Improving Oral Health With School-Based Sealant Programs
Such programs can reduce the risk of dental caries, while improving school attendance and decreasing Medicaid costs.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Briefly discuss the effectiveness of sealants in caries prevention.
- Define school-based sealant programs (SBSPs) and their success in reducing the incidence of caries.
- Identify challenges to implementing SBSPs and strategies for overcoming them.
This course was published in the June 2016 issue and expires June 30, 2019. The author has no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.