Caring for the Transgender Patient
Oral health professionals should be prepared to provide equitable care to this often stigmatized population.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Identify the common terms chosen by transgender individuals to describe their gender identity.
- Describe barriers to care experienced by transgender individuals.
- Discuss health concerns specific to transgender patients.
- Explain the transfriendly dental office environment necessary for culturally competent care of this patient population.
This course was issued in January 2020 and expires January 2023. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.