Treating Patients With Fibromyalgia
Implementing patient management strategies and oral self-care modifications will help this population maintain their oral health.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Describe the characteristics of fibromyalgia (FM).
- Discuss the pathophysiology of FM.
- List FM’s oral manifestations.
- Discuss dental hygiene management considerations for patients with this autoimmune disease.
This course was published in the August 2016 issue and expires August 2019. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.