Course Credit: 3 Credit Hours
Test time limit: Unlimited within the course time limit
Course time limit: 30 days from the date of purchase
- Symptoms of burning mouth syndrome
- Classification of burning mouth syndrome
- Contributing factors to burning mouth syndrome
- Predisposing factors
- Complications of burning mouth syndrome
- Evaluation of burning mouth syndrome
- Treatments protocol
- Lifestyle alterations and home remedies
- Coping and support
This course is developed to inform the learner of an important and challenging problem in our practices. Burning mouth syndrome (BMS) is a difficult and annoying disorder that is characterized by burning; stinging or pain that may encompasses the entire mouth, more frequently the tongue. The symptoms as well as classification of the disorder are presented. The learner will learn the common contributing as well as predisposing factors to this disorder. Complications and evaluation procedures are listed. The treatment protocol as in medical and dental approaches and the needed alterations in life style are explained. Finally, the issue of coping with the problem is discussed.
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No part of this workbook may be used or reproduced in any manner whatsoever without written permission. Course developed by: Reda A. Abdel-Fattah, BDS, MS, MPS