Infections Involving the Oral Cavity
Thursday, April 7 8:15 - 11:15 AM
Course Description: This course will provide a review focused on the most common viral, bacterial and fungal infections that are likely to occur in the oral cavity. Less common but clinically significant infections will also be covered. Numerous clinical images will be displayed to give the clinician a thorough overview of the appearance of these conditions. Recommendations for treatment (or referral if appropriate) will be included.
- Recognize clinical features of the most common infections which occur in the oral cavity.
- Understand methods of transmission for each microorganism and implications for patient education.
- Determine whether to treat or refer to a specialist for various case scenario.
- Understand which medications are most effective and how to prescribe them.
Date: Thursday, April 7
Cost: Dentists $68 All Others $28
Most Appropriate for: ALL Attendees
Credit Hours: 3 Clinical Hours
Academy of General Dentistry Code: 739