CHD and Dental Issues

Wednesday, November 1, 2023 - Presented by Michael Bykhovsky, MD, FACC and Christy Feindt, BSN, RN

Scheduled Wednesday, Nov 01, 2023 7:00 p.m.-8:00p.m. EDT

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Do you know that your adult congenital heart disease (ACHD) health care team should talk to you about the role of routine dental care in your heart health? This webinar will discuss ways your ACHD heart doctors and nurses can do this. Topics will include antibiotics and/or anesthesia, as well as blood thinners. Ways to access reduced-cost dental care for the uninsured will also be addressed. Register today to learn more.

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About the Presenters:

Michael Bykhovsky, MD, FACC, is an attending physician in adult congenital heart disease (ACHD) and pediatric cardiology at Children's National Hospital, Washington, DC, in collaboration with the Washington Adult Congenital Heart program (WACH). He graduated from ACHD fellowship at Stanford University and trained in internal medicine and pediatrics at Stony Brook University Hospital, and pediatric cardiology at Augusta University/Children’s Hospital of Georgia. He has a focus on complex congenital disease, clinical care, and patient outreach, and is ACHD Board Eligible.

Christy Feindt, BSN, RN, is a CPN with a background in pediatric inpatient and outpatient cardiology. She joined the Washington Adult Congenital Heart team at Children’s National Hospital in late 2022 as clinical program coordinator. Her professional interests include patient and family education, advocacy for care access, and transition from pediatrics into adult care.

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