Dentist Training

dentist eating disorder training

About: This training was developed with dentists in the field and helps dentists detect physical eating disorder symptoms in dental patients as well as how to approach dental patients about these symptoms.

Why this training is important: People in recovery for eating disorders may not be aware of the side effects of their eating disorder behaviors on their health. Having a compassionate and well trained professional helping them learn how to take care of their teeth to the best of their ability is.

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn to identify the physical symptoms of eating dsorders in dental patients
  • Learn how to approach dental patients with compassion and care after identifying these symptoms
  • How to best care for a patient that is presenting eating disorder symptoms
  • Where to direct a patient with an eating disorder for more resources and professional help