Caries Risk Assessment in Children With Special Needs
Understanding condition-specific caries risk factors can help clinicians identify successful prevention strategies.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Discuss factors and conditions that affect caries risk in children with special health care needs.
- Explain the role that ear, nose, and throat, as well as gastrointestinal conditions play in caries risk in this patient population.
- Identify preventive measures that can help mitigate caries risk in children with special health care needs.
This course was published in the June 2017 issue and expires June 2020. The author has no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.