Primary Prevention for Pediatric Patients
Establishing good oral health in this population requires the use of evidence-based guidelines for caries risk assessment and management.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Explain the concept of the age 1 dental visit and establishing a dental home, as well as key components of the pediatric visit.
- Describe methods to engage patients and parent/caregivers to establish oral health goals.
- List preventive and caries management approaches that are appropriate to this patient population.
This course was issued in the October 2017 issue and expires 10/31/20. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.