THE ORAL HEALTH OF WOMEN:
NAVIGATING LIFE’S CHANGES

Margaret J. Fehrenbach, RDH, MS

Course Contents:

Instructions

Objectives

Introduction

Temporomandibular Disorders and Women

Puberty and Oral Health

Menstruation and Oral Health

Smoking and Women

Pregnancy and Oral Health

Oral Contraceptives and Oral Health

Menopause, Post-Menopause and Oral Health

Alternative Health Practices By Women

Conclusion

Summary: Oral Changes Related to Changes in Women’s Medical History
Resources
Bibliography
Test Questions
Answer Sheet
Course Evaluation

 

Course Objectives:

Upon successful completion of this course, the participant will be able to:

Recognize that women have unique oral health needs
 
Discuss the relationship of changes and specific times in a woman's life with their oral health needs
 
Browse related internet sites on women’s oral health needs for information
 
Integrate the oral health needs of women into comprehensive dental treatment plans

 


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