Collaboration is key when managing this common oral heath condition.
AGD Subject Code: 149
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Describe considerations related to behavioral health that contribute to xerostomia.
- Identify the role of medications in xerostomia.
- Explain recommended actions a dental hygienist can take to manage medically complex
patients with xerostomia.
This course was issued in December 2022 and expires December 2025. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.