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The Medically Compromised Patient and Dentistry

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Thursday, July 26, 2012


Sanjay Chand, MBBS, MD

Course Overview

A rapidly growing segment of our population consists of medically compromised patients. The number of such patients seeking and needing dental care is increasing. This program will review and update oral health providers on best practices for care of the medically compromised patient.

Emphasis will be placed on common chronic systemic diseases such as Hypertension, Diabetes, Hypothyroidism, Arthritis, Asthma, Liver disease as well as on patients who may be undergoing Renal dialysis or Cancer chemotherapy.
The presenter will review current management of these chronic systemic conditions, and discuss the significance in dental patient management.

Course Objectives

At the completion of the course participants will be able to:

  • Identify the medically compromised patient
  • Identify relationships between oral and general health involving most organ systems
  • Recognize oral manifestations of chronic systemic diseases
  • Identify and manage complications and adverse effects potentially associated with procedures and drugs used in dentistry
  • Formulate a treatment plan that is safe and compatible with a patient’s  medical status


The Henry, Dearborn, MI
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Includes a light snack and refreshments.
Dentist - $125; Allied - $75
UDM Alumni: Dentist - $112.50; Allied - $67.50

If you choose to pay for a continuing education course by check, please note that the check must be received by UDM within ten (10) days of registration. If the check is not received within ten (10) days of registration, we will assume that you are no longer interested in the course and will remove you from the course roster and you will forfeit your held seat. If you register less than ten (10) days prior to the start of a course, payment will be accepted up to the course start time. If additional time is required, please contact 313-494-6626 prior to registering to make a payment arrangement.


6:00 PM to 9:00 PM; Registration table opens half an hour before the course begins.

CDE Credits

3 hours (Lecture)

Registration Policy

For your convenience you may register up until 3:00 p.m. on the day prior to the start of the course with no additional charge. An additional non-refundable fee of $20 dollars per person, per course will be assessed to any registrations received after 3:00 p.m. the day prior to a course or to any same day or walk in registrations.

Refund and Cancellation Policy

Unless otherwise posted, a full refund less $25 will be granted if notification of cancellation is received by the Institute for Advanced Continuing Dental Education office two weeks (14 or more days) prior to the start of the course. If a cancellation is received less than two weeks (13 or less days) prior to the start of a lecture only course, a full refund less $100 will be granted. If a cancellation is received less than two weeks (13 or less days) prior to the start of a hands-on course, no refund will be granted. Refunds cannot be given for same any day cancellations or no-shows.

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