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
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Identify the risk factors and signs associated with Alzheimer disease (AD).
- Discuss the connection between periodontal infection and the brain infection seen in patients with AD.
- Consider the lost and retained abilities related to brain changes among individuals with AD.
This course was issued in September 2022 and expires September 2025. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.