CDEWorld - Continuing Dental Education

Managing Xerostomia

Domenica Sweier, DDS, PhD

July 2017 Course - Expires July 31st, 2020

Web Only

Abstract

This presentation will review the common complaint of dry mouth in the geriatric population. It will cover causes, symptoms, clinical consequences, and management of dry mouth in geriatric patients in a general dental practice setting.

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CREDITS: 1 SI
COST: $0.00
PROVIDER: Dental Learning Systems, LLC
SOURCE: CDEWorld | July 2017
COMMERCIAL SUPPORTER: United Concordia

Learning Objectives:

  • define reversible and irreversible forms of dry mouth and identify contributing factors to the development of each.
  • determine how saliva and its components contribute to the maintenance of oral health
  • outline regimens for the successful management of dry mouth for dentate and edentulous elderly

Disclosures:

Dr. Sweier has received an honorarium for her preparation and presentation of this program.

Queries for the presenter may be directed to jromano@dentallearningsystems.net.