Treating Patients with Anorexia Nervosa
Dental hygienists should be prepared to recognize the disorder, provide prompt referral for medical care, and educate patients on protecting their oral health.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Differentiate the types of eating disorders.
- Identify comorbid mental disorders associated with anorexia nervosa.
- Recognize systemic and oral findings associated with anorexia nervosa.
- List referral sources for eating disorder 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.