Along with medicine, dental practices may soon be shifting to a health care model that is managed via provider-based incentives associated with quality metrics.
Joel H. Berg, DDS, MS
Joel H. Berg, DDS, MS, is professor emeritus of pediatric dentistry at the University of Washington School of Dentistry in Seattle. President of the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry and a former president of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, he is coeditor of the textbook Early Childhood Oral Health. Berg is also an industry consultant, as well as a Decisions in Dentistry editorial advisory board member. He can be reached at [email protected]
Managing caries risk and monitoring developing dentition are key elements of an effective preventive approach to treating young patients.