Strategies for Addressing Sialorrhea
This salivary gland dysfunction presents a multidimensional challenge to oral health professionals who must be well versed in sialorrhea’s causes and progression in order to effectively treatment plan.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Discuss the anatomy and function of the salivary glands.
- Define sialorrhea.
- Identify the diagnosis and treatment of sialorrhea and adverse effects of such treatments.
- Explain the oral health considerations of sialorrhea and its treatment.
This course was issued in May 2019 issue and expires May 2022. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.