A Plant-Based Diet and its Medical and Dental Benefits
Live, Interactive Webcast Continuing Education Course - 3 Hours Credits
Instructor: Dr. Bennett Jacoby DDS, MS
Developed for dental professionals, this course provides peer-reviewed published evidence of the dental and systemic medical benefits of consuming an unprocessed plant-based diet. Discusses the systemic medical benefits of this type of diet, with a focus on dental and periodontal health. Additional research will look at the increase in morbidity and mortality associated with the consumption of processed food as well as dairy products, eggs and animal protein.
After completing this course, the clinician will be able to:
- How to identify research studies that are biased
- How biased researched studies are systematically performed and published
- The major causes of death and disease in the western world
- The dental and systemic risks associated with consuming animal flesh, dairy, eggs and processed food-like substances
- The bidirectional relationship between many systemic disease and periodontitis
- The risks associated with insufficient serum vitamin D level and its prevalence
- The common misconceptions about what constitutes healthy nutrition
- The molecular mechanism of non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus
About Live, Interactive Continuing Education Webinars
A live, interactive webinar is similar to attending a continuing education seminar in your community, except that you attend via your computer. Each course is done live in a format that allows your participation. Anyone who has access to a computer that can play sound can participate in an ACES webinar. No special computer knowledge or equipment is required to participate in our webinars. When you enroll in any ACES course, you will be sent an email with complete information on how to join the webinar and a copy of the course syllabus. At the conclusion of your live webinar, you will complete a course examination online. You will then be able to print your continuing education certificate from your computer.
Disclosure of Relevant Financial Relationships:
Instructor: Dr. Bennett Jacoby - No relevant financial relationship to report
Education Advisory Committee (EAC): Members of the EAC have no relevant financial relationships to report
ACES ownership and staff: No relevant financial relationship to report
Advanced Continuing Education Systems is an ADA CERP Recognized provider for dental continuing education.
ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.
Advanced Continuing Education Systems designates this activity for 3 continuing education credits.
Advanced Continuing Education Systems (Provider RP4393) has been approved by the Dental Board of California as a provider of dental continuing education.
To learn more about ACES and this course: call 888-844-ACES