Asthma’s Effects on Oral Health
An evidence-based asthma action plan will help dental teams support optimal oral health in pediatric patients with asthma.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Define asthma and discuss its prevalence.
- Identify risk factors for asthma.
- Discuss the effects of asthma medications on oral health.
- List the dental treatment recommendations for this patient population.
This course was issued in the February 2019 issue and expires 2/28/22. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.