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A Child’s First Dental Visit

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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:

  1. 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.
  2. Describe fundamental clinical practices and challenges when caring for infants and young children.
  3. 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.


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