Eating disorders: screening in the dental office.

  title={Eating disorders: screening in the dental office.},
  author={Anne Lenore Hague},
  journal={Journal of the American Dental Association},
  volume={141 6},
BACKGROUND Eating disorders are serious illnesses that often are not detected by health care professionals. The author presents techniques that the oral health care professional (OHCP) can use to screen at-risk patients for eating disorders during routine preventive care appointments. CONCLUSIONS OHCPs often are the first health care professionals to encounter patients with undiagnosed eating disorders. Because early detection of eating disorders is challenging, screening tools can be helpful… CONTINUE READING

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