Episode 12: Periodontal Disease and Sleep

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You will earn 0.75 hours of CE.

This episode features prolific researcher and Harvard professor, Dr. Hend Alqaderi. She published a critical paper in the journal of periodontology entitled “association between sleep and severe periodontitis in a nationally representative adult US population.” She’s here to tell us about the influence sleep has on periodontal disease as well as the immune system. You’ll gain a better understanding for how the immune system functions in relation to periodontal disease. In this course, you will take a quiz per each episode of the dental digest podcast and then obtain CE credit. To read more about our refund/cancellation policy click here. To contact us click here. We have no commercial support to declare. No prior skill/level required. AGD Subject Code: 490

CE Objectives

  • Learn about the critical role sleep plays in periodontal disease
  • Learn of how a compromised immune system may contribute to periodontal disease
  • Become aware of the role diabetes plays in sleep deprivation and severe periodontal disease

About the Speakers

Dr. Hend Alqaderi gained her Bachelor of Dental Surgery degree from the Faculty of Dentistry at Alexandria University, Egypt. She then completed an Advanced General Dentistry Fellowship at the Royal College of Surgeon in Ireland in 2008. In 2016, she gained a Doctoral Degree in Medical Science and a Certificate in Dental Public Health from Harvard School of Dental Medicine in Boston, USA. To learn more about Dr. Alqaderi, click here.

Teaching Method: Self-Paced/Audio/Web Mediated
Conflict of Interest Statement: Dr. Hend Alqaderi has no financial conflicts of interest to disclose.

Lesson Length: 45 min
CE credit: 0.75 hour (self-instruction)
Release Date: 12/21/20
Review Date: 12/21/20
Expiration/Availability Date: 12/21/23