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|Casey Hein, BSDH is director of education for the International Centre for Oral-Systemic Health at the University of Manitoba and president of Casey Hein & Associates, located in Evergreen, CO.
This case-based course focuses on empowering oral health care professionals to incorporate into their dentistry the latest evidence on the relationship between obesity and periodontal disease. Obesity is such a strong predictor of comorbidity, it can no longer be ignored in the everyday care of dental patients.
- Discuss evidence supporting a relationship between obesity, metabolic syndrome, and periodontal disease
- Implement protocols to screen dental patients for being overweight and obese
- Integrate into clinical dentistry new policies on obesity prevention defined by authoritative bodies