Supporting the Transgender Community
By reducing healthcare disparities, providing nonjudgmental care, and addressing areas of high risk, oral health professionals can play a unique role in encouring oral and systemic health in this patient population.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Recognize determinants of health for the transgender community.
- Apply dental hygiene management to provide patient-centered care for the transgender patient.
- Identify risk factors for systemic conditions for trans men and women.
- Identify pharmacological interventions for transgender people.
This course was issued in September 2020 and expires September 2023. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.