Risk-Based Treatment Planning
Oral health risk assessment helps support comprehensive, personalized therapy that contributes to better care and optimal outcomes.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Explain the concept of risk-stratified care management, and its practical implementation in dental practice.
- Discuss the most common uses for risk-based treatment planning, and the role therapy and intervention play in determining overall health.
- List disease indicators and other risk factors that should be considered during patient assessment and care.
- Identify the types of practice settings most often associated with use of caries risk assessment tools, and effective strategies for positively influencing patient behavior in regard to oral health.
This course was issued in February 2017 issue and expires 2/28/20. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.