This electronically delivered self-instructional program is designated for 1.5 hours of CE credit by Farran Media.
The fee to view this course is $36. This cost includes the fee to take the exam and claim your CE credits. The fee to view the entire series is $280. This cost includes all fees to take all exams and claim your CE credits. Synopsis:
Oral health is integral to overall health. This program focuses on the interactions between oral and systemic health for various diseases and populations. Educating patients about the importance of their dental health to the rest of their body is a critical part of our role as healthcare providers. The course also outlines the implementation wellness concepts in your practice in a doctor directed, staff-led team approach for improving outcomes for your patients. Description of Speaker:
Dr. Geisinger is Associate Professor and Director of Advanced Education in Periodontolgy at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology. She is currently a member of the AP Board of Trustees, Chair of the Women in periodontics Task Force, and Vice Chair of the ADA Council on Scientific Affairs. She has authored over 40 publications and lectures nationally and internationally on periodontolgy and implantology topics.
Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to achieve the following:
Better understand the current scientific evidence for the oral systemic connection Develop strategies targeted at particular populations (pregnant patients, patients with diabetes, etc.) to address their unique needs with personalized care Identify strategies to best optimize oral and overall health in their patients Disclosure:
In the past 12 months, the lecturer/speaker declare that they have had a financial interest, arrangement or affiliation within the field of dentistry or health care with the following: University of Alabama Birmingham, NYU Lutheran, Indiana University, Proctor and Gamble, Straumann, Colgate-Palmolive.
Farran Media is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. 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 boards
of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to ADA CERP at
For any questions, please contact Nareg Apelian, DMD, Director of Continuing Education at
This activity meets the educational criteria required for verifiable Continuing Professional Development under the General Dental Council Lifelong Learning scheme and represents 1.5 hours of verifiable CPD.
The CE provider (Farran Media) uses reasonable care in selecting and
providing content that is accurate. The CE provider, however, does not
independently verify the content or materials. The CE provider does not
represent that the instructional materials are error-free or that the content
or materials are comprehensive. Any opinions expressed in the materials are
those of the author of the materials and not the CE provider. Completing one or
more continuing education courses does not provide sufficient information to
qualify the participant as an expert in the field related to the course topic
or in any specific technique or procedure. The instructional materials are
intended to supplement, but are not a substitute for, the knowledge, expertise,
skill and judgment of a trained health care professional.
Continuing education credits issued for completion of online CE courses may not apply toward
license renewal in all licensing jurisdictions. It is the responsibility of each registrant
to verify the CE requirements of his/her licensing or regulatory agency.
State CE Requirements:
for CE requirements by state. Please note that this information is current as of the time of listing. This information is subject to change at any time from the state boards. For the most up-to-date information, please contact your state board directly.
There are no refunds for Online CE courses. Please contact technical support if you run into technical difficulty.
For any questions, please contact Nareg Apelian, DMD, Director of Continuing Education