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Caring for Children With Trisomy 21 In The Dental Setting

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Treating pediatric patients with the chromosomal disorder trisomy 21 requires a thorough understanding of the condition and its implications for oral disease and dental care.

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:

  1. Discuss the prevalence of trisomy 21 in pediatric patients and the etiologies of this chromosomal disorder.
  2. Identify common presenting features of trisomy 21.
  3. Explain dental treatment strategies when caring for this patient population.

This course was issued in September 2019 and expires September 2022. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.

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