New York State Academy of Dentistry

19-02 Whitestone Expressway, Suite 204
Whitestone, NY 11357
Phone: (718) 747-3353
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Oral Manifestations of Systemic Disease

Oral Manifestations of Systemic Disease
Date: 3/28/2019
Time: All Day
Short Description: As scientific research trends show a predicted 54% increase of systemic diseases, particularly diabetes and heart disease, it is vital for dentists and dental practitioners to recognize their role to identify, treat and collaborate with appropriate medical professionals early on in order to reduce complications and manage their patient’s condition optimally.

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The New York AGD Learning Center Presents

"Oral Manifestations of Systemic Disease"

Date: Thursday, March 28, 2019

Location: 1902 Whitestone Epressway, Suite 204, Whitestone, NY 11357

Course 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Course Codes: 490 

Presentation by: Michelle Routhenstein, MS, RD, CDE, CDN

Michelle Routhenstein is the owner and president of Entirely Nourished LLC, a Nutrition counseling and consulting private practice in New York City. She is a Preventive Cardiology Dietitian, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and Certified Diabetes Educator. Michelle graduated with a Masters of Science Degree in Clinical Nutrition from NYU and completed her dietetic residency at NYU. She has over 10 years experience counseling patients on chronic disease prevention and management. Michelle, alongside a team of doctors and scientists, developed a risk assessment and prevention program for individuals who are at high risk for cardiovascular disease based on modifiable lifestyle medicine factors.

Course Goals and Objectives:

In this 2 hour lecture, dental practitioners will learn which systemic diseases can manifest in the oral cavity, how they present in such situations, and the appropriate plan of care.


  1. Identify 5 systemic diseases that can manifest in the oral cavity.
  2. State 3 possible causes for why uncontrolled chronic diseases can create a negative oral cavity.
  3. Explain why it is beneficial for the dental practitioner to identify systemic disease in their patients.
  4. List 2 things a dental practitioner should do once they suspect a systemic disease is present. 

Lite dinner will be served.

New York AGD is designated as an Approved PACE Program Provider by the Academy of General Dentistry. The formal continuing education programs of this program provider are accepted by 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 01/01/2019 to 12/31/2020. Provider ID # 219318