Extreme Body Modifications
Providing effective care and recommendations to this patient population is key to supporting oral health.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Discuss the prevalence of body modifications in the United States, in addition to their historical and cultural significance.
- Identify the types of extreme body modifications and their risks.
- Explain the role of oral health professionals in treating this population.
This course was published in the March 2018 issue and expires March 2021. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.