing on the Diabetes-Periodontal bidirectional relationship.

Date/Time: April 3, 2012, 12:00 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. EST

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Posted Mon, Mar 18 2013 4:17 PM by Susan Powell


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