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1207 Xerostomia: Recognition and Management (AGD 730)

1207 Xerostomia: Recognition and Management (AGD 730)

1207 Xerostomia: Recognition and Management (AGD 730)

Philip C. Fox, DDS, FDS, RCSEd; Wilhemina Leeuw, MS, CDA
Philip C. Fox, DDS, FDS, RCSEd; Wilhemina Leeuw, MS, CDA
on behalf of American Dental Assistants Association

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Launch date: 12 Aug 2016

Expiry Date: 31 May 2018

Last updated: 27 Apr 2017

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1207 Xerostomia: Recognition and Management (AGD 730)
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Course Availability

This course is only available to trainees days after purchase. It would need to be repurchased by the trainee if not completed in the allotted time period. This course is no longer available. You will need to repurchase if you wish to take the course again.

Description

It is important to perform a complete evaluation of the patient with dry mouth, determining, if possible, the cause of the xerostomia so that appropriate management can be instituted in a timely manner. This course will review methods of evaluation for xerostomia and practical measures for management of the patient with dry mouth. (Sponsored in part by an educational grant from Colgate.)

Objectives

Upon completion of this course, the dental professional should be able to:
Objective 1:
explain the epidemiology and etiology of xerostomia.
Objective 2:
understand the critical factors in the diagnosis of xerostomia.
Objective 3:
recognize the complaints associated with prescription medications and herbal preparations.
Objective 4:
examine the clinical assessment of xerostomia.
Objective 5:
recommend oral health care products associated with proper oral hygiene.
Philip C. Fox, DDS, FDS, RCSEd; Wilhemina Leeuw, MS, CDA

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Philip C. Fox, DDS, FDS, RCSEd; Wilhemina Leeuw, MS, CDA
on behalf of American Dental Assistants Association

Philip C. Fox, DDS, FDS, RCSEd
Philip C. Fox, DDS, FDS, RCSEd, received his BA and DDS degrees from Columbia University and completed training in oral and maxillofacial surgery at Harlem Hospital Center, New York, N.Y. and a fellowship in oral medicine at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Md. He was a member of the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, National Institutes of Health, for 22 years, serving as chief of the Clinical Investigations Section, Gene Therapy and Therapeutics Branch, and as clinical director of the Intramural Research Program.

At present, he is a visiting scientist at the Department of Oral Medicine, Carolinas Medical Center, in Charlotte, N.C., and an independent biomedical consultant focusing primarily in the area of clinical trial design and analysis. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Oral Medicine.

Contributing Author
Wilhemina Leeuw, MS, CDA
Wilhemina Leeuw, MS, CDA is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Dental Education at Indiana University Purdue University, Fort Wayne. A DANB Certified Dental Assistant since 1985, she worked in private practice over twelve years before beginning her teaching career in the Dental Assisting Program at IPFW. She is very active in her local and Indiana state dental assisting organizations. Prof. Leeuw’s educational background includes dental assisting - both clinical and office management, and she received her M.S. degree in Organizational Leadership and Supervision. She is also the Continuing Education Coordinator for the American Dental Assistants Association.

Current Accreditations

This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • Academy of General Dentistry (PACE)
  • 2.00 Hours -
    Reference number: AGD 730

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