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This course will provide an overview of patients who present with complaints of oral dryness, oral sensitivity or burning sensations, or both. Causes and contributions to salivary hypofunction will be discussed, including clinical assessment techniques and management strategies. The current scientific understanding of burning mouth syndrome will also be presented with its potentional relationship to oral dryness and possible treatment options.
1) Identify the complications of salivary hypofunction.
2) Describe the methods to measure salivary flow rates.
3) Review the current treatment options for salivary hypofunction.
4) Describe how to make the diagnosis of burning mouth and how it can be treated.
Course Number: S2208
- Dental Assistants
- Dental Hygienists
- Dental Therapist
- Student Dentists
About the speaker
John Kalmar, D.M.D., PhD
Dr. Kalmar is a Clinical Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology at The Ohio State University College of Dentistry. He is a Past President of the American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology and has published over 80 manuscripts and book chapters.
|Fundamental CE Credits||0|
|Elective CE Credits||0|
|Core CE Credits||2.0|
|Core Topic||Diagnosis & Treatment Planning|
|Dentist Early Bird Fee||$35.00|
|Staff Early Bird Fee||$35.00|
|Dentist Regular Fee||$45.00|
|Staff Regular Fee||$45.00|