1207 - Xerostomia: Recognition and Management

Author/Editor: Philip C. Fox, DDS, FDS, RCSEd; Contributing Author, Wilhemina Leeuw, MS, CDA

It is important to perform a complete evaluation of the patient with dry mouth, determining, if possible, the cause of the xerostomia so that appropriate management can be instituted in a timely manner. This course will review methods of evaluation for xerostomia and practical measures for management of the patient with dry mouth.

CE Credits: 2
Original Release Date: 2012; Review Date: 2021; Next Review: 2024


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