Probiotics: Role in Oral Health

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TITLE: PROBIOTICS - ROLE IN ORAL HEALTH

COURSE FEE:  Free

CREDITS: This continuing education activity is designated for 1 credits

AGD PACE SUBJECT CODE:  010 Basic Science. Pharmacotherapeutics

MODE: Electronically Mediated | Live interactive webinar

SPEAKER: Dr. Kirsten Roling, DDS  (Bio below)

AUDIENCE: Dentists, Dental Hygienists, Dental Therapists, Dental Assistants

TECHNOLOGY REQUIRED:  Mobile device, laptop or desktop with internet connection | Google Chrome Browser

COURSE SUMMARY:  Probiotics have been used as a natural therapy for periodontal inflammation including periodontitis, gingivitis, pregnancy gingivitis, and halitosis; and as a way to alter the oral health environment to reduce dental caries and halitosis.  This webinar will explore current research, indications, dosage, and implications for oral health improvement.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: 

  • Compare types of probiotics on the market; supplement and food.

  • Discuss probiotics mechanism of action.

  • Demonstrate the breakdown of probiotic labels; genus, species, strain.

  • Define and compare prebiotics and probiotics.

  • Describe dietary sources of probiotics.

  • Explore research concerning probiotics and oral health outcomes.

About the Speaker: 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dr. Kirsten Roling, DDS is the Chief Education Officer for Dental CE Academy administered by Virtual Dontics®. She completed dental school training at the University of California, San Francisco; during the height of the HIV/AIDS Pandemic. Dr. Roling is credited as an early pioneer of Teledentistry. Her clinical practice spans pediatrics to geriatrics. Previously an Assistant Clinical Professor, UCSF; and Public Health Preceptor, Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health, Dr. Roling also held the position as Chief for the Office of Oral Health, Maricopa County, Department of Public Health where she administed the nation's largest pediatric oral health prevention programs for the third largest U.S. public health department. As a mobile dental provider, she commanded a large teledentistry practice to treat homebound geriatric patients. She is a recipient of the Pediatric Oral Health Access Program (POHAP) scholarship and provided dental services pro bono to at risk infants and foster children. She has completed certification through the American Dental Education Association in conjunction with the Academy of Academy Leadership and Institute for Allied Health Educators "Advances in Educational Methodology." In 2017 she was published in the Journal of Public Health Dentistry, and in 2018 interviewed on National Public Radio. 

Conflict of Interest and Financial Disclosure of Speaker: This course receives no sponsorship. The speaker, Dr. Kirsten Roling is the Chief Education Officer for Dental CE Academy. She is not paid an honorarium. She declares a financial relationship with Dental CE Academy. For written documentation contact support@dentalcenow.com.

Dental CE Academy Disclaimer: The views expressed and opinions and materials presented during these live and recorded presentations represent the personal views and opinions of the individual speaker and do not necessarily represent the views and opinions of Dental CE Academy or its parent company Virtual Dontics®.  Dental CE Academy assumes no responsibility for the content of the presentations made by the individual speakers. Any suggested protocols for treatment, materials, or services may be based up on the speakers' own clinican experience and should not be construed as Dental CE Academy recommended or endorsed. Selected presentations may include exploratory research or experimental procedures and are intended for informational purposes that may lead to new interest and scientific breakthroughs in the fields of dentistry.  Dental CE Academy appreciates its educators who share their knowledge and expertise. This level of dedication to dentistry allows our profession to expand and thrive and provokes necessary discussion and understanding. 

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