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Seminar: Periodontal disease and atherothrombotic diseases: Lessons from clinical and basic studies – January 16, 2013

The relationship between poor oral health and systemic diseases has been increasingly recognized over the past two decades. There is considerable epidemiological evidence to support the concept that poor oral health, especially the extent and severity of periodontal disease, may put patients at a significant risk for a variety of systemic conditions such as coronary heart disease (CHD).

Speaker: Kazuhisa Yamazaki, DDS, PhD.
Laboratory of Periodontology and Immunology
Division of Oral Science for Health Promotion Niigata
University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences
Niigata, Japan

When: January 16, 2013, 12:00pm

Where: The Forsyth Institute
245 First St., 17th floor
Seminar Room A
Cambridge, MA 02142

Please contact Pam Quattrocchi (617-892-8604) if you have any questions.

The Forsyth Institute 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.  The Forsyth Institute designates this activity for one  continuing education credit.