Recognizing the signs of these issues and helping mitigate their impact on the oral cavity will support oral and systemic health.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Describe the prevalence of eating disorders.
- Define anorexia nervosa, bulimia, rumination syndrome, and pica.
- Identify the oral manifestations associated with various types of eating disorders.
- Discuss the role of oral health professionals in managing patients with eating disorders.
This course was issued in August 2022 and expires August 2025. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.