Micronutrients’ Role in Oral and Systemic Health
Remaining up to date on the role vitamins and minerals play in a functioning immune system — as well as how they relate to oral health — will help ensure effective, patient-centered care.
AGD Subject Code: 150
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Explain the role specific vitamins and minerals play in keeping the immune system strong.
- Describe how deficiencies negatively affect the immune system and oral cavity.
- Discuss supplementation and the recommended daily dose of various micronutrients.
This course was issued in September 2022 and expires September 2025. The author has no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.