At a time when both dentistry and medicine are galloping ahead at break-neck speed, it is critical for the dental professional to understand developments in medicine that can critically impact care of their patients.
The type of stent placed in patients with heart disease dictates the drugs prescribed to them. Currently, there are five types of stents, all of which work differently.
In Part A, you’ll learn…
- How to manage patients with stents
- What kind of drug is placed in a dual therapy stent (DTS)?
Part B: Congestive Heart Failure: The Number One Heart Disease and the Dental Implications
Dentists who opt to treat patients with heart disease must perform a risk stratification. That’s because a patient with a compromised vascular system is susceptible to multiple adverse outcomes.
In Part B, you’ll learn…
- What research says about performing dental intervention after a heart attack
- How vascular health affects oral health (and vice versa)
This is MODULE TEN in a 13-module video lecture series, UCS Companion Video Series, developed and presented by Dr. Leslie Fang.
This module is worth 1.5 Credit Hours. Receive significant savings when purchasing the full series.
Purchase of this course grants access for one year and requires an internet connection, computer with video and audio capabilities, and in some cases, Adobe Reader to view handouts and articles.
NOTE: Many dental boards require that a specified portion of your CE credits be via in-person attendance at live courses. Check your state's rules!