The effects of sleep on oral health – Group License

$39.00 / Student



Sleep plays a crucial role in the proper functioning of various body systems. Inadequate sleep is prevalent in adolescents and adults and poses significant health consequences. Modern attitudes and lifestyles set individuals up for failure in obtaining the proper amount of sleep. The body needs a delicate balance of the correct quantity and quality of sleep. This course will define the science of the sleep cycle, stress, cardiovascular disease, immune response, inflammatory response, diabetes, obesity, and oral connections as related to sleep.

Educational objectives

  • Define quality sleep, sleep hygiene, and the appropriate amount of sleep for optimal health
  • Outline the science of sleep and how it affects the human body
  • Describe the systemic effects of sleep loss
  • Associate the systemic effects of sleep loss with oral manifestations