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Improving quality and care outcomes - dental care for people with diabetes

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Improving quality and care outcomes - dental care for people with diabetes

10 Oct 2019
Best Practice Workshop Theatre
Diabetes

This session will include the following:
• Description of periodontitis (gum disease)
• Epidemiology of diabetes-periodontitis link
• Treatment of periodontitis and positive effect upon glycaemic control
• Dental Commissioning Standard - clinical care pathway description
• London Implementation of the Commissioning Standard
• Research/service evaluation of clinical care pathways and their effectiveness
• Future plans for national roll-out

  • Leaflets and brochures for healthcare professionals and the public:
  • •EFP infographics: https://www.efp.org/publications/projects/perioanddiabetes/infographics/index.html
  • •EFP brochures: https://www.efp.org/publications/projects/perioanddiabetes/brochures/index.html
  • •BSP leaflets (healthcare professional and public/patients): http://www.bsperio.org.uk/professional/periodontal-disease-and-diabetes/index.html
Speakers
Francesco D'Aiuto, Professor of Periodontology, Honorary Consultant / Head of Periodontology Unit - UCL Eastman Dental Institute and Hospital