Addressing Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome and Burning Mouth
Treatment acommodations may be necessary for patients with this complicated syndrome.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Explain postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS) and its etiologies, symptoms, and sequela.
- Describe care strategies for this patient population, the oral implications of POTS, and the dental team’s role in treatment.
- Discuss specific considerations for anesthesia in this population and patient movement/transfer to and from the dental chair.
This course was issued in May 2022 and expires May 2025. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.