A Child’s First Dental Visit
An exploration of why the age 1 visit is a game changer in terms of overall oral health and childhood caries.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Explain the concept and value of a dental home and the Age 1 dental visit, as well as utilization rates for this model of care.
- Describe fundamental clinical practices and challenges when caring for infants and young children.
- Detail key issues surrounding childhood caries and the need to educate parents and caregivers of young pediatric patients.
This course was issued in the February 2019 issue and expires 2/28/22. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.