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Course # 31912 • Dental Care for Special Needs Patients


Objective:
Outline how immunosuppression for patients with organ and bone marrow transplants and from chemotherapy affects short-term and long-term oral health care.

9. Organ transplant patients who take cyclosporine
A) may develop hypotension.
B) can develop hypoplasia of the gingival tissues.
C) have a decreased susceptibility to opportunistic oral infections.
D) can experience complications such as oral ulcers and xerostomia.