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Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Division of Diabetes Treatment and Prevention - Leading the effort to treat and prevent diabetes in American Indians and Alaska Natives


Diabetes and Oral Health Connection

Quiz for CE Credit

This quiz consists of multiple choice questions with one correct answer.
Please select one answer for each question, then click the Submit Answers button at the end of the quiz.
1. Periodontitis increases the risk for:




2. Within infected periodontal pockets around a full set of teeth the ulcerated surface and area of necrosis can be estimated at between 10 – 20 square centimeters. i.e. the palm of your hand.


3. The Gila River study found that patients with diabetes compared to patients without diabetes:



4. When screening periodontal disease can be recognized by evidence of:





5. Periodontal disease is common in people with or without diabetes. In people with diabetes periodontal disease can be aggressive and result in rapid tooth loss and contribute to elevated A1C levels.


6. Newly diagnosed patients with diabetes and evidence of periodontal disease should be:




7. Periodontal disease is NOT associated with insulin resistance and poor glycemic control.


8. Home care oral hygiene aids include:







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