The Oral and Systemic Health Benefits of Arginine
Research demonstrates the effects of arginine in destabilizing biofilm, decreasing enamel demineralization and dentinal hypersensitivity, and supporting remineralization.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Describe the significance of arginine and its associated mechanism of action.
- Discuss arginine’s potential to promote remineralization and decrease dentinal hypersensitivity.
- Provide oral health professionals with recommendations for using arginine in clinical practice.
This course was issued in November 2019 and expires November 2022. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.