February 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Reducing periodontal inflammation through nutrition:
It’s not only possible, it’s wonderful!
Maximally effective periodontal therapy is about much more than just cleaning teeth. Yes, bacteria initiate periodontal disease, but it is the host inflammatory response that adversely affects oral and overall health.
There is now ample evidence, (which will be reviewed during this course) demonstrating the role that nutrition plays in affecting the host response.
The role inflammation plays in periodontal pathogenesis
Modulating inflammation through nutrition
Evidence for nutritional intervention to reduce periodontal inflammation
The role oxidative stress plays in periodontal destruction
Reducing oxidative stress via alteration in:
Processed sugar intake
Nutritional intervention for periodontal patients
Practical methods to screen patients who can benefit
Realistic options for nutritional counselling
Communication strategies for helping patients change their nutritional intake
About the speaker Timothy Donley DDS MSD is currently in the private practice of Periodontics and Implantology in Bowling Green, KY. After graduating from the University of Notre Dame, Georgetown University School of Dentistry and completing a general practice residency, he practiced general dentistry. He then returned to Indiana University where he received his Masters Degree in Periodontics.
Dr. Donley is the former editor of the Journal of the Kentucky Dental Association and is an adjunct professor of Periodontics at Western Kentucky University. He is a lecturer with the ADA Seminar Series. Dentistry Today recently listed him among its Leaders in Continuing Education. He lectures and publishes frequently on topics of interest to clinical dentists and hygienists.
This course is partially sponsored directly to ODHS by Oral Science
This is an ODHS members only event. You may pre submit questions to firstname.lastname@example.org