Effects of Immunosuppressive Medications on Oral Health
Oral health professionals need to be prepared to detect and manage the many oral manifestations of these pharmaceuticals.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Discuss immunosuppressive treatment modalities for autoimmune conditions and organ transplants.
- Identify adverse effects that oral health professionals may encounter when treating patients on immunosuppressive medications.
- Reduce adverse oral effects through products or treatment recommendations and referrals.
This course was issued in November 2021 and expires November 2024. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.