- Basic Dental Anatomy
- Common Abnormalities, Decay and Periodontal Disease
- Pathogens Associated with Heart Disease, Diabetes and Aspiration Pneumonia
- Oral Health Techniques and Denture Care
- Dentures, Partials and Natural Teeth
Oral health care is one of the most important tasks in the daily living routines that is often forgotten or overlooked. As research is showing, pathogens from the mouth effect major systems like the heart, pancreas, lungs, kidneys and brain. Science based prevention care and your success in promoting oral health is the key to a healthier patient. In this training, the basic concepts in oral care as medical professionals is presented to gain understanding of basic dental anatomy, recognition of disease versus healthy mouth, pathogens found in the mouth related to disease, oral care techniques and tips for compliance and denture care.
As of November 13, 2019, this course has been approved by DSHS for continuing education credits for all long-term care workers.
Who Should Attend? Caregivers, HCA, CNA’s desiring skills in evidence-based oral care techniques.