Pathways for the Management of Early Childhood Caries
By understanding the risk factors, oral health professionals can prescribe appropriate preventive strategies for managing early childhood caries.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Define early childhood caries and risk factors for lesion development in young pediatric patients.
- Describe signs of dental caries in this patient population.
- Explain clinical management strategies for caries prevention.
This course was issued in the October 2018 issue and expires 10/31/21. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.