A Dental Hygiene Approach Toward COVID-19
The medical history provides an opportunity for clinicians to discuss COVID-19 and how patients can best protect themselves from severe illness.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Identify the dental hygiene process of care.
- Discuss the relationship between underlying health conditions and the risk for severe COVID-19 illness.
- Explain the role the medical history can play in educating patients about the risk of COVID-19.
- Provide patients with important information on how to protect themselves against SARS-CoV-2.
This course was issued in February 2021 and expires February 2024. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.