Understanding the signs and symptoms of these common health problems can help clinicians educate patients on the best approach to prevent serious oral health issues.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Define gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and laryngopharyngeal reflux (LPR).
- Identify the oral implications of these diseases.
- Discuss how oral health professionals can help patients prevent oral health problems related to GERD and LPR.
This course was issued in December 2020 and expires December 2023. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.