April 2023
On demand: Oral care in people with diabetes: What? Why? When? Where?
Speaker(s): Prof. Iain Chapple
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Oral care in people with diabetes: What? Why? When? Where?

This webinar will outline the global burden of non-communicable disease and where periodontal disease and diabetes sit within that paradigm.

Attendees will be able to demonstrate the intimate and circular relationship between periodontitis and type2 diabetes. In addition, they will understand the need to take responsibility for early case detection of diabetes in oral care settings and how to practically implement.

Learning outcomes

  • Understand what non-communicable diseases (NCD) are and the burden they cause
  • Visualise the size of the global challenge presented by type 2 diabetes
  • Appreciate the bi-directional links between periodontitis and type 2 diabetes
  • Understand the impact periodontal treatment can have on diabetes outcomes
  • Appreciate the importance placed on periodontal health by international medical bodies
  • Glimpse the future role for oral healthcare professionals in addressing the WHO's strategic goals for combatting NCDs and the impact it can have.

Speaker: Iain Chapple

Iain Chapple is Professor of Periodontology, Director of Research for the Institute of Clinical Sciences, and former Head of the School of Dentistry (2016-2020) at The University of Birmingham UK. He has written 13-textbooks and 35 book chapters. Iain awarded the Charles Tomes medal of the Royal College of Surgeons (2011) and the IADR Distinguished Scientist in Periodontal Research 2018. He is a practicing clinician with 35 years experience.
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This Continuing Professional Development (CPD) activity fully complies with the CPD requirements of the General Dental Council.

FMC certifies this activity for 1 hour of enhanced CPD in the subject of Oral care in people with diabetes: What? Why? When? Where?

This CPD meets the criteria for the GDC’s development outcome B, C and D.

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