Improving Oral Health One Tea at a Time
The extracts contained within green, black, and oolong teas provide significant oral health benefits.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Discuss how teas are prepared to release polyphenols that offer health benefits.
- Identify how tea or tea extracts can help prevent caries, periodontal diseases, oral cancers, candidiasis, and oral malodor.
- Explain how the addition of tea extracts to dental products impacts oral health.
This course was issued in October 2021 and expires October 2024. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.