While not traditionally noted as high risk for xerostomia, young patients are more commonly experiencing medical conditions and medication use that increase susceptibility to dry mouth.
AGD Subject Code: 430
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Discuss risks for xerostomia in the pediatric population.
- Identify conditions that may increase the risk for xerostomia in young patients.
- Explain xerostomia risk assessment tools for use in dental settings.