Microbiome, Nutrition and Dentistry - 2 CEUs - On Demand Webinar
This course explores the impact of the Microbiome on both oral and systemic health. Nutritional science will be presented to educate on how to bolster our Microbiota. The human body possesses a unique combination of microorganisms that help impact weight, immunity, disease processes, mental function and oral health. Through this course participants will have a better understanding on how to make professional and personal recommendations about optimizing overall health and oral health. You are what you eat and we see that in our patients as well as ourselves.
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This on-demand content is available for a seven-day subscription from the date of purchase. If additional time is needed you may re-purchase an additional seven days. To receive CE credit you must complete the course as determined by the time you are actively viewing the video and successfully passing a quiz (70%).
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Target AudienceDentists, Dental Hygienists and Dental Assistants
Teaching MethodVideo of Lecture w PowerPoint Presentation
Microbiome, Nutrition and Dentistry
1. Understanding role of prebiotics
2. Understanding the role of probiotics
3. Learning about orally and systemically protective foods
4. Learning how to make better nutritional choices for self and patients
Original date (date the video was created): 04/06/21
Review date: 04/10/21
Expiry date (date the video will be retired): 04/06/24
Disclaimer: As per ADA guidelines, participants must use caution when using limited knowledge in treating patients. It is always recommended to do further research.
Tyrone Fernando Rodriguez, Sc.B., D.D.S., received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Neuroscience from Brown University. His further study includes a Masters of Arts in Teaching Program, Rice University; Doctor of Dental Surgery, 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
Dr. Rodriguez is one of twelve dentists selected by the ADA to be a spokesperson on dental related topics. His career positions include former faculty at the University of Washington, former Pediatric Director Northwest AEGD and former Pediatric Director, YALE New Haven Hospital.
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.
Disclosure: The speaker has nothing to disclose.
CE Provider: Professional Learning Services, LLC (PLS) CT
PLS is an ADA CERP recognized provider (11/1/21 - 12/31/25). 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.
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PLS is designated as an approved Provider by the American Academy of Dental Hygiene, Inc (1/1-12/31/21) Retain this record as verification of attendance for license compliance requirements.