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Infectious Disease and the Dental Patient

Speciality Classification
Oral Health
Time / Duration
30 minutes
Subject matter expert
eLearning for Healthcare
Endorsed By
Royal Collge of Surgeons, NHS

This session provides an overview of some of the clinically important infectious diseases you may come across as a dental practitioner.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this session you will be able to:

  • List the infectious diseases that may impact on dental care provision
  • Identify the clinical presentations of these infectious diseases
  • List preventative measures dental care professionals need to adhere to
  • Describe the impact of antibiotics in the evolution of infectious agents

Dentistry is a high risk specialty with regards to occupational exposure to infectious agents and diseases.

Practitioners are frequently exposed to blood and bodily fluid, as well as the respiratory tract of their patients.

Instructors / Speakers
Pav Sarai MBBS BSc (Hons) MRCP,
Specialty Anaesthetic Registrar, Royal Free Hospital NHS Trust

Dr Sarai qualified in 2008 from Royal Free University College London Medical School. He obtained a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacology from University College London University in 2005.

Since qualification, Dr. Sarai has been working with the Royal College of Surgeons of England, Faculty of Dentistry as a tutor and examiner on their FDS and MJDF courses. In 2011 his contribution to the college was recognised with a Honorary Lectureship.

In 2011 he became a member of the Royal College of Physicians, London.

Dr. Sarai currently works within the Central London School of Anaesthesia as a Specialty Registrar.

Ros Perring MBBS BSc (Hons) MRCP,
Ros Perring MBBS BSc (Hons) MRCP Specialty Trainee, Anaesthetics, Imperial College Hospitals Trust

Dr Ros Perring qualified in 2010 from St. George’s Hospital Medical School. In 2005, she obtained a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences from the University of Manchester.

In 2013 she became a member of the Royal College of Physicians, London.

Dr. Perring currently works within the North West London School of Anaesthesia.

Infectious Disease and the Dental Patient
Speciality Classification
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Dental, -- DENTAL --
Provider Type
Education Provider
Time / Duration
30 minutes
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