Importance of Micronutrients in Both Systemic and Oral Health
Remaining up to date on the important role vitamins and minerals play in a functioning immune system as well as how they relate to oral health is part of providing patient-centered care.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Identify the important roles specific vitamins and minerals play in keeping the immune system strong.
- Explain how certain deficiencies negatively affect the immune system and the oral cavity.
- Discuss supplementation and the recommended daily dose of certain micronutrients
This course was issued in April 2022 and expires April 2025. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.