Overview of Immunology: “ Mucosal Immunology- the guardian of oral health”

This talk will give an overview of the immune system with particular attention to mucosal immune responses.

Learning objectives:

  1. Review the role of the immune system in health and disease
  2. Provide an overview of mucosal immunity
  3. Discus the oral cavity’s role as the body’s first line of defense

Jacqueline Mays, DDS, MHS, PhD
National Institute of Health