Supporting Oral-Systemic Health
Medical-dental integration is key in the effort to improve patients’ overall health.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Discuss the oral-systemic link and the role inflammation plays in oral and systemic diseases.
- Explain the advantages and challenges of medical-dental integration in the continuum of care.
- Cite examples of the impact of medical-dental integration on outcomes and the cost of healthcare.
This course was issued in February 2022 and expires February 2025. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.