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Effects of Asthma On Oral Health

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Supporting the oral and systemic health of pediatric patients with asthma is key to successful outcomes.

After reading this course, the participant should be able to:

  1. Define asthma and discuss its prevalence.
  2. Identify risk factors for asthma.
  3. Discuss the effects of asthma medications on oral health.
  4. List the dental treatment recommendations for this patient population.

This course was published in the February 2019 issue and expires February 2022. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.

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