Assessing Caries Risk in Children With Special Needs
Clinicians should consider the following approaches when treating this patient population.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Discuss factors and conditions that affect caries risk in children with special health care needs.
- Explain the role that ear, nose and throat, as well as gastrointestinal conditions, play in caries risk in this patient population.
- Identify preventive measures that can help mitigate caries risk in these patients.
This course was issued in the March 2017 issue and expires 3/31/20. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.