Removable oral prosthesis hygiene and care require approaches that incorporate insight from patients, multidisciplinary healthcare teams, and researchers.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Discuss how care of removable dental prostheses impacts health.
- Describe the essential information that patients should receive with regards to caring for their prosthesis.
- Identify the role of dental hygienists, nurses, dietitians, and pharmacists in improving outcomes for patients using removable dental prostheses.
This course was issued in August 2022 and expires August 2025. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.