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Treatment Considerations For Heart Patients

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Remaining up-to-date on the root causes and characteristics of cardiac arrhythmia and infective endocarditis helps to ensure the safe provision of dental care.


After reading this course, the participant should be able to:

  1. Define cardiac arrhythmias and their effect on dental care.
  2. Discuss the etiology of infective endocarditis and its effects on the provision of dental treatment.
  3. Identify the patient populations that should receive antibiotic prophylaxis before dental treatment to prevent infective endocarditis.

This course was published in the May 2015 issue and expires May 31, 2018. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated. 

Belmont Business Media is an ADA CERP-recognized provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at Belmont Business Media Nationally Approved PACE Program Provider for FAGD/MAGD credit. Approval does not imply acceptance by any regulatory authority or AGD endorsement. July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2023. Provider ID 317924
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