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Managing Oral Health Challenges in Athletes

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Despite excellent physical conditioning, this patient population may be at increased risk for bruxing, dental erosion and xerostomia.

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:

  1. Discuss the relationship between bruxism and weightlifting.
  2. Explain why competitive swimmers are at increased risk of dental erosion.
  3. Identify the reasons athletes may be more susceptible to xerostomia than nonathletes.
  4. List strategies for reducing these oral health risks among athletes.

This course was issued in October 2016 issue and expires 10/31/19. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.

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