Diabetes mellitus is a chronic disease that can cause devastating systemic and oral complications. This course provides an overview of oral manifestations of diabetes as well as considerations for improving both glycemic control and oral health. Interdisciplinary team partnerships will be discussed to help control the complexities of this disease.
- Describe the oral manifestation of diabetes mellitus.
- Explain the relationship between glycemic control and oral health.
- Increase interdisciplinary referrals for individuals with diabetes mellitus.
Suggested Learning Codes: 5190/4040/4090
Suggested Performance Indicators: 3.3.5/8.3.6/12.3.1