Caring for Patients With Special Needs
Clinicians need to be prepared to provide safe and effective oral health care services to this population.
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 published in the March 2016 issue and expires March 31, 2019. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.