Salivary Diagnostics Part 1: Stop Guessing! Start Testing!
Take the first step in your Oral-Systemic Journey
Understanding the importance of screening for high risk oral pathogens.
Have you ever wondered why your patients are still bleeding?
If you are tired of telling all your patients to just “Brush & Floss”?
Then you are ready to embark on understanding the mouth-body connection.
Renew your passion in treating your patients by understanding:
why oral is systemic
why gingivitis & periodontitis start as subclinical diseases
why incorporating a simple saliva test will change your treatment decisions to achieve better outcomes
Well, there is more to the story than just bad homecare. Stop missing out on a huge piece of the puzzle when it comes to gingivitis and periodontal disease. Stop Guessing! and Start Testing!
Learning Objectives: By the end of this course, participants will be able to:
Explain why saliva testing is the first step in treatment
Understand how screening identifies subclinical disease
Describe the pathway of how oral bacteria enter the bloodstream
Recognize there are resistant species to certain products & treatments
Demonstrate how to ask patients for a saliva test
Prerequisites : None - This is Part 1
Sponsor(s) : Direct Diagnostics Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Affiliated and/or Associated with Direct Diagnostics
Date / Time
Self Study - On Demand