Dental management in patients with hypertension: challenges and solutions

@inproceedings{Southerland2016DentalMI,
  title={Dental management in patients with hypertension: challenges and solutions},
  author={Janet H. Southerland and Danielle G Gill and Pandu R. R. Gangula and Leslie R. Halpern and Cesar Yamil Cardona and Charles P. Mouton},
  booktitle={Clinical, cosmetic and investigational dentistry},
  year={2016}
}
Hypertension is a chronic illness affecting more than a billion people worldwide. The high prevalence of the disease among the American population is concerning and must be considered when treating dental patients. Its lack of symptoms until more serious problems occur makes the disease deadly. Dental practitioners can often be on the frontlines of prevention of hypertension by evaluating preoperative blood pressure readings, performing risk assessments, and knowing when to consider medical… CONTINUE READING
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