Dental Care for Patients With Heart Disease
Current approaches to ensure the safe provision of oral health services to individuals with hypertension and heart failure.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Identify the prevalence of hypertension.
- Discuss the two types of hypertension and their implications for dental care.
- Define heart failure and discuss appropriate dental management strategies
This course was published in the April 2015 issue and expires April 30, 2018. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.