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Assessing Patient Risk for Dry Mouth and Impact on Oral Health Quality of Life

Categories: Health and Medical Topics

Target Audience: Dental Students, Dentists

Duration: 53:22

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Assessing Patient Risk for Dry Mouth and Impact on Oral Health Quality of Life

Synopsis

The purpose of this webinar is to assist clinicians with the identification of patient populations who are at risk for chronic dry mouth and resultant complications. Participants will learn about a variety of systemic health conditions and contributory risk behaviors that are associated with chronic dry mouth. Quality of life issues, including the impact of living with dry mouth on nutrition, function and comfort will be discussed. Interventions that assist those living with dry mouth, such as salivary stimulants and salivary replacement agents, will be reviewed.

Get CE credit for this course here: http://dentallearning.net/assessing-patient-risk-dry-mouth-and-impact-oral-health-quality-life

COMMERCIAL SUPPORTER: This course has been made possible through an unrestricted educational grant from OraPharma.

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