Clinical Signs and Risk Factors for Autoimmune Diseases
Oral health professionals can play a vital role in ensuring that patients who present with signs or risk factors for these serious conditions receive an appropriate referral.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Explain the prevalence of autoimmune diseases (ADs).
- Discuss AD risk factors.
- Identify ADs with manifestations identifiable by oral health professionals.
This course was issued in December 2021 and expires December 2024. The author has no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.