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A Novel Approach to Treating Hairy Tongue

A 9300 nm CO2 laser and low energy ablation therapy provide effective palliative care for hairy tongue. AGD Subject Code: 135 EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES After reading this course, the participant should be able to: Explain hairy…

What You Need to Know About Cannabis Use

The use of both medical and recreational cannabis is growing, putting the onus on dental hygienists to understand how to provide safe and effective care. AGD Subject Code: 010 EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES After reading this course, the…

Effective Approaches to Addressing Xerostomia

Collaboration is key when managing this common oral heath condition. AGD Subject Code: 149 EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES After reading this course, the participant should be able to: Describe considerations related to behavioral health…

Caring for Patients With Psoriasis

Providing education on oral health modifications as well as anticipating complications and modifying treatment to ensure safe and effective dental hygiene care can help patients with psoriasis maintain their oral health. AGD Subject…

Update on Monkeypox

Understanding the origins of this viral disease and how it spreads will help oral health professionals advise their patients and prevent its transmission. EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES After reading this course, the participant should be able…

The Pathogenicity of Porphyromonas Gingivalis

This Gram-negative anaerobe plays a significant role in inflammation and disease. EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES After reading this course, the participant should be able to: Describe the characteristics of Porphyromonas gingivalis.…

Insight into Chronic Kidney Disease

Oral health professionals need to be aware of the oral implications of this serious disease. EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES After reading this course, the participant should be able to: Define chronic kidney disease (CKD). Describe the…

Detecting Endodontic-Periodontal Lesions

Identifying the etiology of endodontic-periodontal lesions is key to successful treatment. EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES After reading this course, the participant should be able to: Identify the mode of communication between the root…

Assessing Xerostomia Risk in Young Patients

While not traditionally noted as high risk for dry mouth, young patients are more commonly experiencing medical conditions and medication usage that increase susceptibility for xerostomia. AGD Subject Code: 430 EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES…

The Hallmarks of Alzheimer Disease

By better understanding the risk factors and brain changes associated with this disease, clinicians will be well-prepared to provide dental care. AGD Subject Code: 750 EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES After reading this course, the participant…

Detecting Nasopalatine Duct Cysts

Oral health professionals who understand the common characteristics of these lesions can prevent unnecessary treatment. AGD Subject Code: 730 EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES After reading this course, the participant should be able to:…

Cancer and the Oral Systemic Link

Healthcare professionals play a vital role in the prevention of oral and systemic disease. EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES After reading this course, the participant should be able to: Discuss the prevalence and risks associated with cancer…

The Effects of Flavonoids on Oral Health

This overview of the current research on the use of flavonoids in dentistry will help oral health professionals effectively advise their patients. EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES After reading this course, the participant should be able to:…

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