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The Etiology of Xerostomia

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By understanding the causes of dry mouth, oral health professionals will be prepared to offer management strategies.

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

  1. Define xerostomia and current etiologies.
  2. Discuss the impact of xerostomia on the oral cavity.
  3. List at-home techniques to relieve symptoms of xerostomia.
  4. Describe how the dental hygienist can help patients with xerostomia.

This course was issued in July/August 2019 issue and expires August 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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