Antimicrobial Agents in General Dentistry

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Wednesday, February 1, 2012


W. Choong Foong, BSc (Hons), PhD

Course Overview

Systemic antibiotics, antifungal, and antiviral agents are employed in dentistry to treat and/or manage facial infections. This program will review and update oral health providers on the common antimicrobial agents employed in dentistry and focus on the pharmacology, adverse effects, and drug interactions of these agents. The presenter will compare different antibiotics and antimicrobial agents, discuss their appropriate use, indications, and contraindications.

Course Objectives

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

  • Discuss the indications and contraindications of the use of antibiotics in dentistry
  • Compare the differences between groups of antibiotics and their clinical applications
  • Discuss the indications and contraindications of the use of antifungal and antimicrobial agents in dentistry
  • Discuss the appropriate use of antimicrobial agents in dentistry


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


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

CDE Credits

3 hours (Lecture)