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Caring for Patients With Down Syndrome

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Individuals with Down syndrome, or trisomy 21, have specific oral health considerations that clinicians should be prepared to address.

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:

  1. Identify the incidence and common clinical characteristics of Down syndrome (DS) or trisomy 21.
  2. Describe oral health considerations and treatment approaches applicable to this patient population.
  3. Discuss considerations for comorbidities in patients with DS, and the importance of a collaborative, multidisciplinary approach to care.

This course was issued in June 2021 and expires June 2024. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.


Belmont Business Media is an ADA CERP-recognized provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at ada.org/cerp. Belmont Business Media Nationally Approved PACE Program Provider for FAGD/MAGD credit. Approval does not imply acceptance by any regulatory authority or AGD endorsement. July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2023. Provider ID 317924
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