CPD Activities

Role of dentists in advancing nutrition

Role of dentists in advancing nutrition

Starting on :06:00 PM 04 June, 2015 Venue:Panafric Hotel
Ending on :07:00 PM 04 June, 2015 Max Credits:3.00
Moderator:Dr. Ober Jenipher Achieng' Activity Cost:500


1. Dr. Edith Ngatia
BDS, MSC Nutrition
Senior Lecturer, School of Dental Sciences, University of Nairobi


To include what nutrition encompasses, current concerns and what
dentists can do to promote good nutrition.

Dentists will be more focal on addressing nutrition issues
Disseminate the correct nutrition information to patients
Create time for nutrition counseling for patients


Sensitize dentists on nutrition issues
Sensitize dentists on the need to promote good nutrition
Urge dentists to play a role in the fight against noncommunicable
diseases related to dietary habits.


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