Glucose, Gut, and Gums: The Missing Link for Optimal Health

It is estimated that over 80 percent of Americans are experiencing insulin resistance. One can have insulin resistance for up to 20 years before being pre-diabetic. Insulin resistance impacts every organ and body and is crucial to acute and chronic disease prevention. This course is designed to equip the dental professional to take a more comprehensive look at the root cause of oral and systemic inflammation. The clinician will obtain practical information for chairside implementation. 

  • Identify how periodontal pathogens affect gut health 
  • Define the bi-directional relationship between insulin resistance, diabetes, and periodontal disease 
  • Review strategies to evaluate systemic inflammation manifesting orally  
  • Discover oral products to promote symbiosis 

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