Treating Dry Mouth
Dry mouth/xerostomia are common conditions that need a multifaceted approach to mitigate symptoms.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Define the role of saliva in the oral cavity.
- Identify the signs and symptoms of dry mouth.
- Discuss the etiology of xerostomia.
- List the treatments for dry mouth.
This course was published in the July 2018 issue and expires July 2021. The author has no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.