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Diabetes and Your Oral Health: A Special Lecture by Dr. Steven P. Engebretson at NYU College of Dentistry, Sept. 23

September 7, 2011
N-7, 2011-12

New York University College of Dentistry presents a lecture “Diabetes and Your Oral Health” given by  Dr. Steven P. Engebretson, Department of Periodontology and Implant Dentistry, School of Dental Medicine Stony Brook University. 

Growing numbers of scientific studies show that oral infection, and, in particular, periodontal (gum) disease, can contribute to diabetes, and that good oral health is essential in successfully managing this incurable disease.

On Tuesday, September 23, Dr.  Engebretson, an expert in the field of diabetes and oral health, will explain in easy-to-understand language:

·         the signs and symptoms of diabetes,

·         how diabetes and oral disease are a two-way street,

·         the importance of promoting oral health in patients with diabetes.

The lecture is free and open to the public.  Free refreshments will be served following the lecture. For more information the public may call: 866.698.0264.  Following the lecture, Dr. Engebretson will be happy to answer your questions. [Subways C,E, F,M, N,R, 6 to 23rd Street; M15 to 23rd Street, or M23 Bus to 23rd Street and First Ave].

When: Thursday, September 23, 2011 at 6 pm

Where:  Saklad Auditorium, first floor, NYU College of Dentistry, 345 East 24th Street, NYC.

Who:  Dr. Steven P. Engebretson, Department of Periodontology and Implant Dentistry, School of Dental Medicine Stony Brook University

This Press Release is in the following Topics:
College of Dentistry, Events

Type: Press Release

Press Contact: Christopher James | (212) 998-6876

Diabetes and Your Oral Health: A Special Lecture by Dr. Steven P. Engebretson at NYU College of Dentistry, Sept. 23

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