This often misdiagnosed tick-borne disease produces oral signs and symptoms detectable in the dental setting.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Identify the route of transmission for Lyme disease.
- Discuss the three stages of Lyme disease and their signs and symptoms.
- Explain the role of oral health professionals in the detection and treatment of this tick-borne disease.
This course was issued in February 2020 and expires February 2023. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.