Star of the North Meeting

Star of the North: April 27-29, 2023

Saint Paul RiverCentre

2023 Sessions

The Star of the North conference offers a wide range of professional development seminars that allow dental professionals to earn CE credits. Click on the buttons below for more detailed information about our speakers and sessions. You may also view our Schedule At A Glance for a more general overview.

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Women’s Oral Health and Periodontal Concerns in All Stages of Life

April 30, 2022
9:00 am – 11:30 am
  • Jacqueline M. Plemons, D.D.S., MS

From puberty through the golden years, women are faced with unique challenges in maintaining oral health – a whole health issue. These challenges are often revealed in the periodontal status of patients and change with the various stages of life. Explore periodontal issues many women face including changes associated with puberty, menstruation, use of birth control pills, pregnancy and menopause and learn the latest information regarding osteoporosis and bisphosphonate treatment.

Learning Objectives:
1) Discuss periodontal challenges of women throughout a lifetime.
2) Recognize periodontal changes associated with puberty, pregnancy, and menopause.
3) Describe potential oral changes associated with osteoporosis and its treatment.

Course Number: S2216

Recommended for

  • Dental Assistants
  • Dental Hygienists
  • Dental Therapist
  • Dentists
  • Student Dentists

About the speaker

Jacqueline M. Plemons, D.D.S., MS

Dr. Plemons received her dental degree from Baylor College of Dentistry. She has a full-time private practice in Dallas, Texas and works part-time at Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry as a Professor in the Department of Periodontics. She is Past-President of the Texas Dental Association.


Fundamental CE Credits 2.5
Elective CE Credits 0
DANB Credits 0
Core CE Credits 0
Core Topic N/A


Dentist Early Bird Fee $35.00
Staff Early Bird Fee $35.00
Dentist Regular Fee $45.00
Staff Regular Fee $45.00