Risks to Oral Health Posed by Swimming
Teeth stain, dental pain, calculus buildup, and dental erosion can be side effects of exposure to pool chlorine.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Identify the negative oral health effects of swimmer’s mouth.
- Discuss the importance of properly maintaining pool chemicals in preserving oral health.
- Recommend appropriate preventive strategies.
This course was published in the July 2018 issue and expires July 2021. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.