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Diabetes Risk Assessment and Today’s Dental Professional

Diabetes Risk Assessment and Today’s Dental Professional

Diabetes Risk Assessment and Today’s Dental Professional

Ron Schefdore, DMD And Jack Maggiore, PhD
Ron Schefdore, DMD And Jack Maggiore, PhD
on behalf of Dental Town

$36.00 $ 36.00 $ 36.00

$36.00 $ 36.00 $ 36.00

$ 36.00 $ 36.00 $ 36.00
$ 36.00 $ 36.00 $ 36.00
Normal Price: $36.00 $36.00

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Launch date: 08 Mar 2017
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Last updated: 08 Mar 2017

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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

With the prevalence of Diabetes exceeding one in 12 Americans and the number of Americans at risk for diabetes exceeding 57 million, action is required to tackle this runaway epidemic. Described in this program is an easy-to-implement dental office program for diabetes detection and risk assessment. Drs. Ron Schefdore and Jack Maggiore provide a detailed overview of the importance of the dental professional’s role in the identification of diabetes mellitus.

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Objectives
List the most common risk factors of diabetes. Explain the importance of recognizing the symptoms of diabetes. Describe the connections between oral inflammation and systemic disease. Detail the benefits of a dental practice engaged in active screening for diabetes and other metabolic disorders.
Ron Schefdore, DMD And Jack Maggiore, PhD

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Ron Schefdore, DMD And Jack Maggiore, PhD
on behalf of Dental Town

Ronald L. Schefdore, DMD has been in full time private practice since graduating from Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine in 1983. He practices general dentistry in a western suburb of Chicago. Dr. Schefdore has been recognized for four consecutive years as one of the top speakers by Dentistry Today Magazine. He is the author of “Better Service, Better Dentistry, Better Income”, over 50 published dental articles including a cover story in Dentistry Today, and has been cited in US News and World Report, The Wall Street Journal, Readers Digest, NBC-TV Chicago and affiliates, and FOX News. The special NBC report, “Can a trip to the dentist save your life?” featured him for being the first dentist to achieve certification to perform accurate and simple FDA approved blood screening tests on periodontal patients for early detection of underlying medical conditions. Thanks to the efforts of Dr. Schefdore and his colleagues, a major paradigm shift in dentistry is underway, where dental professionals are being called upon to step to the front line in systemic disease detection. Jack Maggiore, PhD is President and Chief Scientific Officer of Healthy Life Laboratories and is a Medical Technologist certified by the American Society for Clinical Pathology, with a Master of Science in Clinical Chemistry and Doctorate in Pathology from the University of Illinois. He holds several medical device patents for his product developments and innovative enhancements and has authored more than 35 abstracts, publications, and textbook chapters. Dr. Maggiore has delivered more than 100 presentations at national and international scientific meetings on topics ranging from disease pathophysiology to clinical laboratory method validation, and has consulted for a number of government agencies, including the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. His expertise includes clinical trials and regulatory affairs, having cleared six medical products through the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. His clinical research interests include diabetes disease management and development of novel biomarkers for chronic diseases. Dr. Maggiore is active in the American Association for Clinical Chemistry, where he has served as Chair of the Editorial Board for Clinical Laboratory News and serves on the Chicago Section Executive Committee. Dr. Maggiore’s mission is to work with health care professionals to empower consumers to take a more active role in their health maintenance. Educational Objectives: Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to achieve the following:List the most common risk factors of diabetes.Explain the importance of recognizing the symptoms of diabetes.Describe the connections between oral inflammation and systemic disease.Detail the benefits of a dental practice engaged in active screening for diabetes and other metabolic disorders.Disclosure: Dr. Jack Maggiore declares that he is the owner/part owner of Healthy Heart Dentistry. Dr. Ron Schefdore declares that he is the president and a stock shareholder (directly purchased) of Healthy Heart Dentistry and Pharmaden Neutraceuticals. He is the owner of Pharmaden Neutraceuticals and part owner of Healthy Heart Dentistry.

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

  • Academy of General Dentistry (PACE)
  • 1.50 Hours

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