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Black Hairy Tongue


About this course

Understanding Black Hairy Tongue (BHT) is important for dental professionals. This enhanced CPD course offers in-depth knowledge about BHT's clinical presentation, management, and its implications for oral health.

This course is relevant to the whole dental team.

CPD Time: 60 minutes (1 CE Credit)

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Assessment: 12 MCQs. Pass mark 75%. more…

On passing the assessment you will immediately receive a GDC-recognised Enhanced CPD Certificate.

Access: You will have access for 12 months, and can take the course as often as you wish in this period.

To provide comprehensive knowledge and understanding of Black Hairy Tongue (BHT), its clinical presentation, management, and implications for dental health.

Course objectives
• Familiarise dental professionals with the signs, symptoms, and risk factors associated with BHT.
• Equip dental professionals with the skills necessary for the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of BHT.

Anticipated learning outcomes:
The learner will:
• Identify and describe the signs and symptoms of BHT.
• Differentiate BHT from similar oral conditions effectively.
• Implement appropriate treatment and management strategies for BHT.
• Educate patients about BHT prevention and oral hygiene practices.
• Apply knowledge of BHT in clinical dental practice.

GDC Development Outcome: C

Learning content:
Black Hairy Tongue Overview | Prevalence | Signs and Symptoms | Causes and Risk Factors | Pathophysiology | Histology | Diagnosis | Treatment and Management | Prevention | Complications | Demographic Data | Educating Patients about BHT | Latest Findings in BHT Research | Patient Information

Show suggested PDP entry

You can copy and adapt this example PDP entry for your own needs and circumstances. The format complies with GDC guidance on PDP structure.

PDP Learning or Maintenance need
Black Hairy Tongue (BHT)
How does this relate to my field of practice?
Enhance knowledge in diagnosing and managing BHT
Which development outcome(s) does it link to?
What benefit will this have to my work?
Improved patient care and management of BHT cases.
How will I meet this learning or maintenance need?
Participate in the CPD course on Black Hairy Tongue
When will I complete the activity?