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OPAP LECTURES ONLINE: "Sleep Loss Impairs Glucose Tolerance in a Mouse Model"

Join us on July 15, 2020 at 8PM for a short lecture on an experimental sleep study entitled:

"Sleep loss impairs glucose tolerance in a mouse model"
Professor Sachiko Chikahisa
Department of Integrative Physiology, Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Tokushima University Graduate School, Tokushima Japan

Abstract: Sleep loss is known to be associated with a variety of metabolic diseases including diabetes. However, the molecular mechanisms underlying the interaction between sleep loss and metabolic impairment are still unclear. In the present study, we investigated whether chronic sleep disturbance by placed on wire net would induce diabetes in mice. Mice reared on wire net for 2 weeks demonstrated decreased amount of non-rapid eye movement (NREM) sleep, attenuated sleep depth, and increased sleep fragmentation, compared with that of control group reared on normal sawdust. These sleep-disrupted mice showed impaired glucose tolerance test. One-week treatment with a sleep-inducin…

OPAP LECTURES ONLINE: "Viruses and the Oral Cavity"

"Viruses and the Oral Cavity"
By Dr. Lordjie Morilla

Humans have been co-existing with viruses since time immemorial. Different viral infections affect the oral cavity and its related structures. These give rise to short-term local illnesses like herpes simplex infections and Human Immunodeficiency viruses (HIV) infection. These viral infections can cause significant orofacial diseases that will increase patient morbidity and possibly lead to an early death. This lecture presents details of the viral infections that may commonly affect the oral cavity and related structures and some updates regarding the current pandemic. The epidemiology of viral infections is ever-changing; hence, health care providers are encouraged to maintain knowledge of virally driven diseases that may impact upon the health and clinical care of their relevant specialty.


OPAP LECTURES ONLINE: Saliva: The next big thing

June 24, Wednesday at 8PM Manila Time.
Dr. Lordjie Marr Morilla talks about...
Saliva: The next big thing- A review on the properties and uses of saliva, causes of dry mouth and its medical importance

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OPAP Lectures Online: "Panoramic Radiograph: The New Normal"

On Wednesday June 17 at 8pm the OPAP Lectures Online Series will feature Dr. Lordjie Marr Morilla with his presentation entitled:
"Panoramic Radiograph: The New Normal" - maximizing the use of panoramic xrays, review of anatomy, interpretation, and possible differential diagnoses.

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OPAP LECTURE ONLINE: Differential Diagnosis and Management Protocol for Trigeminal Neuralgia

OPAP Lectures Online will be shifting gears. Watch out for free webinars on Oral Medicine, Orofacial Pain and TMD to keep you abreast with what's new in the field featuring high caliber international speakers.

On June 11, 2020 Thursday at 6pm, we will be featuring the Director of the Orofacial Pain Residency Training Program in Khon Kaen University, Thailand Dr. Teekayu Plangkoon Jorns to speak on the Differential Diagnosis and Management Protocol for Trigeminal Neuralgia.

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OPAP Lectures Online: Changes in Dental Education Amidst Pandemics

The internet is flooded by webinars regarding how dental practice would be like in the months to come but there are very few, if any, that talks about how the next generation of dentists will be trained.
Drop by, listen, and join in on discussions regarding the changes in dental education amidst the COVID19 pandemic.

We will be joined by the Chair of Basic Dental Health Sciences of UP Manila, Dr Bette Murjani and the Dean of the College of Dentistry UP Manila, Dean Danny Magtanong to help answer questions on preparations and changes that will be implemented in the college.

Dr. Bette Murjani
Dean Danny Magtanong

Where: To attend this webinar, go to theOPAP Facebook PageOPAP Lectures Online Facebook Group When: Thursday May 21, 2020 8PM

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OPAP LECTURES ONLINE: A Paradigm Shift on Clinical and Technical Considerations for Prosthodontics in Philippine Dentistry

Please join the OPAP LECTURES ONLINE page, you may post your questions before the webinar's Q & A Segment. OPAP Lectures Online May 13, 2020, 8 PM. With all the webinars on everything from chemistry to virology, sometimes what we want is to just ask the things that are important and practical in our practices. For this reason, we would like to start a short Q&A series with a talkshow format featuring friends of OPAP talking about various and relevant topics. No lectures, no lit review, just straightforward question and answer. We just want to talk to dentists that are both credible and knowledgeable to help us establish our clinical and technical protocols amidst the pandemic.

A Paradigm Shift on Clinical and Technical Considerations for Prosthodontics in Philippine Dentistry. Featured speaker:

Dr Arnon L. Rivera
Dentist, Private Practice on Comprehensive Dentistry, Dental Healthcare Consultant, Educator and Faculty on Prosthodontics, Registered Dental Technologist., …