Organ Transplantation and Dental Considerations


Organ transplantation is becoming more and more common, and yet many dental professionals lack information and details regarding the process and the subsequent oral consequences of the recipient.

Join myself and Karen Davis, RDH, BSDH to hear her incredible story and expand your knowledge of this topic. You won’t want to miss this big finale to our Mastermind Webinar 2017 series.


“Save Lives! Organ Transplantation and Subsequent Dental Considerations”
with special guest
Karen Davis, RDH, BSDH

Did you know that a patient is added to the national transplant waiting list every 10 minutes? Sadly, the number of organ transplants cannot keep up with the growing demand of those in need, which is reflected by the fact that 22 people die daily while waiting for an organ transplant. Discover how organ allocation works in this country and what dental professionals need to know to manage the dental considerations of organ transplantation. Karen shares her personal experiences of learning about organ transplantation when her husband became the one in need of healthy organs.


Learn types of organ donation and discover who can be a donor
Identify oral consequences and solutions for immune-suppressed patients
Explore myths surrounding organ donation

CE credits are provided by Inspired Hygiene.Inspired Hygiene is designated as an Approved PACE Program Provider by the Academy of General Dentistry. The formal continuing dental education programs of this program provider are accepted by the AGD for Fellowship, Mastership and membership maintenance credit. Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial board of dentistry or AGD endorsement.The current term of approval extends from 6/1/2017 to 5/31/2020.

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