Oral Health Implications of Menopause
Dental hygienists play an integral role in educating patients about the oral and systemic effects of menopause.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Describe the four stages of menopause.
- Evaluate the effects of hormones on oral health.
- List oral manifestations associated with menopause.
- Develop a comprehensive care plan for the menopausal patient.
This course was issued in June 2019 issue and expires June 2022. The author has no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.