As more and more people look for alternatives to the wave of pharmaceuticals, herbal remedies are making a strong comeback. The idea of no or minimal side effects and no interactions is explored to allow members of the oral health team to have a better understanding of herbal medicaments and their indications as well contraindications.
Objectives: Participants will:
- understand what herbal remedies are and obtain a historical background
- explain how herbals can be used in the dental setting
- relate common drug and herbal interactions
Original Date – 4/5/2022, Expiry Date – 4/4/2025
Speaker: Tyrone Fernando Rodriguez, Sc.B., D.D.S.,
Dr. Rodriguez received his BS degree in Neuroscience from Brown University. Additional studies and degrees include a Masters of Arts in Teaching from Rice University; DDS from University of Texas Dental Branch at Houston, and postgraduate Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. Dr. Rodriguez also achieved an AAPD-Samuel D. Harris Fellowship, Chicago, IL. He is one of twelve dentists selected by the ADA to be a spokesperson on dental related topics.
Dr. Rodriguez’s work experience with children who have special needs is extensive and his ability to address this topic as an educator and clinician with expertise is the result of extensive and varied experience with diverse populations. His former positions as faculty at the University of Washington, Pediatric Director Northwest AEGD and Pediatric Director, Yale New Haven Hospital, CT.
Disclaimers: As per ADA guidelines, participants must use caution when using limited knowledge in treating patients. It is always recommended to do further research.
CE Provider: Professional Learning Services, LLC (PLS)
PLS is an ADA CERP recognized provider (11/1/2021– 12/31/2025). ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by state or provincial Boards of Dentistry.
PLS is designated as an approved Provider by the American Academy of Dental Hygiene, Inc (1/1-12/31/24). Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial Board of Dentistry.
This webinar is designated for the CEUs as indicated. Check your state’s CE regulations for course acceptance.
*Interactivity provided with PLS’s Ask the Speaker feature included with recorded webinars.