Dental Care for Patients With Special Needs
A basic understanding of the oral health challenges faced by this patient population will allow clinicians to provide effective care.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Define patients with special needs.
- Identify barriers to dental care faced by the special needs population.
- Discuss treatment and oral hygiene strategies to support the oral health of patients with special needs.
This course was issued in September 2016 issue and expires 9/30/19. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.