AGD Subject Code: 490
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Discuss the role of Porphyromonas gingivalis in the development and progression of periodontal diseases.
- Identify the emerging evidence of P. gingivalis‘ impact on neurodegenerative diseases.
- Note the connections between P. gingivalis, its virulence factors, and their effects on the blood-brain barrier, iron metabolism, and central nervous system homeostasis.
This course was published in the October 2023 issue and expires October 2026. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.